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Three Strange Nights with Oliver Tree, a Music-Making Meme Machine

He was a "regular" musician. Now, he's trying a different route. A few nights with an artist who's part meme, part something even less definable.
Alex Norcia
3 days ago
the VICE magazine podcast

Inside the Lucrative Underground Market for Pre-Made Beats

On this episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast,' we talk about our dusty cover photo and the growing popularity (and controversy) around beat leasing.
ELLIS JONES
11.8.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Inside the Underground Beat Market Shaping Soundcloud Rap

As beat leasing becomes a common practice, artists gain independence, but what is lost?
Andrea Domanick
11.7.17
thump news

Paul Woolford Is Worried SC Will Fold So He Released 20 Free Tracks

The English artist says he's got over 2000 more unreleased tunes in the vault.
Alexander Iadarola
7.18.17
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Rinse FM's Soundcloud Page Reportedly Disappeared Yesterday

"Was nice while it lasted," Rinse FM tweeted.
Britt Julious
7.15.17
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Will Chance the Rapper Save Soundcloud?

His tweets indicate the Chicago-based rapper is working to help the company.
Britt Julious
7.15.17
Features

Nothing Good Lasts Forever, So Back Up Your Music

The recent SoundCloud news has sent a ripple of file anxiety through the music community.
David Garber
7.14.17
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SoundCloud Disputes Reports It's Running Out of Money

Update: Co-founder and CEO Alex Ljung wrote on the website's blog that "SoundCloud is here to stay."
Krystal Rodriguez
7.13.17
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SoundCloud Lays Off Nearly Half Its Staff

“We need to ensure our path to long-term, independent success,” stated co-founder and CEO Alex Ljung on the website.
Krystal Rodriguez
7.6.17
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SoundCloud Announces New Music Recommendation Feature Called The Upload

It uses machine learning to collect new music you might like in one place.
Alexander Iadarola
5.3.17
Soundcloud

We Talk Getting Money in Music on Episode 5 of the THUMP Podcast

Thoughts on a long week at SXSW and the recent news that Soundcloud will pay (some) DJs for streams of their mixes.
THUMP Staff
3.23.17
thump news

DJs Can Now Make Money Off Their SoundCloud Mixes in Revenue-Sharing Update

Exclusive: The music-streaming platform is expanding its revenue sharing program to include producers and remixers.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.13.17
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