Eco-friendly clothing company Patagonia will step into the music biz this month with the launch of Patagonia Music.
Starting today, the site will sell songs for 99 cents each, and 100% of each sale will go to an environmental charity of the artist’s choosing. Patagonia Music will debut on March 1 with 22 tracks bundled into two volumes of 11 tracks each, and they’ll roll out four additional songs each subsequent week.
Over 100 artists have already donated music to the site, including Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Bonnie Raitt and Jon Cleary, Maroon 5, Philip Glass, Zac Brown Band, moe., The Bad Plus, Blitzen Trapper, Mason Jennings, John Scofield, Piers Faccini, Switchfoot, Brett Dennen, Sun Kil Moon, Umphrey’s McGee, Ben Solee, RaRa Riot, Spoek Mathambo, Taj Mahal, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Drive-By Truckers, Bobby Long, String Cheese Incident, Ki: Theory, Moondoggies, Vusi Mahlesela, Disco Biscuits, O.A.R., Ziggy Marley, Los Lobos, Dawes, Abigail Washburn, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Brandi Carlile, Laura Jansen, Medeski Martin & Wood, Robert Randolph and the Family Band and more.
All these tracks can be purchased through either Patagonia.com, an iPhone app or a web widget found on each artist’s website.