SoundCloud amps up advertising with programmatic buying in the US

On the heels of hiring a new CTO from Yahoo and trying to position itself either as a stronger acquisition target or standalone entity, SoundCloud is getting a lot deeper into the business of advertis

SoundCloud co-founder takes product role, Yahoo alum steps in as CTO

On the heels of losses that appear to be growing faster than revenues, and reported acquisition interest from Google, the music streaming service SoundCloud today announced some executive movements. E

Spotify has backed out of talks to acquire SoundCloud

The digital music marriage that many wanted to happen isn't happening after all. Spotify has given up on its latest effort to buy SoundCloud following months of talks between the two, according to a s

Spotify could out-dance Apple if it does acquire SoundCloud

SoundCloud as a company is a disaster, but it’s the only streaming service with the DJ sets and remixes kids love. So it makes perfect sense that Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundClo

How Bon Entendeur mixed French sound bites with electronic music and thrived on SoundCloud

What happens when you mix sound bites from French artists and politicians with eclectic music ranging from electro swing, nu-disco, remixes of classical French hits, lounge music and more? You get mor

SoundCloud improves music discovery with new Suggested Tracks feature

SoundCloud is launching a new feature that aims to help its users find new tracks and artists they’ll love, based on their activity and listening history. Called “Suggested Tracks,”

Twitter tunes up SoundCloud with a fresh investment

Twitter has invested a reported $70 million into the audio streaming service SoundCloud.

SoundCloud turns on ads and Go premium subs in the UK and Ireland

Now that SoundCloud has inked licensing deals with all the big music rights holders, the startup is wasting no time rolling out subscription services and advertising to a wider number of markets to

Twitter Moments become tweetable playlists thanks to SoundCloud

An upgrade to Twitter’s Moments feature, originally designed to offer users a curated “best of Twitter” experience, now turns Moments into a source for tweetable playlists. Through

It’s Go time for SoundCloud: $9.99 tier aims to rival Spotify with millions of premium music tracks

SoundCloud is often billed as the “YouTube for audio” because of its huge trove of user-generated music and spoken-word tracks, uploaded by some 12 million creators and now listened to

Revisiting Brian Eno’s ‘The Studio as a Compositional Tool’

In 1979, Brian Eno gave a lecture at the inaugural New Music America Festival in New York on a very Brian Eno-ish topic. Titled “The Recording Studio as a Compositional Tool,” it is most definitel

SoundCloud confirms its deal with Sony Music, paving the way for its subscription service’s launch

Streaming music service SoundCloud today announced that it has finalized a deal with Sony Music, confirming reports from earlier this week citing sources who claimed the deal had finally been done.

SoundCloud hires its first revenue chief, NBCU’s Alison Moore

SoundCloud — the audio streaming startup approaching 200 million users whose catalogue is based around user-generated content — has struggled with mounting losses and label licensing,

SoundCloud Pulse, A Dedicated App For Music Creators, Arrives On iOS

SoundCloud Pulse, the music streaming service’s dedicated app for artists and creators, is now available on iOS. In an odd move in a market where apps tend to release on iOS first, Pulse first d

SoundCloud Gets Its Own Radio Feature With Launch Of “Stations” On iOS And Android

With opportune timing, given Apple’s decision to put its curated iTunes Radio stations behind a paywall, music streaming service SoundCloud today launched its own take on continuous, lean-bac

Why SoundCloud Will Be Worth More Than Spotify

As SoundCloud Signs UMG, CEO Ljung Says Subscriptions Are Coming This Year

As free music streaming continues to grow in popularity, one of the bigger services has hit an important milestone in its bid to build a profitable business. SoundCloud — the Berlin-based au

Report: SoundCloud Secures $35M In Debt Funding

SoundCloud has raised 300 million Swedish krona (the equivalent of around $35 million USD) in debt funding with Tennenbaum Capital Partners, according to Swedish news site Digital. The report also ind

SoundCloud Rolls Out A Dedicated App For Creators

SoundCloud, a top 5 Music app on both iOS and Android, has today released a new mobile application aimed specifically at artists and creators. Called SoundCloud Pulse, the app allows its users to sha

Tech Giants Sign Letter Against EU Laws To Hand Huge New Powers To ISPs

New European legislation which threatens net neutrality is set to go before the EU Parliament Tuesday. The EU is planning new rules it claims will ‘protect’ Net neutrality, but a leading legal exp
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