In February 2012, two friends and I started a podcast. It wasn’t a complex idea. They’re two straight male comedians and one day, they made a joke about doing a dating advice podcast in which they’d advise only non-straight males. Why would anyone want their advice, was the hilarious joke. I took it seriously. That…
A couple months ago, SoundCloud opened its podcasting service up to everyone. There are limits to what you can do with a free account, but it’s a great way to dip a toe into the podcasting waters without spending any money, and you don’t necessarily need any in-depth technical knowledge.
The warm weather means music festival season, where all of your favorite bands play for throngs of revelers who love them as much as you do. The only downside, of course, are the ticket prices, crowds, and general hassle of going. Here’s how to bring that experience home to the comfort of your couch.
With all these rich musicians making a ruckus about Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music service, I’m getting a little emotional. Not about Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music service. About the bygone golden era of streaming music’s erstwhile golden boy: SoundCloud.
SoundCloud has always been great for finding new music, but its manner of organization and discovery has kind of sucked. Until now! Today the site is introducing a new page called collection, where you can find all the stuff you've liked and reposted, as well as the stuff the other people you're following are posting,…
First came the ads, now SoundCloud has a deal with a bonafide record deal with Warner Music Group. SoundCloud has made it official with a real record company. It's really growing up.
Twitter is launching a new music feature called Audio Cards that lets people embed audio in their tweets. This means just like you can put a photo or video in a tweet, you'll be able to insert audio.
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Soundcloud is the best things that's ever happened to music on the internet. So it's a blast to see how people are using the platform to build fun, new things—like this command-line interface for internet radio.
Bloomberg is reporting that Soundcloud is close to signing deals with the world's largest music labels that will protect it from legal wranglings over copyright violations.
Some of the best ideas are also the simplest. And there are few things more simple than SoundCloud, which in its seven year existence has sneakily become one of the best things online. How'd it get there? Slowly, surely, and with a cadre of artists as diverse as the internet itself.
Remember Twitter Music? Probably not. The ill-fated recommendation service started as We Are Hunted, which was a great independent service until Twitter bought it, tanked its music ambitions, and killed it. Now there's a rumor Twitter has its roving eye on SoundCloud. We really hope history isn't about to repeat…
Most of the music services available today have more or less the same music, so they distinguish themselves with third-party apps, free versions, improved designs, mixtape-style playlists, and other attractive features. On-demand music services have the same music (more or less) because the same copyright holders…
It might be a little passive aggressive but here's a hilarious way to stop your neighbors from having cat-howling, bunny-bumping, orgasmic tongue screaming sex: record their moans and post the audio file to Soundcloud for all the Internet to hear.
Over the past couple of years, SoundCloud has become a favorite tool of musicians, record labels, and blogs to get the latest sounds out to the masses. Their newly-revamped iOS app, released today, puts all that music front and center.