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General News / February 3, 2017

Pick up these 7 Irish albums on Bandcamp today, and support the ACLU

General News / February 3, 2017

Pick up these 7 Irish albums on Bandcamp today, and support the ACLU

Unfortunately, it’s been pretty much impossible to avoid any mention of the recently inaugurated American president and his distaste for human rights. Fortunately, there’s plenty of people out there willing to fight to reinstate these rights, and the American Civil Liberties Union is one of those groups.

Just a quick read through of what the ACLU stands for, and you can see that they’ll be a thorn in the side of the current American government; they support same sex couples in marriage and adoption; ending discrimination against women, LGBT people and minorities; advocating for birth control and abortion rights; and separation of religion from state run entities.

With all of that being said, Bandcamp recently announced that all of the profits they make from albums sold on their site today will go to support the ACLU. This applies across both physical and digital downloads, so take your pick.
If any of the political viewpoints above align with yours, then think about picking up some of these Irish albums today.


Rusangano Family – Let The Dead Bury The Dead 

Vibrant hip hop debut from one of last year’s must see festival acts.



This Side Up – Full Fat

Charismatic hip hop with heart from three Sligo Boys.



Jheri Tracks Vol. 1

Eighteen tracks of experimental electronic cuts from the Jheri Tracks crew.



ELLL – Romance

Debut release of Cork producer Ellen King; hypnotic techno swamped with looped samples.



Donnacha Costello – Together

Collection of glitched ambient tracks from the early 2000’s, remastered from original session tapes.



James Vincent McMorrow – Together

One of the strongest albums of 2016 from an artist who’s set to dominate 2017.



Róisín Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto

Electro pop maestro Róisín Murphy released her acclaimed LP last year, as well as closing up Forbidden Fruit’s Sunday.