Covibes, A Music Tech Startup For African Producers and Musicians
26 June 2020
Music has for the longest time been an integral part of the culture and religion of people. It has since evolved and takes a prime position on all our digital gadgets.
Likewise the music produced on the African continent. It has metamorphosed from the Juju and Afropop of the 80s into the afrobeats genre which is also gaining global acclaim and a force to reckon with.
The desire for African music is growing at an unprecedented rate with international collaborations with top stars now a normal occurrence. However the industry especially within the African sphere is heavily fragmented. From finding the right talent (producers, vocalists, session musicians and others), to branding, promotion, marketing, distribution, it is faced with a lot of problems.
Fortunately, Covibes, a music tech startup is looking to solve these problems one at a time. Their pilot product was a matchmaking platform that allows artists and everyone else to find verified studios and producers they can work with. The goal is to make it easy for music creatives to find each other, collaborate and smile to the bank while at it.
The value proposition for studios include;
* Both Artists and Studio managers are guaranteed payments
* 40% time saving on the studio booking process.
* Up to 20% revenue growth due to access to a larger pool of clients
* Assist with legal agreements as required
For the Artist they enjoy a
* Wide range/choice of producers and studios to choose from
* Assistance in obtaining and reviewing the legal agreements
* Wide community of creatives to collaborate and network for their career growth In light of the recent lockdown across many cities across the world, Covibes has created a beat marketplace to allow producers to sell their digital masterpieces to artists all across the globe.
In their kitty are more solutions poised to solve the numerous difficulties that exist in the African Music industry. If you love the music industry and are keen to be informed of the latest tech-based solutions being developed, you should keep an eye out for Covibes.
Visit their site at www.covibes.co and explore their beat marketplace.
Source: Press Release