The Future of Music

A session at Ignite SXSW 2011

The future of music isn’t with the CD or .99 cent download. The future of music is in the hands of the fans + subscriptions = Patronism.

We’ll talk about how the CD and album model is dead and how fan subscriptions or Patronism is the model of the future. It allows fans to pay-what-they-feel for monthly access to their favorite band. Career musicians have tons of content that they can’t monetize. Super fans really want access to that material. For the first time ever musicians can now monetize that unreleased material.

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John Pointer

Full time musician and creator. CEO @patronism bio from Twitter

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