DSound Community Update: DSound Engagement, Content Attention as the era of Community Curation and Season Greetings!

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Hi DSound tribe! :)

This is the first post of a new series of posts sharing with you what we are up to right now! We think this is very important, specially in this bear market where the general sentiment is kind of down... Well, not at DSound team! :)

We actually think that this is a great time! Maybe the greatest of the late years... ;)

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Community Update

These are exciting times for DSound! There will be so much new stuff to share with all of you that we had to break this into several updates. Some things will change, but our mission remains the same - to provide and improve a platform where artists, musicians and any other sound creators can showcase their talent, and feel rewarded by doing so.

DSound Engagement

Now that DSound has instant playback, we want to encorage the usage of DSound as a streaming platform as well as a place where creators publish their works. We feel that DSound has the potential to be used to listen to music, podcasts, DJ sets or any other great sound content our users have been posting.
And we will make sure that it will be fun, engaging and cool!

Content Attention as effective curation

Actually we are very happy with the way we have been conducting curation on DSound! We have one of the best examples of a clean and meaningful "Trending" page of all the DApps on Steem, and this has to mean something. Just check it out for yourself:


Such great content and no spam or crappy content gets there. But we'll make it even better!
We will open curation to the community, in a way never seen in any DApp, so that all of the DSound tribe will be involved in the process! This will be so cool...
We will explain all the details of how we plan to achieve this goal in the next few series of posts.

But first we want to let you know what are the first steps you can do to get involved in these exciting new times...

How to get ready for the new DSound curation?

We know that you are interested in participating in this process. We have been with many of you in person or online and many asked to help out. :)
So this will be your chance!

But the new "super powers" will have to be distributed in a meaningful way...

We'll give you time to get ready, don't worry! This is why we decided to give you this hint: voting on @dsound witness or proxying to it and delegating to @dsound account will have big weight in this "distribution of powers" that will happen Q1 next year on DSound!

So don't sell STEEM now! Instead make use of it in a great way, helping one of the biggest music and sound curation and sponsorship initiative in the Steem community!

And fellow musicians, DJs, podcasters, song writers, artists and content creators in general, please pass the word to your fans, friends, family and pets (we know quite a few are on Steem too...).

They will be part of your success soon as well!

Season greetings

Dear DSound tribe, this will probably be the last post we'll be sharing with you before Christmas.

The DSound team wishes all of our tribe an amazing time with family and friends, as this is the most important part of this season!

Huge hugs to you all and lots of love in your hearts with DSound family in your soul. Peace. <3

But, still don't know what DSound is?

It's ok... You are at the right place!

Let's share what it is with you right now...

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What is DSound?

DSound is a decentralized web application that allows anyone to upload, listen and discover music and other sounds stored on top of the IPFS Network.

It uses STEEM blockchain as a persistent database, so by posting their sounds the authors can earn rewards in cryptocurrency, when other users like their content, which can be exchanged easily to US Dollars, Euros or any other currency, with a look and feel very similar to Soundcloud.

Check DSound Intro post for more details

DSound Discord Server (the tribe is connected)

If you're learning about DSound now or you didn't connect yet, please join our Discord server at:


There you'll find a few channels to have everybody from our community getting together and making DSound even better.

If you need any help, please chat with our moderators who have done a great job in making this server a great place to hang out! Also check their work on DSound since they are content creators as well:


DSound is this! <3

"Music is what feelings sound like"
DSound <3 Music

And If you trust us and approve what we do in the Steem ecosystem, please give us your Witness vote to help us continue this journey...

Design by @aleister

You can vote for @dsound as a Steem Witness here: Vote with SteemConnect

... but if you prefer the oldfashion way, please go to:

and vote for @dsound :)

You might not find us on the list yet, so please use this field to vote:

Alternatively you can set @dsound as your proxy, so that you follow the witnesses we vote as well. This might be interesting for all of you that don't know that well for which witnesses to vote... To do so use this field:

Note: You will need your active private key or your master password for these operations.

Thank you guys! :)


great work @prc .... alot of exciting news!!

Thanks a lot! :) Merry Christmas!

I'm glad to hear this good news. For my part I have helped with my humble delegation of 100 SP. In hard times, we have to help each other. A musical hug @prc. Thank you for your work and support. Merry Christmas.!

