SoundCloud has been testing the function on iOS and Android functions with a choose pool of customers.
SoundCloud has had a tumultuous previous, however they’re now latching onto TikTok’s tried-and-true options to swing the pendulum.
Powered by synthetic intelligence, SoundCloud’s new music discovery function attracts quite a lot of parallels with TikTok. The brand new vertical feed reportedly permits customers to seamlessly scroll between songs and it will spotlight clips as they browse.
The corporate has been testing the function on iOS and Android functions with a choose pool of customers. These beta testers see new “Uncover” and “Following” pages beneath the Feed tab. The AI element means SoundCloud can be extra in-tune with what you are listening to on the platform, and the Uncover web page will show tracks “primarily based in your listening historical past and musical style.”
As SoundCloud is recommending tracks on the Uncover web page, captions will seem above track identify, letting customers know why they’re being suggest that specific monitor: “Since you comply with Artist A” or “Since you preferred Music XYZ.” Listeners may take pleasure in a revamped approach to touch upon music and add it to a playlist.
SoundCloud’s new Uncover tab.
Final yr, SoundCloud rolled out a nifty bot integration with Discord, a community-building social media service that’s extraordinarily standard within the gaming and expertise sectors.
SoundCloud additionally introduced a full rebrand of its creator providers arm to “SoundCloud For Artists.” The initiative was led by Tracy Chan, a former Twitch and Spotify govt credited for creating the streaming large’s Spotify for Artists platform.