Monthly Archives: October 2012

BandApp 1.3

1.3

BandApp 1.3 was a huge metaphorical mountain to climb, we called it ‘The Great Merge’, many people lost their minds, it’s all very sad. But then we remembered we didn’t care cause the new features are awesome, and we just took one huge step closer to coming out of Beta and launching this sucker for…

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6 Tips for Liverpool Sound City Entrants

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So, you’ve built your BandApp and you’re in the hunt for a spot at LSC, but for some reason you put your BandApp on the shelf and forgot about it. Really, that is no way to get selected is it? The selection committee are looking for the obvious things, they want a band that can…

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Introducing: The Dirty Youth

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The Dirty Youth actually turned out to be a lot dirtier than we could have ever imagined, we sent Thomas Judd along to interview them and when he got back to the office, we tried opening a window, spraying him with Lynx and washing him in the sink, but in the end we had no…

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2nd EMI Innovation Challenge

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‘First runner up!’ ‘First people to be second!’ and; ‘First People to cry and Storm Off’… are amongst some of the titles we consoled ourselves with last week when we came second in the EMI Innovation Challenge. Congratulations to ‘Who Sampled‘ took the coveted prize with their App for digging deeper into the roots of…

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Explore the BandApp

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Update to our blog last month about exploring the BandApp, our online demo is now ready to play with. So if you’re too much of a baby to build a BandApp, and want to see how it works before you commit precisely zero bucks and 10 minutes to building an actual one, then go ahead…

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Let’s get on the Groovy Train

TheFarm

1. Hello The Farm! Please can you introduce your band and its members?   The Farm had a number 1 hit with their album Spartacus in 1991, following the top ten success of All Together Now and Groovy Train in 1990.  The band still has their original lineup of Peter Hooton, Steve Grimes, Keith Mullin,…

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Be the World’s Greatest Shop-Lifter

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You know those really boring people who lament on about how amazing record shops were, how things sound better on vinyl and how magical it was to flick through unheard of album, after unheard of album, smelling their dusty sleeves, and browsing their mystifying tracklists, well, guess what, they’re a little bit right. Record shops were, are,…

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We Love the Blitz Kids

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Have you heard the Blitz Kids? They’re huge, and headed for massivedom, so when they built a BandApp the blitzkrieg on our servers nearly bought us to our knees, but we made it, and the Kids are now one of the biggest BandApps on the site. We thought it was time to hit the road, and…

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