Post Tagged with: "SoundCloud"

SoundCloud is making things harder for third-party app developers
/ June 19, 2015 2:03 pm
SoundCloud is making things harder for third-party app developers

The Verge reports "SoundCloud is changing the way it processes and accommodates play requests in their API, a response to what the company is calling the "abuse [of] creator content" by some developers. Starting July 1st, apps are going to be limited to 15,000 play requests every 24 hours — after hitting that limit, SoundCloud will return an error message, and the app won't function as intended. This is a major change from its current policy, which allows apps to make unlimited play requests.". Read More

Soundcloud Signs Indie Labels As It Preps Subscription Service
/ June 4, 2015 2:11 pm
Soundcloud Signs Indie Labels As It Preps Subscription Service

Variety reports "Streaming audio platform Soundcloud has inked a licensing deal with indie label licensing group Merlin, which represents 20.000 independent labels, including Epitaph, Pias, Warp Records and Ninja Tune. Music from these labels will now be monetized through ads as part of the “On Soundcloud” program, which launched a year ago.". Read More

Leaked Contract Shows SoundCloud’s Plans For Ad-Free Subscriptions And Paying Labels
/ June 1, 2015 6:07 pm
Leaked Contract Shows SoundCloud’s Plans For Ad-Free Subscriptions And Paying Labels

TechCrunch reports "SoundCloud is desperately trying to go legal and pay royalties before labels pull their music from the streaming service. A contract for legal licensing with independent music publishers shows just how much that could cost the Berlin-based startup. Though this copy of the contract is unsigned, the National Music Publishers’ Association and SoundCloud last month announced they had struck a deal.". Read More

SoundCloud localizes for Brazil, its first non-English market, and hires Facebook head to monetize music
/ May 13, 2015 1:51 pm
SoundCloud localizes for Brazil, its first non-English market, and hires Facebook head to monetize music

VentureBeat reports "SoundCloud is finally making its audio-streaming service more accessible to non-English speakers, with the news that it’s localizing its platform for Brazilian Portuguese. The company has also revealed a key new hire — Sonia Flynn joins the company in Berlin as VP for International, leaving her position as Managing Director (MD) for Facebook Ireland." . Read More

SoundCloud Opens Its Podcasting Features To Everyone
/ April 28, 2015 3:09 pm
SoundCloud Opens Its Podcasting Features To Everyone

TechCrunch reports "SoundCloud has been beta testing its podcasting features with a private group since 2011, but today it’s finally letting everyone in. The SoundCloud podcasting features come in multiple tiers, including one free and two paid options.". Read More

SoundCloud Launches Collection, A Customizable Home Base For Users
/ December 15, 2014 9:17 am
SoundCloud Launches Collection, A Customizable Home Base For Users

TechCrunch reports "SoundCloud’s home page stream isn’t always the most conducive to browsing and discovery, so the company is launching a new alternate home base for its users with ‘Collection,’ a way to follow artists, build playlists and like content for a personalized view and playback experience.". Read More

SoundCloud Confirms Licensing Deal with Warner Music Group
/ November 5, 2014 11:37 am
SoundCloud Confirms Licensing Deal with Warner Music Group

TechCrunch reports “SoundCloud, the user-created audio streaming platform currently used by 175 million unique listeners each month, confirmed today that it has inked its first licensing deal with one of the major record labels: the Warner Music Group — whose roster includes David Guetta, The Flaming Lips and Sheryl Crow — will partner with the streaming company.”. Read More

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