Splice, the cloud-based beat pack and pre-cleared sample marketplace that boasts more than 4 million users, announced today (Sept. 30) the creation of a new Global Music Council to help support and recruit creators around the world. Chaired by Caron Veazey -- founder/CEO of management and consultant company Something In Common and the vice chair of the Black Music Action Coalition, as well as the former manager for Pharrell -- the Council will "advise on advancements for Splice’s music education and collaboration products and cultural trends to shape Splice Sounds, Splice’s popular library of more than 2 million pre-cleared samples," according to a press release.
“The Council is a rich group of dynamic voices who will identify innovative opportunities and partnerships around the world," Veazey said in a statement. "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."
In addition to Veazey, the Council will include musicians Imogen Heap and Mr. Eazi, as well as the founder of Middle Eastern publisher PopArabia and PRO ESMAA Hussain 'Spek' Yoosuf; NetEase Cloud Music vp international Mathew Daniel; producer, Atlantic Studios chief engineer and Gender Amplified founder Ebonie Smith; and Latin producer and Rebeleon president/CEO Sebastian Krys.