Boombox.io has introduced it has closed its seed funding spherical, elevating $7 million. The spherical was led by Forerunner with participation from superset startup studio Ulu Ventures.
The service launched in November 2022 as a collaborative platform the place music producers can retailer, model, and monitor all of their music information. They’ll acquire time-stamped suggestions on audio information, talk on the go along with iOS & Android apps, and handle their splits for songwriting and recordings.
Boombox.io leverages generative AI to complement and prolong a musician’s artistic course of with Boombot, a pleasant, AI-powered collaborator that generates new concepts and fleshes out partial ones to make music creation extra dynamic, quicker and smarter. Boomboot might help customers spitball lyrics and tune titles, suggests chord progressions, and turns them into MIDI information creators can plug immediately into their digital audio workstation (DAW). Goal-built workflows additionally allow creators to trace and handle their AI-generated concepts and evolve them on the fly with one another.
The $7 million seed funding will permit Boombox.io to construct its staff, speed up product improvement, construct new partnerships, and proceed serving a base of dedicated and fanatic early clients.
“As a musicians and engineer, I felt the creator economic system was lengthy on hype and quick on instruments for creators,” says Co-Founder and CEO Tom Chavez. “We aspired to construct a platform that provides music makers an all-in-one platform to collaborate like GitHub, join like LinkedIn, and earn income from music.”
“There are numerous instruments that resolve little ache factors within the artistic course of, however ours is, to our information, the primary end-to-end resolution to allow musical creators to collaborate, join, and earn income from their artwork.”
Whereas it really works on rising to turn out to be the default platform for music makers to collaborate globally, Boombox.io plans to launch a desktop app this yr for file backup, automation of submissions to performing rights organizations (PROs), and video options to help dwell classes with collaborators.
“That is what so many people have been ready for: a system for musicians that helps us create stunning artwork and get it out on the earth,” provides Lucas Banker, Head of Partnerships at Boombox.io and a long-time music producer who has labored with Selena Gomez, Sting, and others. “It’s like Dropbox on steroids however with a lot extra, constructed by individuals who understand how music is made.”