Mixcloud Best of 2009 – vote now!

Happy 2010 folks! 2009 was a blast. We had a great time building and launching Mixcloud, and enjoying all the quality Cloudcasts uploaded by our awesome community. With so much great content on the site, it would be criminal not to do a “Mixcloud Best of 2009” list. First we’d like to give you one…

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DJ alongside your heroes at BLOC Weekend

Fancy playing alongside the likes of Grandmaster Flash, Salt n Pepa, Roots Manuva, Skream & Benga, Derrick May, Nathan Fake and many more stars of electronic music? Mixcloud has got together with leading UK electronic music festival, BLOC Weekend, and forward thinking London promoters, Man Make Music, for an opportunity to win a set at…

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Return of the DJ Heroes…

Mixcloud has recently seen a resurgence of “turntablist” style DJs on our Cloud Radio plaftorm. We have been graced by the presence of some high quality underground talent, including UK DMC, ITF and Scribble Jam title holders. We’d like to introduce you to them and their skills below, with a few interesting links thrown in…

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Playing with the big kids

It’s very cool to see Mixcloud getting mentioned in the same breath as some of the big kids in the online streaming world. In a story a few weeks ago on Paid Content about the syndication of music from the BBC, we spotted a nice quote from Martyn Davies: “Davies named Spotify, MySpace, Soundcloud, Mixcloud…

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Mixcloud – TechCrunch "Crunchies" Award Nominations

The Mixcloud team are excited to be considered for some prestigious Internet industry awards at the TechCrunch Crunchies 2009 We are potential nominees for the categories for “Best Bootstrapped Startup” and “Best Design”. The deadline for nominations is this Friday the 4th December, so please click here to nominate us now (no email or sign-up…

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Drum n bass soldiers

Ooh, how exciting. Our friends at Knowledge Magazine – the underground global authority for drum n bass – have just posted a complimentary blog post plugging some of the fantastic drum n bass DJs and mixes that have been flying onto Mixcloud over the past few days. “One of the features I like about it…

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Commercialising content?

Some of the Mixcloud team will be speaking on panels at a couple of interesting events over the next 2 weeks. Both are related to the ripe, relevant and challenging topic of monetising content online. The first is being put on by the Radio Independents Group – a not-for-profit trade body that “represents the interests…

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