Here’s Why Burger Records’ Shutdown Will Lead to a Safer DIY Scene

Burger Records is gone, leaving no trace aside from the destruction it has caused. The independent label based in Fullerton, California, announced its permanent closure on July 20, erasing its presence entirely on the Web. Burger’s legacy of sexual abuse and hypocrisy, on the other hand, will outlive the company as a stain on the DIY community.   The shutdown occurred after multiple bands on Burger’s catalog, as well as staff members of the label itself, were publicly accused of predatory…

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