Co-Director, Artist Revenue Streams Project

Future of Music Coalition

Kristin Thomson is a consultant for the national nonprofit Future of Music Coalition, which advocates for musicians. She currently co-directs FMC’s Artist Revenue Streams research project, which is examining changes in musicians’ sources of income. She is co-owner of Simple Machines, an independent record label, which released over seventy records and CDs from 1991-1998. She also played guitar in the band Tsunami, which released four albums from 1991-1997 and toured extensively. She lives near Philadelphia with her husband Bryan Dilworth, a concert promoter, and their son, where she also plays guitar in the lady-powered band, Ken.