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How To Add A Visual Banner On My Track

  • 27 January 2018
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how do i add a visual banner on my track?
i've seen several tracks with banners in the background!
please ~ respond asap!

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Hi there, visual banners were something we've once tested with some of our premier partner profile, however no longer support. 😕
Hi there, visual banners were something we've once tested with some of our premier partner profile, however no longer support. :-/

If this is the case, then why does SoundCloud still provide support on the site? https://help.soundcloud.com/hc/en-us/articles/115003444747-Unable-to-upload-a-visual-banner-behind-a-track

Also, if this isn't supported, then could you please explain how artists are able to push banners to tracks from a few months ago?
https://soundcloud.com/wearegalantis/galantis-throttle-tell-me-you-love-me

I am a Premier Partner, but I'd be appreciated if you guys could be a bit more specific about your answer. Thanks in advance!
following... we are Premium Partners but we have only a track with a visual banner, this was a very nice feature.

https://soundcloud.com/ocean-dreams/closer-to-me-oceandreams-remix
Can you please add that feature back as like a pro feature,? It adds a professional air to the song and the artist and just looks really cool.

--- Malachiii
This would be cool and very useful to help artist tracks stand out... sure theres that micro-organism star... but the track banner is fire.
I would also love this!
Hey guys,

just saw it still works for some, for example Ostgut Ton over here (track was uploaded 1 month ago)

https://soundcloud.com/ostgutton-official/panorama-bar-07-nd_baumecker

Any news, Soundcloud team?

Have a nice evening,
David
Hey guys,

just saw it still works for some, for example Ostgut Ton over here (track was uploaded 1 month ago)

https://soundcloud.com/ostgutton-official/panorama-bar-07-nd_baumecker

Any news, Soundcloud team?

Have a nice evening,
David

Wow! What is going on and how can we do this?
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Has anyone noticed that moderator @Mathis is completely ignoring questions on here and one's that are showing that what he's saying regarding background images is complete bullshit. It's clear that some Premium Partners have special privileges and others don't. Last time I checked, my money was as green as anyone else, so what's the real story here? I think everyone on here would appreciate an honest reply and not one where the question is shemped off.

Thanks in advance,

Oz
This information is relevant for me too
Please SC, answer!

If you want to keep this a pro feature by all means do it, trust me loads of people would be willing to pay for something like this.
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Hi there,

To clarify: This has never been an official feature on SoundCloud. The impact was too low for it to be considered to become one.

I've forwarded your reports to the relevant team at SoundCloud, and you are most welcome to set up a topic in the "Ideas for SoundCloud" subforum so our product teams can take note.

Cheers
Mathis
Hi there,

To clarify: This has never been an official feature on SoundCloud. The impact was too low for it to be considered to become one.

I've forwarded your reports to the relevant team at SoundCloud, and you are most welcome to set up a topic in the "Ideas for SoundCloud" subforum so our product teams can take note.

Cheers
Mathis


Wow, Dislike...
I note never been official..... but how come others have it?? The brown background looks so boring....
There must be a way, I'm a pro subscriber as well so I'd like to have it please.....
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Hey guys,

just saw it still works for some, for example Ostgut Ton over here (track was uploaded 1 month ago)

https://soundcloud.com/ostgutton-official/panorama-bar-07-nd_baumecker

Any news, Soundcloud team?

Have a nice evening,
David

Yes, can you please let us know Soundcloud? Thanks!
Hi there, visual banners were something we've once tested with some of our premier partner profile, however no longer support. :-/
Why then, is it that it still is in fact supported, but for only certain people like major artists and labels? Is it about the money? Lol
From Soundcloud:

"Beginning July 15, 2016, SoundCloud will retire the visual track feature which displays a full screen visual behind the waveform.The visual track feature will remain in tact for those tracks with existing visuals in place as of July 15th, as well as any content which has been branded through ad support.

Why is SoundCloud doing this? While we know many of you are fans of this feature, we do not see it impacting fan engagement for you, therefore we are shifting our resources from the maintenance of this feature, to the creation of better tools and features that will help you drive fan engagement on SoundCloud."

This explanation is weak and still doesn't help artists out though because Soundcloud track banners ARE very necessary.
This explanation is weak and still doesn't help artists out though because Soundcloud track banners ARE very necessary.
I second this. I make 100% use of graphic elements on any social media that allows it—and I always get more audience engagement with added visuals.

I have songs that are hard to release because the graphics are limited to a single square album cover. That's all great, until I realize I've paid $70 for an art commission and have no longer have any use for it after reading this thread.

Also, if it's about money, then wouldn't adding banners benefit finances? Not just for creators, but for SoundCloud as a company?

Honestly, I'm a little pissed off right now, as I'm sure you can tell. This is a bad case of picking favorites. Come on, SoundCloud; It's free mutual benefit. It can't be hard to re-implement—and take that with a grain of salt—I have experience in web design.

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