We have decided to try out a new model for our digital catalogue and are now offering almost all of our releases as pay-what-you-want via our Bandcamp page.
Download sales across the entire music industry are significantly dropping rapidly as streaming continues to increase. Something we've always tried to do at Gizeh is stay on top of an ever-changing musical landscape and the trends that follow thereafter, whilst being aware that industry movement doesn't have to mean the same at our small and independent level. That helps us and it helps our artists. It's clear that there is another shift happening with downloading at the moment and it's one that has prompted this trial. We plan on testing this model out for a month to see if it works and we'll take stock at the end of that period. The most recent releases and a select few from the back catalogue will remain at a fixed price for now.
We're always interested in what the people who support the label have to say so if you have a particular opinion on this subject please feel free to get in touch.
Thanks for listening.
PS - The Slowsecret bandcamp page has followed on this.
SLOWSECRET is a resource and archival site dedicated to the work of Richard Knox & associated projects.
Richard Knox (b. 1980) is a musician and artist living and working in Glossop, situated in the Dark Peak district in the North-West of the UK. Currently writing and touring as A-Sun Amissa, he is also a founding member of The Eternal Return Arkestra, The Rustle of the Stars and Glissando and a member of Shield Patterns. He formed and is still currently running the independent record label Gizeh Records and alongside his design work and mixed media art projects he co-founded the screen-printing and art studio SmilingPaperGhosts.