For a decade, Future of Music Coalition has helped give musicians a voice on the issues that impact their lives and careers. From the airwaves to the internet, FMC has fought to ensure that musicians of all genres and backgrounds can pursue their careers and enrich our lives. Join us in celebrating ten years of education, research and advocacy for musicians!
Please support our 10 years of:
- giving musicians a seat at the table in debates about the future of music
- original research about the impact of technology and policy on musicians
- artist-driven advocacy for access, innovation and compensation
- informational resources for musicians
- free consultations on health insurance options
- defending artists’ right to free expression
- creator-focused conferences and convenings
Donate | Purchase an original Jon Langford poster | Wear a t-shirt | Wear our bling |
Download our benefit CDs on Merge Records and Thirsty Ear Recordings
George Clinton & Hank Shocklee at Policy Summit 2005
Daniel Ek, founder and CEO of Spotify at FMC Policy Summit 2009.
Ben Scott, Policy Director for Free Press at DC Policy Day 2009
Gigi Sohn, President of Public Knowledge at DC Policy Day 2007
Tim Quirk, Executive Editor of Music for Rhapsody America at FMC’s “What’s the Future for Musicians?” series in 2008
Stars’ Torquil Campbell, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, Malajube’s Mathieu Cournoye, and composer Brian Current at Policy Summit 2006
Zahavah Levine, Chief Counsel for YouTube at DC Policy Day 2009
Kristin Thomson, FMC Education Director and co-owner of the label Simple Machines on community radio
Michael Petricone, Senior VP of Gov’t Affairs of the Consumer Electronics Association at DC Policy Day 2009
Michael Bracy, FMC Policy Director on low power FM
Please support our 10 years of giving musicians a voice in important debates about the future of music; 10 years of original research showing how changes in technology and policy impact musicians’ lives and careers; 10 years of fighting to ensure musicians can earn a living making the music we love!