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Unofficial Windows Phone GigaTools App

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Using a Windows phone? Checkout this fan made GigaTools App.
Never miss a gig of your favorite artist again! Just search for an artist from soundcloud, location, city or country and you’ll see every event that suits your search. For even easier management pin your favourite artist, city, location or country on your start screen or save the date in your calendar. Let your friends know you’re attending an event by sharing it via sms or facebook. Disclaimer: This is an unofficial windows phone app for GigaTools.
Click here for the App

(note, this App is not developed by GigaTools so we are unable to provide tech support for its use)

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Refer a Friend and Get Free Time :-)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

We have introduced a referral system for all GigaTools account holders. Simply refer one or more of your friends to GigaTools and if they sign up we will credit your account with between 1-3 months free! We will credit your friends account with a 1 month bonus when they sign up too.

The amount of free time you will be credited depends on what time of account you have. If you have a Single account you will be credited 3 months free for every successful referral. Twin and Group accounts will receive 2 months free and Pro account holders will receive 1 month for every successful referral.

There are no limit to the amount of free months you can earn so log in now and invite your friends to GigaTools 🙂

http://admin.gigatools.com/referafriend

 

 

Add a Soundcloud Set to each of your Gigs!

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Would you like to promote your Gig more by including a Soundcloud Set on your Gig listing page? Now you can!

Simply paste a Soundcloud Embed Code into your Gig when adding it to GigaTools and it will show up on your Gigs listing page.

Be sure to use a Soundcloud Set, not a Track.

Grab the Embed Code for your Soundcloud set via the Soundcloud site, shown below

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Then paste that code into the Soundcloud Set field on the Extra Information page for your Gig via the GigaTools site, shown below

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That’s it! now your Soundcloud Set will be displayed on your Gigs listing Page for that Gig 🙂

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Location aware Gig announcements

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

We’ve had a lot of requests from GigaTools users who tour the globe for their automated Gig announcements to happen at the hour of their choice in the actual city of the Gig so we have done exactly that.

You can now choose ‘Location Aware Announcements’ in your GigaTools preferences and your Gigs will be announced on time, relative to the time zone of the Gig itself.

This means that, for example, If an artist has specified their announcements to happen at 20:00 hours and they’re performing in Melbourne, Australia, then the announcement will happen at 20:00 in Melbourne. Likewise if their next Gig is in Berlin, Germany, the announcement will go out at 20:00 Berlin time.

Users no longer have to manually adjust their time zone if they’re on a world tour, GigaTools will do the hard work for you 🙂

 

List your Gigs on your Mixcloud Profile

Monday, July 29th, 2013

We’ve just plugged into Mixcloud so you can now automatically list your upcoming Gigs on your Mixcloud profile!

Simply log into GigaTools and follow the link to Edit User and from that page, Connect to Mixcloud. You will then be taken to the Mixcloud site where you can grant permission to the GigaTools Mixcloud App and from then on, Your Mixcloud profile will feature a micro Gigs listing and a link to your GigaTools profile page which we will update daily.

Take a look at the profile below of Los Angeles artist ‘Audio Injection

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Not using Mixcloud? Check them here

Export your Gigs as a CSV File

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

We’ve added a handy new ‘Export as CSV’ feature so you can download your entire Gigs history as a CSV file. Log into GigaTools and follow the link to MANAGE GIGS and you will see the Export as CSV link.

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API: Find Artists & their Gigs via their Soundcloud or Twitter ID

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Building a Music App that integrates with Soundcloud or Twitter?

Use the GigaTools API to grab an artist’s Gigs based on their Soundcloud or Twitter username. It’s this easy:

http://api.gigatools.com/search.json?api_key=YourApiKey&soundcloud_username=DJ Grandmaster Flash

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Or Via Twitter:

http://api.gigatools.com/search.json?api_key=YourApiKey&twitter_username=DJFlash4eva

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Welcome to the Machine :-)

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

We’ve just launched v1.0 of the GigaTools API 🙂

You can now sign up for an API Key and query the full listing of public Gigs, broken up by city, country, venue and date range.

We will shortly publish full documentation on the API, if you’re in a hurry to get started, get in touch via email.

If you’re currently using the public XML or JSON feeds via gigs.gigatools.com then you should sign up for an API Key and make the transition to the new API asap as we will be phasing these feeds out by the end of 2013.

Take a look at http://api.gigatools.com

For all the latest updates be sure to follow https://twitter.com/ggtls

Add images to each of your Gigs!

Monday, May 27th, 2013

We’ve added in the ability for you to upload custom images per Gig!

Simply hit the ‘ADD EXTRA INFO‘ link when editing your Gig information and click the ‘Choose File‘ button, choose a JPG or PNG file and hit Submit!

These Images will display on your Gigs Listing Page and be available via your Gigs Feeds. We will integrate these images into our Facebook App shortly too.

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Custom Gigs Listings

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

This is a great example of a custom Gigs listing built on the GigaTools App. using JSON / XML feeds by German artist Chief Rokka http://www.chiefrokka.com/concerts/

And check out the new site for Compact Disco, a Hungarian electronic-rock band, with their kick ass custom Gigs listing http://compactdisco.hu/en

And take a look at the awesome custom Gigs listing built by the guys at http://organism.ca for Berlin based Clonk Bookings. Clonk handle the Bookings for electronica luminaries such as Richie Hawtin and his M_NUS label artists.

http://clonk.com/calendar

GIGATOOLS FOR ARTISTS

Easily integrate your upcoming Gigs schedule with any number of sites & social networks such as Facebook, Twitter & Soundcloud as well as in your own blog or custom website.

Update all your sites instantly from the one place!


GIGATOOLS FOR LABELS & AGENTS

Save hours of time each month by managing multiple schedules for all your artists from the one place and ensure all your artists' upcoming Gigs are always up to date across all of their various internet sites & social networks.

Richie Hawtin & MINUS

GigaTools is easiest way for us to update & share new gig info with Minus fans across our social networks, with a super helpful team who can help with any request

DJ Nino Brown

GigaTools is DOPE! keep all my sites & social networks up to date from one place? Awesome!

Chris Liebing & CLR

We love GigaTools, all of the CLR Artists use the program. Its perfect that with one single entry, all of our websites and social networks are updated instantly.