The edgy and eccentric music and performance group, also known as BROS, was displaced from the Bell Foundry in December, after a complaint led city officials to close the arts space just days after a fire in an Oakland, Calif., building used for art studios killed 36 people.
The organization is giving out free digital copies of their "Best Of Our Personal Favorites" album to people who donate to their campaign. as advertised in their very-80s video on YouTube. The album, officially titled "Gründle Jammers," will include songs "Puzzle in Time" from The Electric Pharoah performance, "Prologue" from GründleHammer, and "Protest Song" from Amphion. Donations can be of any amount, according to the video.
Nkemakolam Nwaigwe, an artist known as Qué Pequeño and a former Bell Foundry tenant, says, "This place saved my life because I was on the verge of homelessness when I was offered a studio space over here." (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun video)
The campaign has raised $30,059 of its $75,000 goal as of Thursday afternoon, according to the website.