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The Mixcloud iPhone App – The World’s Best DJs in Your Pocket

The Mixcloud iPhone app brings the world’s best DJs, Podcasters and radio shows direct to your pocket. Mixcloud’s content from the best quality Cloudcasters has been available online for a while, but making this content mobile via an iPhone app. The Mixcloud beta app is free for a limited time.

It not only means that you have access to some of the hottest DJ mixes, radio shows and Podcasts on the go, but with 100s of thousands of Cloudcasts available, you can travel from Hackney to Harlem on their instantly accessible content.

Mixcloud Launches Royal Wedding DJ Competition

Mixcloud are proud to announce an exciting new competition offering one person the chance to DJ at the Royal wedding party. After several months of careful consideration, the organizers have chosen Mixcloud to help find the best DJ on earth to play the party.

“This is an exciting step for us, and builds on our experience in running large competitions to play international festivals and parties from Miami to Ibiza” said Mixcloud Co-founder, Nico Perez. “We’re very happy the Royal Family have bestowed this privilege upon us.”

New Media Pioneer: Heather Smith of Rubyfruit Radio

Rubyfruit Radio is a podcast that features only female artists and female fronted bands. There are also periodic features on the Facebook Fan Page and on the website. Sometimes, Rubyfruit Radio includes “token boy” features which usually consist of a video posted on rubyfruitradio.com.

1. You have aired over 100 shows so far, what keeps you going, why do you want topromote artists?

I like hearing new music and I like sharing music I find with people around the world. I sometimes look at the show as being my mixtape for the masses. I used to make mixtapes for friends of music I would stumble upon and this is not different. The internet just takes it to a much larger scale.

2. How long have you been broadcasting?

New Media Pioneer: Tony Peters of Icon Fetch

Veteran DJ Tony Peters has been interviewing musicians for over 20 years. His official site, IconFetch.com, has become a great resource for info on the Legends of Music: album reviews, concert dates, CD release dates and more.

1. Where do you get all of your live music information that you put on your calendar?

Concert dates come from artists’ personal websites and Ticketmaster.com, where I have an affiliate account.

2. Where do you get your “This Day In History” information?

Mixcloud’s Celebration of Curation has Successful Turnout

MixcloudFor the past month, on-demand radio platform Mixcloud and friends have been celebrating the concept of curation in an age of machines and mediocrity. Mixcloud invited 31 of their favourite editorial voices across the web to curate a special Cloudcast (radio show, DJ mix or playlist) – one for each day of August.

The celebration came to a close last week and the results have been ear-bending and mind-blowing, with some fantastic original content created especially for the occasion.

Enter to Win Cisco Adler’s Beat the Remix Contest

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Cisco Adler and the Miami Ski Team Announce a Remix Contest

Following the release of his debut, twenty-three track, free mixtape – SUPERCALIFORNIALIPSTICKSEXYMAGICDOPESHIT (SUPERCALI) – performer/songwriter/producer Cisco Adler announces “Beat the Remix,” a remix contest to all aspiring MCs and DJs launched Tuesday, August 31st.

Any contestant up to the challenge will have three weeks to pull out all the stops to “beat the remix” and come up with a track killer enough to one-up DJ duo Miami Ski Team’s version.

Feature Interview: Charles McEnerney-Well Rounded Radio & Musicians for Music 2.0

WellRoundedRadio5 Questions: Answers from Charles McEnerney, Host + Producer for Well-Rounded Radio and Founder of Musicians for Music 2.0

Q) Tell us a little bit about your IR station. What initially inspired you to start it?

A) I started Well-Rounded Radio (really a podcast, but I named it before podcasting started!) because I grew up in Queens, New York City listening to a lot of really great disc jockeys like Vin Scelsa on commercial and college radio who used to do fantastic interviews. But as the years went by and radio changed all over the country, I felt like the only place I was hearing music interviews was on NPR and some syndicated shows. And as much as I love NPR, I felt their in-depth music interviews were with people that were somewhat predictable. I like to be surprised by music and I wanted to do a series where what was coming at you would be a little more unexpected.