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Soundcloud has announced lay-offs that will affect ‘up to 20%’ of its workforce, according to an internal memo obtained by Billboard.


SoundCloud CEO Michael Weissman...

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Warner Music Group has adopted SoundCloud's Fan-Powered Royalties (FPR) system for streams.


The major label, home to the likes of David Guetta, Gorillaz, and Lizzo...

Self-releasing your music in 2022: which distributor is right for you?

When starting out in the industry, musicians and producers have what can often seem like an insurmountable number of new skills to learn outside of making music. With seemingly countless distributors offering widely varying features and products, choosing how to get your music on streaming services can be confusing. This guide seeks to demystify one of the most confusing aspects of releasing music

Digital distribution is the process of releasing your music to various digital streaming platforms (DSPs) and services. In the past, distributors would take care of...

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A recording of the final moments of London club The Cause has been released.


Launched back in 2018, the grassroots arts and event space -...

Their new project is called Nova

Sample and education platform Splice and streaming giant SoundCloud have teamed up to find the next generation of artists. Their new platform – called Nova – aims...

SoundCloud introduced the new “fan-powered” royalty model earlier this year

SoundCloud has said that artists have received up to a 500% increase in royalty payments from its new “fan-powered” royalty rate it introduced earlier this...

The track is available to stream via Soundcloud

Portishead have made their cover of ABBA's 'SOS' available to stream for charity.

After debuting their version of the track back in 2016, the Bristol...

Their new “fan-centric royalties” will pay out based on fan listening times rather than ‘pro rata’

SoundCloud is introducing user-centric royalties for artists using its platform. As SoundCloud describe it, “under the old model, money from your dedicated fans goes into...

The new model will be announced soon according to Billboard

SoundCloud will soon introduce a new streaming model that will let fans pay artists directly. Billboard initially reported the news, which is yet to be...

The streaming platform was also 37% up year-on-year in 2019

SoundCloud has reported its first ever profitable quarter.

In January this year, streaming giant SoundCloud reported that in 2019 it had turned over more than...

SoundCloud DJ lets users store ‘unlimited’ offline tracks

SoundCloud has announced a new streaming plan called SoundCloud DJ. The new service offers DJs unlimited offline caching from music on their platform, letting users...

They're the first hardware DJ players with Beatport streaming capabilities

Denon DJ has added Beatport LINK and SoundCloud GO+ to its Engine OS v1.5 update, the operating system behind its PRIME players and other DJing...

The new feature is powered by Dolby

SoundCloud has introduced AI mastering to their music and sound sharing platform. The new mastering feature is powered by Dolby and features four different types...

The streaming company are adding buttons for Bandcamp, Patreon, PayPal and more

SoundCloud has announced $15m worth of initiatives to assist artists who are struggling for income during the coronavirus crisis. The initiatives include direct "fan-support" buttons...

It's open to all SoundCloud Pro, SoundCloud Premier, and Repost by SoundCloud artists

SoundCloud has partnered with Twitch to launch a new service that will help artists monetize their content amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

With gigs and tours...

The Pandora owner invests in SoundCloud after positive results from 2019

SoundCloud has announced that it's received a $75m investment from Sirius XM, one of America's biggest radio station and online streaming conglomerates. The investment comes...

The popular iOS DJing app jumps on the stream train 

Algoriddim djay has announced they’ve added streaming capabilities to their latest version. Having already added Spotify to their app, you can now stream directly from...

It's the first time the platform revenue has exceeded $200m

SoundCloud have announced that in 2019, they turned over more than $200m for the first time. 

This means that the platform have beaten their own...

It's available to all SoundCloud users

FL Studio and SoundCloud have linked up to give users of both services the ability to upload their productions directly to SoundCloud from within the...

Streaming has come to dominate the music industry, but when it comes to actually earning money from plays, the electronic music community has been somewhat...

Streaming is everywhere. Earlier this year, Spotify announced that it has 217 million users, more than 100 million of which are paid subscribers. They’re followed...