About the Album: Comp 175 is a benefit record for Queer programs & services in the Pacific Northwest. 36 bands, 45 songs, 15 bucks. The pre-order went live Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 via Bandcamp and the full record releases everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012. All who partake in the pre-order receive the first 10 songs instantly, 3 weeks before the record is released.
About the album title: Section 175 was a provision of the German Criminal Code from 1871 to 1994, making homosexuality a crime. Over 140,000 people were convicted under the law. The Nazis broadened the law in 1935 and thousands died in concentration camps in the prosecutions that followed.
Today, all over the world, the fight for LGBTQ freedom and equality is not yet won. Your purchase of this record helps to ensure that the important work of this vital community resource continues.
For more info on SMYRC, visit http://www.SMYRC.org/
Produced by Portland pop musician Logan Lynn, this 45 song album features:
God-Des & She
Bobby Jo Valentine
Noah Daniel Wood
A Million Tiny Architects
Marshall J. Pierce