SoundClouder of the Day | Matty Ledoux | I Love Naming Boats, I Do It All The Time InMy Spare Time, “Spare Time” is a Good Boat Name
Matty Ledoux is really in to naming boats, he’s also really in to making some seriously great post-rock music. What he likes to call a “one man wolfpack”; Matty plays, loops, sequences, mixes and records all the tracks himself using his Abelton suite in the depths of Massachussetts. http://bit.ly/wobubm
Berlin is known as a city of singles. But is it really? Jen and Tam take a look at relationships and the single life in the city. The Mädels go veggie speed dating, peruse the BVG’s missed connections site, Meine Augenblicke, and talk to Berlin couples.
Charlie Chaplin once said "A day without laughter is a day wasted", so this week in Found Sounds we want to spread the sounds of laughing and we hope it’s contagious. Take a listen to a real ‘LOL’ or ‘HAHA’. http://bit.ly/vxPnLp
Maria, a student from Stockholm started a sound project about everyday sounds called: Sounds On My Way To Work - The idea is to record and exchange the background sounds that we hear when going to work.
Findremix and Killpixxie are giving you chance to remix Killpixxie’s “Rural Roads” and win a release on Drops plus prizes from MeldaProduction, Softube, Mixed In Key (including their new Mashup software) and One Small Clue!
Anthony Shadid, a brilliant journalist who dedicated his career to covering the events in the Middle East sadly passed last week, while in Syria, from an asthma attack. Today SoundCloud Voices takes a look at some of the new organisations who have paid tribute to him posting various recordings of the man himself and recollection from colleagues. Democracy Now, ICFJ and KCRW are our featured users over on the blog.
"Intimate Ocean Pop". Does anyone know what that is? It didn’t make sense before, but after pressing playing and listening through, today’s SoundClouder of the Day’s album, In June by ANOTHER, it sort of seems fitting. Take a listen.
Wherever you are, we hope Origami Horses bring some good vibes your way with their laid-back tunes. Hailing from Canterbury, England, they are today’s SoundClouder of the Day! Listen to “Fools Gold Forever” and the rest of their tracks here.
Today’s pick for SoundClouder of The Day is Ben Swanwick (a.k.a. Dosage), from Watford in the UK. Ben makes crispy electronic rhythms, moving from grimey garage, to lush, atmospheric soundscapes. Hope you enjoy, have a great weekend!
We’ve teamed up with Samplephonics, sE Electronics, Ad Noiseam Records, Propellerheads and Point Blank Online to create a fantastic opportunity to win some great prizes (over £1000 worth in total) and showcase your music to the world!
The track up for remix is this dirty dubstep track from Balkansky (aka Ivan Shopov) and Loop Stepwalker, for more info head to the contest page.
SoundCloud Voices this week, takes a listen to some authors using the site to promote their books. Take Baratunde Thurston, for example, he’s been using our iPhone app to record daily “TourCasts” as he travels round America to promote his book - How to be Black. Listen to more over on the blog!
SoundClouder of the Day | Brian Hoffer - Psychoanalysis
Brian Hoffer writes some of the most pleasant pop we’ve come across in a long time. Dealing with a pretty melancholic subject matter he turns it in to a song that will leave a smile on your face. Brian is today’s SoundClouder of the Day and you can follow him here.
Alice from the SoundCloud team has set herself the grand challenge of running a half marathon and she needs your help!
In the midst of her training regime she’s recorded this message to let her followers know that on March 11th she will be running the Cambridge half marathon with her best friend Peta. This is in aid of The Institute of Cancer Research and in memory of Peta’s mum, dad, Grandma, and anyone who’s lost a loved one to this terrible disease.
You can support Alice by sponsoring her and Peta through their Just Giving page that can be found here. We’ll all be supporting Alice and this good cause and we hope you can too. Sponsor her here and comment on her track to wish her luck!
Now in its 14th year, Ultra Music Festival is offering up a brand new Remix Competition featuring the massive new tune “Party Voice” from Slovenian sensation Beltek!
Entries are accepted in the genres of electronica, house, techno, progressive, electro house and dubstep. Ultra delivers massive prize packs for the competition including audio production classes, production gear, premium Soundcloud and Headliner membership, a feature on UMF Radio on Sirius/XM and inclusion in the “New Noise 3 EP” release on Steve Aoki’s imprint Dim Mak.
SoundClouder of the Day | Rory Smith | I was going to get something for Valentine’s Day and then I remembered I don’t have a girlfriend
Rory Smith composes unique, minimalist pieces that are introspective yet fun. He is today’s SoundClouder of the Day! Can we help cheer him on to meet his goal of writing a piece of music every day for the month of February? Listen to the rest of his tracks here.
BEWARE OF THE BADGERS! Today’s Found Sounds feature the alternative sounds of Valentine’s. This week we’re not going soppy on you and taking a listen to the mating calls of the wild. http://bit.ly/wtpWjv (<———- ANIMAL CONTENT INSIDE OMG)
Today’s SoundClouder of the Day, Hillaby, enjoys drinking wine and swimming, and is a fan of fishing. Hillaby is a part-time composer too. So if you’re in the mood for some nice electric piano tracks, you’re in the right place! Hear “Tired (r115)” above and the rest here.
when we launched Photos & Sound as a feature on our blog it was our goal to combine vision and sound in new and refreshing ways. That’s why we are more than excited to present you a little project with some sounds from the SoundCloud community, an awesome community…