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Feb 24, 2021

Festival of Streams Lines Up Over 60 Emerging European Artists

Discover live sets of over 60 of the most talented young European artists in the Festival of Streams! Nominated by the 20 INES#festivals.

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Nov 10, 2020

INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS – November 2020

Many new names in our INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS in November 2020! At the top of the ranking this month, Simon Alexander, singer/songwriter from Sweden.

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Oct 19, 2020

INES#talent 2021: Who Are the 79 Nominated Acts?

INES announces full list of nominated artists for its INES#talent 2021 programme. 79 artists have been selected this year...

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Oct 13, 2020

What’s new in the INES#talent pool?

Discover INES#talents newest releases and music videos and get the latest information on all the artists in the INES#talent Pool.

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Oct 12, 2020

INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS – October 2020

The German Electropop duo ÄTNA is at the top of the INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS in October 2020! Find out the 19 other European artists from the INES#talent pool.

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Sep 08, 2020

4 INES#festivals took place in September

4 INES#festivals were held in September: Live at Heart (SE), What's Next in Music? (LT), Waves Festival (AT) and Kontakt (SR).

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Sep 04, 2020

Press Release: YAMAHA supports 4 INES#festivals

YAMAHA supports 4 INES#festivals in the pandemic-caused crisis: Waves Festival (AT), Budapest Showcase Hub (HU), Linecheck (IT) and Monkey Week (ES).

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Sep 02, 2020

INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS – September 2020

Which artists made it to the INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS in September 2020? At the top of the ranking and for the second month in a row, discover Zalagasper!

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Aug 12, 2020

INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS August 2020

Discover the 25 European artists who made it to the INES#talent Growth Charts in August 2020. At the top of the ranking Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl from Slovenia!

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Jul 10, 2020

FAQs About the INES#pro Programme

INES#pro supports music professionals to attend showcase festivals and conferences all over Europe. How does it work? Find out in our INES#pro FAQs!

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Jul 03, 2020

INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS July 2020

Who is Europe's most trending talent in July? The INES#talent GROWTH CHARTS present the top 25 live acts from the pool of INES#talents.

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Jun 08, 2020

Open Call: Over 70 Talents Wanted for INES#talent 2021

Artists can now apply to join the INES#talent pool in 2021 and increase their chances to play at 20 of the finest European showcases!

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Jun 05, 2020

FAQs: INES#talent Programme

INES#talent helps artists to build their international careers. Find out everything you need to know about the programme in our INES#talent FAQs!

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Jun 03, 2020

8 INES Conference Panel Videos at MENT Festival 2020

It's time to educate yourself on the music business! Choose among 8 conference panel videos recorded at MENT Ljubljana 2020 to learn more about the industry.

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May 07, 2020

Together With INES We Celebrate Europe Day 2020

European cooperation means a lot of benefits for the music industry. This is another reason why INES praises European values on Europe Day.

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Apr 07, 2020

Q&A: Mastering the Music Business vs. Coronavirus

Mastering the Music Business founder Anca Lupes on the INES#festival planned for March in Bucharest being cancelled due to the Coronavirus.

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Apr 02, 2020

INES#festival Launches Live Stream Platform “Guest House”

Liverpool Sound City's live stream platform Guest House allows artists to create new ways of earning money in this tough time and into the future.

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Mar 26, 2020

Happiness Is Contagious! – gigmit presents: “International Day of Happiness”

The Community shared songs with positive vibes. gigmit presents: "International Day of Happiness". Listen up and boost your immune system!

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Feb 25, 2020

INES#talent Growth Charts powered by gigmit FAN INSIGHTS

Who's really trending right now? These gigmit Growth Charts present the top 25 live acts from the pool of INES#talents powered by gigmit FAN INSIGHTS.

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Jan 23, 2020

A Shitty Business If You Wanna Make Money?

It's a lot of work. It takes a long time. And you have to be prepared to hustle. But always take care of yourself as well.

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Nov 13, 2018

You Want To Get Gigs? – Be Business!

Do you want to get gigs? Then fire up those negotiating skills and be a businessman, because the live music business is hard.

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May 17, 2024

FOCUS Wales 2025: Call for Applications is now open!

Want to play UK's best festival for emerging artists ? Here's why you should submit your application for FOCUS Wales 2025!

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Apr 18, 2024

What is the Metaverse & Why Join as a Musician?

Walk in the footsteps of Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber: the metaverse awaits. We tell you why this could be a game changer for you as an artist!

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Mar 06, 2024

Discover: 103 gigmit Acts Booked for SXSW 2024

Get ready for SXSW 2024 in Austin, Texas! Creativity and innovation merge as 103 gigmit acts take the stage from March 8th to 17th.

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Feb 23, 2024

SoAlive Music Conference 2024: A Gateway to Musical Innovation

SoAlive Music Conference 2024 is currently looking for acts on gigmit. And Ruth Koleva, organiser of the event, tells you why you should be part of it!

