Occupation Records: The 99 per cent to launch a record label

London, GB
FUNDED

Music has the power to inspire and reach people who haven't heard about Occupy yet - and that's what Occupation Records intends to do. Also lots of artists want to find a way to help and thank those already involved and we can help them with that.

What’s happening?

We are creating a new record label that plans to help musicians and artists around the world to get involved, build, support and fund the Occupy movement in London, around the UK and Ireland, and globally. All profits from Occupation Records releases will go to Occupy London, occupations across the UK and Ireland, and the global movement. FAQs - see here.

Latest news:

Occupation Records was created when a number of occupiers at Occupy London came together with the aim of facilitating the music industry supporting the Occupy movement. We decided to form the 45 Revolutions Per Minute Collective with members of the autonomous collective bringing together a combination of experience within the music industry, PR, web design, and direct action.

Since then, lots of things have happened.

At Occupy London, we've already begun at St Paul's and the Bank of Ideas with performances by Thom Yorke and Massive Attack, Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco, Tom Morello and others.

We’ve just announced details of our first album, Folk the Banks, will be released digitally mid March, followed by a worldwide physical release. Folk the Banks album will feature a stellar line up of artists including: Ani Di Franco, Tom Morello, Tao Seeger, Billy Bragg and Sam Duckworth of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. Folk the Banks. Full details will be announced shortly! It is looking amazing.

Artwork for the album has been created especially for the Folk the Banks album by acclaimed punk rock British artist Jamie Reid, famed for the Sex Pistol's single God Save the Queen artwork.

What we hope to do with donations?

We’ve had some great support from artists and the industry but there is a lot more that we can do, and through creating a record label that can build and grow we can help the Occupy movement in London, the UK and Ireland and around the world.

Your financial support will help fund start up costs for Occupation Records as we prepare for the release of the Folk the Banks album mid April - and the other four albums currently being lined up! The initial funding asked for includes office set up costs, marketing, licensing, manufacturing and worldwide distribution costs.

Musicians and others have offered a range of rewards to those donating, including a signed prints of the album artwork by Jamie Reid and copies of the Folk the Banks album in digital, CD and vinyl formats.

How can you help?

Get involved. If you can support us financially that would be amazing. If you can’t then let others know!

Questions?

General enquiries - info@occupationrecords.com; press - press@occupationrecords.com; funding - funding@occupationrecords.com

The owner of this project has not made any updates yet.

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GBP £9,792
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Your name immortalised on the Occupation Records website

£1.00 or more : Your name on the website

 

Three tracks from the album Folk the Banks one week before release

£5.00 or more : Plus your name immortalised on the the Occupation Records website

 

Folk the Banks digital as soon as released

£8.00 or more : ALL OF THE ABOVE plus a digital copy of Occupation Records' first album, Folk the Banks, sent to you at midnight on the release date

 

Folk the Banks - Physical CD as soon as released

£15.00 or more : PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE

 

T-Shirt – Folk the Banks or Occupation Records

£35.00 or more : PLUS all of the above

 

"Folk the Banks" Vinyl Album

£50.00 or more : ALL OF THE ABOVE and the original and best sounding medium for your Folk the Banks album, Vinyl!

 

"V for Vendetta" Graphic Novel signed by Alan Moore

£85.00 or more : "V for VENDETTA" GRAPHIC NOVEL SIGNED BY the legendary ALAN MOORE, VINYL FOLK THE BANKS ALBUM, FOLK THE BANKS CD, DIGITAL COPY of Folk the Banks Album, Folk the Banks or Occupation Records T-SHIRT, THREE TRACKS from Folk the Banks a week before release, and YOUR NAME on the Occupation Records website!

 

Limited Print of the Folk the Banks Album Art

£100.00 or more : LIMITED PRINT of the Folk the Banks album artwork by Jamie Reid, who has designed all of the artwork for the Sex Pistol's music including God Save the Queen,, VINYL FOLK THE BANKS ALBUM, FOLK THE BANKS CD, DIGITAL COPY of Folk the Banks Album, Folk the Banks or Occupation Records T-SHIRT, THREE TRACKS from Folk the Banks a week before release, and YOUR NAME on the Occupation Records website!

 

High Quality Resin "V" Mask Signed by Alan Moore

£175.00 or more : HIGH QUALITY RESIN "V" MASK, the same mask worn by V and found on inspired OCCUPY and ANONYMOUS activists around the world, SIGNED BY ALAN MOORE, VINYL FOLK THE BANKS ALBUM, FOLK THE BANKS CD, DIGITAL COPY of Folk the Banks Album, Folk the Banks or Occupation Records T-SHIRT, THREE TRACKS from Folk the Banks a week before release, and YOUR NAME on the Occupation Records website!

 

Signed limited print of the Folk the Banks album art by Jamie Reid

£200.00 or more : LIMITED PRINT of the Folk the Banks album artwork SIGNED BY JAMIE REID, who has designed all of the artwork for the Sex Pistol's music including God Save the Queen,, VINYL FOLK THE BANKS ALBUM, FOLK THE BANKS CD, DIGITAL COPY of Folk the Banks Album, Folk the Banks or Occupation Records T-SHIRT, THREE TRACKS from Folk the Banks a week before release, and YOUR NAME on the Occupation Records website!