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CASH Music makes free, open-source tools that connect musicians to their audience.


We're a small staff led by Maggie Vail and Jesse von Doom. We work directly with our musician and label members to design our platform, under the guidance of our board.

Here are slides from a talk about CASH Music, our motivations, and the things we've built.


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Our supporters

Thank you to the individuals who have supported our fundraising efforts.

The CASH Music board

Dave Allen
Founder and bassist for Gang of Four and Shriekback. Op ed columnist for The Guardian.

Anthony Batt
Entrepreneur, founder Buzznet/Spin Media, VP Wemo Labs.

Jonathan Coulton
Musician.

Tishaun Dawson
Artist, graphic designer, and founder of Battalion Armour.

Pascal Finette
Director, Office of the Chair at Mozilla. Entrepreneur. Runner.

Jake Friedman
Co-founder of Lovepump United Records and partner at We Are Free Management.

Leslie Hawthorn
Community manager at ElasticSearch, OSS advocate.

Kristin Hersh
Guitarist, founder/songwriter Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave.

Dick Huey
Consultant at SoundExchange, Committee member A2IM, founder Toolshed.

Zoƫ Keating
Musician.

Molly Neuman
SVP Rhapsody, artist manager, and musician with Bratmobile, The Frumpies, and The PeeChees.

Eric Steuer
Contributor at Wired, Senior Advisor at Creative Commons, musician in Meanest Man Contest.

Ben Swanson
Co-founder of Secretly Canadian and partner at Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar, and Fort William Artist Management.

Tobi Vail
Musician with Bikini Kill, The Frumpies, The Old Haunts, and Spider and the Webs, zinester and feminist critic.

Andrew Weissman
Partner at Union Square Ventures.

Emily White
Artist and athlete manager. Founder of Whitesmith Entertainment.

Our Mission.

CASH Music is a nonprofit organization focused on educating and empowering artists and their fans to foster a viable and sustainable future for music. We believe the best way to ensure a sustainable future for music is to invest in its creators. Learn more.

Community is vital. We can't do this alone. Please get in touch, join the mailing list, or support our organization by donating or buying a shirt. Together we can ensure a healthy future for musicians everywhere.

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