Tag: SoundCloud

  • 8 Great Web Resources Designed Specifically for Musicians

    8 Great Web Resources Designed Specifically for Musicians

    Got a band website that you’re newly finished with? Try integrating these apps, widgets, and services so you can capture data and serve your fans better.

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  • How Is Playlist Culture Affecting Our Listening Choices? A New York City Experiment

    How Is Playlist Culture Affecting Our Listening Choices? A New York City Experiment

    I spent a day in Union Square, New York City, asking passersby what they’re listening to and how they discovered it, and learned a lot about myself.

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  • How the EP Killed the LP Star

    How the EP Killed the LP Star

    A look at some of the milestones of the “extended play” format, and its journey from an obscure in-between gimmick to a legitimate musical release vessel.

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  • 5 Ways to Help Your Music Get Discovered in the New Digital Age

    5 Ways to Help Your Music Get Discovered in the New Digital Age

    + What are you working on? Share your musical goals with us and we’ll hook you up with a Soundfly Mentor to help you reach them! Recently our friends over at The Outline published a great piece called, “Finding New Music in the Algorithm Age.” The article collects input from six experts and industry veterans, people who work […]

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  • Akinyemi on Not Confining Oneself to Only One Sound

    Akinyemi on Not Confining Oneself to Only One Sound

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Queens Village’s Akinyemi (this name means “fated to be a warrior” in Nigeria’s Yoruba language) is an up-and-coming rapper whose […]

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  • How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    Reaching a large audience is a pretty tough undertaking, so it’s important to find ways to maximize your project’s online presence. In this video taken from our free course, “Touring on a Shoestring”, Jeremy Young walks us through some helpful tips for doing just that. Share your music online. One of the most important steps toward enhancing […]

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  • Bandcamp and SoundCloud Artists: Don’t Be Lazy About Tagging!

    Bandcamp and SoundCloud Artists: Don’t Be Lazy About Tagging!

    I’m not someone who regularly uses tags to discover new music on discovery platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud, so I often forget to or let laziness overcome my ability to tag my own music to make it more searchable. But, like any other kind of metadata out there on your band, tags are a simple and […]

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  • Apple Music — The Best Worst Thing to Happen to Music

    Apple Music — The Best Worst Thing to Happen to Music

    If you’re a music lover, creator, and/or nerd like me, you’re probably hearing a lot of mixed and somewhat befuddled reviews of Apple’s new aggregated music service, Apple Music, announced at their WWDC keynote on Monday. It was exciting to watch unfold — Apple had revolutionized the business once, and we hoped, in this era of […]

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  • Off Notes: A Magical Combination

    Off Notes: A Magical Combination

    Happy Friday! Some of our all-time favorite musical combinations come from artists referencing their idols or putting songs and styles they love into their own musical voice. This week we found remixes and covers all over the web, resulting in genre-bending collaborations that have turned music we thought we knew into something else entirely. Check out Guns […]

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Jlin: Rhythm, Variation, & Vulnerability