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Mixcloud on BBC News

We’re here at South by South West festival in Austin, Texas for ten days. We had an interview with the BBC yesterday, and are happy to have been selected as one of the few companies that they have chosen to profile. Here is a short video and write-up about us and three other UK startups […]

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Mixcloud March Madness American tour

Yes folks, the dates are now finalised. Mixcloud will be coming through America during the next few weeks: NYC: 6th – 12th March Austin for SXSW: 12th – 23rd March Miami for WMC: 23rd – 29th March Let us know if you’ll be at any of these cities/events during these dates, we’re eager to meet […]

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Cool experiment in viral sharing

Billboard today announced a new, very cool strategy for sharing and distributing music. Who do you think is behind it? Major label? Of course not! Innovative, forward thinking indie label? Nope, wrong again. Disruptive tech/music startup. No, that would be too easy. The answer is grobal drinks brand Bacardi, via their Bacardi B-Live partnership with […]

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Mixcloud on a Mission

We’re proud to announce that we’ve won a place on the Digital Mission 2009 to South by South West festival – alongside 35 of the coolest startups from the UK. Here’s some info and links: The Digital Mission to South by South West interactive (13-17 March 2009) is a trade mission for 35 of the […]

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Some cool stuff

Electronic music makeover If you’re into electronic music, you might well be into Beatport. As frustrating as it can be with its Flash heavy interface, Beatport has got to be the greatest service out there for us dance music fans to get our legal fix of digital niceness (if you think you know a better […]

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A festive message from Mixcloud

We sent this letter out via email recently and thought we’d post it on the blog as well: Hello friends, It’s the festive season again, with Christmas greetings galore… so it’s the perfect excuse for us to get in touch with a little update from Mixcloud HQ. The past few months have been an absolute […]

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Five Eight Magazine: "The Wisdom of Clouds"

We had a great writeup on Five Eight Magazine a couple of months ago. Extremely late getting it onto the blog as we’ve had a few issues with moving and re-installing WordPress. I do absolutely love WordPress, don’t get me wrong, but this has definitely been more trouble than it should have been. Porting the […]

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Webcaster fee developments

SORRY IF IT’S APPEARING ON YOUR FEED AGAIN. The US Congress has made some big headlines in the last few days. The proposed bill to remedy the current economic situation has grabbed a lot of attention, however another interesting development in the world of internet radio may have escaped the front pages. Wired recently reported […]

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Summer Sounds

NOTE: THIS IS A REBLOG FROM AUGUST 19TH 2008 DUE TO FRESH BLOG RE-INSTALL. SORRY IF IT’S APPEARING ON YOUR FEED AGAIN. Time for our first of many recommended mixes and radio shows. We’ll start by keeping it in the family. First up is a live recording of my very own set at Circo Loco […]

Commoditising music?

NOTE: THIS IS A REBLOG FROM AUGUST 16TH 2008 DUE TO FRESH BLOG RE-INSTALL. SORRY IF IT’S APPEARING ON YOUR FEED AGAIN. We watched a video recently by web strategist and “media futurist” Gerd Leonhard: Click here for his blog post on the video. There are many themes and trends in this talk – delivered […]