A great part of the Soundcloud experience is groups, allowing users to share their creations. Group themes can vary hugely, from Electro House, to Dub.
We recently discovered this hidden gem of a group, devoted to binaural recordings. Binaural recordings are specifically designed to be listened to through headphones, and can often create the effect of sound coming from all directions, even behind you!
Have a listen to some submissions in the player below, and If you’ve got any of your own binaural recordings, why not get involved?
“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!