SoundCloud 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.

The Israel and Gaza conflict has dominated the news recently. The coverage has been extensive with reports, videos, tweets and even sound providing the latest updates. SoundCloud Voices this week takes a look at some of the coverage that has been shared via SoundCloud.

Some particular coverage that left an impression on thousands of people came via tweet linking to excerpt of a live report from BBC Gaza and West Bank correspondent Jon Donnison. Take a listen to the moment when a series of air strikes hit Gaza during Jon’s live report.


He also shared some of the celebrations once the ceasefire was announced.

Report Grégory Philipps from Radio France was also able to capture the sound of rockets and missiles, an incredibly scary and powerful sound.

Meanwhile, Al Jazeera have gathering civilian soundbites from Gaza and Israel and sharing them via their Facebook page. You can listen to them all here:

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

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