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How does that Nina Simone track go? Ah yes: It’s time for the Mixcloud’s breakdown of the best content on the site from the last week. And from the off we see Mike Paradinas’ label Planet Mu hit Mixcloud, !K7 making noise and great world music from the heart of Columbia. If there’s anything on […]

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Apparently Mixcloud is smart and resourceful!

Small business website Smarta today launched their inaugural “Smarta 100” – a recognition of the UK’s smartest small businesses. We’re pretty chuffed to be on the list. We also have a special mention in the “top 5 for resourcefulness” category – in the words of Jay-Z, “you can’t knock the hustle” 😉 Here’s the blurb […]

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BLOC DJ Competition – we have a winner!

For the past few weeks we’ve been running a competition on the site to win a set at one of the UK’s leading electronic music festivals – BLOC Weekend. The competition was run in collaboration with London based promoters Man Make Music, and they’ve just announced the winners over on their site. The winning mix […]

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Best of 2009 Poll: Results!

Thanks to everyone who voted in our first ever Best of the Year poll. We’ve been totally overwhelmed by the response. After a busy weekend playing with data and listening to lots of awesome new recommendations, we’re excited to announce that the Mixcloud Best of 2009 is now live: Top 50 Cloudcasts of 2009 Top […]

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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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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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The 25 best music websites

The Independent is one of the UK’s major national newspapers. A couple of weeks ago they wrote a great feature on “the 25 best music websites”. And we’re excited to have been included. It’s an interesting mix – a few streaming services like ourselves, We7 and of course Spotify, our good friends at live music […]

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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 […]