Between Spotify, Apple Music, TIDAL, and whatever else you’re using to stream music, it can be difficult to keep up with everything you like in one place. The corporate streaming giants are all getting their own exclusives, “discovering” their own favorite new talent, and pushing their priorities. In some ways, it’s a really exciting time—high competition always leads to everyone stepping up their games.
But amidst it all, SoundCloud is still the spot where we discover artists, keep up with our favorite indie acts, and dig for interesting sounds. Every month, we collect some of our favorite tracks on SoundCloud.
Here’s January, a particularly great month for music: