...without doubt the most enjoyable and civilised festival we've ever been to in our lives.
(Vocus) July 27, 2010
The festival season went into alternative mode this weekend with independent music festival Indietracks. Set in the glorious countryside of rural Derbyshire, Indietracks is a unique festival that showcases the best of new and upcoming indie music talent, acts such as Allo, Darlin', Ballboy, The Primitives and Jam on Bread were just a few enjoying the Indietracks fun. A relatively new festival with it being only their fourth year, it was clearly fitting then for WinkBall.com, the UK’s number one video website, to be at the heart of Indietracks and bring their new and exciting video coverage to the festivities, finding out what makes the indie music scene’s best kept secret such a crowd pleaser for it’s many fans.
A festival with a difference, Indietracks is an event that goes a bit further than your average music festival. Aside from a host of musical artists for its many fans to sample and enjoy, Indietracks offers its attendants the chance to enjoy extravagant things such as steam train rides, farmyard attractions and museums that celebrate the festival’s iconic location on the Midland Railway Centre. A unique event that is both diverse and eclectic, offering musical entertainment and family fun, WinkBall captured the Indietracks festival in all it’s eccentric madness and melodious bedlam via the emotional power of online video. Recording a deep and insightful picture of the Indietracks festival with it’s incomparable coverage, WinkBall has brought this exciting new music festival to the homes of thousands via online video letting them enjoy, experience and relive all the sights and sounds of Indietracks 2010. By bringing their revolutionary citizen journalism coverage to the festival, WinkBall has tapped into the true spirit of Indietracks and painted a distinctive picture of what this fantastic festival is all about for all those involved.
Still new on the festival scene, Indietracks promises to go from strength to strength and soon this little musical secret will be known nationwide to all music fans. WinkBall has shown Indietracks as the alternative festival to be at this Summer, and with it’s insightful real coverage of the event, many more festival goers across Britain will be eagerly anticipating the next Indietracks in 2011 thanks to WinkBall showing the online world what Indietracks is all about.
Indietracks is that rarity of a festival, a trailblazer that is something different and isn’t afraid to come out of the box and many of the music scene's highly esteemed critics coudln't disagree; "...without doubt the most enjoyable and civilised festival we've ever been to in our lives." said Drowned in Sound and "A festival punter's paradise!" said Efestvials. WinkBall were asking festival fans what they love about Indietracks and what sets it apart from other festivals in the UK. With their video coverage taken straight from the intimate viewpoint of the fan, WinkBall has found out what is so special about Indietracks and shown it as the real alternative in this year’s festival Summer.
WinkBall have provided Indietracks with a platform to show the festival community what is it that makes them so special as a festival and sets them out as the festival to be at this Summer. Through the window of online video, WinkBall have touched the hearts of many and given real festival fans the chance to have their say and express their love for festivals. Indietracks is just one of the many festivals WinkBall has covered this Summer as part of their peerless and inimitable festival coverage and WinkBall promises to be at many more festivals for the rest of this Summer.
To see WinkBall’s coverage of the Indietracks festival, see the following link and find out the real story behind this year’s alternate Summer festival;
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