Matas, our Flash-guru, have spent considerable amounts of time updating the SoundCloud player widget, and today we’re happy to tell you that it’s finally out there! Here’s a brief overview of the new features:
1. Volume control!
2. New info panel showing track stats
3. Download and buy panel
4. Share panel with support for direct sharing to your favorite social network
5. Handy switch to toggle comments on/off for faster navigation
6. Last but not least, threaded comments! There’s also easy access to post timed comments straight from the player.
That’s all for now, hope you enjoy it! We have even more feature for the player planned–and please don’t hesitate to let us know in case there’s something you’re missing! And here it is in full effect, featuring no less than 378 remixes of Imogen Heap!
Because there is no limit on filesize for the tracks that you upload, SoundCloud has proved popular with many DJ’s needing to find a good place to host their mixes and easily share them across the web. So what could be better than having one of the most pioneering DJ’s and performers of all time, Grandmaster Flash, inviting you to upload your own mix to SoundCloud. You could even win some Traktor PRO DJ equipment in the process.
Go to http://www.grandmasterflash-thebridge.com/competition/ to download two tracks from the album, and include them on a half hour DJ mix. Use whatever methods you like. Get creative. Double it up and scratch it. Just make sure that it’s hot. There is a FREE, fully functional TRAKTOR PRO demo version available here which you can use for your mix. Once finished you’ll need to head back to the competition page and upload the mix via the SoundCloud dropbox embedded there.
Grand Prize:: 1 Traktor Scratch Pro digital DJ system including Traktor Pro software, the award-winning AUDIO 8 DJ audio interface, timecoded vinyls and Multicore Cables. Winning mix will be played on the new Strut radio show on Diesel-U Music and featured on the Strut podcast.
Runner Up Prize: : Autographed copy of Flash’s new CD, The Bridge. Copy of out-of-print Grandmaster Flash mix CD The Official Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on Strut. Copy of Flash’s Autobiography My Life, My Beats