Thanks mate! That is the way... :) Merry Christmas buddy!

I just voted for @dsound as a witness! Great work and I can't wait to see what is coming for our community!

Thanks a lot mate! :) Stay tuned...

Best wishes from this fellow dsoundian... All the best to everyone :)

Is it possible to embed a DSound track in a website?

This is in the roadmap... keep tuned! :)

I will, thanks! Just FYI, I run a website - and Steem account - Steem.How, and I regularly post the top tracks from DSound there. It's a brand new site, so I've only done a couple, but I want to keep doing it and it would be great to also include the actual track. :)

Great stuff mate! Are you on our Discord? Let’s connect there to keep this convo going please... 😎🤙

I am. What server are you on?

DSound... check the invite on the post 😀

That would be useful indeed!

I can't wait for these updates, since the new playback and formatting issues have been resolved, this can only grow! Looking forward the developments! Merry Christmas @dsound and keep us informed on the future!! Woop woop!!

Thanks my friend! ;) Merry Christmas 🎁🎄

very exciting stuff , merry christmas @dsound :)

Yup, cool things! :) Merry Christmas my friend!

Look forward to the new updates ... All the Best :)

Thanks buddy! :) Merry Christmas!

Very exciting indeed! Merry Christmas and a happy New year to you all!

Big hug my friend for the cold Stockholm! :) Thanks a lot and a Merry Christmas to you and family!

This post has been included in today's SOS Daily News - a digest of all you need to know about the State of Steem.

DSound as a streaming platform... Thats mesmerizing!
Big thanks :)

Thanks my friend! :)

Oh yeah loving the renewed energy @prc!!

Have a great Christmas.

2019 is going to be EPIC!!

Earn $INDIE & AIRPLAY Listening To Music!

Join our Community on Discord!

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Thanks a lot my friend! :) Yes it will for sure, put EPIC on that! :D
Merry Christmas

Thanks for the update @prc and very much appreciated for all the support shown myself and this kewl community of artists! All the best to you and everyone for the hard work! Cheers have a great new year! Kurt :)

Thanks a lot! :)
Doing our best here! And next year will be huge, keep tuned! ;)
Merry Christmas!

Kool! Nice 1 @prc All best man :)

To prc: how do I report an issue?
You don't have any contact info on dsound.audio and I am not sure you will respond to a memo'ed transfer.

I see "Oops! Looks like @undefined didn't spread love for a while..." message too often.
And I have recently created a brand new account, logged in to Dsound, and then could not open the dropdown menu.
But it worked after I have changed the profile picture.
Chromium desktop and Chrome mobile.

Thanks for the report... :)
Next time please check our Discord (link in the post above) and place your support request there, it is the best way for now! ;)
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas buddy!! This is pretty amazing this new super powers!
I've already delegated to dsound but I will give more, especially if it gives us more power!
Your trending page looks amazing, so versatile, and it looks like you got rid off the possibility to have the same artists featured too many times on the trending page, which i think is great!
Look forward to see what unfolds this year, congratulation bruh!

Thanks a lot my friend! :) Next year will be huge for DSound and all it's tribe! ;)
Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones! Big hug

Fantastic news and looking forward to next years BETA release , probably outstanding as all the work you have done for the community in Steemit @prc, Have a great chilled holidays and thank you so much for the continued support to myself and the rest of talented people in Steemit \m/.......PS I have received a memo to change the witness to dsound and i am pretty sure i have done it here and whaleshares....please let me know if it is not done as it appears in my list the change .....Take care DSM

Thanks for the kind words! :) The memo was automated to all people that keep the witness vote on @prc account, so just disregard it and remove your vote when you can please... ;) Merry Christmas buddy!

Thanks for the hint: voted @dsound as a witness!
Huge hugs back to all of you!

Thanks a lot buddy! :) Merry Christmas!

switch to the dsound witness! loving the update post. looking forward to the future! enjoy the holiday!

Happy Christmas @dsound !!!! BIG UP!!!!!!

Not going to lie and sugar coat, But ive been very discouraged to promote or post on Dsound! I have not seen any exciting news or new ideas you guys have to offer for Indie artist and you guys have been the first ones on the bloackchain with thats said there are others doing way more!! The way I look at it is a blackwhole and you guys reek all the benefits once a artist post there music we only get paid one time for our work. Even if it makes trending its a forgotten track after 7 days and will never see the light of day!

