Revised and expanded from last week, but by no means complete.
Studios and Labels in Need of Assistance:
- Norton Records Needs Your Help Now! Their warehouse in Red Hook got absolutely decimated. Jacob Blickenstaff has the complete low-down here.
- Un-Flood BK Music is taking donations to help rebuild studios and practice spaces destroyed by the storm, including Translator Audio.
- The Musical Extravaganza to Restore Red Hook!, Nov. 21 at the Bell House, which will include a squaredance hosted by NYC Barn Dance followed by music from Rosanne Cash, Jesse Lenat, John Pinamonti and the Brotherhood of the Whiskey Spitter Rebellion, and a screening of “B61”, a new film on the bus that runs through Red Hook by Michael Buscemi. Proceeds to Restore Red Hook. [Ed note: The Bell House has a LOT of benefit shows set up. Check their listings for more!]
- Taking Back Sunday, collectively from Long Island, will be playing a benefit show on Nov. 25 at the Pine Belt Arena. Proceeds will go to the Toms River Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund (New Jersey).
- New London Fire (Asbury Park / upstate New York) is offering a free song in return for donations to the Red Cross.
- The Everymen (Tuckerton, NJ) have made a benefit compilation record. There are 52 songs on it from artists all across the Tri-State area AND California too, and they ask for a minimum donation of $5. All proceeds to the Red Cross.
- Udachi (Staten Island) and several other electronic musicians have raised $1245 for the Bini Fund with their benefit compilation. They have a goal of $5,000 and the minimum donation is $5.
- …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead and The Coathangers have teamed up as Thee Deadcoats to cover Pussy Riot’s “Putin Lights Up the Fires”. Proceeds will be split between the funding of Pussy Riot’s legal defense and the American Red Cross Sandy relief effort.
- Candidate is offering a free copy of their new record to anyone who has contributed to hurricane relief who sends them an email with the subject line “I donated.”
- Aardvark Brigade (New Brunswick, NJ) has created the Unite. Rebuild. benefit campaign, and have t-shirts for sale. Multiple designs available, with some contributed by Paper Tiger and Jesse Korman at Piermont Management.
- Bayside, who are collectively Manhattan/Long Island/Queens natives, have benefit shirts available; proceeds to the Greater New York Red Cross.
- Bands on a Budget, Humble Humans and CoWerks, all Jersey Shore businesses, have joined together to create the Restore the Shore campaign and create benefit shirts/hoodies. Proceeds are currently going the Red Cross but other beneficiaries/partners are in the works. They are temporarily sold out of merchandise but there is a waiting list!
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