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Feb 19, 2024
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Get a Free Pass to Prolight + Sound 2024 with gigmit

All gigmit acts get a free pass for Prolight+Sound 2024: THE music conference of the year, happening in Frankfurt am Main (DE) from March 19-22. Get your tix!

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Feb 13, 2024

Empowering Cultural Impact with Festival Sponsorships

Discover the world of festival sponsorship: where strategic investments orchestrate cultural shifts, connecting sponsors authentically with global audiences.

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Jan 29, 2024

Swipe Right on Merch: Why Creator Studio is a Game-Changer!

Discover the future of merch with Creator Studio: True blanks, responsible production, and immersive experiences await.

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Jan 26, 2024

Sustainable Music Festivals and Organisations: Get Inspired!

Dive into some of the most known music festivals worldwide and see how they're making sustainable steps forward.

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Jan 25, 2024

gigmit FAQ: What Is gigmit PRO & What Are the Costs?

gigmit PRO is a paid premium offer to professionalise your live booking. Every artist can test it for 14 days with no costs.

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Jan 22, 2024

gigmit FAQ: How to connect Instagram to your Artist Page

Display the bigger picture! We added Instagram to the FAN INSIGHTS, accessible from your gigmit Artist Profile. Find out how it works...

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Jan 18, 2024

Navigating Income Streams for Artists: Online and Offline Pathways

Learn the different ways to make a living from your music with this article by Winamp for Creators.

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Jan 09, 2024

3 Inspirational Examples of Sustainability in the Music Industry

Discover how artists can adopt more sustainable practices and make the music industry a more eco-friendly place.

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Dec 20, 2023

Warsteiner Band Contest: On stage at Rock am Ring & Rock im Park 2024

Make rock history! The Warsteiner Band Contest is back and brings you to the stages of Rock am Ring and Rock im Park 2024!

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Nov 28, 2023

The Green Artist Checklist: 5 Steps for Sustainable Shows

Explore our checklist for eco-friendly choices in live music. From greener transport to waste efficiency, join the movement for a sustainable future!

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Nov 16, 2023
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Celebrating 75 Years of AKG: Prizes Await 75 gigmit Artists

Let's celebrate 75 years of AKG's excellence together! Dive in to discover the exciting surprises AKG have in store for gigmit Artists!

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Nov 07, 2023

Embrace Sustainability at Future of Festivals 2023

Join the sustainability movement at Future of Festivals 2023 in Berlin. Get exclusive insights and discounts with gigmit. Let's make festivals greener!

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Nov 03, 2023

YAMAHA’s AG Series: Elevating Virtual Concerts and the Metaverse Experience

Explore how YAMAHA's AG series redefines virtual concerts and the metaverse, revolutionising audio solutions for creators.

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Oct 30, 2023

The Importance of Mental Health in the Music Industry: ‘The Road to Memphis’ Song Contest

The Road to Memphis: Shining a light on mental health in the music industry. Join the movement for a healthier music community.

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Sep 26, 2023

Reeperbahn Festival 2023: A Musical Extravaganza in Hamburg

Hamburg's Reeperbahn Festival, Europe's largest music event, spotlighted artists, drawing enthusiasts, including gigmit's favorites.

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Sep 08, 2023

An Introduction to save our planet: How Artists, Clubs, and Festivals can create a Greener Music World

What actions can artists, clubs, and festivals take to promote sustainability in live music events in a world facing escalating environmental crises?

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Sep 08, 2023

How You Can Save 50% of Your Time in Event Planning as an Event Manager!

Do you want to save time when it comes to event planning? The solution has a name and it's called Univents.

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Sep 07, 2023

The Road to Memphis: Song Contest – Your Path to Stardom Begins Here!

Join the official song contest of the city of Memphis called "The Road to Memphis", which helps raise awareness about mental health and promotes new music.

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Sep 04, 2023

8 Tips to Monetize Your Music in 2023

Do you want to know how to make money as a musician? Follow these 8 tips to turn your passion into revenues!

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Aug 14, 2023

Let’s Bring the Stage to You: JBL PA Systems

Elevate Your Music: Two gigmit Artists to Win JBL's Cutting-Edge Audio Gear & Perform in Extraordinary Settings

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Jul 24, 2023

A Guide to Mobility Funds for Musicians in Europe

Discover mobility funds tailored to support musicians in Europe, fostering their artistic growth and cross-cultural collaborations.

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Jul 24, 2023

An Artist’s Guide to Music Distribution

Discover the world of music distribution with Ditto Music! Join us to unravel the secrets behind music distribution and how it can elevate your career.

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Jul 01, 2023

8 Tips to Help You Get Booked At Festivals

The attraction of performing in front of a large, cheerful audience is irresistible. That's how you get booked at festivals...

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May 16, 2023

The Most Common Accusations against gigmit

Due to the frequent accusations against gigmit, we aim to address and provide clarification on these matters.

