Ben SoundCloud Voices

SoundCloud Voices is a weekly Community feature focusing on new spoken word creators found on SoundCloud.  It might be a podcast, radio show, audio book, interview, audio messages, a poem, anything!  Keep an eye out every Thursday for a new post.

This week we are going back to basics with the theme of talk.  There are hundreds of quality talk podcasts out on the Cloud; here’s a few to get you started.  First up is Employee of the Month hosted by Catie Lazarus.  The show focuses on dreamy jobs and features interviews with the likes of Joey Mazzarino star of Sesame Street and comedian Steve Wright, who you might recognise as the DJ in Reservoir Dogs.  Take a listen to an interview below.

Next up is the Tower of Sour, hosted by Mike Sains and Mike Marlow.  These two opinionated buffons, as they aptly title themselves, spend the best part of an hour chatting about whatever the feel like which may be current affairs, football, music, film, whatever they want.  You may or may not agree with it all, but they have proved over the last year that you can set up a podcast on SoundCloud and generate an audience by purely putting yourself out there and talking about ‘what you know’. Well done guys.

And last by no means is Getting Better Acquainted hosted by Dave Pickering. Dave’s on a journey to get to know the people he knows better.  In his own words – “There are lots of shows about famous people. This is a show about the rest of us.”  Take a listen as Dave gets to know his brother Tony.

If you are interested in trying out SoundCloud as a spoken word podcast platform we are currently running a beta program which you can sign up for via this form. Successful candidates will be emailed with further details.

 

  • http://www.facebook.com/marlowmi Mike Dkc Marlow

    Absolutely amazing! Thanks for the mention, Ben. Forreal forreal. Much appreciated and I enjoyed learning about the other ways spoken word is getting used on soundcloud. Its definitely an under-rated realm of the site and I think it will build substantially over the next year.