Pharrell Williams introduced at present that he shall be hand-picking undiscovered artists for a Soundcloud compilation that can profit Candy Reduction and Assist Musicians charities.
The compilation, referred to as “SoundCloud Presents: i’m OTHER, Quantity 1,” will characteristic music genres, kinds and sounds from throughout the worldwide SoundCloud group, in accordance with the announcement.
SoundCloud has seen a 50% improve in in uploads from creators around the globe over the previous month, because the coronavirus-induced lockdown has set in. “We all know the rise of the coronavirus has hit creators exhausting with a lack of income and work,” the corporate mentioned, “however it has not stopped the proliferation of music and creativity on SoundCloud.”
In a put up saying the compilation, Pharrell mentioned: “For our shared ardour and imaginative and prescient for music, @i_am_OTHER and I are teaming up with @SoundCloud to find the following creators. Beginning at present you possibly can tag #SCxiamOTHER in your SoundCloud monitor for an opportunity to be featured on a compilation we’re engaged on.”
Right here’s how creators can submit music for consideration, in accordance with a SoundCloud weblog put up. The corporate may also be taking questions through Instagram at present (April 22) in a particular version of its Creator Workplace Hours at present at 2:30 PT / 5:30pm ET:
- Add your tracks to SoundCloud and embrace the hashtag #SCxiamOTHER
- Pharrell, i’m OTHER and SoundCloud will assessment submissions and choose a minimal of 10 tracks from impartial, rising artists to be featured on “SoundCloud presents: i’m OTHER, Quantity 1.” There’s no restrict on submissions, so upload oftento maximise your probabilities.
- Along with a spot on the album, chosen artists shall be fast-tracked into SoundCloud’s premium advertising and marketing providers program, Repost Select, and obtain funding for upcoming tasks from our just lately introduced $10M creator accelerator fundtogether with further promotion and advertising and marketing assist.
- Chosen artists shall be notified through SoundCloud by Could 6, 2020.
“SoundCloud Presents: i’m OTHER, Quantity 1” shall be obtainable on SoundCloud and distributed to all streaming providers through SoundCloud’s distribution and artist providers providing, Repost Choose, in early Could 2020.