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Apr 25, 2023

How CWXP helps creators with Web3, AI, Metaverse & NFTs

Web3, AI, Metaverse, and NFTs are set to revolutionize the creative industry. Explore the opportunities they hold for creators, as heavy investments pour in.

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Apr 06, 2023
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Perform Without Limits: GLX-D+ Dual Band Wireless System

SHURE's GLX-D+ Dual Band is the perfect, cutting-edge and hassle-free wireless system for musicians performing on stage.

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Mar 28, 2023
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Prolight + Sound 2023: Where Tomorrow’s Events & Entertainment Professionals Meet

Discover the latest event & entertainment technology at Prolight + Sound 2023: a must-attend exhibition for music enthusiasts and professionals!

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Mar 08, 2023

Taking the Reigns: Women are Taking Control of their Music Careers

As March 8th marks International Women's Day, gigmit has explored recent trends by interviewing female artists and promoters. Read on for our insights.

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Feb 24, 2023
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How NUGEN Producer Bundle transforms songs

We are excited to share the final videos from gigmit's latest campaign, in which five talented artists were selected to receive the NUGEN Producer Bundle!

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Feb 23, 2023
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Why the Balkans are the new vibrant landscape for music!

The Balkans are becoming an increasingly important market for the music industry, with rapid economic growth and a hunger for new talent and interesting acts.

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Feb 09, 2023

DIY: How To Shoot A Low Budget Music Video

Music videos are often associated with high costs – but not always. Here are 5 tips on how you can shoot your own music video on a low budget.

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Dec 20, 2022

Looking Back at 2022: gigmit’s Year in Review

What better way to end the year by taking a look back at 2022 and celebrating all the things we have achieved as a community.

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Nov 29, 2022

The live music industry has a problem. We have a solution.

As the music industry continues its recovery from the havoc of the pandemic, issues continue to impact the touring business. We think we have a solution...

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Nov 12, 2022

10 years of gigmit: The Digital democratization of gig booking

In 2022 we will celebrate 10 years of gigmit and with it the digital democratization of the booking business.

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Nov 10, 2022

Music Monetisation: How to Make Money with Music

How does a musician earn money in today's world? What is the monetisation of an artist? Find out in this article...

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Nov 09, 2022

Interview with Pirate Studios CEO: Dave Borrie

In this article, we interview Pirate CEO Dave Borrie. Find out more about about this amazing company and what they do!

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Nov 02, 2022

5 Typical Mistakes of Aspiring Artists

The path of upcoming artist might be hard. Read this article to find out main mistakes of upcoming artist and music tips that can help you to prevent them.

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Oct 26, 2022

13 Best Showcase Festivals to play at

As an emerging artist, showcase festivals are the best way to progress your career. Find out the 13 best showcase festivals you could play at!

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Oct 25, 2022

15 gigmit Artists are Playing at Iceland Airwaves 2022!

Iceland Airwaves 2022 will host some of the best upcoming musical talent from Iceland and beyond. Read about the gigmit showcase at the festival!

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Oct 25, 2022

Komfortrauschen: Rave Is Possible!

Komfortrauschen bring mechanical rhythm, acid guitars and thundering bass with the precision of a German factory but the hedonism of a Berlin basement.

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Oct 21, 2022

Moonlight Benjamin: Voodoo Trance through Music

Moonlight Benjamin is a Haitian singer and voodoo priestess. Read about how her music heals people and puts audiences into a trance...

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Oct 18, 2022

gigmit acquires gigscene at MaMA Festival 2022

Today, we’re excited to announce that gigmit will be acquiring Gigscene in a deal that has been closed at MaMA Festival 2022!

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Oct 18, 2022

International Music Export Offices

Music export initiatives exist around the world and support export activities of the local music industry. Here's a list of international music export offices!

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Oct 18, 2022

Shortlisted: Europe’s Music Export Offices

Music export offices help artists, managers and promoters to find support for their export activities. This is a list of these initiatives in Europe.

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Oct 12, 2022

25 gigmit artists playing at MaMA Festival 2022

MaMA Festival is one of France's leading showcase festivals / music conferences. Read all about the 25 gigmit artists who are playing the festival this year!

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Oct 11, 2022
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SIXT and Gigmit go to Music Festival!

Read about how leading car rental company SIXT have partnered up with the gigmit team for a collaboration at mondonyc!

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Oct 10, 2022

81 gigmit Acts played Reeperbahn Festival 2022

Did you attend Reeperbahn Festival 2022?! Read this article to find out which acts played and why the gigmit showcase was so successful!

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Sep 30, 2022

Invest in the Future of Live Music – gigmit Crowd Investing

On Thursday, October 06 at 12pm, we will launch a crowd investing campaign on Seedmatch. Be part of it with us! #mehrgigmit

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Sep 22, 2022

Ibiza Global Festival Pulls In 20,000 Electronic Music Lovers For An Unforgettable Party

Ibiza Global Festival took place for the FIRST time this year, bringing together electronic music lovers from all over the world for an incredible event!

