SoundCloud is a socially connected online service for sharing and discovering music and sound. Although you’ll find plenty of big name mainstream music on SoundCloud, it was designed for the independent producer in mind and offers a great platform for spoken word content such as podcasts. In this video we’re going to look at easy ways to use your smartphone device’s built in capabilities to record audio and then share it on SoundCloud.

You can get started by checking out www.soundcloud.com and following along with the video above.

SoundCloud and Mobile Sound Recording 14 October,2015Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

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Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

Gabriel Peters-Lazaro researches, designs and produces digital media for innovative learning. He is the media design lead and an instructor in the Media Arts + Practice Division of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project and is currently working to develop participatory media resources and curricula to support new forms of civic education and engagement for young people. In 2009, he helped create The Junior AV Club, an ongoing project that explores mindful media making and sharing as powerful practices of early childhood learning. As instructor of IML 500 – Digital Media Tools and Tactics, he helps graduate students from across the University harness the powers of video and new media as research tools to support their scholarly pursuits. He received his B.A. in Film Studies from UC Berkeley, completed his M.F.A in Film Directing and Production at UCLA and is a Ph.D. candidate in Media Arts + Practice. He is also an avid surfer.

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