Want to support the MAMAs and get some awesome music at the same time? Our friends in the /r/BandMembers subreddit have put together a compilation album and all of the proceeds are going towards the MAMAs. It’s pay what you want, so pick it up here:
This compilation began when a group of passionate working musicians overseeing the band members community on social website Reddit decided to get together to organize a charity compilation album featuring the best handpicked music by members the community. Skip forward a few months of hard work, dedication and determination and the result is The /r/Bandmembers EP. A high quality 5 track release in aid of the Madison Area Music Association, a non-profit organization trying to foster the next generation of musicians by putting instruments in the hands of kids who might not otherwise have them as well as funding youth music programs. The compilation represents the full diversity and talent of the /r/bandmembers community with songs ranging from electropop to acoustic rock:
The release features Vancouver rockers “No Island” with their self-described “modern vintage rock” “Bad For Business” single recorded live in the studio with no overdubs or edits.
Curious Quail, an alternative and orchestral rock band with influences such as John Williams and Matthew Good lent their song “The Villain” to the compilation.
Indie Rock duo “Outside Animals” taking inspiration from take inspiration from the Strokes, Weezer and Jimmy Eat World contributed the song “Adrian.”
Iowa-based Rock band MARCATO are featured on the compilation with the track “Storm.”
The release concludes with Boston based Nemes energetic folk rock song, “Everest Isle”.
To learn more about the community who brought you this album, please visit www.reddit.com/r/bandmembers.