Both Thrill Jockey Records and All Tomorrow’s Parties have announced benefits for Japanese aid.
Thrill Jockey announce two benefits:
Firstly, Thrill Jockey, BOREDOMS & OOIOO will donate 100% of proceeds from new sales of the following titles:
BOREDOMS – Super Roots 9
OOIOO – Gold & Green
OOIOO – Taiga
OOIOO -Eye Remix EP
And secondly they release Benefit for the Recovery in Japan, a compilation album with contributions from over sixty diverse artists from around the world, will be released today via Thrill Jockey’s Fina-Music online digital music store. (http://fina-music.com/catalog/index.html?id=105344) 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this compilation will go directly towards the recovery and relief effort taking place in the wake of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan and the resulting nuclear emergency. This massive set contains nearly five hours of music and features tracks by a wide range of artists including Christian Fennesz, Shinji Masuko (Boredoms/DMBQ), Prefuse 73, Tim Hecker, Tunde Adebimpe, School of Seven Bells, Zeena Parkins, Bear In Heaven, The Ex, Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox, Oren Ambarchi, Akron/Family, Sam Prekop, Ben Frost, Rhys Chatham, and many others.
For more information http://thrilljockey.com/splash.html
All Tomorrow’s Parties present MADE IN JAPAN – A Benefit Concert For The Victims of the Japan Disaster featuring Squarepusher + LFO + Fuck Buttons + DJs Declan Allen & N>E>D at Kentish Town Forum, London on Thursday 21st April 2011. All proceeds going directly to Japanese Red Cross.