Mixcloud case study: Hervé radio show to promote new album

Radio is a great medium for artists to build deeper, more personal connections with their fans. It allows them to play and talk about their influences, their own music and what’s currently hot, with engaging chat and banter. The likes of Christina Aguilera and The Eagles recently set up their own 24 hour radio stations. […]

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Mixcloud is now live!

In case you haven’t noticed, Mixcloud is now live! Rez‘s enormous countdown was counting down to the magic moment of midday GMT, Monday 21st September, when we tore down the walls to the site, so to speak. At exactly midday, we put out the following tweet: Who could’ve predicted what would happen next. Thanks to […]

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Hear us speak!

As fans of radio, we like to speak. And we’ve been doing a fair amount of it over the last couple of months. Nico recently sat on the panel at an interesting event at the swanky Adams Street Private Members Club, organised by the lovely folk over at Open Thread Radio. A Podcast – or […]

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Informal Mixcloud meetup – Friday 11th September

The awesome David Porter from 8tracks, New York, is in town this week. We decided to go out for a pint and listen to some good music at Cargo in Old Street this Friday 11th September. Then we thought why not open it up and get some other interesting folk from the music/digital/tech worlds to […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Trekking boots off, flip-flops on

NOTE: THIS IS A REBLOG FROM AUGUST 2ND 2008 DUE TO FRESH BLOG RE-INSTALL. SORRY IF IT’S APPEARING ON YOUR FEED AGAIN. End of a short era. Mixcloud has had to leave it’s first home. It was exciting while it lasted – I loved people’s reactions telling them I’m living in an office in West […]

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Er… hello world?

NOTE: THIS IS A REBLOG FROM JULY 23 2008 DUE TO FRESH BLOG RE-INSTALL. SORRY IF IT’S APPEARING ON YOUR FEED AGAIN. Couldn’t think of a more original title than that. Welcome to the Mixcloud blog. This is the obligatory introductory post about who we are, what we do and why we’re blogging about it. […]