Music Sampling Platform “Tracklib” Raises $12.2M, Led by Sony


Stockholm-based Tracklib, a platform providing music producers and artists with pre-cleared original music for sampling, has secured $12.2 million in investment in its latest funding round. They has raised a total of $21.2m in funding to date.

“Samples from original music are integral to how artists and producers make music,” said Pӓr Almqvist, Tracklib.


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Tracklib plans to use the funding to “reinforce and grow its community,” it says, including via original collaborations with producers and artists, as well as to expand both the available catalog and the features on the platform. They also recently announced partnerships with producer Frank Dukes, as well as Bob James and Isaac Hayes.

Tracklib’s catalog consists of over 100,000 all-original recordings from over 400 record labels/publishers around the world. Samples from Tracklib have been used in songs from artists like J. Cole, Phantogram, Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Wayne, DJ Khaled and BROCKHAMPTON.

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