How can I use a streaming platform to share my beats?
If you want people to know about your beats it helps to know how to use social media to share your music with others. Streaming platforms make it easy for you to share your music with others and for people to find your music online.
- Where can you share your beats so others can hear them?
- Where are the best places to share them and why?
- What are your goals in sharing your music/beats? Who might hear them?
- Who do you want to hear your music/beats?
- How do you get more people to listen to or discover your music?
We will explore how to share your music with the streaming platform, SoundCloud. There are other services available as well that you might want to check out as well.
Step 1. Create a SoundCloud Account
- If you are at least 13-years old you can start an account
- If you are under 18 you need a parent or legal guardian’s permission to set up the account.
- Watch this video on how to create a SoundCloud account
Step 2. Learn How to Upload Music to SoundCloud
- Watch this video on how to upload a song to SoundCloud
- Watch it again and follow along to upload one of your beats to SoundCloud
- If you are under 18 make sure to have the permission of a parent or legal guardian
- The video goes by pretty quickly so you might want to pause (and rewind) for each step
Step 3. Consider watching these videos for additional information:
(optional) Learn How to Upload Music To Soundcloud
Watch this video on uploading music to SoundCloud with additional information to consider:
(Optional) Learn How to Upload A Beat from an Android Mobile Phone to SoundCloud
- Watch this video that shows how to upload to Soundcloud with an Android Phone
- Note: Android Kingdom says “Zed Archiver,” which is one way of pronouncing “ZArchiver”
Share What you Learned
If you are using the LRNG platform:
- You do not need to submit anything for this XP
- You should be able to demonstrate how to upload a beat to soundcloud to share with others
If you are not using the LRNG platform:
- Continue below and share with your teacher or organization:
Sharing What You Learned
- Upload a simple beat you made to soundcloud to share with others
- Demonstrate to someone else how to upload a beat to Soundcloud to someone how to upload a beat
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