Design Details: SoundCloud for iOS


I use SoundCloud…a lot. As in, all the time, every day. I’ve been using it to curate new music for a few years now, and it’s been so fun to watch the platform evolve with each passing week. I admire SoundCloud’s ability to ship new features and improvements so often, striving to make the site faster and easier to use for everyone.

The SoundCloud team recently redesigned their iOS app - a surprising refresh of their mobile offering with a slick new listening interface and a beautiful new way of interacting with your music.

So far the reviews of the app have been overwhelmingly negative. The app currently sits at a 2.5 star rating on the App Store, and some folks are diving pretty deep into why the new app is a flop. The further I dig, the more it’s clear...

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