December Newsletter

Season’s Greetings! Hope this finds you well and enjoying listening to some awesome Cloudcasts. We’ve plenty more in store for you, so hang tight and read on… 1. New: Mary Anne Hobbs, Rough Trade, Music Week, Phonica 2. FREE: 24 Track Giveaway: Juno Download Advent Calendar 3. Competitions: Bench, BlackBerry & Eastern Electrics 4. Feature:…

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Season’s Greetings!

Hope this finds you well and enjoying listening to some awesome Cloudcasts. We’ve plenty more in store for you, so hang tight and read on…

1. Welcome to Mary Anne Hobbs, Rough Trade, Music Week & Phonica Records

Farewell BBC Radio 1, Hello Mixcloud…

Mary Anne Hobbs has joined Mixcloud and uploaded her ‘Farewell Mix’ from Shackleton.

Follow her on Mixcloud for more of her audio delights.

World renowned Rough Trade Shops have made a mix of their Top 10 Albums of 2010, featuring Gil Scott-Heron, Caribou, Gold Panda and more…

Follow Rough Trade Shops on Mixcloud

Music industry online & print publication Music Week launch their new podcast series Breakout on Mixcloud.

Follow the Music Week Breakout series.

London’s finest record store Phonica Records are also now on Mixcloud and kicked off their profile with six fresh Cloudcasts already.

Follow Phonica here.

2. Get one FREE track download and mix each day until Christmas with Juno Download

We’ve teamed up with Juno Download to bring you 24 exclusive tracks, available for free download across a wide variety of styles and on behalf of a plethora of great labels.

First up is Osmotic Pressure by In Flagranti from the label Codek.

With labels like BBE, Ostgut Ton, Strut, Hospital, Tectonic and Poker Flat, this promises to be one heck of a giveaway, with something for everyone!

Remember to keep checking back each day of December, until Christmas, for a new free download plus some exclusive mixes.

Download here…

3. Competition updates – Bench X Warehouse Project, BlackBerry & Eastern Electrics

The Warehouse Project DJ competition with Bench Clothing has now closed, with the top 5 finalists progressing into the final round this week.

Remember Bench are offering an unbelievable prize and the winning DJ will be representing Mixcloud on the night!

Read more…

All of the BlackBerry Torch Presents competitions, with each of our partners – Drowned in Sound, Platform, Mixmag & Don’t Stay In – have now closed.

If you’ve entered keep checking our Blog, Facebook or Twitter for winner announcements very soon!

Read more…

Eastern Electrics are also running a DJ mix competition, to win a slot at their NYE after-party in London, UK.

Read more about the competition and check out the entries so far here.

4. Student Radio on Mixcloud

The Mixcloud team were kindly invited to the UK Student Radio Awards, celebrating some of the fresh new Radio talent across UK University Stations.

Many of the nominees and winners were already using Mixcloud or have since joined us and we’ve blogged about some of them here.

Rare FM have been uploading a series of Student Occupation demonstration Cloducasts – with interviews and speeches from the likes of political activist Billy Bragg and comedian Richard Herring.

Read more….

5. Mixcloud’s Xmas Number 1!

This Christmas we’re looking forward to another bumper series of seasonal Cloudcasts and of course plenty of Snow Clouds!

In the run up to the big day, we’ll be keeping an ear out for this year’s additions to the ‘Christmas 2010’ Tag Station to see who will the Christmas Number 1 on Mixcloud for 2010.

Get involved on the blog….

Phew! Lots to get your ears stuck into there,

“And that’s the double truth Ruth!”


Merry Mixcloud x



Mary Anne Hobbs – Shackleton mix

Rough Trade Shops – Top 10 Albums of 2010 mix

Music Week in the Cloud

Phonica Records – London’s Finest Record Store

DnB Hero Doc Scott

The Four Tet – FACT Mag mix

Roska – Playground Blog Mix

United States of Audio celebrates 20 years of NinjaTune with this cut&paste style mix

Bill Brewster & Dj History celebrate christmas a little early

Dj Dan presents his Stereo Damage series on Mixcloud

“Phantom Circuit is a programme of strange and wonderful sound waves.”

Inverted Audio – London based Electronic Music Magazine

Follow the ECB cricket Podcast throughout The Ashes series

The DJ MK and Shortee Blitz East Coast v West Coast mix on KISS FM.

Dollop have uploaded some live sessions from their recent outings.

DJ Cable x House of Billiam – Hip Hop mixtape

Amon Tobin – Bloc 2008 – DJ set

Michael Mayer – The Ransom Note / Pulse Radio Podcast Exclusive!

DJ Marky is all over the Mixcloud homepage right now!

The White Light mixes are, ultimately, about two things: music and space.