Picture this: you, pressed up against hundreds of sweaty bodies, dancing and shout-singing in unison. Okay, that sounds terrifying. The pandemic has decimated performers’ incomes, which is why your favourite musicians need some love. Here, some goodies to enjoy between now and the next live show.
Put it on me
Yes, you need another face mask, especially one featuring the joyful Arkells. Or an embroidered patch, that’s cool, too. Patch, $8, mask, $15, arkells.store-08.com.
Every twisty lyric from Fiona Apple’s singular album, in one bright book. $35, fionaapplestore.com
What a pair
Two sisters, two socks, too cute. Let Tegan and Sara keep your feet warm all winter. $15, store.teganandsara.com.
Kaytranada’s irresistible collection of classic house beats shot him into the stratosphere—including three just-announced Grammy nominations. Do Bubba justice and get the vinyl. $40, kaytranadamerch.com.
This loopy poster almost makes up for Waxahatchee’s cancelled summer tour. $30, kf-merch.com.
Orange you glad
Adorn your walls with art as bold as the multi-talented Lido Pimienta’s signature outfits. $50, lidopimienta.com/shop.
The classics, reimagined by an indie shop in Montreal. $25, etsy.com/shop/LesRochesQuiRoulent .
Get that paper
Rap and roll with top quality Ziggi skins approved by Brampton’s own Haviah Mighty. $5, haviahmighty.myshopify.com.
Ondara’s Folk n’ Roll Vol 1: Tales of Isolation, made entirely in lockdown, is a poignant snapshot of a terrible time; here’s the T-shirt to match. $30, shop.spanishvillager.org.