MUSIC SHAPES THE WORLD AROUND US.
Musicians are leaders, uniting us with songs & ideas. CASH Music is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering artists through free and open tools for the web, story-driven education, and new kinds of funding. Bottom line: we help musicians find careers that are healthy for their art and for them.
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All our tools are free to use with no fees. Join the CASH Family to ensure our work continues. Support musicians. Vote on what we create. Receive curated music. Access our exclusive Family store.
Musician is a job title.
Watt is our publication dedicated to making it easier to be one.
Watt is dedicated to asking and answering that matter to musicians & their fans.
On Watt we explore the economic, technology, culture, and health issues facing musicians. We believe in empowering artists through tools and knowledge. A world with a healthy artist class is one from which we all benefit. Empowered musicians can focus on creating great music, connecting with their audience, and taking care of themselves, which in turn takes care of us.
Run The Jewels
Killer Mike and El-P use their music as a blunt instrument of revolution,
RTJ give away their music. We make sure you get it.
We powered the email-for-download campaigns for RTJ2, Meow The Jewels, and RTJ3. Serving hundreds of thousands of RTJ downloads, our tools helped Run The Jewels connect directly to their devoted fanbase, giving them the freedom to be as real as they want.
Bikini Kill shaped a generation.
Their music helped usher in third wave feminism. Their legacy inspires today. All of it done on their own terms, under their control, without compromise.
We make free & open tools that connect all the services you already use in one place.
Sell music using your own Stripe or Paypal account. Make download codes using files from your Amazon S3 or Google Drive Account. Sync all your mailing lists to MailChimp automatically. All free, now and forever. Our open tools put you at the center of your career.
Watt is our publication dedicated to asking and answering the questions that matter.
Watt explores the economic, technology, culture, and health issues facing musicians. Tools are only as good as the knowledge behind them. Watt features experience and ideas from musicians, research from writers and academics, and editorial writing. Together we can build a world that sustains a healthy artist class.
We provide access to capital.
The CASH Music Revolving Fund is a work in progress, imagining a new way forward for funding. Sometimes all an artist needs to unlock earnings from their work is some up-front money to pay for merch, production, etc. The Revolving Fund is a pay-it-forward no-interest lending program designed to to help artists as entrepreneurs.