You should expect to receive periodic updates from your artists via email with special backers-only content. Note that the messages will get sent through a new mailing system, different from the current Zivity inbox. The new messaging system will go via email, but both parties will have their email addresses obscured for privacy reasons.
All the artists you support will appear in the Monthly Support Dashboard. From there, you are able to click through to each of their profile pages to view their sets, or send them private messages: