Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Great and the Good

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We love all kinds of bands, signed, unsigned, loud, louder, cover, original, rubber or hair. Over the last few weeks we’ve taken on all comers, and a staggering number of BandApps have been built all over the world, it’s heart warming to see the care and attention people are putting into their creations and BandApp…

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Round up of this week’s Featured Artists

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Here’s a round up of this month’s Featured Artist, click the links on your phone to download these mazin’ Apps: The Blackout The Blackout is a rock band from the Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, formed in 2003. After supporting Lostprophets, Fightstar, Funeral for a friend and Eighteen Visions they released their first mini-album The Blackout! The…

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Explore

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BandApp World is an undiscovered land of amazing new bands, just waiting to be heard. If you’re a fan looking for new music, a label looking for new talent, or another band looking for someone to copy, hate or tour with, then get your ass to Mars (Total Recall anyone?), sorry, BandApp World. You’ll find…

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Iconicism

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“Being an Icon isn’t easy. You have to be simple enough to work really small, but also eye-catching enough to stand out on a page of other icons. People are clicking your face you all day, nobody ever says “Thank you for being a great Icon”, in fact the only time people ever talk about…

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Building a Better BandApp – 10. Share

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YEAH! We’ve done it, I’ve written my own bodyweight in blog posts, and you’ve built your first BandApp, now you’ve got to share it, let the people know they can have have it for free. So there’s a number of ways to do this, but the key is your BandApp URL, this looks something like…

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Building a Better BandApp – 8&9. News and Links

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News Let your fans know when your next gig is, if you need a new member cause your drummer died in a freak gardening accident, or what you had for tea, all in the News section. Click ‘Add News’ fill it all in and hit the tick. You can share this directly from this page with…

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Building a Better BandApp – 7. FanWall

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The Fanwall is where fans would have had a go at Bob Dylan for going ‘Electric’, or Kiss for removing their stupid make-up, but for you, it’s going to be boys and girls asking for phone numbers, fights and live dates, telling you; you’re amazing, you’re terrible, you’re sooo bad you’re good, and it’s too…

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Building a Better BandApp – 6. Shows

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Guess what, ‘Shows’ is your tab for shows, also know as gigs or live dates, or if you’re an old person ‘Pop Concerts’. Click ‘Add a Show’ and you’ll see the above dialogue box. 1. In the first field, enter the date of the gig. 2. Then then the Venue and it’s Location, so for example…

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Building a Better Band App – 4&5. Photos & Videos

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These two tabs really couldn’t be easier, if my nan was in a band I’m pretty sure they’d be awesome, and even she would be able to upload the photos and connect videos to her BandApp. 4. Photos Choose a file, and wait a moment until it pops into your BandApp. 5. Video Here you…

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Building a Better BandApp – 3. Music

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The Music tab is what it’s all about, this is the tab all the other tabs what to be, the tab of tabs, the TAB KING! (Tab is a weird word isn’t it?) Anyway, there are 2 ways to upload your music onto your BandApp. Connect to Soundcloud The first requires a SoundCloud account (obviously!),…

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