...downloading all of your albums from the internet then donating a dollar via Paypal (and patting yourself on the back like a good little boy for donating) is [tacky] in my opinion.
Way to jump to conclusions with no real information to base them on.
I set up that donate button after receiving many, many emails from people saying:
“I downloaded your album from the internet and would like to pay you something for your work. I don’t want to buy a CD and I don’t want to sign up to iTunes - is there any way I can pay you directly?”
Which strikes me as anything but tacky.
The average donation is around