Release Date 12/06/2019
(Ruination Record Co)
Ruination Record Co. has announced So Many Singing Vol. 2 -- the second installment in their revered compilation series in support of immigrant rights. With songs by 50 different artists, the compilation is an effort to raise awareness and support of organizations working both locally and globally. So Many Singing Vol. 2 will be released on Dec. 6 and is now available for pre-order at Bandcamp.
To kick off the release, Ruination has released a trio of songs from from Barrie, Lala Lala, and Katie Von Schleicher. Other artists who contributed to the compilation include: Alena Spanger (Tiny Hazard), Annie Hart, Ben Seretan, Blue Ranger, Christelle Bofale, Gabriel Birnbaum (Wilder Maker), Garcia Peoples, Hovvdy, Johanna Samuels, Odetta Hartman, Office Culture, Renata Zeiguer, V.V. Lightbody, and many more.
All proceeds from So Many Singing Vol. 2 will go to the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), an institution that organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights to refugees and displaced persons.
There will also be corresponding release (benefit) shows in Brooklyn (Dec. 8) and in Chicago (Dec. 13). Proceeds from the Brooklyn show will go to Make The Road New York, an organization focused on policy innovation, education, and survival services for the Latino and working class communities across New York City. Proceeds from Chicago will go to Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, who are focused on promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social, and political life. Line-ups for the release shows will be announced in mid-November.