How to make an AWESOME Visual SoundCloud Banner
As a music producer, artist or song writer its great to have an official soundcloud channel where you can show your stuff/portfolio/music/demo’s and mix tapes. Next to that its good for promotion and interaction. If you don’t have a SoundCloud profile allready, i would suggest you register today for free. I myself have been around on SoundCloud for a while now and doing OK. A while ago i wrote an article on the Visual Banners on SoundCloud and how you can get one of these. In this article i will show you step-by-step how you can make an AWESOME visual SoundCloud banner for your official SoundCloud channel. And even better, im also sharing a FREE PSD Template, so you can do the same! And start right away.
Ok like i said in the introduction, in this article i’m gonna show you how you can make an awesome visual profile on your SoundCloud profile, just like the BIG record labels, which have been selected by SoundCloud to have more exclusive profile options.
If you need more info or details about how to get a visual banner on SoundCloud, you can read my previous article here.
To start this topic, i first want to show you some examples of profiles who have their visual banner and icon integrated. So it looks like one visual banner. And im gonna show you how you can do the same. 🙂 Using my FREE PSD Template for SoundCloud. You will find the YouTube vid with step-by-step instructions at the end of this article.
1. Stickybuds Soundcloud Banner
One of my favorite producers, making different genres in music; Funk, Reggae, DNB, Glitch Hop and Breaks. Check out his awesome visual banner:
As you can see in the sample above, the icon with “Stickybuds” is nicely integrated with his overall SoundCloud banner. Which makes it awesome allready. Make sure you also check out his music, its awesome as well. Check out this awesome song Stickybuds did with A.Skillz, called “It’s the Music“.
2. EDM.com SoundCloud Banner
One of the biggest EDM sources you will find on SoundCloud, since EDM is still going up as a genre. Check out their visual soundcloud banner:
In this example you also see that the icon which says “EDM.com” is integrated with their visual banner.
last but not least, my own visual SoundCloud banner for Benn-i Productions;
3. Benn-i Productions/Reggae Beats & Riddims SoundCloud Banner
My own official channel on SoundCloud, with my brand new visual banner, check it out:
You see that my icon with “Benn-i” is integrated with my visual Banner. I also placed some social media icons, used some layers for the background, different reggae icons and my 3D covers for my riddim compilations.
How To Make an AWESOME SoundCloud Banner, step by step
I will provide you with the steps you need to do, to make the same awesome banner for your SoundCloud profile;
- First, download the FREE SoundCloud PSD Template i uploaded for you
DOWNLOAD FREE SoundCloud PSD TEMPLATE (opens in a new screen).
- Now go to YouTube (or click the vid below) and check my “Step-by-step” instructions:
Just follow the steps in the video and within 5 minutes you will have your own Awesome SoundCloud Banner!
If you want to download my examples, you can find them here:
As background music for the step-by-step instructions vid, i selected the brand new “Road Ahead Riddim” which was produced by Faya and Benn-i Productions and released shortly.
Thats all for now, hope you gonna enjoy your new banner.. 😉
BTW, if you need any help with 3D Covers, check out my GIGS at Fiverr:
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