If you are someone who loves music and sound, then Soundcloud.com will excite you like a scoop of the most delicious ice cream on a hot summer afternoon.
It’s an online music platform which allows collaboration, promotion and distribution of music created out of the minds of sound lovers.
All you need is to register first to create the tunes that have been ringing in your head, which you know are of Oscar standards, but you have just not gotten around to letting the world hear it.
Once logged in, you have four main options to choose from: ‘The player’, ‘The community’, ‘The web’, and ‘The apps’.
All have sub-options, for instance, you can upload and record music, see the waveform of the sound you just created and get feedback from your friends and people around the world in ‘The player’.
‘Your community’ lets you view the activity on your tracks, and you can also hear new sounds from the people that you follow all right in your dashboard, which is your daily inbox of the music.
In addition, those of you who like to extend their talent by sharing and collaborating can join groups like Techno power, Melodic, Soft, etc.
However, it is absolutely up to you to choose and share your sounds with only a few by choosing their names from the flexible Privacy settings.
Many of you may have accounts on many social networking sites, and you may like your creation to be public. You can connect your account with Twitter, Facebook, My Space & other net services. You can also check the stats of yours’ and other peoples’ music, which sound is popular around the globe, etc., all in ‘The web’.
Lastly, there are over 100 apps which work with Soundcloud they can be chosen from the App Gallery; with so many incredible apps available, you can discover new ways to intensify your sound experience.
So friends, let the world know about the musician within you. Visit http://soundcloud.com — Aamir Raz Soomro