Bonfire Madigan launches one-stop Bandcamp shop containing 20 years of remastered recordings, shares trailer for new opera

Bonfire Madigan launches one-stop Bandcamp shop containing 20 years of remastered recordings, shares trailer for new opera
Newly-digitized collections include previously-unreleased, rare, and out-of-print recordings.

Because it’s tough being “radical” all the time unless you’re really well organized: the avant-garde-leaning cellist, pioneering mental health activist, and acclaimed singer/songwriter Madigan “Bonfire Madigan” Shive has just announced a new, comprehensive Bandcamp page compiling her entire catalog as Bonfire Madigan, thus making it all available in one convenient place on the internet for the first time.

The epic page includes 13 collections of music, including several that had been either previously-unreleased, previously unavailable digitally, or out-of-print entirely. And you can buy the whole lot for $61.60 — which includes a cool 20 percent discount. (FYI, It doesn’t include Madigan’s original recordings with the Riot Grrrl group Tattle Tale, so you’ll have to look elsewhere for those. But PRO TIP: some of their tracks are compiled on the recent release I Bleed: A Decade of Song, if you are looking for a primer.)

Next year, Shive — who is also a co-founder of the Icarus Project, an organization dedicated to providing a care community outside the often-alienating mental health mainstream —will also be releasing a new album (entitled Covert Constellations), as well as premiering a new “music and mental health doc-opera” called Whisper Rapture: A Bonfire Madigan Suite. After you kick around inside that new Bandcamp page, watch the trailer for Whisper Rapture: A Bonfire Madigan Suite and check out three upcoming dates at which Madigan will support Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton.

Bonfire Madigan dates:

11.02.17 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
11.06.17 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
11.11.17 - Seattle, WA - Ballard Homestead

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