Once we had something nice that tried to put cash back in the hands of the creators. Then someone wanted to make a profit . I used Bandcamp specifically because of that connection to the artist and purchased on Fridays. The only digital store I’d ever had a dealing with.
The union added that Bandcamp’s editorial team, responsible for the independent- and small-artist focused Bandcamp Daily, has been cut in half, and two-thirds of union-eligible engineering team members have been laid off too. Twelve out of the 13 union-eligible support staff are out as well, the union said, plus 70% of the vinyl team.