SoundCloud is hoping to be a profitable business in 2023, but that’s going to involve further reducing its headcount.
SoundCloud’s new ‘Fans’ feature helps artists identify superfans
SoundCloud has unveiled ‘Fans’, a new product that helps artists message their most engaged fans, and understand who they are.
Merlin signs up to Soundcloud’s fan-powered royalty system
Indie licensing agency Merlin has announced a global licensing deal that lets Merlin members and their artists participate in FPR on SoundCloud.
SoundCloud has a new CEO: its president Eliah Seton
It’s not so long since SoundCloud’s CEO stepped down to be replaced by its president. Now it’s happening again.
SoundCloud is testing its own TikTok-style discovery feed
SoundCloud is testing its own new feed, called ‘Discover’, enabling listeners to swipe through 30-second preview clips.
Music streaming remuneration: ‘The value is fans, less so scale’
Remuneration is THE hot topic in the music industry of 2023, in terms of the models used by streaming services for their payouts.
Music startup lessons: ‘Some rightsholders don’t even know what they own!’
To say that being a startup founder is “a learning experience” is a kind way of saying that it is fraught with endless challenges
SoundCloud ended 2021 with 130m listeners and 19.2% revenue growth
SoundCloud doesn’t describe them as listeners, we should note.
SoundCloud launches joint venture with music firm Third & Hayden
Traditional music industry boundaries continue to blur, particularly around artist development.
SoundCloud is launching an official music bot for Discord
Users of chat platform Discord will soon be spoiled for choice when it comes to ways to play music within it.
SoundCloud rebrands creator tools with growth in mind
Spotify for Artists; Apple Music for Artists; Amazon Music for Artists… and now SoundCloud for Artists.
Metadata moves: SoundCloud x Session and BMG x Cyanite
The music industry’s efforts to improve the quality of its metadata continue, with partnerships key to those improvements.