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Get your music on millions of car stereos, smart speakers and phones with SoundCloud Radio

26 May 2020, 6:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

A few months ago we launched our distribution and marketing engine Repost by SoundCloud so serious artists can make a […]

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How “First on SoundCloud” artist Christelle Bofale built her community

26 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Two weeks ago we introduced you to Che Lingo, whose MO is all about DIY mentality – and this week […]

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Teddy Thompson Lives in the Moment on ‘Heartbreaker Please’

22 May 2020, 12:47 pm | AllMusic Blog

​The singer-songwriter talks about producing his latest album himself, why it’s important to not be too good of a musician, and the time he took his mother—folk-rock legend Linda Thompson—to a particularly fantastic Stevie Wonder show.

Introducing Repost Rewind: Our picks plucked directly from the music you send us

21 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

When you distribute music with Repost by SoundCloud, you can get heard by new fans all over the world. But […]

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The Story of the “Thunderbolt” That Led to Chick Corea Finally Appreciating Mozart

19 May 2020, 2:23 pm | AllMusic Blog

​The jazz piano legend discusses how Mozart never truly clicked for him until one magical day onstage in Munich. He also shares his version of a Mozart sonata from his upcoming solo live album, Plays, and talks about crowd rapport, his mindset about winning awards, and connecting musicians across centuries.

Inside Thomas Gabriel Fischer’s Avant-Metal Requiem That Took Decades and Multiple Bands to Complete

15 May 2020, 3:00 pm | AllMusic Blog

Its creation spanned over 30 years, carried across the bands Celtic Frost and Triptykon, and outlasted one of its composers. Fischer discusses maintaining a consistent tone across such a wide time span, why the requiem was so important to finish, and learning to embrace his early music again.

Conducting a Content Soundcheck with Amber Horsburgh (Part III – fan personas)

15 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Guest post by Amber Horsburgh* Content Soundcheck Part III: Finding your niche in celebrities Just joining us? Read Part I […]

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Kicking off “First on SoundCloud” 2020 with DIY artist Che Lingo

12 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

We launched “First on SoundCloud” in 2018 to celebrate some of SoundCloud’s most promising new acts and give them a […]

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Saturday Night & Sunday Morning: Remembering Little Richard

11 May 2020, 3:13 pm | AllMusic Blog

​Mark Deming explores how the dichotomy at the heart of Little Richard’s character made him an eye-grabbing, incendiary performer and personality who helped give rock & roll its flashiness and intensity, albeit one sometimes conflicted about his purpose.

Mark Lanegan’s Memoir Gets to the Heart of a “Breakfast Cook Who Fell Into Singing”

7 May 2020, 3:04 pm | AllMusic Blog

​In the midst of a moment of retrospection brought on by a new book and a new album, the veteran musician shares recollections of the box of unwanted records that set the course for his career, letting the anger go, and how he finally learned to take a compliment. 

Classical Highlights from April

5 May 2020, 7:22 pm | AllMusic Blog

​Our editors spotlight the best in classical music from the past month, including new interpretations of Anton Diabelli’s waltzes, Beethoven’s string quartets, and an operatic re-telling of the Passion of Jesus.

5 ways to engage your community, from behind a screen

4 May 2020, 6:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Music is a team sport. You’ll need listeners, managers, collaborators and so many others to help you build a successful […]

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We’re going live on Twitch and here’s our lineup (updated regularly)

4 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Tune in Monday at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. BST for Fresh Pressed Watch live […]

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Expert Advice: Conducting a Content Soundcheck with Amber Horsburgh (Part II – artist case study)

1 May 2020, 2:01 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Guest post by music strategist Amber Horsburgh* Part II: Bankrol Hayden – case study on Instagram strategy This is part […]

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Expert Advice: Conducting a Content Soundcheck with Amber Horsburgh (Part I – essential groundwork)

1 May 2020, 2:00 pm | SoundCloud Blog

Guest post by Amber Horsburgh* Content Soundcheck Part I: Essential groundwork for social media strategy Part of an artist’s job […]

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Meet April’s Artists & DJs to Watch

30 Apr 2020, 5:26 pm | SoundCloud Blog

If you were upping your social media usage last month like most of the world, you might have met our […]

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They Scored: When Pop and Rock Artists Lost (Or Won) It At the Movies

28 Apr 2020, 5:10 pm | AllMusic Blog

​Not every film soundtrack demands swelling strings or a collection of the latest hits. From a pair of enigmatic French duos to a guitar legend expanding his boundaries to a new wave drummer stepping out on his own, we examine some noteworthy film scores by figures from the worlds of pop and rock.

Cassandra Wilson Pays Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald With “Cry Me a River”

16 Apr 2020, 3:45 pm | AllMusic Blog

​The Grammy-winning jazz singer put her spin on the classic track in a performance featured on the upcoming Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! She shares her memories of that night, her other experiences at the Apollo, and what music is keeping her company at home. 

