Cellist Zoë Keating has been a digital pioneer for some time now, from social media to direct-to-fan commerce. But it's strange to think she's only played London once before. That's changing, thanks to...
May 1st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
March 11th, 2013 by Music Ally
We've written about live-music startup Songkick's Detour project in the past: it gets fans to lobby for specific artists to play gigs in their hometown, signing up an online crowd to pre-order tickets...
December 12th, 2012 by Music Ally
Songkick has some more evidence for the potential of its Detour crowdfunding spin-off: a gig next February in London for US indie band Desaparecidos.
October 24th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge
Live music firm Songkick’s Detour programme is turning into something genuinely significant. Having tested the idea of fans crowdfunding gigs for Tycho and Hot Chip in the UK, now the company is...
October 18th, 2012 by Music Ally
This week we’ve talked to Songkick’s CEO and co-founder, Ian Hogarth, about the startup’s new crowd-funded concerts initiative: Detour.
October 17th, 2012 by Music Ally
Seven years ago, remix competitions were a new and exciting marketing opportunity, with everyone fired up on the possibilities of UGC and how it could create a different connection between artist and...
October 12th, 2012 by Music Ally
Songkick created a Detour for Hot Chip, getting fans to pledge attendance at possible gigs in three British cities/towns: Folkestone, Stoke and York.