Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Soundcloud Adds Curated Playlists, Community Pages, More Music Discovery Options | hypebot

SoundCloud_logo (1)Since playlists are the new radio, Soundcloud is making sure they have a place on the dial. Beginning today, alongside the personalized “SoundCloud Weekly” and playlists like “Fresh Pressed,” the steamer is adding more handcrafted playlists, including some curated by leading music journalists and artists.

Soundcloud has also added community profile pages that bring together music communities on the platform.

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New Soundcloud Playlists
  • The Feed” curates an artists’ likes, follows and reposts on SoundCloud. First up is hip-hop artist Juice Wrld’s SoundCloud stream.
  • “Noise and 808s” ft. the new, new beats from the loudest names in rap.
  • “The Morning Mourning Playlist” is for everyone who agrees: mornings suck.
  • “DTFunk” is your soundtrack for a freaky first date (whatever that means to you).
  • “Speed Bumps” brings you rapid electro from around the world.
  • Drippin,” updated daily, is our handcrafted hip-hop playlist bringing you what’s new and hot in rap.
Meet The Playlist Curators

So who’s behind your next favorite playlist? An team of music industry veterans including former Editor-in-Chief at Pitchfork, Mark Richardson, electronic music journalist and critic, Philip Sherburne, music journalists Sowmya Krishnamurthy and David Turner — and more. "They’ll be your guides on the journey to discovery, using curation to tell the story of what’s happening in music communities on SoundCloud and consistently surfacing the newest and hottest tracks."

Community Pages

Community profile page work just like other profile pages on SoundCloud, and "bring together music communities that are authentically SoundCloud."

Each community page includes curated playlists relevant to that community and provides a a place where music fans can interact directly with curators and other music fans who share the same musical taste. Do you blast hip-hop hooks on repeat? Follow Hustle. Are you looking for lowkey vibes? You might be into Scenes. The full list is bleow?
How To Get Playlisted

If you're a SoundCloud Premier creator, keep an eye out for an email with details on a new playlist submission form launching today in beta. The form is currently only available to SoundCloud Premier creators, and will roll out to more creators in the future.


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