Stats Update: Top Cities

Good news everyone, after recently re-designing our Stats page to ensure that you can access your data quicker and easier, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve rolled out city data for Pro Unlimited account holders.

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Ever wondered how many fans are listening to your tracks for example in London, New York or Sydney? Well, now you can easily find out in your Stats by clicking the Top Cities tab next to Top Countries.

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Using these newly updated stats you can plan your latest tour based on your top cities. If you’re seeing the same city appear at the top of this section month after month then this is where you can find your truly dedicated fans.

For more information on getting the most from your SoundCloud stats take a read through these detailed SoundCheck posts.

Join us for #comedymonth

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Funny Or Die is presenting Comedy Month on SoundCloud! Head over to comedymonth.soundcloud.com to check out all the awesome comedy content they’ve helped bring together.

Throughout the month of April, Funny or Die will be creating a new weekly playlist, Comedy Central will be uploading a new piece of stand up every day and we’ll be updating the featured profiles regularly, so make sure you check back often.

Pretty cool, right? Well, you’re invited to the party, too!

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Introducing SoundCloud Pro

In case you missed it, earlier this week we announced that we’re launching brand new subscription plans: our Pro and Pro Unlimited plans will replace Premium Lite, Solo, Pro and Pro Plus. Easier to use, they offer more upload minutes for your money, plus access to the tools you use the most.

Head to the SoundCloud blog for the full low-down.

We’re also experimenting with some more visual profiles and sounds. Pro Partner profiles are in beta: they have a different layout, plus ‘Moving Sounds’, which enhance sounds with dynamic visuals.

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We’re working with some selected partners to test them out. Our plan is to find out what elements work best, and then to integrate them into your full SoundCloud experience. We’ll keep you posted on this, but if you have any questions in the meantime, please contact the Content Team.

Storytelling With Social Audio – a guest post from AIR Media

Storytelling With Social Audio: How AIR Cultivates New Media Life Forms

By AIR Media Strategist Jessica Clark

Last night, San Francisco makers and hackers packed SoundCloud’s SF office to the gills for the Making Of…Zeega event. Co-organized by veteran audio producers The Kitchen Sisters, Zeega, AIR and KQED, the event marked the launch of The Making Of…Studio: a digital sandbox for users to experiment with the Zeega platform, and share their strange and beautiful creations.

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The Next SoundCloud Becomes SoundCloud

Big news to share with you today! We’ll let this cross-post from the main SoundCloud blog do the talking. Stay tuned for a drill down from us on the new features and how they can help you.

Thanks to your feedback through months of private beta, we’re thrilled to be making a big announcement: today, the Next SoundCloud becomes SoundCloud for everyone.
What you hear and see today is the direct result of your input: this is your SoundCloud. For creators of music & audio like you, it means that you’ll be heard everywhere. For your friends, fans and followers, the new Soundcloud will make discovering, connecting and sharing sounds even easier and more fun.

It’s much more than just a redesign. Not only does SoundCloud look completely different, it has many exciting new features for you:

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