Sounds of the City

The NYC Nomad Heads to Berlin on a SoundCloud ‘Fellowship’

Mr. Nomad.

SoundCloud, the Berlin-based audio platform that keeps showing up at hackathons and partnering with various New York start-ups, is piloting a Community Fellowship Program–an effort to cultivate its community by bringing highly-active users to hang out in Berlin.

The delegate from New York?¬†Edward Casabian, better known as the NYC Nomad, who has been crashing on couches in different New York neighborhoods and blogging about the people he meets for more than a year. So far he’s been to 41; his goal is to do 52 of the 250-some neighborhoods in the city, one for every week in a year.

About a month ago, Mr. Casabian started using the SoundCloud mobile app to add an auditory element to his diaries.  Read More