SoundCloud Voices

SoundCloud Voices is a new weekly Community feature focusing on new spoken word creators found on SoundCloud.  It might be a podcast, radio show, audio book, interview, audio messages, a poem, anything!  Keep an eye out every Thursday for a new post.

This week we’re diving into the world of podcasts.  There’s a growing collection of podcasters on SoundCloud these days, here’s a selection of reporting based podcasts.

First up is France 24, the international news and current affairs broadcaster.  France 24 for distributing their collection of podcasts, reports and interviews.  Part of France24’s “Les Observateurs” series the following audio, in French, is a fascinating and scary testimony from a man who claims to belong to the Syrian security forces.  In this audio he details the instructions he received to control the protesters on the outskirts of Damascus.  Read the full article here.

Audio Syrie by France24

Keeping with the revolutionary and journalism theme, check out Public Radio International using SoundCloud for The World.  It’s crazy to think the events in Egypt were 3 months ago already.  Check out this piece on the chants at Tahrir Square.

Chants from Tahrir Square | Ursula Lindsey by The World

And finally, all the way over in Santa Monica, radio station KCRW have been using SoundCloud for everything from podcasts, interviews, documentaries to restaurant reviews.  Here’s a recent report on the aftermath of the Tornado in Alabama.

Tornado Aftermath in Alabama by KCRW


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