WinkBall's music coverage grows stronger with more exciting artist interviews

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WinkBall.com speak to The King Blues, The Blackout and Yasmin as online music coverage grows.

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WinkBall.com, the UK’s no.1 video site, continues to grow as does its expanding music coverage which has featured exciting musical acts the likes of The Blackout, The King Blues and Yasmin. Speaking to them and their fans, WinkBall has presented a truly interactive experience online for the fans and given them an in-depth look at their favourite artists through their video coverage. An eclectic range of acts that WinkBall have recently interviewed that span different musical genre, what is central and common to all these artists is their enthusiasm for the online world and how it has given them a passage to communicate through to their fan base.

With the rise of Facebook and Twitter, these social media outlets have provided a new means for artists to communicate and share elements of their life both personally and professionally. An artist can go straight to the fan direct and find out what they think of a new track, album or recent gig. Providing a unique experience that gives fans more access to the artist, WinkBall.com and their unique video coverage have gone one step further and provided a social media realm that fans can communicate to their favourite musical artists via video interaction both from the gig arena and the comfort of their own home.

WinkBall’s exciting music coverage has captured the imagination of music fans across the country. Telling the story through the fans, WinkBall’s video reporter network captures the passion of an event perfectly in the moment and provides a fitting fan testimonial to the artist and their latest gig.

Speaking to The Blackout, The King Blues and Yasmin, fans had the chance to post their own questions online and find out more about these artists thanks to WinkBall.com and their interactive video technology. Asking about their first gigs, how they got into music, their first album, musical influences; fans were given an exciting insight into their world and discovered more about the artists they love.

With them each having a fantastic fan base online, it was of course fitting for WinkBall to speak to these artists and ask them about the role of new media and the online world. Championing the rise of the online world and the role it plays in the music industry, these musical groups and solo acts saw it as fantastic that fans got the chance to speak to them and lay fantastic praise on their music.

WinkBall.com has provided a truly interactive experience for music lovers with their artist interviews and fan coverage. Through the power of online video, WinkBall have given fans the chance to share their passion and communicate with the artists they love. WinkBall will continue to bring their exciting music coverage to the fans and give music lovers the chance to have their say about their favourite acts. Keep watching WinkBall’s rising music page with more exclusive interviews and passionate testimonials from you the fans.

To see The Blackout, The King Blues and Yasmin’s full interviews, plus fan questions and reactions, see the following links:

http://www.winkball.com/walls/cK2gt96qteaZ/yasmin-the-fan-interview
http://www.winkball.com/walls/CoAPzfHrvMUB/the-king-blues-at-koko
http://www.winkball.com/walls/IrrKDdWeVE7Y/the-blackout-at-the-koko

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About WinkBall
WinkBall is the British video network that specialises in capturing the public’s passion at events - as they happen - and providing vox-pop and video services to clients worldwide.

Now the UK’s no. 1 video website, WinkBall’s interactive Video Walls, Blogs, Forums and Messaging technologies create the ultimate online presence by engaging with the people who truly matter. This provides a dynamic, mass media, social and participatory experience to connect with the public and targeted communities. Services include vox-pop creation, consumer interviewing, market research, event coverage, video reporter hire, and business and product videos.

Featured on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Sky News and many more, WinkBall were also nominated finalists in the PR Week Awards 2010 and the CIPR Excellence Awards, 2010.

The technology was designed and built in London in 2005 as a quintessentially British collaboration between academic inventiveness (Goldsmiths, University of London) and commercial endeavour. Co-founded by Dr James Ohene-Djan and Duncan Barclay and launched 18 months ago, WinkBall.com has had nearly 35 million hits (about 1.25 million regular viewers per month) and has a growth rate of 25% per month.

Contact WinkBall:
Info(at)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3030
Head of Press:
Jennifer(at)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3033

Contact WinkBall’s PR, Max Clifford Associates:
Victoria Cameron
Victoria(at)maxclifford(dot)com            020 7408 2350

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