Saying bad things is so damn easy, isn’t it? And these words, coming from someone that posted once 7 months ago and a second time today, just make you an authority to make a point over this platform! OMG...

HAHAH you are a joke! Sorry im not kissing your ass like the rest dont get all but hurt when someone speaks the truth this is why CHOON is way better!!

I don't see the point of bashing one platform over another when the idea of both is to change the way artist can distribute and monetize their music. I'm on both platforms and love them both.

Trolls... Merry Christmas!

You are calling me a troll for speaking out the truth LMAO!!!!
karmas a bitch

That's the nature of the steem blockchain though? Once you post, it's gone after 7 days, that's nothing to do with dsound but every dapp, blogger and activity related to steem is the same.

I don't know how often you post your music on dsound so can't comment on that aspect, only from my own use and I posted mostly every day since I joined steemit and heard about dsound, didn't get an upvote for 7 months but I didn't complain - I just learned what I could do better and took it as a challenge to improve. Plus dsound have always said that you can re-post tracks after 14 days anyway so if you have more, just rotate them around?

Sorry you feel that way of course.

I think it's a great time for an indie musician with an abundance of platforms to choose from, go geddit ;)

I understand what you are saying but after the owner flags my opinion to hide it from others, it shows his true colors. While calling me a troll for speaking out is very childish. So you tell me is that professional of him he could have killed me with kindness and proved me wrong I would have gave him a chance!

Hey bro thanks for sharing your opinion, I appreciate that you don't sugarcoat it, I think @prc probably said "troll" because you can't imagine the amount of haters out there, that just want to criticize and not bring anything on the table.
If you want people to kill you with kindness, maybe try to be kind first, and you will see that people actually are not that bad.
I don't think Choon is the only platform that we can use and we should be allowed to diversify, I am gonna be honest with you at the end of the day it's all about surviving, and dsound supported my work allowing me to become a better musician and singer. The 7 days period is just the name of the game on STeemit, you of all people should know that as you are 64 reputation, it means that you have been consistent with your content and fully understand the time frame of active income.
For now Choon is a good idea but it's not supporting anyone.You are probably aware of what happened in September delaying the exchange of the Notes, then finally "unlocking" them few weeks ago in such a anti-climatic manner.Choon that closed down their telegram chat, refusing to talk with their customers.Anyone criticizing them is labeled a "disinfo agent working for Musicoin",
The truth is, working on a music oriented blockchain is a cut throat world, it's because some people understand the untapped potential of the market here, and try to position themselves by forcing their hands, we should be allowed to use ALL this platforms, it's already so hard to be an artist in 2018, you've seen how much "indies" earn compared to mainstream artists? That's absurd to me

At the end of the day

I think @dsound is supporting over 500 artists, it means all these artists are making money, real money that we can use to feed our children. That's all that matters to us right now.
So you can call it "ass kissing", I personally don't mind, @prc is an awesome human being , an artist too like you and I, and just trying to make a difference with a REAL impact on people's lives, people like that should be encouraged, and supported in any shape or form. All of them CHoon, dsound, Musicoin,Ujomusic, bittunes, etc...They all here to change the rotten music ecosystem.

I agree with you and totally understand meant no harm @prc should have rephrased it in a better way! Steemit and all other Dapp's are all in Beta while we as a community are here to help build it before the mass pickups. Its 2019 and I hope we can put the past behind us and work together @prc all love man!

Yes ! That's the spirit my brother ! I still enjoyed the conversation dude...
For a awesome year 2019!!

Well your comment showed up on the Partiko app I use so I saw it and replied.

I don't know if you two have history, that's not my business but from where I was sitting, what may have helped is if you could have some suggestions as to what YOU would like to see improved with dsound but it doesn't help when you say things like "you guys reek all the benefits".

Just wondering what do you mean by that as it's quite a strong statement?

I am platform agnostic btw and have tried Choon, Musicoin, dsound/steemit, whaleshares and there's more platforms coming out next year that you can shake a stick at.

I am just trying to see things from both sides but if this is the "nail in the coffin" for you on dsound then it's sad as you have decent rep so must be doing good things. Guess you post other things than dsound links too?

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