;singer-songwriter Jewelia at Staycation Live 2014 / Keith Parkins

Bandcamp

The surprise is not that artists use bandcamp, the surprise is that they use anything else.

Ethan Diamond on bandcamp at XOXO Festival http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/10/12/ethan-diamond-on-bandcamp-at-xoxo-festival-2014/
Monsters http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/monsters/
snapshot of bandcamp sales
Selling Right Now: Monsters sold for £25, £20 over the asking price.
Selling Right Now: Yippee Ki Yay sold for $20, $20 above asking price.
Selling Right Now: The Kitchen Table sold for £16, £7 over asking price.
Selling Right Now: Monsters sold for £15, £10 over the asking price.
Selling Right Now: Monsters sold for £10, £5 above the asking price.
La Plata http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/la-plata/
La Plata http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/la-plata/
The Way of the Bow https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/the-way-of-the-bow-8fa015ad5713
Cotton Wool and Knotted Wood http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/cotton-wool-and-knotted-wood/
Crypt Covers: Golden Brown performed by Duke Special and Hope & Social http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/11/28/crypt-covers-golden-brown/
FingerPainting https://medium.com/@keithpp/fingerpainting-f68a1c01dbb8
  • Bandcamp 185 tracks and 2,899 albums netted her $25,575
  • Amazon mixture of physical and mp3 earned her $11,571
  • Spotify 403,035 streams earned her $1,764
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps_jmCNfD80
A frack free compilation http://www.frackfreesussex.co.uk/a-frack-free-compilation
The Kitchen Table http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/the-kitchen-table/
Give Your Heart to the Hawks
Lotus Flower by Jewelia http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/12/25/lotus-flower-2/
Lotus Flower by Jewelia http://keithpp.wordpress.com/2014/12/25/lotus-flower-2/

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Keith Parkins

Writer, thinker, deep ecologist, social commentator, activist, enjoys music, literature and good food.