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#336722 - 02/15/16 01:04 PM [User Showcase] PG Radio is here!... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account!
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PG Radio is here... on SoundCloud ...
- if you don't have a soundcloud.com account with your songs, please get a SoundCloud.com account, and then post all your song links in a single message so we can add them to the radio playlist!
- if you do have a soundcloud.com account with your songs, and have been using the links with your User Showcase posts, there's nothing you need to do, since we can find the posts and add the links to the PG Radio.


Hi All,

As you may know, we've been wanting to start some kind of radio station, to showcase the 4,000+ songs on The User Showcase. We've tried out various station formats like Radionomy etc. At the end of the day, we've decided to use SoundCloud. This will allow us to have radio stations (Called playlists), and we'll be able to load them up with hundreds of links to the User Showcase songs that will play like a radio station, in random order. But this will only work if you have uploaded your songs to soundcloud.com.

You'd be able to have the music playing in the background as you use other programs, or play on your iPhone etc.

We plan to have stations like "Recent", "Featured", "Jazz", "Pop", "Country"

We plan on launching the stations in a week or so, which will appear as buttons on the top of the User Showcase forum.


The main point is that only about 50% of our users have soundcloud.com accounts. So if you don't have a soundCloud account, and you'd like to see your songs on PG Radio, yyou should create a soundcloud.com account (Free) and upload your songs to there. And then make a single post in the UserShowcase forum that lists all the links to your songs on soundcloud.

===== sample post to UserShowcase after you've made your account and uploaded your songs
Hi,
I've created my soundCloud account, and uploaded my songs to SoundCloud.com and here are the links. All of these songs were posted to the User Showcase previously.
Here are the song links

Title SoundCloud link
Where are you now https://soundcloud.com/sergio-guarneri/where-are-you-now
Just Say Hello https://soundcloud.com/sergio-guarneri/just-say-hello
(etc. etc)
====================== end of sample post ====================



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#336725 - 02/15/16 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Great idea, Peter! Thanks.
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#336747 - 02/15/16 06:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Great idea Peter!!!! Fortunately, all of my stuff has been posted to soundcloud and referenced as such in the forums so it should be easy. Thanks!! I can wait for PG Radio!!!!!!

smile
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#336763 - 02/16/16 12:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Hi Peter. I am looking forward to this very much. Many of my songs had to be removed from Soundcloud when I released the songs through Unique music BUT there are about 21 tracks on there at the moment that have not be released by Unique Music. Most of them are from this year's FAWM. My channel is here
https://soundcloud.com/joannecoopersa
Do you want me to post the links to the individual tracks as well?

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#336767 - 02/16/16 01:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: JoanneCooper]
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Edited by rodipoet (02/16/16 01:41 PM)
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#336791 - 02/16/16 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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#336799 - 02/16/16 07:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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I've used SC for all my submissions from the get go, but here's my channel just in case: https://soundcloud.com/eddie-icelander

p.s. Kudos for this brill idea, btw! cool


Edited by Icelander (02/16/16 07:19 AM)
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#336821 - 02/16/16 09:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Oh doh, maybe I should have added my soundcloud channel to my post like the rest of the smart people.

https://soundcloud.com/david-snyder-gigs

I now added to my signature line. Almost everything on this particular channel channel (not all but about 90%) used BIAB to some degree and the links were posted to the forum. Hope that helps. I can't imagine anything that adds to the top of the list going forward NOT using BIAB to some degree since it is my main production tool for instrumentation that does not involve my own live tracks.

Thanks!!!
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#336836 - 02/16/16 11:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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This sounds really exciting! What a great idea and fantastic commitment above and beyond from PG Music!

So...I understand we have to post links to songs, but how then do they get added to the station? Meaning, as we make new songs, can we ad them easily, or even remove them if need be?

Thanks Peter! Great job!
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#336838 - 02/16/16 11:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Peter,

I've just been listening to some of the songs. What a fantastic site you've created!

Noel
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#336842 - 02/16/16 12:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

smile

Awesome.

Awesome.

Awesome.
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#336854 - 02/16/16 01:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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I have 53 original tunes on SoundClick. I also have a SoundCloud account so I'll migrate over the next few days.

What a wonderful gesture, Peter.

Thank you,

Don
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#336856 - 02/16/16 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Sounds like a good idea for PG.

I have (4) songs I've done with BIAB but only (2) are on currently on soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/chulaivet1966/its-about-time

https://soundcloud.com/chulaivet1966/a-hundred-good-reasons

Thanks for creating this option for BIAB users.

Back to it....

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#336859 - 02/16/16 02:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Cool. This will be a great way to introduce the versatility and power of BIAB to musician friends and family. Now I can just refer them to one link and they can stream away. And thank you very much for letting us appear on the feature page!

J&B

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#336869 - 02/16/16 02:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Peter,

Very cool - thanks for putting this together. Here's my channel: https://soundcloud.com/user-157357144

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#336906 - 02/16/16 09:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Looks like some of you already have a jump on listening to the radio station. Rookie question but how do I find it?

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#336943 - 02/17/16 05:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Click on one of the red font links at the top of this forum. There is a Recent and a Featured option.

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#336945 - 02/17/16 05:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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#336946 - 02/17/16 05:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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What a great idea! And, I see that one of my songs made it to the featured songs station, so thanks for that smile

I have a few songs that I never added to the User Showcase forum, if I add them now will they automatically get added to the new releases station?

And, should I add them with a separate post for each, or can I just have one post with links to all the songs that I haven't previously added to the forum?
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#337010 - 02/17/16 12:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: PG Radio is coming... on SoundCloud ... please get a SoundCloud account! [Re: PeterGannon]
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Great idea. I've enjoyed listening to everyone most of the day.

Here's my Soundcloud link: https://soundcloud.com/charlie-fogle
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