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Sep 13, 2022

Reeperbahn Festival 2022: New gigmit acts on the lineup

Reeperbahn festival 2022 is close! Find out who are the 3 new acts to join the lineup and perform on the gigmit stage at Sommersalon.

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Sep 05, 2022

How to Create a Professional EPK

Do you want to get more gigs and shows? Then you need a professional electronic press kit. Learn how to make an amazing EPK here.

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Aug 18, 2022
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IFA Berlin : The Music of Tomorrow is already here

In occasion of IFA 2022 in Berlin, TEAC is releasing a vinyl featuring artists on the rise to showcase tomorrow's music, and believe or not, it's superb!

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Jul 22, 2022

What Makes Your gigmit Artist Page Perfect?

Nobody knows your live project better than you. gigmit enables you to create your own personalised Artist Page — Promote your project with a few clicks

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Jul 21, 2022

Current Trends In Music Marketing from OMR Festival

Fabian Schuetze visited OMR festival. Fabian told gigmit about current trends in music marketing and shared his experience of the event.

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Jul 04, 2022
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Merch.Music Gets You 50 T-Shirts Free

Sell sustainable merch effortlessly, with no stock, zero risk and no more trips to the post office. Merch.Music revolutionizes how you distribute today.

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Jun 24, 2022
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CASIO Notes: gigmit’s Top Pianists Advice to Musicians

Have fun introducing gigmit's top pianists on the CASIO Notes with wonderful melodies, insights, and some precious advice to musicians.

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Jun 21, 2022

Pride Month: How’s The Music Industry Looking?

June is Pride Month! We reached out to gigmit acts and event organisers from the LGBTQ+ community to find out more about representation and inclusivity.

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Apr 11, 2022
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Lab News On the Most Innovative Coated Strings Ever Created

Wacky science and musical machines: Take a look into the D'Addario lab and become an XS Electric STRINGfluencer...

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Apr 05, 2022

Talk Over On Opportunities Digital Era Has Brought for Musicians

Music, gaming, and industry's digital transformation. If you'd like to find out more about these topics read the interview with Talk Over!

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Mar 18, 2022

This Is Why Artists Recommend gigmit PRO

Are you struggling to decide whether you should switch to gigmit PRO or not? Read what our artists have to say about their experience with gigmit!

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Feb 15, 2022

How to Get People’s Attention With MARINA & THE KATS

"I can be loud and proud onstage but in private I’m also insecure and shy sometimes..."

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Jan 21, 2022

gigmit’s 200,000th User & Winner of 1-Year gigmit PRO is Rubii

We surpassed 200,000 gigmit users and we're giving away 1 year of gigmit PRO. Read more about what is gigmit PRO and why do you need it

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Jan 15, 2022

When Germany’s Best Newcomer Feels Anger…

SINU, Germany's best newcomer, on right-wing violence, old hands in the music business, and how to win a band contest.

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Jan 06, 2022

Cristina Russo On Artist’s Problems With Genres

An exclusive interview about the love of music, why gigmit does a great job for artists, and how to protect yourself from creativity theft...

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Nov 25, 2021

gigmit matinee at The Great Escape 2022!

Great News! gigmit is partnering with The Great Escape to showcase a minimum of 3 artists from the gigmit community on stage in 2022!

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Nov 19, 2021
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Blackstate: An Evolving Project Thriving In Sonic Exploration

Blackstate is a project rooted in openness, exploration, and discovery. One with a beginning and no clear end, much like life...

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Oct 26, 2021

BOOTCAMP Phase 1: Craft The Perfect Artist Profile!

What convinces promoters and A&Rs? First impressions are crucial, that's why the gigmit artist profile can be one of the most disruptive tools for your career.

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Oct 06, 2021

Manifesting Your Dreams Through Music With Sighdafekt

Sighdafekt is an artist and producer from Tel Aviv. His debut EP “Sodom & Gomorrah” (2016) earned him a spot on Soundcloud's TOP 50 global hip hop charts...

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Sep 21, 2021

How Networking And Collaboration Can Lead To Success!

Discover how networking and collaboration can lead to success. In today's industry these are two fundamental aspects of a prolific music career.

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Sep 15, 2021

The gigmit Stage Is Ready To Launch! Reeperbahn Festival Get Ready…

We are finally getting closer to Reeperbahn Festival 2021, and we can't wait to present you the three amazing talents that were selected for the gigmit stage!

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Jul 22, 2021
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Online Events Saved the Concert Industry. What’s Next?

Joscha Hudepohl, CEO Show4Me Germany on the success of online concerts, sustainability, and new music monetisation tools for artists.

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Jun 29, 2021

15 Artists Who Will Have Their Music Introduced to Sony Music A&Rs

This time again we picked not 10 but 15 gigmit PRO artists who will stand a direct chance at a signing by having their music presented to Sony Music A&Rs. 

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Jun 29, 2021
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CASIO Notes: Head Off, Emotions On!

