10 Hyped Tech Companies, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on how the year went for some of the most attention-grabbing tech companies, ordered here conveniently from most screwed to least screwed. Read More >>

Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

SoundCloud is fucked. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $70 million (£56 million) in debt funding—basically a loan from various investors—in order to stay in business. Read More >>

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a SoundCloud Master

SoundCloud has been around since 2007, growing from a simple streaming player to take on podcasting, music discovery, and basically anything else that involves audio. Whether you make use of the site as a listener, creator, or both, here are 10 tricks for taking your SoundCloud experience to the next level. Read More >>

Spotify is Reportedly In Talks to Take Over SoundCloud

Here's some interesting news. According to the Financial Times, music streaming giant Spotify is reportedly in advanced negotiations to buy SoundCloud - a service currently valued at around £535 million. Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About SoundCloud Go

SoundCloud, the thing we currently use as a search place of last resort when something's not on Spotify or YouTube, has launched its SoundCloud Go subscription service in the UK and Ireland today. Here's what it is, how it works, what it costs and whether or not it's got Prince on it. Read More >>

Soundcloud’s New Subscription Service is its Latest Death Rattle 

Soundcloud has introduced a paid-for streaming music service called Go, which adds only two new features to the existing offering: the ability to listen ad-free and download music for listening offline. It cost's $10 in the US ($13 through iTunes) where it is initially launching, before coming to "other territories" later this year. Read More >>

Bring Back SoundCloud’s Fantastic Desktop App

With all these rich musicians jumping on Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music bandwagon, I’m getting a little emotional. Not about Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music service. About the bygone golden era of streaming music’s erstwhile golden boy: SoundCloud. Read More >>

Soundcloud Just Made its First Deal with a Major Record Label

First came the ads, now SoundCloud has a deal with the bonafide record company that is Warner Music Group. That's right, SoundCloud has made it official with a real record label and everything – it's really growing up. Read More >>

Nerd Out With This Command-Line Interface for Soundcloud

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Soundcloud is the best things that's ever happened to music on the internet. So it's a blast to see how people are using the platform to build fun, new things—like this command-line interface for internet radio. Read More >>

SoundCloud is Getting Ads

SoundCloud has been getting a little more business savvy recently, but now the pivotal music service has announced that it's getting ads. Read More >>

This SoundCloud App Plays Only Your Favourite Artists’ Favourite Songs

We've said it before and we'll say it again: SoundCloud is amazing. But many people, especially newcomers, complain that it can be hard to find the fist-pumping signal in the noise. A new SoundCloud recommendation engine called DiscoverTracks, however, makes it super simple. Read More >>

Bloomberg: SoundCloud is About to Sign Deals With Record Labels

Bloomberg is reporting that Soundcloud is close to signing deals with the world's largest music labels that will protect it from legal wranglings over copyright violations. Read More >>

How SoundCloud Changed Music Forever

Some of the best ideas are also the simplest. And there are few things more simple than SoundCloud, which in its seven year existence has sneakily become one of the best things online. How'd it get there? Slowly, surely, and with a cadre of artists as diverse as the internet itself. Read More >>

Twitter Has Backed Out of That SoundCloud Takeover

Good news: Twitter has backed out of talks to purchase SoundCloud, thus avoiding ruining one of the best services on the internet. Sounds like Twitter listened to our plea. [WSJ] Read More >>