Water & Music

is creating innovation insights for the music business

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patrons
Tiers
Waves
$3 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive:
  • A guarantee that all Water & Music materials remain ad-free.
  • Access to an active, members-only Discord channel where we discuss the latest news and trends in music and tech.
  • Access to virtual community hangouts, which take place at least once a month and allow us to network with each other and discuss the latest music-tech news and trends face-to-face.
  • My eternal gratitude <3
Includes Discord benefits
Shapers
$7 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS:
  • Exclusive essays on music and tech trends.
  • Exclusive databases of music-tech companies that I compile for my own research.
  • Early and behind-the-scenes looks at my freelance articles.
  • Conference recaps.
Includes Discord benefits
Scholars
$15 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS exclusive updates on Cherie's upcoming book about artists who treat their careers like startups.

This will include but not be limited to:
  • Syntheses of interesting research papers and other resources I incorporate into the book.
  • Previews of interviews with book subjects.
  • Overall reflections on the book-writing process.
Includes Discord benefits
Crews
$100 per month
By choosing this tier, you are signing up for a group membership, which allows 10 or more readers to access all of Water & Music's knowledge- and community-based benefits (in the $3/mo, $7/mo and $15/mo tiers) via a single account, for a discounted average price of $10/mo per person. If multiple people within your company, educational institution or informal social group are interested in a Water & Music membership, this tier is the best one for you.

I will be administering these group memberships on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to me directly at [email protected] so I can share more info on logistics and open up a slot on this tier to administer payment.
Clients
$200 per month
As a Client, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS the opportunity to do a bespoke, one-on-one consultation with me for every month you are an active member. During our consultation, I will answer any specific questions you may have about your own startup/company/project/career, including but not limited to the following:
  • Latest trends in the music-tech market
  • Positioning within the wider music industry (e.g. who are your predecessors, competitors and potential complementors)
  • Overview of standard music and media business models, and how they affect you
  • Marketing, user-acquisition, PR-outreach and partnership strategy
  • Applications of higher-level business and tech frameworks

We'll touch on your priorities ahead of our consultation to ensure that you get the most value possible.

For now, this tier has EXTREMELY LIMITED SPOTS (max 15), as I will be testing whether this consultation model can be effectively run through a platform like Patreon.
Includes Discord benefits

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Tiers
Waves
$3 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive:
  • A guarantee that all Water & Music materials remain ad-free.
  • Access to an active, members-only Discord channel where we discuss the latest news and trends in music and tech.
  • Access to virtual community hangouts, which take place at least once a month and allow us to network with each other and discuss the latest music-tech news and trends face-to-face.
  • My eternal gratitude <3
Includes Discord benefits
Shapers
$7 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS:
  • Exclusive essays on music and tech trends.
  • Exclusive databases of music-tech companies that I compile for my own research.
  • Early and behind-the-scenes looks at my freelance articles.
  • Conference recaps.
Includes Discord benefits
Scholars
$15 per month
By choosing this tier, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS exclusive updates on Cherie's upcoming book about artists who treat their careers like startups.

This will include but not be limited to:
  • Syntheses of interesting research papers and other resources I incorporate into the book.
  • Previews of interviews with book subjects.
  • Overall reflections on the book-writing process.
Includes Discord benefits
Crews
$100 per month
By choosing this tier, you are signing up for a group membership, which allows 10 or more readers to access all of Water & Music's knowledge- and community-based benefits (in the $3/mo, $7/mo and $15/mo tiers) via a single account, for a discounted average price of $10/mo per person. If multiple people within your company, educational institution or informal social group are interested in a Water & Music membership, this tier is the best one for you.

I will be administering these group memberships on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to me directly at [email protected] so I can share more info on logistics and open up a slot on this tier to administer payment.
Clients
$200 per month
As a Client, you will receive all the benefits in the previous tier, PLUS the opportunity to do a bespoke, one-on-one consultation with me for every month you are an active member. During our consultation, I will answer any specific questions you may have about your own startup/company/project/career, including but not limited to the following:
  • Latest trends in the music-tech market
  • Positioning within the wider music industry (e.g. who are your predecessors, competitors and potential complementors)
  • Overview of standard music and media business models, and how they affect you
  • Marketing, user-acquisition, PR-outreach and partnership strategy
  • Applications of higher-level business and tech frameworks

We'll touch on your priorities ahead of our consultation to ensure that you get the most value possible.

For now, this tier has EXTREMELY LIMITED SPOTS (max 15), as I will be testing whether this consultation model can be effectively run through a platform like Patreon.
Includes Discord benefits