Friday June 19th is #JUNETEENTH, a true celebration of independence in the United States. To celebrate we’re giving away 1 copy of Blair French’s GENES / SPACE CONDUCTOR 7” (featuring John Arnold, Paul Randolph, & Todd Modes) for every $50 raised. All proceeds will go to a Detroit-based group working for the liberation of black people (MDPAN, Detroit Justice Center). Also, Bandcamp will be donating their cut on Juneteenth to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, doubling your giving impact.
To enter: buy yourself a $5 (or more if you want to enter more than one time) raffle ticket. You’ll immediately get a download of Blair French’s afrobeat groover “Genes (Loose Fit)” and Afro cosmic bruk workout “Space Conductor”. We'll pick winners at 8 PM on Friday June 26th.
As this is a global movement we will be shipping copies to winners WORLDWIDE 🌎 🌍 🌏 so enter no matter where you are. ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻 Already own a copy of the 7”? We’ll ship it to a friend of your choosing.
released June 19, 2020
Music written & composed by Blair French
Recorded & mixed at Boxcar Studios
Mastered by Atjazz at ARCo. Labs
Art by Leslie Cosmic / Type Design by Allison Graw / Design Layout by Dave Graw
Genes (Loose Fit) features Todd Modes on bass, John Arnold on guitar, and Paul Randolph on bongos and congas
Space Conductor features Brooklynn March on additional vocals
supported by 8 fans who also own “Genes / Space Conductor 7" Giveaway Raffle for BLM”
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