Soundrop back as distro platform for YouTube artists
We first knew Soundrop as a consumer-focused startup offering social ‘listening rooms’ for music-streaming users, before it later pivoted into marketing tool Show.co. In October 2015 it reappeared as an independent...
February 7, 2017
JoinMyPlaylist gives playlists a social-listening spin
Remember Soundrop? The Norwegian startup was one of the first to explore making streaming playlists more social, turning them into ‘listening rooms’ for fans to gather in. Its service was eventually shut down as the company...
December 7, 2016
CD Baby buys Show.co and Soundrop
Music distributor CD Baby has snapped up digital marketing tool Show.co and its Soundrop platform, for an undisclosed amount. The company started off as Soundrop, a consumer-focused service that blended chat-rooms and playlist...
November 28, 2016
Soundrop reappears as independent playlists brand
Soundrop.fm was a well-regarded social listening service that got people streaming music with friends and strangers alike. It shut down in November 2014 as its team focused instead on promotional platform Show.co. Today,...
October 27, 2015
Show.co adds ‘gating by Spotify follow’ feature
Late last year, social-listening service Soundrop shut down, as the company shifted focus entirely onto its Show.co digital marketing tool. That’s continuing to evolve, and its latest feature – while small – is an interesting...
February 3, 2015
Soundrop shutting down in favour of Show.co
Social listening service Soundrop will shut down on 31 December this year, despite having become popular with fans and labels alike as a way for people to stream music with friends – and occasionally with the makers of...
November 18, 2014
This week’s Sandbox report: Rebooting careers, Show.co and more
Our fortnightly digital music marketing report Sandbox was sent out last night, and should be nestling in your inbox. This week’s lead feature examines digital’s role in rebooting artists’ careers when they make a...
July 4, 2014
Soundrop unveils ‘label-friendly’ marketing tool Show.co
Startup Soundrop made its name running virtual listening rooms for Spotify users, before expanding to include other services (Deezer and YouTube) as well as working with artists and labels on online listening parties. The...
July 2, 2014
Soundrop launches Android app and updates Spotify app
Social music-listening service Soundrop has been busy in the run-up to Christmas, with two product announcements this morning.
December 17, 2013
Soundrop joins Spotify and Deezer with its virtual listening rooms
Social music service Soundrop has launched an app for Deezer offering similar features to its long-established Spotify app.
November 28, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #42 – Soundrop, Spotify, Beats, WiMP and more
This week's Music Ally podcast sees Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge chewing the fat over digital music topics and trends.
October 2, 2013
Social music startup Soundrop raises $3.4m in new funding
Norwegian social music startup Soundrop has announced a $3.4m funding round, led by Northzone – also one of Spotify's earliest investors – and Investinor, a VC firm owned by the Norwegian government. It's the second...
September 30, 2013