SoundCloud and Bandcamp explored in this week's City Pages


In addition to this week's cover story about Bon Iver, we have a somewhat unusual piece in the music section of the paper this week: A comparison of two online music hosting sites, SoundCloud and Bandcamp. You may recognize the names of these companies already, but what Loren Green delves into this week is which services local musicians are finding the most useful, especially as MySpace continues to lose popularity amongst artists and people are searching for new low-cost (or free) ways to share their music online.

[jump] Read Loren's piece here: SoundCloud vs. Bandcamp: Local musicians weigh in.

Also in the paper this week, we have our recurring 5ingles column by Ray Cummings as well as our weekly listing of recommended shows, the Critics' Picks.

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