Music creation marketplace Splice has arrange a strategic advisory board consisting of artists, entrepreneurs and music executives from varied territories.
According to Splice, the advisors for its new Global Music Council (GMC) “were hand-picked to provide diverse perspectives, and an artist’s lens, on expanding access to Splice’s music creation platform around the world”.
The launch of the advisory board follows the information in February of the platform’s $55 million Series D funding spherical, which was led by Glodman Sachs GS Growth.
The Global Music Council (GMC), shall be Chaired by Caron Veazey, Founder and CEO of Something in Common and Co-Founder and Vice Chair of the Black Music Action Coalition, which launched in June 2020.
In this inaugural function, in keeping with Splice, Veazey and the opposite council members “will help Splice identify trends and opportunities to support under-represented music-makers worldwide”.
Splice says that its new Council may also advise on developments for the platform’s “music education and collaboration products, and cultural trends” to form Splice Sounds (Splice’s library of greater than 2 million pre-cleared samples).
Other members of Splice’s Global Music Council embrace:
- Mr Eazi, Nigerian artist and founding father of artist incubator EmPawa Africa
- Imogen Heap, Grammy Award-winning musician and Creative Passport Co-Founder
- Hussain ‘Spek’ Yoosuf, founding father of PopArabia and the newly launched Middle Eastern PRO ESMAA
- Mathew Daniel, China-based DJ and Vice President International of NetEase Cloud Music
- Ebonie Smith, Atlantic Studios Lead Engineer and Gender Amplified Founder; and Sebastian Krys, 2x Latin Grammy Producer of the Year winner and founding father of President/CEO of Rebeleon Entertainment.
The council will report back to Chief Music Officer Maria Egan, who joined within the firm in 2020, alongside inner illustration from CEO/Co-Founder Steve Martocci, General Manager/Chief Content Officer Dan Zaccagnino and Board Member Matt Pincus.
“The Council is a rich group of dynamic voices.”
Caron Veazey, mentioned: “The Council is a rich group of dynamic voices who will identify innovative opportunities and partnerships around the world.
“We’re all fans of the work Splice is doing to advance freedom for creators everywhere, and this team will bring a creator perspective to the work they are already doing.”
“We are honored that these innovative thinkers will bring their passion and perspective to our mission.”
Maria Egan, Splice
Maria Egan, Splice’s Chief Music Officer, added: “As Splice expands around the world, the diversity of our ecosystem and the rapidly changing state of global music are at the forefront of our thinking.
“The members of this council have achieved incredible things not only as artists and entrepreneurs, but also as advocates for underserved creators all over the world.
“We are honored that these innovative thinkers will bring their passion and perspective to our mission.
“With their guidance we can authentically shape the future of music creation and build a truly inclusive, global community.”Music Business Worldwide