Tag Archives: SoundCloud

The Best Ways To Find Collaborators For Your Music

Posted by on October 8, 2019

Until fairly recently, there used to be two ways of making music as a solo musician. You either actively sought out collaborators, or you did all the work on your own. Both work for some musicians. Extroverted musicians often love going out, meeting strangers, and making plans to work together. Many other musicians want to […]

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This week in streaming: SoundCloud launches subscription service, Tidal celebrates one year

Posted by on March 30, 2016

If there’s one place where the music industry keeps growing, it’s vinyl. But thankfully, there’s more than one, as streaming is experiencinga banner year as well. In fact, in 2015, the music industry actually brought in (slightly) more money than it did the year prior. Streaming revenue from both paid and ad-supported services made up […]

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SoundCloud lost more than $70M over the course of two years

Posted by on February 12, 2016

Online streaming is still a fairly new business and many of the services offered nowadays are still trying to figure out how it works or how to make it profitable. Giants like Spotify or Apple Music are doing fairly well, but others like SoundCloud aren’t doing as great as his competitors and have been actually running […]

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SoundCloud is super popular, losing tons of money

Posted by on October 14, 2014

If you read this site, or, y’know, any site on the internet that covers music, you’re undoubtedly familar with SoundCloud. That familiar orange logo guarantees a seemless and easy way to listen to streaming music. And it’s growing rapidly, too. The service has roughly 250 million users, and is valued at $700 million. That doesn’t […]

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Twitter might be buying SoundCloud [Update: or not]

Posted by on May 20, 2014

So what’s next for Twitter apart from having people freaking out over what t-shirts pop stars wear? Apparently, it could be making another attempt at incorporating music as the company is reportedly considering acquiring SoundCloud. Twitter previously tried making a move into music last year with the Twitter Music app but, frankly, no one really […]

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Want To Hear Every James Hetfield “Yeah!” Ever? Yeah You Do!

Posted by on March 14, 2013

It goes without saying that James Hetfield has one of the most recognizable voices in metal and the music industry as a whole. But after being around for 30+ years, people are going to start to notice certain motifs in your singing. For example, James Hetfield really does use the word “yeah” a lot. It’s a […]

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Guest Blog: Soundcloud And Maintaining Control Of Your Music

Posted by on November 2, 2012

Mark Lafay runs a technology/creative firm in Indianapolis and also a blog, marklafay.com. This article is reprinted from there with his permission. Ever heard of the site, SoundCloud?  They claim to be the “world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. ”  It’s a great site that is hyper-focused on creation […]

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