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The website serves as a mail-order clearinghouse for their voluminous output, much of which is very hard to come by in the U.S.—as many recording have been issued on small European imprints that rarely make it past our borders, except when the musicians themselves are lugging the goods. The operation runs out of Chicago, where the entire inventory is housed and where all of the orders are shipped from—including those to Europe. As great as the idea was to begin with, it got a lot better earlier this spring when Steve Marquette—who took over from Mandy Offenbacher, who started the project last October—began beefing up a complementary Bandcamp page that had been active but pretty sleepy since the main site launched. Now there are 95 albums—some of them otherwise out of print—available as digital downloads, and most of them including free streaming audio of the entire recordings. Currently there are loads of titles from well-respected imprints like Okka Disk, Atavistic, Smalltown Superjazz, and Not Two, and Marquette says many more downloadable albums are on their way. "The plan is to add as many titles as possible," says Marquette. "We're currently working on adding out-of-print and LP-only releases to the Bandcamp page as well. We work out agreements with the record labels for digital products; as long as they're fine with us putting it on the site, we'll add it." Below are sample tracks that represent the bounty.