SoundCloud - Music & Audio
By SoundCloud Ltd.
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SoundCloud is the world’s largest audio and music streaming platform, with over 135 million tracks.
Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing. The SoundCloud app lets you hear more.
More hip hop. More rock. More electronic. More classical. More house, jazz, audiobooks, sports…
SoundCloud lets you:
- Discover new and trending music you won’t find anywhere else
- Listen to your favorite tracks from a variety of genres, global stars, underground artists and everything in between
- Connect with friends and your favorite artists to hear what they share
- Personalize your listening experience by liking favorite tracks to listen later
- Create playlists for parties, workouts, on the way to work, or whatever mood you’re in
- Play, pause and skip tracks from lock screen
- Sign in or register with Facebook, Google+, or your email
Upgrade to SoundCloud Go, and in addition to the SoundCloud you enjoy for Free, you’ll get to:
- Play all tracks
Access a newly expanded catalog of everything from Grammy-winners to garage bands
- Listen offline
Listen to your favorite tracks anytime, anywhere, with or without a signal
- Go ad-free
Listen without any ad interruptions
From major artists to upstart indies to your friend’s bedroom recordings, listen to your favorite music and discover new audio that you can’t find anywhere else.
Need some help getting started?
Use Search to find your favorite tracks and artists.
Tap the heart to 'like' a track – this will put it in your Collection and make it easy to listen again later. You can create your own playlists.
Looking for a more relaxing listening and discovery experience? As you listen, you can easily start a Station from any track to discover similar music.
You can also take all your favorites offline when you sign up for SoundCloud Go. Listen on the train, at the gym, anywhere you go, whether you have a signal or not.
Find out more on http://help.soundcloud.com/customer/portal/topics/110297-mobile-apps/articles
PRAISE FOR SOUNDCLOUD
“Once you find an artist you like on SoundCloud, you can then see which songs that artist likes and get lost in a rabbit hole of music awesomeness. This kind of musical serendipity is very specific to SoundCloud because of the platform’s unique content.” - TechCrunch, Alex Mozaed
“SoundCloud is a great place for finding new music from emerging artists.” - The Next Web, Owen Williams
“SoundCloud Go is a big move for the company, which built its business by allowing artists to upload their music and share it with fans on social media and blogs. Acts like Drake, Lily Allen, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus have used it to premiere songs, or share works in progress. It has established the Berlin-based company as an influential player in the music industry, especially in the dance music genre.” - Mark Savage, BBC News
Like what you hear? Let us know, and share your discoveries with the world.
SoundCloud Blog: http://blog.soundcloud.com
The more you tell us, the better SoundCloud gets.
Your privacy is really important to us. We only ask for the permissions we need for the app to be at its best.
If you have any more questions get in touch with us - see the help section.
This app is available in English, French, Spanish & Brazilian Portuguese.
**Get SoundCloud Go free for first 30 days, and $12.99/month after that. Free 30-day trial only available for users who haven't previously subscribed to SoundCloud Go. Trial must be canceled within 30 days of subscribing or will automatically renew for $12.99/month. Offer limited to users based in the US.
What's New in Version 4.14.0
Performance improvements and bug fixes.
Get A Load Of This App
You still cannot view your own followers, profiles, messages, or customize your browsing information on the mobile app. This not only makes for an unenjoyable experience for those who produce content on the site, but it is also forced upon everyone (e.g. there is no way to simply use the desktop site on one's phone). For this reason, I cannot recommend this product. Much to my chagrin, this review doesn't matter, because using SoundCloud on one's mobile device makes the app mandatory. Not very well played. I recommend that the web developers think about prioritizing the handfuls of gaping and unreasonable issues that these are, but it's been this way for over a year. My faith in the app is smaller than the amount of basic features it provides, and the breadth of my dissatisfaction is greater than the length of time that has gone by for which these shortcomings have been ignored. The user interface on its own is nothing to be proud of, and the only good thing about the app itself is that (by some miracle), its thin strings and duct tape manage to offer the same sound-files that were uploaded on the distant, otherwise functioning website. The app feels like it was built by a third party (nonetheless of third graders on third-world computers, using the common sense of only their third brain cells). Maybe by its third year, it can win first place for the title of World's Most Embarrassing App Developed By An Actual Company.
Recent issues with reliability
The app is minimal compared to other sophisticated music applications. You have access to your tracks, explore new tracks using suggested stations and those created by Soundcloud based on each track. Aside from the overall outdated search engine which can barely handle any kind of sophisticated search, the mobile application itself carries its own issues:
1. You don't have access to comments
2. You don't have the ability to set a track to repeat
3. It turns off almost 10% of times that I use the app on iphone 6
4. It doesn't learn from you behavior regarding a certain track to recommend better variety of songs, except from simple patterns such as the number of times you have listened to a certain track. For example, you cannot expect you face a song less after you have repeatedly passed it to the next song.
This should be called the soundcloud player, bc all it does is play music from soundcloud. If all you want to do is use this app to play an occasional track then you'll be happy. But if you like the rest of us who live soundcloud bc of playlists, comments, related tracks, other users' likes, ect. then prepare to be very very disappointed. This app used to be a little bit better, allowing the user access to some of the functionality available online but has been since striped of functionality, skinned with a moderately confusing UI that lacks access to just about everything useful.. Overall a very glitchy, buggy app that seems to only allow you to see maybe 2% of the content you'd like to access. Wish someone made a great 3rd party soundcloud app so I didn't have so suffer through using this. It really blows me away that soundcloud is so widely used and even after selling out, they still have one of the worst apps in existence.
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- Category: Music
- Updated: Nov 22, 2016
- Version: 4.14.0
- Size: 86.8 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
- Seller: SoundCloud Ltd
- © 2016 SoundCloud Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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