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SOUNDRAW is the AI music generator for creators and artists. Offering unlimited music with easy licenses, SOUNDRAW lets you choose the mood, genre, and length of your track. It also allows you to customize your track in a multitude of ways, to let you match your content or vision perfectly ...

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SOUNDRAW Raises $3M for its AI Music Generator

SOUNDRAW, the viral AI-powered beat and track generator, is announcing new funding from music industry experts and investors. Led by Carbide Ventures, other investors include mint VC, Ceres, iSGS, SMBC Venture Capital, Deepcore, and Kazuomi Kaneto, as well as Paul Rosenberg, CEO of Goliath Artists, Inc./President of Shady Records.

SOUNDRAW has quietly gained a following of 557K creators. In a few clicks, SOUNDRAW lets artists and creators conjure up high-quality beats and tracks that they can...

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  • Music Business Worldwide, Feature story, 03/12/2024, AI-powered beat generator SOUNDRAW raises $3m from investors including Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg Text
  • Billboard, Highlight, 03/21/2024, The Deals: Deezer & Merlin Strike Artist-Centric Royalties Partnership; WMG Expands India Presence Text
  • Fortune Termsheet Newsletter, Highlight, 03/13/2024, Big banks have seen the most deposits from startups since SVB’s collapse—but there’s one startup in the mix Text
  • NxtNow Music, Interview, 03/26/2024, Interview: Daigo Kusunoki, Founder/CEO of SOUNDRAW Text
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03/12/2024, SOUNDRAW Raises $3M for its AI Music Generator
03/12/202403/12/2024, SOUNDRAW Raises $3M for its AI Music Generator
Announcement
03/12/2024
Announcement
03/12/2024
SOUNDRAW, the viral AI-powered beat and track generator, is announcing new funding from music industry experts and investors. Led by Carbide Ventures, other investors include mint VC, Ceres, iSGS, SMBC Venture Capital, Deepcore, Kazuomi Kaneto, and Paul Rosenberg, CEO of Goliath Artists, Inc./President of Shady Records. MORE» More»

SOUNDRAW, the viral AI-powered beat and track generator, is announcing new funding from music industry experts and investors. Led by Carbide Ventures, other investors include mint VC, Ceres, iSGS, SMBC Venture Capital, Deepcore, and Kazuomi Kaneto, as well as Paul Rosenberg, CEO of Goliath Artists, Inc./President of Shady Records.

SOUNDRAW has quietly gained a following of 557K creators. In a few clicks, SOUNDRAW lets artists and creators conjure up high-quality beats and tracks that they can then play around with to get the perfect soundtrack or instrumental. SOUNDRAW is the songwriting partner every vocalist dreams of, the collaborator every creator wishes they had, composing the right track for the vibe. Creators choose their desired genre, mood, and length (up to 5 minutes)–and SOUNDRAW generates the rest. From there, the platform lets them customize the generated music intuitively. They can make an intro shorter, take out some bars, or change the energy of a section to get it right where they need it to be, for example.

“I started SOUNDRAW to make music really open and fun and easy for anyone to create and use, no matter what their technical ability, and we’ve succeeded,” SOUNDRAW founder and CEO Daigo Kusunoki explains. “We can’t wait to put more tools into more hands, so that everyone can make music.”

Founded by Daigo Kusunoki, a Japanese championship-winning dancer with a successful music tech startup behind him, SOUNDRAW is designed to unlock the music creativity of those new to songwriting and those who make music part of bigger projects (such as crazy AI-generated pizza ads). Kusunoki knows how to make a viral, accessible product: His previous company, a wearable music device called Soundmoovz, sold nearly half a million units in just 18 months.  

That same viral quality resounds in SOUNDRAW. SOUNDRAW has been strongly associated with Hip Hop and genres such as Drill, Phonk, and Afrobeats, but an unusual event led to an abrupt spike in users in 2023: the viral Pepperoni Hug Spot commercial. The parody ad–created entirely by AI models prompted to generate the script, voiceover, visuals, and music for a fictitious pizza restaurant–featured background music created with SOUNDRAW.

