Posts Tagged ‘techno’

Spotify, YouTube, Pandora, and now SoundCloud.¬† It‚Äôs evident that, nowadays, playing music on iTunes is people‚Äôs last resort when looking for new jams.¬† I have recently found a new love for SoundCloud.¬† I‚Äôve known about the website for some time (as you can tell from previous posts), but had never really used it up until recently. ¬†One thing I’ve found is that SoundCloud is the haven of techno and house remixes.¬† So, obviously, I love it.

SoundCloud allows users to digitally stream tracks they upload and then share them with the online community.  These tracks can simply be copies of already released tracks, or in most cases, have the user’s original spin on the track.  This can mean the song is either remixed or covered.  SoundCloud is basically YouTube minus the videos.  But, there are so many more exciting features to the website.

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Adele, Florence and the Machine, Jessie J, and now Ellie Goulding. ¬†Combine Elton John covers¬†with¬†Bassnectar remixes, and you’re bound to get people talking.

Ellie Goulding, a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Hereford, England is the newest face to the British music scene. ¬†Goulding took Europe by storm with her debut album “Lights,”¬†and it proved to become the largest and quickest selling debut album of 2010 in Britain.

Ellie is now slowly but surely making a name for herself in the United States. ¬†And the timing couldn’t be more perfect. Pairing her folk roots with modern day techno and dubstup influences, Goulding has connected two of the most contrasting genres in the industry today.

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