I hardly, if ever, buy music, a shocking statement I know. I blame the ease of using streaming programs like last.fm and spotify (my particular favourites). I am constantly playing catch up when it comes to listening to music, as there are so many artists that I increasingly love and then find out they have been around for years.
After discovering Strand of Oaks last year, and loving them, I actually stuck my hand in my pocket and donated money towards their kickstarter fundraising project.
The next project I am donating to is.. Small Sur