15 Artists And Labels Donating Their Proceeds To Essential Causes

After the election, these musicians are raising money for the people who will most need it.

November 21, 2016

Since the election result of November 8, a number of bands, artists, and record labels are donating proceeds from their sales to pro-women, pro-immigrant, pro-earth, or anti-bigotry charities. All of the people these causes raise money for expect to find the next four years difficult. They will all need help along the way. Of course you can donate directly —Jezebel— has a comprehensive list of charities, but here is a look at the artists who will donate money on your behalf as well as giving you new music to enjoy.

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Run For Cover Records
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Boston independent label Run For Cover Records — home to Modern Baseball, Elvis Depressedly, and more — have made their entire catalog available as "pay what you want" on Bandcamp. The label will also match all donations up to $5,000 with all of the money going to Planned Parenthood.

Top Shelf Records


Top Shelf Records have made their back catalog pay what you want for the rest of 2016. All of their proceeds are being split between Planned Parenthood, NAACP, and The Trevor Project. Additionally, in 2017 they will start a new tiered label subscription service with each tier including a way to contribute to the three organizations.

Pinegrove
15 Artists And Labels Donating Their Proceeds To Essential Causes Pinegrove by Andrew Piccone

Pinegrove, makers of some of the year’s best music, are donating 100% of sales on Bandcamp to Planned Parenthood.

Father/Daughter
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Father/Daughter, home to misfit pop bands like Diet Cig, Forth Wanderers, and PWR BTTM, are donating all of their digital Bandcamp sales to Planned Parenthood and ACLU.

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Foxing

Foxing have covered Dido’s “White Flag” with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood and ACLU.

Tiny Engines
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Tiny Engines, who have released records from The Hotelier and Mannequin Pussy, are splitting proceeds from Bandcamp between Planned Parenthood and Southern Poverty Law Center.

Near Mint

We are doing a thing. Read the full statement at wearenearmint.com/dotherightthing

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DIY label Near Mint are splitting all sales until December 1 between the GSA Network, which funds middle school and high school clubs for members of the LGBTQ community, sexual violence charity RAINN, and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

T Rextasy

Good signs at the #notmypresident protest 🔥

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All proceeds from the New York band’s Bandcamp, including 2016 album Jurassic Punk, are going to Planned Parenthood.

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Yohuna
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Yohuna’s Bandcamp sales will be donated to the Audre Lorde Project, “a community organizing center for LGBTSTGNC people of color.”

Frances Quinlan

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Frances Quinlan of Philly band Hop Along is handing over proceeds from her first solo album Freshman Year to Planned Parenthood.

Charly Bliss
15 Artists And Labels Donating Their Proceeds To Essential Causes

Charly Bliss have released “Turd” in aid of Planned Parenthood. The song was written by lead singer Eva Hendricks when she was catcalled on her way home from a guitar lesson.


Shigeto

i hear it's snowing in detroit. photo courtesy: @ttessog_j

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Shigeto’s contemplative “What Are We Made Of?” samples a speech Detroit artist Tyree Guyton gave earlier this year in which he suggests "together we can change the world.” All money raised from the download will go to Planned Parenthood.


Eprom

All the music on electronic artist Eprom’s Bandcamp is now pay what you want. All the proceeds until 2017 will go to Planned Parenthood.

Fat Wreck Chords
15 Artists And Labels Donating Their Proceeds To Essential Causes

Finally, Fat Wreck Chords, who have released music from Against Me! and NOFX, have redesigned the shirt they first sold during George W. Bush's presidency using Donald Trump’s face. The charity shirt goes on sale on November 23 here.

15 Artists And Labels Donating Their Proceeds To Essential Causes