Solid advice for fellow musicians, from a fellow musician
There has been much talk online in the past few days that Soundcloud may be struggling again. They’ve laid workers off, still fail to make a profit, and seem to have failed to find a buyer/investor. Not to scare anyone – I think it is incredibly prudent to make sure you have certain fail-safes should the worse happen. I will outline those here in the hope we can all stay connected with the music, podcasts and audio streams we all love!
Number 1 – You must ensure you have back ups of all audio offline! Buy a few hard disk drives and make multiple copies. If you can store a duplicate or more in different places this increases the chance your music will outlast any natural disaster, fire or whatever the world throws at you.
Number 2 – Don’t upload just to one site. I’ve read panicked comments from a…
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