“Our generation is getting ready, preparing itself, getting armed for the coming fall. Of the ecosystem, of capitalism, or an illusionary democracy, of humanity, of ethics? Rather than succumbing to a nihilistic cynicism; rather than surrendering to useless emptiness, this apocalyptic mood entails the promise of a new start…” It’s not often you’d describe a […]
📍 New York, USA Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and around their local scenes where music and LGBTQ+ communities collide. 🏳️🌈 We spoke to Jasmine Infiniti aka The Queen of Hell who talks growing up in New York City, Bushwick’s burgeoning music scene and why her […]
📍 Bangkok, Thailand Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and around their local scenes where music and LGBTQ+ communities collide. 🏳️🌈 Next up, we spoke to Bangkok’s Mae Happyair who takes us behind-the-scenes of her two underground club nights GO GRRRLS and NON NON NON, and the […]
📍 South-West, UK Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and around their local scenes where music and LGBTQ+ communities collide. 🏳️🌈 Next up, we go behind-the-scenes with Grove and Diessa, the duo behind BAAST based out of the South-West, UK. We talk about the power of radio, […]
📍 Lisbon, Portugal Music would be nowhere without LGBTQ+ 🏳️🌈 This #PrideMonth we’re here to champion the people behind the scenes and the culture. We caught up with a series of tastemakers across the globe flying the flag for their LGBTQ+ communities. We explore personal projects, parties and the power of inclusion, diversity, openness, […]
As our community of creators and listeners continues to grow and diversify, we’ve heard the need for the Mixcloud charts to better reflect different scenes around the globe. For this reason, you can now filter the charts based on your current location and our top listening countries around the world.
Every year, all kinds of creators take to Mixcloud to share shows that wrap up their year in music– and this year is no different. From seasoned vets to bright young things, people got involved from across the globe. Of the hundreds of shows that were uploaded using #BestOf2018, here’s a selection of some of our favorites.
The Hotness List is a selection of twenty unforgettable shows that created well-deserved hype. These shows will take you on a musical exploration of the world, from a world record-breaking DJ set atop Mount Kilimanjaro, to Erykah Badu stepping in at London’s NTS radio, to the Afrobeat sounds of Kenyan DJ Lyta. Featuring superstar DJs, bedroom selectors, cultural curators and exciting guests, there’s something in the mix for everyone. Hit play and enjoy.
This is our list of this year’s Rising Stars on Mixcloud. Eclectic and international, these twenty creators brought you new shows from Vegas to Nairobi, Melbourne to Tokyo. They planted their flags in the ground and brought the consistency to round off a truly incredible year. In no particular order, we introduce you to them and sample one of their hottest shows of the year.
A DJ from the age of 13, DJ Blighty grew up in a musical, Welsh household in Cardiff. He’s nurtured his passion and skill since then to have one of Mixcloud’s most dedicated followings, inspiring listeners from all over the world. Blending everything from hip hop and RnB, to dancehall and afrobeats and trap, Blighty is known for his mixing magic.