Dave SoundCloud + The Hype Machine = ♥

hype-machine-logo We’re huge fans of the The Hype Machine at SoundCloud. And we have a sneaky suspicion that you might be too. Put simply, the The Hype Machine is the best place on the web to discover all the kick ass music that is being blogged about right now. They already use SoundCloud to host their fantastic radio show but we wanted to find a way to work more closely together. And we’re quite excited by the results.

The most important part of this is to tell you that The Hype Machine now detects SoundCloud players in the blogs that it aggregates. And as you probably know, the blog post and track are then sucked into the The Hype Machine. If you’re a blogger this means that you can use our players even more now and know that your post will show up on The Hype Machine.

This is exciting news in itself, but wait, it doesn’t stop there. When a fan listens to that track on The Hype Machine it’s actually streamed directly from SoundCloud. This means that if you’re the artist or label that has uploaded the track you’ll actually get stats on the number of times it has been played on The Hype Machine – as well as knowing exactly which blogs embedded your music in the first place. We’ve been busy building the most kick-ass stats for our users as possible and we think this is a great addition.

We think that this is all rather badass. The Hype Machine and the music blogs serve a massively important role in fans discovering new and exciting music. And it’s often the blogosphere that helps interesting new acts break to a wider audience. We’re thrilled to be part of that ecosystem, by allowing artists and labels to serve tracks directly to music bloggers via SoundCloud. And hopefully at the same time eliminating a lot of the hustle for the bloggers having to re-upload tracks to their own servers or use generic services like zmegasupersendfile.com

Here’s just a few of the releases you should be getting excited about. Go blog about them!

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  • http://twitter.com/der_Artur D. A. Schindler

    Well played, Mrs. SoundCloud.

  • http://twitter.com/der_Artur D. A. Schindler

    Well played, Mrs. SoundCloud.

  • http://therecommender.net The_Recommender

    If you want a good example of why the Internet was a rather good invention then this is one of the best you could find.

    Thank you Hype Machine. Thank you Soundcloud.
    Mike

  • http://therecommender.net The_Recommender

    If you want a good example of why the Internet was a rather good invention then this is one of the best you could find.

    Thank you Hype Machine. Thank you Soundcloud.
    Mike

  • http://twitter.com/jezhughes jez hughes

    love it!

  • http://twitter.com/jezhughes jez hughes

    love it!

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  • http://blog.largeheartedboy.com/ largehearted boy

    This is great news, and a wonderful addition to Hype Machine. Thanks for all the hard work.

  • http://blog.largeheartedboy.com/ largehearted boy

    This is great news, and a wonderful addition to Hype Machine. Thanks for all the hard work.

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thanks!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thanks!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thank you, sir. We'll pass your respects to Mrs. Hype Machine

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thank you, sir. We'll pass your respects to Mrs. Hype Machine

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thanks Mike!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    Thanks Mike!

  • http://www.loudat.com/ Loudat

    This is gonna save me loads of time and effort. And opens up the blog to LOADS more traffic and get the soundcloud artists more ears.
    So pleased about this. I'm signing up.

  • loudat

    This is gonna save me loads of time and effort. And opens up the blog to LOADS more traffic and get the soundcloud artists more ears.
    So pleased about this. I'm signing up.

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    That's great news! Thanks!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    That's great news! Thanks!

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  • smooke

    when can I listen to hypem with my soundcloud-app?

  • smooke

    when can I listen to hypem with my soundcloud-app?

  • tengen

    Great news! As of when will one be able to find Soundcloud music in Hypem?

  • tengen

    Great news! As of when will one be able to find Soundcloud music in Hypem?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Amalio-Saldana/691928313 Amalio Saldaña

    SuperCoolAsTheyWere…LongTimeAgo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Amalio-Saldana/691928313 Amalio Saldaña

    SuperCoolAsTheyWere…LongTimeAgo.

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  • addictpulse

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  • addictpulse

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  • mayanasri

    This is great news, and a wonderful addition to Hype Machine. Thanks for all the hard work.

    MP3 Music Search Engine

  • http://a-life.me A-life

    Any plans on working with Elbo.ws? At the moment they aren't picking up the tracks from the Soundcloud via RSS

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