Audio Blogs; do they exist?
October 2, 2011 4:28 AM   Subscribe

Hello Mefi, I've recently discovered SoundCloud (!!!1) and its mobile application. Since, I'm trying to figure out a way to make use of it for a blogging platform. Say, random street-reports, or such. Do you know any Audio Blogs that don't deal with music, but with verbal audio bits? Reporting of some sort? Thanks!
posted by lipsum to Media & Arts (9 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
It's called podcasting, and there are thousands of them.
posted by empath at 4:39 AM on October 2, 2011 [2 favorites]

I'm not talking about podcasting; more of a random reportage genere.
posted by lipsum at 4:51 AM on October 2, 2011

say, 5sec posts. The audio parallel to tweet.
posted by lipsum at 4:51 AM on October 2, 2011

I dunno, but just thought if not it would be possible to do use a video blog and have blank visual.
posted by Not Supplied at 5:20 AM on October 2, 2011

This is a bit where radio folks are moving. Check them out; they're working on a new project.
posted by RJ Reynolds at 7:10 AM on October 2, 2011 [1 favorite]

AudioBoo might do what you want: it's a platform for recording audio and posting it to Twitter, blogs, etc. It can also be integrated into WordPress pretty easily.
posted by baggers at 9:07 AM on October 2, 2011 [1 favorite]

You can set up a tumbler blog so that you can call in and leave voicemails on it.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 7:49 PM on October 2, 2011

Or you can post directly to Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook from the Soundcloud iPhone/Android app. There's probably a way to automatically generate posts in other CMSs based on your Soundcloud uploads, but I can't work one out at this very moment.
posted by Magnakai at 8:12 PM on October 2, 2011

Several of the running podcasters do it. They'll record quick soundbites while out on a run or just after a race and then share them to a blog or Facebook.
posted by web-goddess at 8:52 PM on October 2, 2011

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