“Pepperoni Hug Spot–while a hilarious parody–also served as a great example of how SOUNDRAW supports creative people who don’t think of themselves as musicians or producers,” says Kusunoki. “We help them make something amazing. And we are currently onboarding artists who can use Soundraw to create backing tracks for their music, too, with some exciting partnerships on the horizon.”

Holding the utmost respect for creatives, SOUNDRAW emphasizes its worry-free and royalty-free licensing system. SOUNDRAW’s license for creators lasts forever, allowing them to post and monetize videos on platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram without risking copyright strikes. Along with its creator-facing web app, SOUNDRAW has a B2B product, an API ready to be incorporated into other innovative music or creativity platforms, letting its generation engine work its magic right where creators make cool things. 

“We value artists and their craft and understand the importance of legal rights and ownership when it comes to AI-generated music,” says Kusunoki. “We want to assure our users that all the music generated through our platform is created using proprietary algorithms and data sets that have been created in-house by our music producers.”

About SOUNDRAW

SOUNDRAW is the AI music generator for creators and artists. Offering unlimited music with easy licenses, SOUNDRAW lets you choose the mood, genre, and length of your track. It also allows you to customize your track in a multitude of ways, to let you match your content or vision perfectly in minutes, no additional software or fuss required

Announcement
03/12/2024

02/27/2024, French Montana Dives into Generative Music on “Ride the Wave”
02/27/202402/27/2024, French Montana Dives into Generative Music on “Ride the Wave”
Announcement
02/27/2024
Announcement
02/27/2024
Rapper and hitmaker collabs with SOUNDRAW’s unique AI platform to create the beat for a new single from his latest album. MORE» More»

Rapper and hitmaker collabs with SOUNDRAW’s unique AI platform to create the beat for a new single from his latest album.

French Montana has worked with SOUNDRAW to craft his new single, “Ride the Wave,” demonstrating how artists and producers can use AI to enrich their creativity. Drawing on SOUNDRAW’s fun generative capabilities, the rapper, who writes and produces his own tracks, found real inspiration. 

One of the very few rappers with a diamond-certified single (“Unforgettable”), Grammy-nominated French Montana is known for his tech-savvy approach to music making and the music business, experimenting with NFTs and web3 and pioneering innovative distribution strategies. This openness toward tech extends to AI. 

“We connected with French Montana via a mutual friend, and he fell in love with SOUNDRAW,” explains SOUNDRAW CEO Daigo Kusunoki. “We’re so thrilled to see how French Montana used our technology to unleash his own, distinctive voice and creativity.”

Founded by Kusunoki, a Japanese championship-winning dancer with a successful music tech startup behind him, SOUNDRAW is designed to unlock the music creativity of those new to songwriting and those who make music part of bigger projects (such as crazy AI-generated pizza ads). Kusunoki knows how to make a viral, accessible product: His previous company, a wearable music device called Soundmoovz, sold nearly half a million units in just 18 months.  

That same viral quality resounds in SOUNDRAW. SOUNDRAW is popular with creators, producers, and artists in Hip Hop and other genres such as Drill, Phonk, and Afrobeats, and more than half a million users are experimenting with generative music on the platform. Its easy-to-understand licensing model gives users all the rights to whatever they generate, forever. Designed for both casual creators and highly skilled producers like French Montana, SOUNDRAW shows how AI can empower music makers at every stage, even when they are running at the front of the pack. 

It empowered the ever curious French Montana to add a new flavor to his beloved production style, just the right unexpected beat, as he cooked up his much anticipated new album Mac & Cheese 5. “I’m not chasing a perfect eight with a pop hook,” he recently told Andre Gee in a Rolling Stone interview, discussing his creative process in the studio. “If you don’t feel that turbulence in your soul when you hear it, I ain’t doing my job.”

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02/27/2024