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.