All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SoundCloud’

Zayn Malik Releases Solo Ballad On Heels of One Direction Exit

Zayn Malik announced less than a week ago that he was leaving One Direction behind. Now the former boy band member has released his first solo song. ‘I Won’t Mind’ came out on Monday–first on Soundcloud, then later on YouTube. It is a soft ballad featuring Zayn Malik’s vocals against a background of acoustic guitar. A rep for Zayn Malik …

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Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud As A Partner

Twitter announced a new audio card that lets users listen to audio directly from their timelines. The first partner on board is SoundCloud. The feature works on iOS and Android devices as well as the desktop. Here’s an example from NASA: Hear us! We're on @Soundcloud. Sit back, listen & enjoy our spacey sounds: https://t.co/DOflISpiHz https://t.co/ZPHFvVZoL8 — NASA (@NASA) October …

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Miley Cyrus Unleashes Her Inner Rockstar With Newly Released Led Zeppelin Cover

With a straight-to-SoundCloud release on Friday, September 12, Miley Cyrus has traversed genres and is cultivating her inner rockstar. The 21-year-old pop singer covered Led Zeppelin’s song “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You” and posted her version online, changing the title to “Baby, I’m Gonna Leave You” in her version. There reportedly wasn’t much fanfare for the cover Cyrus did, and …

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Miley Cyrus Shares Roy Orbison Cover on SoundCloud

Hot off a pep talk from her famous father, Miley Cyrus is back in the spotlight for her singing. The 21-year-old pop star this week shared two covers of famous songs through her SoundCloud account. One of the covers is a lo-fi version of “Baby, I’m Gonna Leave You.” The song was first performed by Joan Baez during the early …

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SoundCloud Is Slowly Rolling Out Ads

If you expect your favorite ad-free services to remain ad-free, you’re probably living in a constant state of disappointment. Here, let’s add to it. SoundCloud, currently free and ad-free, is about to introduce ads. It’s part of a new content creators program called On SoundCloud, a tiered initiative to help the people who upload content on the service. On SoundCloud …

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Twitter Reportedly Backs Out of SoundCloud Talks

Just a day after reports emerged that Twitter was mulling a purchase of music streaming and sharing site SoundCloud, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Twitter has backed out of those talks. They quote a source familiar with the matter who claims Twitter felt, quite simply, that the numbers didn’t add up. From the WSJ: The short-messaging service chose …

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Twitter Reportedly Mulling SoundCloud Purchase

After failing to create enough interest in their own music app to keep it alive, Twitter is reportedly considering a deal to acquire popular music sharing service SoundCloud. According to sources familiar with both companies who spoke with ReCode, Twitter is considering the deal, which would likely be the company’s largest to date. Recently, SoundCloud was valued at around $700 …

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James Blunt New Album, “Moon Landing” Streaming

It seems like James Blunt came out with his debut hit, “You’re Beautiful” and then then completely disappeared from the charts and music world entirely. While he’s made other albums, it seems the star hasn’t resonated with his fans quite like how he did with his original album. But good news because Blunt is back. His newest album doesn’t come …

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Arrested Development’s Mark Cherry ‘Get Away’ Song Gets Ringtone Treatment On SoundCloud

Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz did a reddit AMA on Monday in which he talked about many topics related to the show, including the next chapter and never-nudes. One question, which got 1,096 points, was: “I want to download/buy the song “Getaway” by Mark Cherry to use it as a ringtone, how can I have it?” “We are really working …

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Jay-Z Song ‘Open Letter’ Hits SoundCloud

Jay-Z has been in the headlines a lot this week for more than one reason. Reports came out that he was looking to divest his ownership share of the Brooklyn Nets. His trip (with Beyonce) to Cuba has also been talked about a lot in on political sites. The couple took a trip to the country to celebrate their anniversary. …

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SoundCloud Unveils the Dropometer to Ruin Every Dubstep Song You Know

In one of my favorite internet-related April Fools jokes of the day, SoundCloud has just introduced the Dropometer (trademarked, of course). The Dropometer is simple, but oh so very useful. All it does is tell you the exact point in a dubstep song at which you can expect the drop. “The drop in a track can be unpredictable and surprising. …

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New Audio Series Shows What It’s Like ‘Being Biden’

The White House is launching a new audio series, powered by SoundCloud, that takes you into the daily life of the man behind the most powerful man in the world, Vice President Joe Biden. It’s called “Being Biden.” “The series will combine a photo that offers a glimpse into the Vice Presidency with an audio recording of the Vice President …

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