Daily dose of craziness & good curries - standout gigmit acts VØR and MARK MOODY in CASIO Notes on musical emotions and challenges...

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Jun 03, 2021

“Please Yourself First!” – Tiny Fighter On Success for Musicians

Doctor meets truck driver and starts a band. Tiny Fighter is a six-piece indie rock band from Stockholm, mixing indie sweetness with berserker chamber pop.

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May 10, 2021

Festival Feeling At the Vaccination Centre: COVID & the Booking Agent

About live industry in exile, working hours in a booking agency, bands that won't survive the pandemic, and finding destiny.

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Apr 16, 2021

gigmit FAQ: How To Manage Applications

Find out everything you need to know on how to manage applications and select the best artists for your event in this FAQ article.

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Apr 09, 2021

Prediction for 2021: Live Music & Data Analytics

Data analytics get more important. How can live music promoters and artists participate, evolve and overlook the consequences of the crisis?

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Apr 09, 2021

Music First: Insights Into the Work of An A&R Manager

What role does gigmit play in the work of an A&R and what should acts pay attention to in order to get noticed? Find out here!

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Apr 08, 2021

Aid Programs for Music Makers, Self-Employed & Freelancers

You've somehow managed to get by so far but now you've lost track of how and where to actually apply for emergency aid? This way...

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Apr 01, 2021

Indie Rock Gigs – Bring Your Band On Stages Comfortably

The booker's position in your indie rock band doesn't have to be ungrateful. Here are offers that take a lot of the hassle out of booking.

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Mar 30, 2021

One Year gigmit blog – This Is What the Live Community Wants to Know

In 2020 your online handbook for booking in the digital age went live – the gigmit blog. A year with various highlights and milestones...

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Mar 16, 2021

From Record Stores to Digitalisation with Lily Arbor

Catching up with LILY ARBOR in an all-access interview touching on inspiration, nerves, and adaptation to the changing industry around them. 

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Mar 15, 2021

From Luxembourg to London: The Return of Live 2021

As Europe begins to reopen, the question on everyone’s lips is ‘when is live music returning?’. Dear artists and promoters, be prepared...

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Mar 10, 2021

These Artists Have Deeply Impressed the gigmit Team

Best regards from the gigmit team: Reality Club (Jakarta), Fran Palermo (Budapest), Tuvaband (Oslo), AYN (Amman) and Emmy Curl (Copenhagen).

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Mar 01, 2021

Tired of Gatekeepers: IOTA PHI On the Bright Side of the Pandemic

Experimental pop artist IOTA PHI is concerned with the modern human and the positive impact the pandemic will have on the music business...

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Feb 16, 2021

Booking Pop Gigs Can Be Easy – Even If You’re Unknown

gigmit makes booking pop gigs enormously easy. You just need to apply for offered gigs on gigmit. These gigs are interesting...

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Feb 11, 2021

Hybrid & Digital Events: What We Have Learned From 2020

Expert tips: Find out how some of Europe´s leading showcase festivals have implemented digital and hybrid events in 2020...

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Feb 10, 2021
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Learn to Listen With Skywalker Sound’s Leslie Ann Jones

If it's Star Wars or Simon & Garfunkel... You can always get ahead in the music business if you learn to listen and understand what people want to say.

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Feb 09, 2021

Booking Hip Hop Shows: How to Find Live Opportunities

If you're looking for hip hop shows and other opportunities you'll find them here. Just apply via gigmit! Booking has never been easier...

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Jan 25, 2021

gigmit FAQs – All Questions & All Answers

You are new to gigmit or have questions about the product? Here you can find the gigmit FAQs. From how to update your artist page to PRO...

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Jan 18, 2021
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Not Home Alone With Groover, Music Promotion With Results

On Groover, artists can send their music directly to a selection of media, radios and labels of their choice, get feedback guaranteed, and coverage.

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Jan 14, 2021

How Social Media Changes Artist Careers

Digitalisation have become central in our lives. And so it is for artists. But how to use it to your advantage? We give you few tips to make the best out of it!

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Jan 07, 2021

5 Questions for Benedikt ter Braak Casio Celviano Winner

Behind the scenes: We interviewed Benedikt ter Braak who got selected to play on the Casio Celviano for Neue Meister Sessions in collaboration with gigmit.

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Dec 22, 2020

10 Good Things 2020 Brought for Live Music

F*** 2020? It's been a tough year for live music. But weren't there some bright spots in the midst of the pandemic? Yes, even a few very good developments!

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Dec 15, 2020
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Rock In A Van – powered by JBL Professional

Rockband DAILY THOMPSON won a portable PA on gigmit powered by JBL Professional. Watch what they do with it and win too!

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Dec 08, 2020

20 Electronic Acts to Discover In December

This month and for the first time, we are proud to present our GROWTH CHARTS featuring Electronic acts! Discover 20 gigmit talents trending at the moment.

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Dec 08, 2020

20 Hip Hop Acts to Follow In December

The GROWTH CHARTS are back, based on music genres this time! Find out the 20 Hip Hop and Alternative Hip Hop acts who made it to the ranking.

