Bandize: Organize Your Band (Alpha)

Bandize: Organize your band from the ground up! This service is not even in beta yet (invite only for now), so it’s impressive that they’re already getting noticed. By helping you organize and manage all aspects of running a band, will Bandize put band managers out of a job? Probably not, but it will likely make it a hell of a lot easier. Artists should focus on making more great music and not have to worry about the minutiae of day-to-day band management, like accounting and product management.

Just based on their splash page, Bandize looks promising – a clean and intuitive look and feel as well as clear and concise organization of the various areas of band management. Let’s take a closer look at the areas they cover:

Shows/Tours – Manage dates, plan accommodations, track merch sales, store maps and directions…

Accounting – Log expenses, track money owed, tag transactions…

Social Network Synching – Push all your data from one place. Includes SNs like Myspace, PureVolume, Last.fm, Eventful…

Product Management – Track inventory and sales, get “out of stock” alerts…

Contact Management – Manage and categorize contacts, keep track of who talked to whom, when and why…

Task Management – Create and assign tasks, set due dates, send reminders…

Communication – Send internal messages and leave comments, upload files…

Asset Management – Log and track your gear, personal items…

Album Management – Upload cover art, album info, post reviews…

Sounds pretty sweet, right? For more, check them out at SXSW, follow them on Twitter, read their blog, or have your say at Get Satisfaction.

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3 Responses to “Bandize: Organize Your Band (Alpha)”


  1. 1 Gavroche March 2, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    This looks great! As a former music manager, this seems to be very powerful service that I look forward to checking out. I wonder if this will completely eliminate the need for band managers though — generally what the band needs them to do is all the stuff covered by Bandize. So, why split $ with a manager if you don’t have to?

  2. 2 Cori March 2, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Just dropping by.Btw, you website have great content!

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  3. 3 Social Sound System March 3, 2009 at 12:22 am

    Fracking awesome. I can’t wait to check this out. Forwarding to my day manager friends…


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