Band Together - Chicago Kindie Sampler


Artist: Chicago Kindie Sampler

AlbumBand Together

Description: Eight previously-unreleased tracks for $8 from eight Chicago-area musicians, including Poochamungas, Little Miss Ann, Super Stolie, Human-Tim + Robot-Tim, and more.  Proceeds go to Chicago-area Intonation Music Workshop, which provides music education to area kids.

Source: Bandcamp

"(Look for the) Good People" - Sugar Free Allstars


Artist: Sugar Free Allstars

Song: "(Look for the) Good People"

Album: N/A

Description: A soulful new number from the Oklahoma band.  All proceeds from the single will go to the American Red Cross of Central and Western Oklahoma to aid in the disaster relief for the May 19 and 20, 2013 tornadoes just outside Oklahoma City.

Source: Bandcamp

Neighbor to Neighbor: Family Music for Sandy Relief - Various Artists

Artist: Various Artists

Album: Neighbor to Neighbor: Family Music for Sandy Relief

Description: Produced by Laurie McIntosh AKA Story Laurie, the Neighbor to Neighbor project is a benefit album raising funds for ongoing relief work in the Rockaways & Lindenhurst, Long Island in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  Ten bucks gets you tracks from a big group of kindie favorites like Dan Zanes, Pete Seeger, Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke, Gustafer Yellowgold, and... oh, just take a listen.

Source: Bandcamp

Hey! Yeah! Yay! - Cinema Cycle

Artist: Cinema Cycle

AlbumHey! Yeah! Yay! (Music for Parents and Kids)

Description: Nashville indie-pop for a good cause.  Cinema Cycle is Nashville musician David Arnold, with some help from others, and it's got a wonderful polyglot/Beck-ian sound reminiscent of the great Bunny Clogs.  Sometimes heartfelt, sometimes just danceable, and, heck, there's a song on the six-song EP about financial stress ("Broke as in Whoa").  All proceeds from the album's download will go towards finding a cure for ALS aka Lou Gehrig's Disease.  (Watch this video for more on the inspiration behind one of the songs.)

Source: Bandcamp