TuneCore Promotes Ace Elijah Burgess to Senior Director of Engineering | News
BROOKLYN, NY, February 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Leading independent DIY digital music distributor TuneCore, a division of a global digital music company Parisbased on Believe, promoted As Elijah Burgess to the role of Senior Director of Engineering.
In his new role, Burgess will continue to oversee the team of software engineers that develops TuneCore’s digital products and will focus on innovative new technology solutions aimed at addressing the unmet and evolving needs of today’s DIY artists. .
Commented Andreea GleesonCEO “Ace’s contributions have been integral to the development and launch of TuneCore’s new product and modernization of the tech stack. As a former songwriter, recording engineer, and indie label founder, he deeply understands and cares about creating innovative products that artists can’t. I’m thrilled to have Ace lead the engineering team as we enter the next phase of innovation at TuneCore.
Over the past year, TuneCore has prioritized the launch of several unique products, including “TuneCore Rewards” and “TuneCore Certified” in March and “Social Platforms” in November. TuneCore was also an early distribution partner for DSPs in their new programs, including “YouTube Shorts”, Facebook’s “Independent Artist Program”, “Spotify Discovery Mode”, Tidal’s “Direct Artist Payments” and “The Collective” from Twitch as well as distribution to Peloton and Qobuz.
Says Burgess, “I’ve had an incredible journey here at TuneCore with the best team and challenging tasks that make my job exciting. From royalty payments to distribution services, we’re always looking for ways to be the best at what we do for the ultimate benefit of TuneCore artists. The impact we’ve had on the music industry and digital music distribution is my greatest reward, and I look forward to the many projects we have to come. This year.
Prior to joining TuneCore in 2019, Burgess served as associate director of app development programs at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. In 2017, he founded the brooklynInterline Records, a New York-based independent record label, and served as president for two years. Ace has worked as a sound engineer for over 10 years at music festivals across the country. As a member of the American Association of Independent Music, he is an accomplished songwriter, having written songs for other artists and produced a handful of studio albums.
TuneCore is the global platform for independent musicians to grow their audiences and their careers – with technology and services in distribution, publishing administration and a range of promotional services. TuneCore’s music distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, TikTok, Tencent and over 150 download and streaming stores globally, while retaining 100% of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, worldwide royalty collection, and placement opportunities in films, TV shows, commercials, video games, etc The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that allow artists to promote their art, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New Yorkwith offices at Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlantaand Austinand operates globally through local UK-based teams, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Japan and Singapore across 5 continents. http://www.tunecore.com
About to believe
Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop independent artists and labels in the digital world by providing them with the solutions they need to grow their audience at every stage of their career and development. Believe’s passionate team of digital music experts around the world leverage the group’s global technology platform to advise artists and labels, distribute and promote their music. Its 1,401 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support independent artists and labels with unique digital expertise, with respect, fairness and transparency. Believe offers its various solutions through a portfolio of brands including TuneCore, Nuclear Blast, Naïve, Groove Attack and AllPoints.
Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV.PA, ISIN: FR0014003FE9).
Maria Ho BurgeTuneCore, +1 (917) 929-4888, email@example.com