“I think a sense of community is so affirming. If you feel alone in your endeavors, it’s a lot harder to progress. Whereas if you have a few peers supporting what you’re doing, it’s a lot easier to navigate in that world.”
‘Extended Mix,’the newest episode from SoundCloud Next Wave, premieres today, featuring the New York-based platform, collective, and booking agency, Discwoman, as well as next-level electronic artist, Bearcat.
The episode is the third installment of the mini-docuseries, which aims to shed light on the underground music scenes from around the world that are growing, thriving and driven by SoundCloud’s connected community of creators, listeners and curators.
The episode gives viewers an inside look at the artists’ special relationship to the expansive New York electronic music scene, as well as shares the backstory on the female collective’s rise to becoming one of the pivotal forces in shifting electronic music culture in New York to be more inclusive and diverse.
SoundCloud Next Wave previously highlighted other exciting local creator communities that have been propelled by SoundCloud’s people-powered ecosystem including Toronto’s more soulful and groovy side with ‘Northern Stars,’ and Los Angeles’ rising goth rap movement with ‘Degenerate Generation.’
Stay tuned for upcoming episodes featuring scenes from Brazil, London and Berlin.
The latest episode of SoundCloud Next Wave, SoundCloud’s mini-docuseries spotlighting emerging music scenes around the globe, is now available. The latest episode, ‘Northern Stars,’ features Toronto-based, budding local artists Harrison, a l l i e, Birthday Boy and M.I. Blue, whose music is characterized by a futuristic and playful blend of r&b, electronic and pop. The episode captures the emerging music scene that exists slightly left of what’s most popular in the Canadian city and is danceable, groovy, fun and bright.
The SoundCloud Next Wave series shines a spotlight on the stories and sounds behind the fringe creator communities changing music culture. Together, the episodes encapsulate a six-city journey that introduces the innovative, and often rebellious, emerging artists that have embraced SoundCloud as a medium to connect, collaborate, and create new musical landscapes.
‘Degenerate Generation,the debut episode of SoundCloud Next Wave went live in July and explored Los Angeles-based artists Lil Tracy, Fat Nick and Pouya, who stand at the helm of the goth rap movement.
Stay tuned here for upcoming episodes featuring scenes in New York, Rio, London, and Berlin.
SoundCloud Pulse, SoundCloud’s creator-focused companion app, enables creators to manage their accounts and keep their communities humming anytime, anywhere. The app brings the insights available on desktop to the hands of on-the-go creators. This includes the latest stats on track performance, the ability to comment back to fans, edit tracks, and manage your profile directly in the app.
Beginning today, creators have even more stats available on-the-go with the addition of Top Listeners, which gives creators more information on their most engaged fans, and Top Countries and Top Cities which offer insights into the most engaged geographical locations, on SoundCloud Pulse. All creators get access to their top listener, country and city on SoundCloud Pulse. SoundCloud Pro or SoundCloud Pro Unlimited subscribers will get access to a top 50 list of stats.
Check out below singer-songwriter, Valerie June discovering her top listener using SoundCloud Pulse.
Stay up-to-date on what’s happening with your audience on-the-go, get SoundCloud Pulse for free now on iOS and Android.