We’re working on improving our API offering. In order to do that, we need to revoke access for some developers with inactive apps. We’ve reached out directly to those who will be affected via email and we’re working to mitigate impact where we can.
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As part of our continuous effort toward making improvements to our API with the hope that we can relaunch API access to all developers, we’re making some critical security improvements. Please note that these are important and time sensitive and may cause disruptions in your app if you don’t make the necessary security upgrades.
You can now retrieve metadata for our full SoundCloud catalog through our API by providing the new
access filter in your request.
As a part of our efforts to improve API use, we’re introducing a new
Track object that’s more up to date with our current data model. The following change is intended to standardize and simplify the response data. A new object will be used for all endpoints returning track-related information.
As part of our efforts to improve our APIs, we’re introducing updates on how we paginate over tracks. This only affects developers and apps that aren’t strictly relying on the
next_href field, but rather custom manipulating the
offset to request a page.
intervene, a tool to selectively mock API responses and proxy everything else to the real API server.
As well as adding new features and updates, we review existing features to see if they’re still beneficial to the community.
As we dug into the best ways for curators to connect with artists and fans, we found that Groups aren’t working as well as reposts and curated playlists.
With that in mind, we’ve decided to phase out Groups on Monday, August 22nd to make room for future updates.
From this date, all Groups-related GET requests will no longer return results, and PUT requests will not persist…