I was fortunate, early in my career, to work with Todd Rundgren as he was figuring out things like PatroNet. This week, Pat Dinizio takes the artist subscription model a few steps further with his P.A.T. program. Regardless of what happens to the label/distro structure over the next few years, systems like this are going to become the norm — the most efficient way for an artist to grow an audience that directly supports them.0
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has worked with professional musicians for over fifteen years. As the author of "Grow Your Band's Audience" and three other books for working musicians, he helps artists grow audiences that support them without the help of managers, labels, or industry insiders.