October 2010 Newsletter

Howdy!

Earlier last month we celebrated our first birthday, so here’s to another 12 months of Mixcloud, check out what’s in store this month…

For logged in users you’ll now be able to enjoy the full Mixcloud experience with super-sharp-speed, right from your personalized homepage dashboard!

The Mixcloud team have been hard at work so you can now browse all your favorite Cloudcasters and friends activity, in simple to navigate streams:

Uploads / Favorites / Listens / Comments / Follows

All this is available both site-wide and across all the Cloudcasters and friends you follow on Mixcloud – awesome!

Login now!

We recently reached our first birthday milestone at Mixcloud and celebrated in style with some Happy Birthday Cloudcasts from across the Mixcloud community. We picked our top five and showcased them on our blog.

Each Cloudcaster will receive some lovely presents, Mixcloud Tees and free copies of the Mixed In Key software.

We decided to wrap up our first year by further celebrating the array of talented DJs discovered through various competitions we’ve run over the course of our first year.

The Stars of the Future 2010 page highlights the achievements these guys have made in winning their respective competitions, how they felt collecting their prizes and helping them reach the next level.

A special thanks to all our partners who helped us put these competitions together.

Read more…

We’ve teamed up with Bench again to put together this fantastic DJ competition, to give every cloudcaster the chance win a whole host of top prizes…

  • * Play at Warehouse Project to a packed crowd on New Year’s Eve in Manchester.
  • * Perform at Bench events in 2011
  • * Produce your own records as part of a six month course with SAE, worth £2,000.
  • * Mix with the latest production software (Ableton Live) and a VCM 600 DJ controller from Vestax, worth £1000.
  • * Wear the latest Bench clothes.
  • * Remember your experience with a professional photo shoot & filming of events.

Read more…


The Guardian have joined the cloud radio revolution and added all their top Podcasts to Mixcloud:-

Guardian Football Weekly The Guardian Books
Guardian Daily Politics Guardian Music Weekly
Guardian Tech Weekly Guardian Film Weekly
Guardian Science Weekly Guardian Media Talk
The Guardian Business Guardian PMQs
The Guardian Family Podcast

So you can now stay tuned to your favorite Guardian Podcasts in Cloudcast form. Follow them on Mixcloud to receive regular new episode notifications and listen on demand without waiting for downloads!

Bestival Radio have uploaded a whole range of great shows broadcast at this years festival.

Tune in to Cloudcasts featuring Simian Mobile Disco, The Jolly Boys, Dan Le Sac and Scroobious Pip, Arthur Baker, La Roux and many more… or check our post on the blog.

Listen here…

Electronic music pioneer – Mr Paul Oakenfold brings a preview of his new radio show to Mixcloud – “with an innovative style and image unlike anything heard before”.

Listen here…

Lucky Me have brought their epic mix series to the Cloud. Check out a more in depth review of our favs pon di blog

Listen here…

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We’ve expanded our category pages to include Mix Series, Sport and Techno categories.

We’ll be adding more in the future so be sure to keep checking back or let us or our category ambassadors know if you think we are missing any.

Browse all…

For the last few weeks of the Ibiza summer season we’ve been running an Ibiza Closing Parties campaign with Ibiza Sonica to showcase some of the biggest closing parties on the Island at legendary clubs such as Amnesia and Space.

With help from some of the biggest Balearic names, We Love, Carl Cox and Cream, we’ve brought you some exclusive mixes and live sets to Mixcloud.

Read more…

Thanks to all of you for making our first year a special one!

Stay tuned for more of the same,

Mx

Mixcloud
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Desparrame add their spanish boogie sounds to the cloud.

Stonesthrow’s PBW and Baron Zen (AKA DJ Chris DJ Steve aged 12) take us through their top 50 of 1982.

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Another storming Bedrock minimix from John Digweed

NOSIA BBC Radio 1 guest mix for Annie Nightingale.

DJ Nonames Cake mix sampler, ahead of the upcoming release on November 1st

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