Mixcloud Widgets

Mixcloud has several widgets to offer – embeddable playable snippets of code that can be placed into any HTML website or blog on the web.
They come in many shapes, sizes and colors and can be used several ways as illustrated blelow.

Single Cloudcast Widgets

Adjust the size and add a bit of extra color to your Cloudcast widget like so:

Multiple Cloudcast Widgets

You can also generate widgets that will embed multiple Cloudcasts, which are all playable from one player. These playlists can be generated from almost any list of Cloudcasts on Mixcloud. The lists can be ordered according “Popular”, “Hot” or most recent. By default they show 10 Cloudcasts and are automatically updated from the site.

To generate the code, you need only click the button for the list of Cloudcasts. Here’s a few good examples:

Profile Uploads

Embed the latest Cloudcasts from any Cloudcaster profile – each time the Cloudcaster uploads the widget will update itself. Nice.

Playlists

Create a Playlist containing any Cloudcast and embed this on one single multi-cloudcast widget. The widget will be updated each time you add a new Cloudcast to the Playlist.

Services and applications that help you get plays on Mixcloud

You may have noticed recently that services and applications have popped up offering plays, favorites, follows and comments in exchange for money. As you might expect we’re not particularly happy about this. We’re working hard to help listeners find great content and people who produce great content build an audience of (real!) listeners, not a community of fake accounts, spammy comments and content of questionable quality appearing at the top of lists. Some of these services have been using comments to spam you and we want to reassure you that we are developing new ways to fight spam – unfortunately there is no simple solution, as we remove them they find new ways to spam you – but we will continue to battle it. Thank you to all of you who have been alerting us to the accounts, we do delete them as quickly as we can.

As for the people who pay for these services and applications that generate fake accounts to add plays, favorites, follows and comments – we don’t consider this to be acceptable behaviour and we will be removing any uploads where this activity is found. In particularly bad cases or times when activity is ongoing we will remove accounts from Mixcloud. If the upload is taking part in a competition the user will be disqualified from the competition.

Let’s continue working together to keep Mixcloud as spam-free as possible and a place to find great radio and engaged fans.

Celebration of Curation 2013: North America

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Celebration of Curation 2013 is our two week fiesta of collaborations with key Cloudcasters across ten different cities. This year, we’re teaming up with some of the biggest and brightest editorial voices around to celebrate the power of curation, and to showcase what their cities sound like.

Day 8 is devoted to North America. The Americas (USA & Canada) release a heap of great music that we simply could not ignore so we asked some of our lovely curators on the site to bring you a selection of what’s blasting their speakers right now. Enjoy exclusive mixes of Monty Luke presented by Discogs, Matthew Dear, Lexis, Peanut Butter Wolf and Kevin Saunderson.

Listen to the sound of North America:

Celebration of Curation 2013: New York

stretch and bobbitoCelebration of Curation 2013 is our two week fiesta of collaborations with key Cloudcasters across ten different cities. This year, we’re teaming up with some of the biggest and brightest editorial voices around to celebrate the power of curation, and to showcase what their cities sound like.

Day seven is devoted to New York and the techno, house and hip-hop vibes that are fast becoming evocative of the American metropolis.. We are delighted to present you with some sensational mixes from Stretch & Bobbito, Beats in Space, Potholes In My Blog, Curses + lots more.

Observe the sound of New York:

Celebration of Curation 2013: Tokyo

Celebration of Curation 2013 is our two week fiesta of collaborations with key Cloudcasters across ten different cities. This year, we’re teaming up with some of the biggest and brightest editorial voices around to celebrate the power of curation, and to showcase what their cities sound like.

Day 4 is devoted to Tokyo and the techno, house and hip-hop vibes that are fast becoming evocative of the Japanese capital’s signature sound. We are delighted to present you with some sensational mixes from Tokyo’s finest, provided by Tokyoites DJ Kentaro, WOMB TOKYO Magazine, DJCity Japan and Clubberia.

Observe the sound of Tokyo:

Celebration of Curation 2013: Paris

Celebration of Curation 2013 is our two week fiesta of collaborations with key Cloudcasters across ten different cities. At Mixcloud, we’re passionate about linking listeners with expert digital curators. To celebrate the power of curation, we’re teaming up with some of the biggest editorial voices around to showcase what their cities sound like.

Day 3 celebrates Paris, renowned for it’s expansive musical backdrop of electronic, indie and popular genres. Check out these sensational mixes from our French curation partners, including acclaimed Parisian magazines, Tsugi and Trax, and the Dance-centric MixMag.

Enjoy:

We’re excited to announce Celebration of Curation 2013

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Our vision at Mixcloud is to connect listeners to the world’s best curators of music and radio. The philosophy at the heart of the platform is that DJs, radio presenters, blogs, festivals and other curators are the experts that can help fans hear the signal from the noise in a world where there is more music than ever.

As we approach our fourth birthday, we’re excited to launch Celebration of Curation – a campaign to celebrate the power of curation and the sounds of different cities all over the world, partnering with some of the leading artists and curators we’ve been honoured to work with since we launched the platform 4 years ago.

Now in its third edition, the project will feature handpicked curators and partners to represent the sounds of cities such as Berlin, LA, Tokyo, Bristol, New York, Paris, Amsterdam and more to be announced.

Today the project launches with Celebration of Berlin, and we’ve got some phenomenal, exclusive mixes and shows from Paul Kalkbrenner, Moderat, Anja Schneider, Pan-Pot and more.

Check out the Celebration of Curation page here.