A Strange New App Wants to Disrupt the DJ Booking Economy
THUMP explores a new app that could shake up the world of booking in DJ culture. Is this a sign that the music industry will shift to more technology-centric booking methods or is the need for a booking agent that can negotiate and leverage too strong?This article originally appeared on THUMP
Following the lead of industry-disrupting tech startups such as Uber, Airbnb, and Spotify,a new tech company called AGNT hopes to innovate and "liberate" the market sector of DJ bookings. Their platform is designed to connect DJs directly with event organizers, supposedly cutting out the need for booking agents and other artist representatives in the process of booking gigs, and is currently available as an iPhone app as well as by web portal...