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Dec 03, 2020

gigmit Goes LIVE On Twitch

That’s a first! We launched our brand new Twitch channel. For the kick-off six gigmit acts will be featured with their livestreams on Twitch.tv!

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Nov 26, 2020

Why You Should Use gigmit During the Pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been offering new types of opportunities and content. Find out why it makes sense use gigmit right now.

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Nov 23, 2020

Press Release: Piano Act Wanted for New Concert Format

Neue Meister Sessions is a new format powered by CASIO, modern classical label Neue Meister, Berlin Sessions & gigmit to bring high-end piano sound to clubs.

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Nov 10, 2020

gigmit Success Stories: Live Acts for Your Watchlist

At gigmit, we try follow the careers of our artists closely and we gathered some success stories for you. Discover the acts that are successful on gigmit!

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Nov 10, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS AT – November 2020

Which acts from Austria should you listen to in November 2020? Discover this month's top 20 in the latest gigmit GROWTH CHARTS AT.

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Nov 10, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS UK – November 2020

Who are the hottest artists based in the UK this month? A Joker's Rage is a the top of the gigmit GROWTH CHARTS UK in November 2020 alongside with 19 acts.

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Nov 04, 2020

11 Acts Played At INDOOR INSPIRED Online Showcase

From 28 to 29 October 2020, gigmit gave the stage to 11 promising artists, giving them the chance to earn revenues from their ticket sales. Watch the show...

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Oct 28, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Spain – October 2020

Discover the 20 most popular artists in October 2020 in the gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Spain. At the top of the ranking this month: Progressive House composer DDRey.

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Oct 27, 2020
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Take Live Gigs Out of Normal Venues

Jonas Skielboe, founder of VeloConcerts, on ecological sustainability in the live biz, touring by bike and independent stages.

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Oct 21, 2020
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Pro Talk: “Something Big Is Getting Ready to Happen”

Grammy-nominated musician, producer and studio owner Michael Marquart on the advantages of underground parking, programming drums and 5G.

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Oct 14, 2020

Best Of Online Music Conferences For Artists

Take the lead on your music career in the comfort of your home with online music conferences for artists. Gain knowledge fast and safely!

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Oct 13, 2020

Best Of Online Music Conferences for Promoters

How's the world's music business doing? Find it out the best way: via online music conferences. We handpicked the best of INES#conferences from last month.

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Oct 12, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Germany October 2020

Which promising artists from Germany should you hear in October? Find out in our latest gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Germany!

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Oct 12, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS UK: Top 20 Acts – October 2020

Check out our latest gigmit GROWTH CHARTS UK to discover the 20 most promising artists that are trending in October.

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Sep 25, 2020

No Strong Lobby For Live Music?

Why isn't there a strong lobby for Live Music? Is there a secret elbow mentality in the scene instead of common sense? Discuss with us!

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Sep 24, 2020

Press Release: COVID-19 Calls for Creativity

gigmit and HARMAN are looking for alternative locations for gigs during the pandemic

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Sep 21, 2020

gigmit Artist ÄTNA Wins Anchor Award 2020

Congratulations for the Anchor Award 2020, ÄTNA! The award once again shows the quality of live acts that can be booked on gigmit.

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Sep 17, 2020
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Sennheiser Pro Talk: Learning From Professionals

The award-winning Sennheiser Pro Talk video series shares expert knowledge of the music industry – where there is no classic right and wrong.

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Sep 11, 2020

Internationally Touring Artists – What You Need to Know

Visas, customs, taxes and insurance – the most important regulations and programmes for internationally touring artists.

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Sep 10, 2020

SONY MUSIC Now Listens To These 15 gigmit PRO Artists

We regularly present promising gigmit PRO artists from all over the world to our major label partner SONY MUSIC.

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Sep 03, 2020
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ForTunes Interview: How the App Helps Your Artist Career

Keep Track of your social media buzz and playlist mentions with one tool and get a gigmit exclusive discount on your monthly subscription.

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Sep 02, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Italy – September 2020

The gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Italy are now out! Find out which up and coming talents made it to the top 20 in September.

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Sep 02, 2020

gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Spain – September 2020

Who are the most promising artists based in Spain you should give a listen to in September? Find it out in our latest gigmit GROWTH CHARTS Spain!

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Aug 26, 2020

The gigmit Live Booking Guide: How to Get Gigs Part 1

What is the art of booking? We wrote it down for all gigmit PRO users in a comprehensive live booking guide. This is the first part.

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Aug 19, 2020

gigmit FAQ: How To Change & Update Your Artist Page

Your Artist Page, the gigmit EPK, is your digital business card to get gigs. This is about how to update it.

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Aug 13, 2020
Guest Post by Matilda Nettervik

The Live Industry – A Victim of COVID-19

What happened to the live industry during the COVID-19 pandemic? What can we do as artists and consumers? Did we learn anything? And finally: is there hope?

