Many a musician dreams of playing stadium gigs. The Hip Stars Band helps them book perhaps less hip but not insignificant jobs: personal and corporate gigs and events.
Vampr has taken inspiration from the contemporary dating app model to develop an app that allows musicians to more easily connect with each other.
SuchCrowd is a crowdsourcing platform for events and uses highly targeted user-led promotion, rather than the age old tradition of telegraph posters and pushing out events to a large and mostly unrelated audiences. This model shifts the ownice from the event planner who is pressured to reach a certain ticket target required by the venue.
To push gig guides into interactive and music focused mobile applications, van Acoleyen cofounded a new gig guide for Melbourne called GoHear. The startup offers a weekly gig guide that not only acts as a review but doubles as a playlist.
Kicktone is an online platform set to bring the business back into music, by helping bands worldwide rise from the cracks of obscurity. Launched today, Kicktone allows users to sell their music and merchandise directly to their fans through social media integration, all the while providing them access to a highly engaged audience.