The Dream Syndicate Takes a Wild Trip to Find ‘The Universe Inside’

10 Apr 2020, 1:26 pm | AllMusic Blog

Frontman Steve Wynn shares the story of how his band’s new album was born from the “beautiful exhaustion” of a late-night jam, why it’s a perfect album for strange times, and what he’s listening to while staying home.

Remarkable Songs About Ordinary People: Remembering John Prine

8 Apr 2020, 7:57 pm | AllMusic Blog

​The perpetual sturdiness of Prine’s extremely human songs proves that compassion and tactful simplicity can count for just as much as big themes and grand execution.

The Gxng - SSDD

21 Jun 2017, 2:33 pm |

On the 15th the US hip-hop trio The Gxng released the single SSDD. It is always a pleasure to discover rap artists who are prepared and able to coexist with each other rather than attempting to outshine and… (in post The Gxng – SSDD – Single Review from Emerging Indie Bands. More by this artist at )

Mura Masa - SOLE M8S

21 Jun 2017, 2:21 pm |

Two new dope tracks from the up and coming producer Mura Masa! Check them below! The post Mura Masa – SOLE M8S / WAVE appeared first on HOL. (in post Mura Masa – SOLE M8S / WAVE from House of Lords. More by this artist at )

Mura Masa - WAVE

21 Jun 2017, 2:21 pm |

Two new dope tracks from the up and coming producer Mura Masa! Check them below! The post Mura Masa – SOLE M8S / WAVE appeared first on HOL. (in post Mura Masa – SOLE M8S / WAVE from House of Lords. More by this artist at )

Negro Terror - Invasion

21 Jun 2017, 2:19 pm |

That classic hardcore sound will never die. Coming from Memphis, hardcore / oi band Negro Terror's debut EP is a ferocious opening salvo. The band keeps things stripped down and straight ahead, though the 5 minute “We Need… (in post NEW MUSIC: Memphis hardcore punk trio Negro Terror tears it up on their debut EP 'The Bootlegg' #SoundCheck from AFROPUNK - Sound Check. More by this artist at )

Lame-O Records - Building the Ark

21 Jun 2017, 2:16 pm |

Modern Baseball have a clear-eyed presence when it comes to the messy realities of relationships. Tracks like "Notes" and "Your Graduation" from 2014's You're Gonna Miss It All crystalized a certain adolescent experience with a racing intensity as… (in post Slaughter Beach, Dog (Modern Baseball’s Jack Ewald) – “Building the Ark” from SPIN. More by this artist at )

Kali Mutsa + Imaabs - Inglis

21 Jun 2017, 2:09 pm |

Kali Mutsa es una artista chilena que debuta en NAAFI el próximo 30 de junio con “La Devoración“, EP producido por Imaabs. “Empecé a hacer música con Imaabs y a experimentar, así es como llegamos a “La Devoración”“,… (in post Kali Mutsa habla de Chile sobre la música de Imaabs from TIU. More by this artist at )

ATTALLA - Butte Des Morts

21 Jun 2017, 1:50 pm |

Glacial Rule by ATTALLA In June of 2014 Attalla released their self-titled first album which quickly garnered acclaim from consumer and critic alike. It was the type of album that, by the time (in post Riff Hit: ATTALLA - "GLACIAL RULE" from Heavy Planet. More by this artist at )

Integrity - 7th REVELATION • BEYOND THE REALM OF THE VVI†CH

21 Jun 2017, 1:44 pm |

Photo by Jimmy Hubbard. Dwid Hellion, the mastermind behind long-running Cleveland metallic hardcore band Integrity, is heavy duty. He’s about to release the band’s new album, Howling, For the Nightmare Shall Consume, and as one would imagine from… (in post Integrity’s Dwid Hellion Thinks Humanity is a Disease from Bandcamp Daily. More by this artist at )

Integrity - Deathly Fighter (Randy Uchida Group cover song)

21 Jun 2017, 1:44 pm |

Photo by Jimmy Hubbard. Dwid Hellion, the mastermind behind long-running Cleveland metallic hardcore band Integrity, is heavy duty. He’s about to release the band’s new album, Howling, For the Nightmare Shall Consume, and as one would imagine from… (in post Integrity’s Dwid Hellion Thinks Humanity is a Disease from Bandcamp Daily. More by this artist at )

BURGER RECORDS - Rich Kid

21 Jun 2017, 1:43 pm |

Released earlier this month by Burger Records, Roya’s self-titled full-length debut features 11 songs powered by taut, chugging guitars, the crisp drumming of Hamish Kilgour of The Clean, and Rahill Jamalifard’s coolly-detached vocals. Though its roots ar (in post Roya’s Crisp, Swaggering Indie Rock Examines a World on the Brink from Bandcamp Daily. More by this artist at )