November Newsletter 2010

Ahoy there! Here comes the latest news, features and updates direct from inside the Mixcloud HQ. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride… 1. BlackBerry Torch Presents: DiS, Platform, Mixmag & DSI 2. Featured Sites: FatClub! / Bloc / Bench 3. DJ Competitions Reminder: BlackBerry, Bench x WHP 1. Win a BlackBerry Torch Handset worth…

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Ahoy there!

Here comes the latest news, features and updates direct from inside the Mixcloud HQ. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride…

1. Win a BlackBerry Torch Handset worth £500 plus lots more great prizes!

To celebrate the launch of the new BlackBerry® Torch, we’ve teamed up with 3 of our favourite music magazine sites on the Interweb – Drowned in Sound, Don’t Stay In and Platform – for a six week feast of Cloudcasts and Competitions.

Tune in to some fantastic Cloudcasts with Mount Kimbie Live, Jillionaire, Crazy P and Blamma Blamma and keep it locked for even more from Mauro Piccoto, Herve and Alexander Nut (EGLO) over the coming weeks.

Share and Win! – Listener Competitions


Win a BlackBerry Torch worth £500 and £100 to spend in Rough Trade Shops


Win a BlackBerry Torch worth £500, 2 invites to the Boiler Room + Boiler Room TShirts


Win a Bose Tri-Port On-Ear Headphones and 2 invites to ‘That Mixmag Thing’

Simply share any of the BlackBerry Torch Presents Cloudcasts on your Facebook or Twitter for a chance to win some of the awesome prizes on offer.

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2. Featured Websites: Mixcloud out and about with Bench, Bloc and the Fat Club!

UK electronic music festival Bloc have uploaded their set archive to Mixcloud and featuring our lovely widget on their new website.

Follow them on Mixcloud for more Cloudcasts in the build up to the spring 2011 event.

London based bass club night The FatClub! are featuring the latest episodes of their mix-series on their homepage by customizing our widget.

Follow them on Mixcloud for new FatClub! Cloudcasts!

Check out the Bench Competition page flexing the Mixcloud API above, to publish the latest competition entires to the site – nice!

More on the competition after the jump…

If your using Mixcloud on your site or blog, why not let us know via Twitter or our Facebook Page.

3. Win great prizes with three BlackBerry Torch DJ competitions and Bench x WHP

As part of BlackBerry Torch Presents each of the partner sites are running their own DJ mix competitions, to win these fabulous prizes:


Win a Pacemaker – the ultimate music machine, by uploading to the DiSis10 tag station.


Win a guest session at the Boiler Room + invitations for 4 mates, by uploading to the BlackBerry x Boiler Room Comp tag station.


Win a BlackBerry Torch worth £500, a set at ‘That Mixmag Thing’ and exposure within the magazine – by uploading to the Mixmag & DSI LOVE Comp tag station.

DJs – check out the competitions and upload your Cloudcasts to enter!

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The Warehouse Project DJ competition with Bench Clothing has gone down a storm so far. With some big entries from both new and established Cloudcasters alike.

Bench are offering aspiring DJs everywhere an unbelievable prize and there is still plenty of time to enter your mix!

Read more…

Remember to keep supporting your local Cloudcaster!

Thanks for tuning in this time,

Team Mixcloud

Recommended events for our UK listeners

ABSOLUT Limited Edition Experiences

From a disused office space to an abandoned tile warehouse, this November ABSOLUT will host extraordinary experiences in London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh and Leeds.

Click here for more

Enjoy ABSOLUT responsibly –


BlackBerry Torch Presents: Boiler Room’s live session with Mount Kimbie from Platform

BlackBerry Torch & DontStayIn present Crazy P

Cloudcast for the 10 years of New York week on Drowned in Sound

RIP Gregory Isaacs – tribute mix by Paul Riley

Price Fatty Supersize mix by Mr Bongo Soundsystem via Jus Like Music

Teki Latex kicks off the House of Billiam mix series in style


Erol Alkan drops a live mix for upcoming ‘Gan Ban’ Japanese Tour 2010

Trailer Trash join the Cloud Radio Revolution

The Last Skeptik drops a mix of bootleg 2Pac joints.

Tru Thoughts bring us this fresh Belleruche greatest hits mix from Anthony Valadez

Simon Rigg / Seth Troxler / Ewan Pearson – Bestival Radio 2010

Autumn Arrives Club mix – Filthy Dukes

ADGE Cloudcasts his John Peel Tribute radio show.