How to embed a Playlist or a Multi-Cloudcast Widget

Do you have lots of amazing Cloudcasts you want to share with the world in one go? Fear not, the Multi-Cloudcast Widget is here to help. Our new feature allows you to embed multiple Cloudcasts across the web if you collect them under a Playlist. It’s really easy to set up too. Firstly, you need to select the playlist you’d like to embed: Screen Shot 2014-04-09 at 11.56.01

Then you’ll see the Share button:

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Customise the look and feel of the widget just like with any other Player widget (click here if you don’t know how), If you want to display the mixes included in the playlist just click on  ‘Up Next’:

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Finally, you can see your actual playlist with your widget code and share it:

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If you simply want to embed all your uploads, simply click on ‘Share’ under your profile description like in the image below and then click on ‘Embed Player’:

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This will then enable you to embed all of your uploads in one go too and share it in the simplest way:

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The New List View

Do you prefer lists to cards?

Would you like to change the way you view your favourite Mixcloud profiles? Our new list view feature allows you to switch from cards to lists and display uploads in a simple, ordered manner.

Here’s how you can turn this option on:

  • Go to a profile
  • Click on the icon (as shown below) and you will have a new option to choose from:

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  • By clicking on the new List view instead, your Cloudcasts will display like this:

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Here’s how your screen would then look like:

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IRF BEST US/CANADA MUSIC SHOW CONTEST

Since 2010, the IRF brought together more than 100 ground-breaking music radio shows from around the world, enabling their makers the exceptional opportunity to showcase their best music radio programmes in the presence of their peers and industry professionals,  “live On-Air” to the general public visiting the Festival, to their listeners back home, and online around the world, offering those tuned-in the rare opportunity to “Listen to how the World Sounds”.

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From over 105 submissions from the US and Canada that were received via Mixcloud, the IRF named Alexander Spinelli as the winner of the 2014 “Best US/Canada College DJ competition”.

Alex is a DJ on WSPN 91.1 FM – Skidmore College Radio, a non-commercial, college radio station located on the Skidmore campus in Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. WSPN is a student-run radio station, focusing on freeform programming and is run entirely by a selected student board, ranking #19 on the Princeton review’s list of top college radio stations in 2013.

Spinelli’s show “RECESS: with SPINELLI” is broadcast Thursday nights (20:00-22:00 EDT) at WSPN 91.1 FM  and the winning show format includes global & local new music; interviews with local & international musicians, as well as special performances in the studio, news, and insight into the new music scene for the 21st Century. “RECESS: with SPINELLI” has also aired from the following stations: WOMM-LP in Burlington, VT; IC Radio (Imperial College) & ZoneOneRadio in London, England; and all recorded broadcasts can be found online on Mixcloud.

The panel of judges included the Founder/CEO of the IRF, Darryl von Daniken along with input from the IRF Advisory Board headed by President, the legendary Tony Prince ofRadio Caroline past and founder of DMC World and Mixmag.

Alex will present his show, “RECESS: with SPINELLI” at the 5th annual IRF, taking place September 3-7 at the famous Kaufleuten in Zurich.

Congratulations and many thanks to everyone who took part!

Emerging Ibiza Competition

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The Emerging Ibiza Experts have narrowed their choices for the WildCard Competition down to their favourite selections. Now it is up to you to decide who you think should have the chance to play Space Ibiza at Kaluki Opening party next Tuesday, by favouriting and sharing their mix!

Check out the 30 finalists on the Emerging Ibiza Playlist:  Wild Cards – The Final Shuffle

The Emerging Ibiza Break Thru Festival takes place in various venues around the island including Sankeys, Ushuaia, The Zoo Project between the 27th – 31st May!
Remember there are still prizes up for grabs!
  • A chance to play A Show At The E.I. Season of Events June – Sept 2014
  • A chance to play The E.I. Closing Party September 2014
  • A One Year Management Contract With Leading Electronic Management Company
You can still enter for the second phase of the competition here http://www.emergingibiza.com/wildcard/

The Next Queen Of Hip-Hop Competition

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Calling all Hip Hop lady DJs! We’re running a new competition with The Doctor’s Orders, Ace Hotel and MDMflow to uncover the best new female Hip-Hop DJ in the UK.

For full completion details check out The Doctor’s Orders’ wesbite


Prizes

  • Opening set at The Doctor’s Orders – Queens of Hip-Hop @ The Book Club on Saturday 2nd August
  • Guest list for 10 friends
  • 2 nights stay at Ace Hotel Shoreditch
  • Free lipstick named after you by MDMflow

How to enter

  • Be a lady!
  • Record a Hip-Hop mix of 20 mins or more
  • Upload it to Mixcloud using our artwork
  • Title the mix “The Doctor’s Orders – Queens of Hip-Hop’
  • Get at least 100+ Mixcloud listens for mix
  • Follow The Doctor’s Orders on Mixcloud
  • Share their mix tagging @TheDocsOrders on Twitter or @ The Doctor’s Orders on Facebook

Judging

The Winner will be chosen by:

  • Spin Doctor
  • Sarah Love
  • Former DMC Champion Mr Thing.

Deadline

All entries must be posted by 1st July 2014 with winner selected on Wednesday 4th June 2014.

Electric Castle Competition

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ELECTRIC CASTLE is the first festival in Romania that took electronic dance music and live concert sounds on a castle’s domain. On its first edition in 2013, the festival was nominated by European Festivals Awards for the Best New Festival and Best Medium Size Festival titles, later on being shortlisted for the Best Medium Size Festival category.

Dare to challenge your dream and get the chance to win a DJ set on Dance Garden stage!


Prizes

  • Two DJs will get the chance for an 1 hour set/each on Dance Garden Stage
  • One special prize chosen by Electric Castle Festival – 2 hours set at The Mill

How to enter

  • Upload a mix of minimum 20 minutes on Mixcloud until May 19.
  • Add tracklist.
  • Title the mix: Electric Castle Festival DJ Contest – ‘Your name’
  • Tag the mix: “Electric Castle Festival DJ Contest“. If you fail to tag the mix correctly, your entry may be missed.
  • Write a short DJ biography about yourself, including your DJ name, no longer than 50 words.
  • Use the cover art provided here (add link pls)
  • If shortlisted get as many votes. Voting period May 20-26.

Promote your mix on social media in order to get a minimum of 50 plays. Entries with plays below 50 will not be shortlisted. We will shortlist 10 mixes and upload them on Electric Castle’s Mixcloud page.


Territories

Romania


Judging

  • Entrants will be judged on factors including (but not limited to): the number of plays, favourites, positive feedback and comments, track selection, originality and technical ability. Any genre within Dance Music is accepted.
  • Entrants are encouraged to promote through their respective social media channels; all mixes must have at least 50 plays to be included in the judging.
  • Entrants must be aged 18 or over to enter.

The winners will be chosen as follow:

The shortlisted applicants will have to collect favorites by sharing their mix on the social networks and by inviting their friends to vote. At the end of the voting period each mix will get points according to their rank. The most voted mix will get 10 points, the second one 9 points, third on 8 points and so on. The voting period ends on May 26 (23:59:59). The jury will also rank the shortlisted mixes from 1 to 10 and publish the ranking according to their grades (First place gets 10 points, second one 9 points and so on). The two winning mixes are the ones that have the most points after summing up the two rankings. They will be announced on May 27. Each one will win an 1 hour DJ set at the Dance Garden stage. Also the jury will choose one special prize that will win a 2 hour DJ Set at The Mill.

 

Please click HERE to view the Terms & Conditions.