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A New Forum – A new Subreddit!

Audiodraft is excited to announce its newest exclusive forum for community members only. We always listen to what our users tell us, and one request which kept coming up was the need for a place to communicate and discuss important topics for you, the professionals, music producers and voice over artists of the Audiodraft community. As a stop gap measure we created this Facebook Page. But now we have something better! We would like to introduce you to /r/Audiodraft. A subreddit dedicated to the Audiodraft community. To join the discussion and have your say in Audiodrafts community direction and policy […] Read more »

Earn More Money with Co-Production

Co-Producers are the unsung heroes behind every great album. People like Phil Spector with his pioneering work with the Beatles and his wall of sound technique. Then there is the work of Dr. Dre and his production skills on the album “2001”. Still not convinced about the importance of Co-Producers? We have one last name for you. Rick Rubin *Drops Mic* Make Money – Put your ears to work Audiodraft currently has over 100 talented Co-Producers on site. Out of a community of 20,000 this is a tiny fraction of our talented community. We want to change that as we […] Read more »

Sound Economy Series: 4 Ways Sound Affects Us

  Sound affects us in many ways, though it’s usually very unconscious. That’s why there is no point researching environmental sound or music by asking people what they think of the sounds around them. In most cases, they won’t have noticed these surrounding sounds until you ask – and when you crystallise their perception by asking they will form an instant opinion that probably has nothing to do with the way the sound was affecting them before they noticed it. So although unconscious, the effects of sound are great. Firstly, sounds have physiological effects. Sudden noises can make our brain release cortisol […] Read more »

New investors and Agency Studios

Hello everyone!  We know it’s been a while since our last update, but now is as good as time as ever!  We have lots of incredible things going on with Audiodraft and are super excited to fill you in! We’ve Raised! We are very happy to announce that we’ve raised venture capital from some formidable US companies including 500 Startups and Promus Ventures. We are now ramping up the Audiodraft service in the US market and getting more resources for our international growth. Also, our advisor board is gaining some muscle from top tier advisors including Sean McCullough, Yee Lee, […] Read more »

New features for Audiodraft Music Library

We just published our first update from many to come for Audiodraft Music Library. It now allows two new uses – 1) you can request customization for the tracks easily directly from the composer and 2) you are able to bid for the price for a specific license. Both of these are explained in detail below. Get production music customized to your needs All the content on Audiodraft Music Library is produced by our network of over 15,000 music composers. We are proud to present a new feature which allows you to request changes to our production music tracks directly […] Read more »

Audiodraft Marketplace goes public!

Audiodraft has launched a new featured called Marketplace! Marketplace is an online store of exclusive music! All the tracks are produced by the talented worldwide Audiodraft sound designer community and handpicked by music professionals to ensure the great quality. Marketplace is offering only exclusive licenses so a single tune can be sold only once. Marketplace is a solution when you need high quality audio immediately but you do not want to risk others using the same audio somewhere else. All tracks on Marketplace are: Immediately available – Listen and buy Exclusive – All the tracks on Audiodraft Marketplace are sold […] Read more »

A new layout on Audiodraft!

New layout on Audiodraft site! We’re proud to tell you that Audiodraft.com has gone through a heavy facelift! Audiodraft’s new layout is designed by a creative agency Kokoro & Moi. Besides the new look there are many updates like lists of top sound designers and the “Wall of Fame”, which includes the winners from contests of Audiodraft’s history. Welcome to see the results!

Video synchronization is finally here!

As you’ve probably already noticed, AudioDraft has been testing a video player feature which is making your audio acquisition even easier! AudioDraft video synchronization is a solution when you want the audio to be a perfect match for your video clip. Using the video player is easy from a contest holder’s point of view: Just set up a contest on AudioDraft, upload your video clip to our service, launch the contest and evaluate all tracks in the contest automatically synchronized with your video. See an example how the video player works from a custom contest by Pro Sound Effects. (Video […] Read more »

New layout on profile pages

As you might have noticed, we have updated user AudioDraft’s profile pages couple of weeks ago. The new profile page widens sound designers’ ways to express themselves on AudioDraft. By updating your profile you can get more attention as AudioDraft user and it also describes what kind of artist can be found behind the music. The whole user page is now “WYSIWYG” (what you see is what you get), so you can see easily how other users are seeing your page. A new user page in a nutshell: – Uploading of user pics is now easier than before, because we […] Read more »

Updated like and share features

Hey everyone, we’ve just updated the contest share and like features! Now anyone can use the AudioDraft likes even if they are not registered AudioDraft users. It will be so much easier for the contest followers to point out their favorite entries in the contests. We removed the old Facebook Like button and added much more cooler AddThis sharing functionality that covers Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Now you can share the contest page and entries more easily than ever. Have a sunny weekend, AudioDraft Team