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Aug 13, 2020

4 Safety Tips for Concerts In Times of Corona

Organising concerts in times of Corona is a challenge. Here you can find 4 safety tips for concerts which you should keep in mind when planning an event.

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Jul 28, 2020
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Jul 22, 2020

5 Ways How To Setup A Social Distancing Gig

Social Distancing and concerts are not incompatible anymore. Here are a few ideas on where to perform while keeping your audience safe. 

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Jul 10, 2020
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NOT HOME ALONE With SHOW4ME Music Interaction Network

Turn your live streams into profit with Show4me music interaction network – an artist platform to sustain your music business with digital tools.

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Jul 07, 2020

Get Your Artist Fee Via the Smart Cooperative

The Smart Cooperative can issue invoices for musicians without a tax number and is working on sustainable solutions for the time after the crisis.

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Jun 30, 2020
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Pro Talk: Lessons Learned From Backstreet Boys Live Sound

For 7 years James McCullagh has been touring with the Backstreet Boys as a FOH engineer. A story on the optimal live sound and his view on business.

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Jun 29, 2020

Get INDOOR INSPIRED At gigmit’s First Online Festival

From 25-26 June 2020 gigmit went INDOOR INSPIRED together with Dringeblieben and over 10 up and coming international artists for this online music festival!

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Jun 15, 2020

Recommended for You: The Top 10 music blogs

Are you looking for exciting blogs and posts about music? Find here the ultimate list of the top 10 English language music blogs.

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Jun 03, 2020

Make Live Music Streaming Work for You

With live music an impossibility, artists are increasingly turning to technology. This guide teaches you all you need to know about live music streaming.

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May 20, 2020

7 Tips On How To Promote Your Event Via Facebook

Thanks to social media it's possible to do your promotion by your own. Find out how to promote your event effectively via Facebook on a low budget.

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May 14, 2020

How Are Artists During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

User feedback: From "a real disaster" to "more love when all of this is over" – gigmit artists talk about their personal situation during the corona crisis.

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May 13, 2020
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Can we from now on make recordings with our mobiles? soothe2 by Helsinki-based plug-in company oeksound saves time and effort in audio work.

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May 05, 2020

Q&A: Monkey Week vs. Coronavirus

Tali Carreto, co-director of the Spanish Festival Monkey Week, talks about dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and potential alternative festival versions.

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Apr 30, 2020

Q&A: PIN Music Conference & Showcase vs. Coronavirus

How to organise a festival in times of coronavirus? Q&A with Gorjana Jordanovska, Festival Coordinator at PIN Music Conference & Showcase.

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Apr 30, 2020

Q&A: Liverpool Sound City vs. Coronavirus

Luke Burrowes, Production Assistant and Artist Liaison at Sound City talks about the corona crisis and artist applications for Guest House.

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Apr 30, 2020

Q&A: Live at Heart vs. Coronavirus

Live at Heart co-founder Peter Åstedt on the impact of the Coronavirus and how artists can use the opportunities that come with this crisis.

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Apr 30, 2020

Festival & Venue Database: One Step Closer To Success

One of the most demotivating aspects of the music industry is not knowing how to reach out to your dream festivals and venues. Not anymore!

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Apr 29, 2020

Q&A: FOCUS Wales vs. Coronavirus

Programme Manager Sarah Jones on having to postpone the FOCUS Wales 2020 and the live stream saturation due to the Coronavirus.

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Apr 21, 2020
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Apr 16, 2020

Brain Food: Sonic Visions 2019 Conference Panel Videos

Use your time to learn more about the music business: check out 11 conference panel videos on various topics recorded at Sonic Visions 2019.

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Apr 13, 2020

7 DIY Platforms To Live Stream Your Music

During the Coronavirus shutdown, we feel how important social media is. But before you start your live stream: find the right platform for your music.

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Apr 09, 2020

Open Letter: Music Must Be Recognised As A Priority Sector

Also, gigmit's INES supports the open letter to call for EU and national investment to address the current crisis and promote diversity.

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Apr 07, 2020

Q&A: MENT Festival vs. Coronavirus

Artistic director Andraž Kajzer on how MENT festival is adjusting to the current situation vs. Coronavirus and some useful advice for artists.

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Apr 06, 2020

CORONA CRISIS: WHICH FESTIVALS WILL TAKE PLACE?

The Corona crisis is forcing Europe to ban events. Which festivals from the gigmit network will be cancelled, postponed or take place?

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Apr 03, 2020
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Ask An Expert: The Difference Between PA & Monitor

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Mar 31, 2020

20 Music Live Streams for Quarantine Times

Today, social distancing does not mean to give up live music. Live streams for quarantine bring music to people's homes.

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Mar 26, 2020

Survey: The COVID-19 Shutdown And Your Music

How are you personally affected by the COVID-19 shutdown? Share your story, fear and knowledge with the gigmit community and win a free year gigmit PRO.

