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Announcing Music Hack Day Berlin →
Mark your calendars and join us for a full weekend of hacking during the first German Music Hack Day on September 18/19/20 at Radialsystem V in Berlin. Click through for all the details.
New feature: Share user's latest tracks
We’ve just released a little new feature that we think is pretty nice. When you look at a user’s profile you’ll see that we added a new ‘Share’ button. This will allow you to share this user’s latest tracks in chronological order (newest tracks on top) in our flash player widget. And here is how this will look like when embedded to another site (in this...
New Job Openings for our Berlin HQ
We just posted two new openings for our Headquarters in Berlin. We’re looking for an: Agile Project Manager System Administrator Please click through to read the details and feel free to reblog or forward to anyone you know who could be interested. Thanks!
New mixtape from Beck: No. 8 - Xerox Passion
Great remix of José Gonzàlez’ In Our Nature by Elias Landberg. Free download!
Weekend fun: Citysounds 2.0
Exactly one month ago, we introduced you to Citysounds.fm, a really cool mashup created by Henrik Berggren and David Kjelkerud during the London Music Hack Day. Citysounds is built on top of the SoundCloud API and makes it easy to browse through SoundCloud tracks from a specific city around the world. Today, Henrik and David inform us about a big update they just launched and let me tell you...
How to make your music more attractive for...
This is an excerpt of a great post over at Sentric Music describing in depth how to make your music more attractive for synchronisation in TV, Adverts, Gaming, Films etc. So what I’ve decided to do this week is show you all a selection of the Sentric Music catalogue thanks to a rather nifty little Soundcloud widget and talk you through why I personally believe they lend themselves toward...
Beck has just posted ‘Nr. 7: Summer Tapes’ of his series of mix tapes to his SoundCloud profile.
Another week, another blogging service integrated to the Sharing option on SoundCloud. This week’s guest: Blogger.com. Here’s your step-by-step guide to show you how easy it is to share your favorite tracks, sets and group sets to your blog hosted on Blogger.com. Let’s start by looking at the Share options where you’ll see the Blogger logo: Now when you click it,...
Alright folks, here's the deal
Rick Ross has his own SoundCloud email address. Rick has asked us to tell you that he’d love to hear from you. So please oblige and introduce yourself to Rick: Rick.Ross@SoundCloud.com He told us that he’s quite busy but that maybe he’ll find the time to write you back.
Tumblr and Music →
But recently I’ve found a bunch of new Tumblogs that suggest to me that “something is happening here”. Universal Music has set up shop on Tumblr. So has Colin Meloy, the front man of the Decemberists. And last week, Soundcloud started a tumblog. Thanks for the shout, Fred!
Remix Enter Shikari
Not a one groove record, SoundCloud is proud to introduce an Enter-Shikari remix contest in association with Metal Hammer for all you rock-heads. We’re pretty sure you’re familiar with the band already but if not here’s the blurb and a really nice minimix below from the band themselves… Musically, there are still twists of Refused’s screamo punk in there, but also the...
(For Tumblr users: this is not a video but a SoundCloud audio player, click ‘Watch’ to listen) Exclusive world premiere on SoundCloud: The Ting Tings Feat. Wale “That’s Not My Name” (Skeet & Tito Remix) Link
SoundCloud gets full WordPress.com integration
SoundCloud has been steadily growing popularity within the musical blogosphere. As well as our DropBox feature, which allows music bloggers to easily receive demos & promos, we’ve noticed more and more people using SoundCloud to embed music into their posts. So we’ve been working hard to make this easier and easier for bloggers. Today’s ‘YAY!’-moment is triggered...
Wanna flex your remix muscles with Jay-J?
So you think you have mad production skills? Ready to show the world your remix talents? Here’s your chance to show Grammy® nominated Producer/DJ, Jay-J (Shifted Music, Moulton Studios) what you got! Head on over to the Shifted Music Remix Contest site to read all about it. Meanwhile here’s the original track to get your ears round… Jay-J Love Alive by Shifted Music
New feature: Push to other Social Networks
We’re excited to share the news with you about a new feature we just launched. We weren’t quite sure how to name it so we’re just going to call it “Push to other Social Networks” as it best describes what it actually does. With this new feature you can easily manage on what social networks other than SoundCloud you’d like your events (new favorites and new...
Another great remix competition comes to the Cloud. Your chance to remix the classic anthem Ripgroove! Here’s all the info from DJDownload’s excellent Earworm blog Description DJdownload.com and Skint Records are proud to announce the latest remix competition! Double 99’s ‘Rip Groove’ anthem blazed a trail for the early UK speed garage movement, a collaboration between Tim Deluxe...
SoundCloud looking to hire an API Business...
echolot: If you’re interested or know anyone who would be, click through to read the details. Your key responsibilities at SoundCloud Research the music/audio/media software market to identify potential companies for partnerships Contact relevant companies and investigate integration opportunities Follow up and maintain relationships with existing partners Maintain relationships with...
Music service Spotify wins high-profile backing →
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times: Spotify, the digital music service widely tipped as a potential challenger to the dominance of iTunes, is close to securing new investment from high-profile investors, including the charitable foundation of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing. Spotify, pitched as a better alternative to illegal downloading, is looking to raise funds to expand in the US, building on...
We all wanna be Prince
We’ve got another remix competition to tell you about. With what started as an ode to Prince turned summer banger, Felix Da Housecat has teamed up with Karmaloop to give you a chance to put your own touch on the track and win prizes in the process. Interested? For more information on the competition and to download the parts please visit the Karmaloop.com site. The original is really...