PublishedWed, Jul 1, 2020, 14:05
- With one-off, monthly and annual subscription options available, Resident Subscribers will receive exclusive access, merch and gallery-quality prints.
Resident Advisor has launched a subscription model called Resident Subscriber.
Resident Subscribers will help fund RA's independent journalism—namely our daily drumbeat of films, features, RA Exchanges, news and reviews.
The model allows for people to pay what they can afford, with one-off, monthly and annual options available. Monthly subscriptions, which are available from £5 a month, include access to an exclusive behind-the-scenes newsletter, monthly live RA Exchanges online (with audience Q&As), and, when it is safe to do so, priority access to tickets for any event hosted by RA.
Annual subscriptions include all of those perks plus exclusive RA merch in the shape of a tote bag plus stickers. Resident Subscriber + packages, meanwhile, can choose one of eight gallery-quality prints from archival features on Eris Drew, Aphex Twin, Frankie Knuckles and more.
By becoming a Resident Subscriber, you're helping our editorial coverage continue to exist now and in the future. (You can read about our editorial team's goals and actions here. We'd also like to note that there are no plans to put any RA content behind a paywall.) As an independent company, our coverage has been funded primarily by booking fees for tickets sold on the site, as well as on-site display advertising for events, clubs and festivals. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted those revenue streams.
It's our aim to document the voices, faces and stories that define electronic music, creating a valuable archive not only for current readers but future audiences as well. We're truly thankful to anyone who's able to contribute.