Apps are the buzzword for everything these days. When processes used to be run by a daemon, they are now run by an app. May the gods of PC World frown down on you Apple. On the other hand, Bandsintown have released an app that allows artists to communicate directly to fans.

Bandsintown Manager. It's like a portable Paul Heyman

If you have signed up to follow a favourite artist on Bandsintown, those bands can now contact you directly from the road with gig updates and more.

The app is free and available for iOS and Android right now. Check out the video below for more details: