Don’t get me wrong–Soundcloud kicks ass. It’s got most of the big names you need and all these remixes and obscure random stuff you can’t get anywhere else. Tons of it. Way more than anybody else. Go look for yourself, just click around for awhile. The Berlin-based company claims users upload twelve hours of content every minute. Most of it’s pretty good, to be honest. That’s why it supplements your pay-to-play service(s) so well, just by sheer quantitative force. Well, and also because it’s free.
But now here they are trying to make you pay for “premium” content. What the heck are you talking about, Soundcloud?! Get outta here with this bullshit! Whatever “exclusive” content you’ll withhold from free users is a drop in the bucket compared to what you’ve already established. You can’t take that away from us, Soundcloud. Anyone and their grandmother can upload anything they want any day of the week, that’s the best part. You can’t stop me from enjoying all the juicy, public goodness of free, user-created content, and you have nothing to offer that more established music-streaming services don’t provide already. Soundcloud Go is a bad idea, and nobody should use it.
Just my two cents #ChaChing