The Upload playlist
New to SoundCloud. Selected for You.
The Upload is a discovery feature that brings you a list of music recently uploaded to SoundCloud and personalized to your taste. The Upload is refreshed on a daily basis.
It is available via the Discover tab on web, and in the Search tab on iOS and Android. The Upload will recommend tracks that have been uploaded to SoundCloud within the last few days, based on what you like and listen to.
What kind of content will The Upload recommend to me?
The Upload considers all the published tracks of the past few days on SoundCloud and ranks them based on your past activity to find the most relevant tracks for you. It uses machine learning to create a unique recommendation profile for each listener.
Please note that the gap between the upload date and published date is now set to be 30 days. We have increased this gap to give creators time and flexibility to master their craft while still getting exposure.
Will premium content appear in The Upload if I'm subscribed to SoundCloud Go+?
As long as the content is relevant and matches your activity, yes. Free users will not see premium SoundCloud Go+ content in their The Upload playlist.
How often will The Upload be refreshed?
A new list of recommendations will appear in The Upload on a daily basis.
If I don’t listen to any tracks for a while, will The Upload still get updated every day?
Yes, mainly because it relies on new content uploaded to SoundCloud. However, the more time you spend on SoundCloud, the better The Upload, as the algorithms will have a better understanding of which new uploads could be relevant for you.
What if I’m a brand new user to SoundCloud, will I have access to The Upload?
You won’t see it on the first day because we would first need to get a sense of what music you’re into. But the sooner you start listening to tracks, the faster we can create and showcase new music in The Upload for you.
Will The Upload change based on what I’ve been listening to recently?
You may find more similar tracks in The Upload over time, but no, there won’t be a takeover of one particular genre. Our approach to understanding what you care about is not dominated by recent activity. Additionally, new content of a particular genre would also have to be uploaded and get listened to by like-minded people for it to be considered relevant. That’s the other factor that meaningfully impacts what we show in The Upload.
Can I save ‘The Upload’ playlist to listen offline on my SoundCloud app?
Yes, you can! If you are a Go or Go+ user, you can now listen to this playlist offline by following these few steps.
Can I share ‘The Upload’ playlist with other users?
Yes, you can now share this playlist with other users. Just click on "go to your playlist" and you'll see the "share" option.
You can read more about The Upload on our blog post.