This band has pledged to use old t-shirts to make new merch

What does an artist do with merch left over from a tour? In the case of The 1975, they’re planning to recycle unsold t-shirts.

Fans planning to attend dates on the band’s Notes on an Unconditional Form tour will be able to bring their old t-shirts to have them refreshed with new artwork. Meanwhile, new shirts will be refurbished versions of shirts from past tours.

Cool idea. Read more here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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