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SoundCloud Next Wave and Discwoman: "Helping people discover music is all about access" ​

SoundCloud's new documentary series highlights music communities in LA, Toronto and NYC

  • Valerie Lee
  • 19 October 2017
SoundCloud Next Wave and Discwoman: "Helping people discover music is all about access" ​

On this special episode of On Rotation, Mixmag co-hosts Valerie and Harrison take a deep dive into SoundCloud and its brand new mini-documentary series called Next Wave.

The series focuses on thriving communities that have been brought together and pushed forward by the SoundCloud platform. The series' first three episodes take a look at Los Angeles' underground rap scene, Toronto's dreamy, R&B-influenced soundscape and finally, the New York-based and politically-fueled Discwoman collective and label.

Before an exclusive chat with Discwoman, listeners will hear from Megan West, the VP of Content Relations at SoundCloud about how the unique platform helps people discover music and further, communities like those showcased in Next Wave. "Helping people discover music is all about access," she explains, before diving into the characters and personalities you'll watch in SoundCloud Next Wave featurettes.

Later in the episode, Harrison and Valerie highlight some standout tracks on the Discwoman label from Zuir, SHYBOI, mobilegirl and DJ Haram.

Listen to the On Rotation episode below and find out more about SoundCloud Next Wave. Watch the Discwoman episode below.

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