A look back at the year, plus a little Christmas gift up for grabs!

So as 2011 draws to an end, it’s time for the obligatory year-end lists! It’s been quite a year for live music: we’ve seen reunions aplenty; the continued success of the female solo artist (here’s looking at you Adele and co.); more Bieber and Gaga than you can shake a…

Winding down for the holidays

This is what the last working week before Christmas is all about… Ping-pong tournament*! Here’s Jo taking on Robin with her ninja table-tennis skillz (although to be fair, Robin did put up a very good fight): *Beer pong tournament tomorrow…

Cool things built with our API

We love seeing all the different things that people do with the Songkick API. Alongside many other use cases (including lots of band websites!), it’s always great when it’s for something that our users have shown an interest in having as an option. If you’ve not checked these out already,…

On the Road with: Exit Ten

Exit Ten, a British Rock/Metal band, just released their second album “Give Me Infinity” in October to excellent reviews. We chatted with the band’s drummer Chris about overcoming tough times, working with family, and what it takes to put on an unforgettable live performance What’s it like being on tour…

See more concerts in 2012! Music and concert discovery just got a whole lot more fun…and social

Songkick has teamed up with Soundtracker, one of our favorite geo-social radio apps to let you listen and share music and find out first when the artists you like are playing near you. With concert information from Songkick and a huge Internet Radio catalog from Soundtracker, you can discover and…

On the Road with: The Airborne Toxic Event

The Airborne Toxic Event, an American rock band, have been on tour  for 11 months promoting their second album “All at Once.” We talked with frontman Mikel Jollett about playing at non-traditional venues, the band’s charity work, and what it takes to put on a memorable live performance. How does…