The Cat Empire have introduced at present (March 19) a new initiative, Lockdown Get Down, that appears to assist musicians generate earnings by directing music followers towards streaming companies.

Representatives of the band mentioned Lockdown Get Down is “intended to drive music lovers toward streaming more of their favourite artists during the lockdowns that people are facing across the planet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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The Cat Empire says the Lockdown Get Down request is straightforward, outlining the Lockdown Get Down steps in a press assertion, saying, “Please stream extra music.

“Play your favourite music non-stop on your preferred streaming service. Create a playlist; name it lockdowngetdown and share it with your friends. Post your Lockdown Get Down photos and videos with hashtags #lockdowngetdown and #thecatempire
so we can see you all rocking out at home.”

Our trade, like many, is below severe world risk as gatherings in public areas are cancelled. We have…

Posted by The Cat Empire on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Cat Empire have been not too long ago compelled to cancel their sold-out European tour, their spots on the Bluesfest and Groovin’ The Moo competition lineups additionally axed after each festivals introduced their cancellations. This amassed a complete of 17 reveals cancelled in simply two days for the Melbourne rock band, who will incur over $750,000 in misplaced earnings.

Manager for The Cat Empire Correne Wilkie mentioned within the press assertion, “this idea won’t cost you any more than what you are already paying to listen to music. And if you use a free streaming service, then it won’t cost you anything, but you can play a critical role in helping our industry.”

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