“our next single HEARTSINK is out on august 16th - we’re offering up the stems for people to create their own remixes, then we’ll choose our favourite and it will be released as the digital b-side. just download the tracks here and send us the WAV file of your remix using the dropbox…deadline is 19th july.”
In honor of our office Swedes (you know who you are), this post is dedicated to Sweden’s biggest holiday. This is what the office looks like right now:
Yup, just like that…maybe with more computers and less dress shirts though. So make a day of Midsommardagen, wherever you are! Lay out some fresh salmon, Schnapps, and the first strawberries of the season and stream some Swedish-made music from your favorite digital music platform. Here’s a new offering by the label Stockholm LTD:
GreenShoelace.com and Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records have teamed up to offer an incredible prize package. The 4 best remixes, as decided by the esteemed panel of DJ judges including Klever, Peanut Butter Wolf, Flosstradamus and Jazy Jeff, will get $1,000 cash and will open for the judges at one of four “GreenShoelace Late Nights” happening in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami during the month of August.
Even if you are not a remixer, you should rsvp to one of the four events to enter to win a VIP Travel package to one of the four parties
This year, one sound has completely defined the World Cup.
Whether you love it or hate it, the vuvuzela is here for the duration of the summer. So why not get creative? Here at SoundCloud we have decided to run a competition. Just upload your vuvuzela inspired track to this group.
You track can be anything vuvuzela themed; a vuvuzela remix, a ballad to the vuvuzela, or just your best impression of it’s sound.
On July 11th Team SoundCloud will be picking the most creative vuvuzela inspired track, and awarding it’s creator a 6 month lite account.
Sonar is coming up this very thursday and we’ll be there. So if you’re in barcelona sometime between the 17th and 20th of june and wanna have a chat on topics like soundcloud (obviously), music/tech industri or digital distribution. Let me know!
Bleep and Barcelona-based music festival Sonar have teamed up to give away two MP3s a week, leading up to Sonar’s June 17 kickoff. This weeks tracks come from Hudson Mohawke and Sandwell District. Download them here.
Here are a bunch of tracks I enjoyed this week. Once again, this makes me realize how much I love SoundCloud for allowing me to find new music and connecting with both producers I admire and new artists I discover or get to know better.
Kele has announced a remix competition to go alongside his single ‘Tenderoni’ ahead of his album, ‘The Boxer’. For all the information, go to Kele’s remix page here to download the parts and upload your remix!
5 Extremely Powerful Ways for Bands to Use SoundCloud
You play in a band, have heard about SoundCloud but are not yet sure how it can help you? No problem – let’s take a closer look and dive into the different things you can do. We hope you’ll join and make SoundCloud your hub on the web, the control room for your tracks.
Check out this extensive blog post about the different ways bands can use SoundCloud. Please share this with all your friends playing in bands who are not in The Cloud yet.
Oh, right! We have over 2000 followers now. Can we get 2000 reblogs ;)