What If Your Most Dedicated Fans Paid You $1 a Month?

We’ve seen similarly ‘great-on-paper’ ideas come and go, most notably ‘1000 True Fans’.

But chew on this: what if you could get your most dedicated fans to pay you $1 a month in exchange for upfront exclusives, a direct stream of music, and other benefits?  Just another theoretical possibility, or a potentially winning idea?

Here’s a presentation from the startup backing the concept, Airborne Music.  According to Airborne’s logic, 1,658 ‘carriers’ paying a dollar a month would give artists a minimum wage salary.