Explore our radically different listening model and our commitment to fair payments for artists.
Explore this unique model from Resonate, the world’s first streaming music cooperative. A method that turns casual listeners into dedicated fans without expensive monthly subscriptions.
The first rule of Resonate is artists always get paid for every play unless they specify otherwise. Providing total control for musicians and fair trade trust for fans.
Our proposal to join forces with music-oriented blogs to achieve two goals – promotional support for Resonate leading to the creation of a new portal for their content. Through our innovative stream to own model and desire to build more robust music communities, Resonate envisions creating a fully immersive…MORE
For music blogs, the possibility for extra income beyond ads. For artists, creative potential to curate a “label for a day”. Resonate embeddable playlists. For Resonate, the potential to achieve a great deal of exposure while capturing additional fans and revenue.MORE
The key difference between Resonate and other streaming services that have been built on closed-door deals is transparency. The fact is, artists have been shut out from the process for far too long. Our intention is to build a label and artists payment system where every process is direct and upfront.MORE
Given that all startups require capital to develop and that cooperatives cannot sell off a portion of the company to investors, Resonate will need to raise funds through the crowd. We will also need to crowd-source our own campaign, seeking volunteers to participate, contributing as little as an hour a month.MORE
All startups need money to build stuff. Fairly obvious, right? What is not always obvious to the general public is the degree to which investors exert control over the way those projects are run. Being a cooperative means that every listener, musician and worker owns a single share.MORE
In case you’ve never heard of this type of business, a cooperative is a company structure that allows everyone involved to be a co-owner – sharing in decisions and sharing in the profits. The saying usually goes “one member, one share, one vote” and it’s all about bringing democracy to the workplace.MORE