Indie rock ‘n rollers Metric have gone all out with their SoundCloud use in their recent campaign for the release of Synthetica…
Their first single was unveiled via an interactive promo using a SoundCloud player, their second single was delivered to fans in a private player with downloads enabled, the album was unveiled via an interactive promo using a SoundCloud app, they even released an album scavenger hunt and a lyrics drag & drop app, and then they turned their SoundCloud players public and gave embeds to Pitchfork, Spin and more.
SoundCloud Voices this week welcomes in the quarter finals of Euro 2012. Take a listen to some of the radio stations and podcasters who have been covering the tournament. Ever wondered about the statistics behind penalties? Deutsche Welle has you covered. Listen to more on the blog!
Making ambient, electronic audio built around the sounds of bouncing tennis balls and rackets, Indian Wells inventive music is here for you to listen to as today’s SoundClouder of the Day. http://snd.sc/LULSRz
SoundClouder of the Day | Depth of Sound | Papageienzucht / Parrot breeding
What’s that sound? If you guessed parrot breeding, you guessed correct! André Klar of Leipzig, Germany is today’s SoundClouder of the Day! Give his field recordings a listen, everything from parrots breeding to ice hockey! Check them out here and be inspired to record the sounds around you, too.
SoundCloud Voices this week takes a look at the world of audio books, featuring Penguin, Faber and also Alan Partridge. Take a listen this great audio book trailer that Penguin have created and listen to more on the blog!
Please give a warm welcome to Melissa Wong who joins SoundCloud’s Community Team in San Francisco. Hailing originally from San Diego and with a background in food, she engages with the community every day as a Community Support Specialist and is running SoundCloud’s first food program. Read the rest of her intro on the blog!
SoundCloud Heroes Nicole, Matt and Will connected in-person in Los Angeles as Nicole was in town from San Francisco. Listen to their recording as they discuss the program, the SoundCloud community and what the most-often heard sound in Los Angeles might be. What do you think?
SoundCloud Heroes are connectors and leaders in their city to bring the community closer together and unmute the web on a local level. Find out how to get involved with the SoundCloud Heroes program at http://bit.ly/soundcloudheroes.
McColl and Al-Daami are a London two-piece who go by the name of Sullom Voe. With intricate guitar work on top of haunting violin, McColl’s fragile vocals make up this very promising collection of demos.
Based in Israel, Raviv Gazit today’s SoundClouder of the Day! He has been playing piano for more than five decades and has done everything from composing to producing. Enjoy the rest of his sounds here.