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Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19 Shutdown: Important Links for Music Makers

Link collection on the corona crisis in live music: What artists and promoters need to know and why gigmit is a great opportunity now.

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Mar 10, 2020

Corona & Live Music: m4music 2.0 Defies the Virus

Simply washing your hands will not help the cultural sector. The Swiss live music festival m4music defies the corona virus with digital means.

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Mar 08, 2020

The Live Music Industry: On the Way to Gender Equality?

Everything ok in the cultural sector? What's the real situation with gender equality in live music? We did some research. Even on ourselves!

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Feb 27, 2020

gigmit FAN INSIGHTS: Your Fan & Streaming Data At A Glance

Fan and streaming data from Facebook, Spotify and now Instagram are visible on your Artist Page! Data is now accessible to anyone for better booking decisions.

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Feb 25, 2020
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This Fingerstyle YouTuber Got His Own Signature Guitar

"All you need is talent and internet access." Peter Gergely on the fingerstyle genre, Baton Rouge's own signature guitar and being discovered.

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Feb 17, 2020

Discover the Digital Age of Booking

This is the new gigmit blog: Your guide to booking in the digital age. With good news and trends, competitions and tips for live music creators.

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Feb 05, 2020

3 Reasons You Should Promote Your Music On TikTok

This video portal is one of the most successful apps these days. If you start to promote your music on TikTok you got the best chances to reach millennials.

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Jan 13, 2020

What Makes the Door Split A Good Deal?

Common gig payments include fixed fees, donations, and the good-old "door split". But how do these work exactly and what other kinds of payment exist?

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Jan 04, 2020
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“Do Event Communication Yourself”: Having A Beer With An Event App Inventor

Communication is one of your event's success factors. LineUpr is an app for promoters to do your event communication yourself. We talked to its founder Eric.

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Dec 20, 2019

New Acts In Festival Line-Ups Needed!

Festivals have to rely on new artists. The industry is facing a crisis because of always the same headliners and overpriced tickets.

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Dec 14, 2019

How To Land A Sync Deal In 9 Steps

Simon Pursehouse, from Sentric Music, tells how to make your music be played in a radio or TV commercial and land a sync deal in 9 steps.

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Nov 25, 2019

4 Tips On How To Act On Showcase Festivals

Picture this: You are an up and coming band looking for your big break. You’ve played some local gigs with considerable success, but you really want to break...

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Nov 15, 2019

5 Things That Belong In Every Artist Contract

Besides the essentials, such as date and time, place, and financial framework, an artist contract should also cover any worst-case scenarios.

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Nov 13, 2019
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9 Useful Tools for Songwriters

Songwriting can be quite a laborious and time-consuming process. Here are our 9 tools and tricks on how to concentrate on the essentials: better songwriting.

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Nov 10, 2019

How FOCUS Wales Festival Books New Music

FOCUS Wales co-founder Andy Jones on his showcase’s booking process, the benefits of the INES programme and what you need to make a difference.

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Oct 10, 2019

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Jul 16, 2019

JEFFREY SÖDERBLOM And the SongsCon 2019

This is the story of the unknown singer/songwriter JEFFREY SÖDERBLOM, who unexpectedly won the European Songwriting Awards 2019 by applying via gigmit.

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Jul 15, 2019

Digital Distribution Included

Streaming is the first step in getting booked. Free and unlimited releases on Spotify & Co with full revenues. Made possible by new gigmit partner Ditto Music.

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Jul 01, 2019

3 Reasons Why It Is Worth Playing Showcase Festivals

Showcase festivals are time and money investment to get your music career to the next level. Find out why it is still worth playing showcase festivals.

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Jun 26, 2019

The Importance of Building Up Your Fanbase On Social Media

You want more fans? More success? Social media is key to successfully increasing your fanbase. These tips will help you to increase your outreach.

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Apr 15, 2019

#showmeyourdigitals: Your New gigmit

Your new gigmit Artist Page looks better now, is easier to use and mobile-optimized. And it can also do many new things for you.

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Mar 17, 2019

5 Things You Should Know About Streaming In 2019

Peter Åstedt (Live At Heart, SE) shared further important knowledge on what you should know about streaming in 2019 at the INES#conference.

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Feb 20, 2019

What Makes A Good Band Photo?

Maximise your chances to get featured in magazines and newspapers and get noticed by promoters: discover what makes a good band photo.

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Feb 18, 2019

Let’s Discuss: Fees! How Much Is Live Music Actually Worth?

Musicians often complain about small fees in the music industry. Why there is such a gap between expectations and reality? 5 questions for self-evaluation.

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Jan 20, 2019

LASER – gigmit Wins EU Grant – Fan Data for Better Booking

We got a grant from the EU for data research. Our new project LASER aims to collect all artist and promoter relevant data and develop a matchmaking algorithm.

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Mar 05, 2018

The 101 About Tech & Catering Rider

Why do you need it and what does it look like? How to set up tech and catering riders to get the sound and the service you deserve? Check out this 101.

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