BOBCOM: New UK Musical Social Network Announces TV Series On Channel 4

AAs described by its representatives, is a new music Website/TV concept, aiming to empower new musicians and give them high-value opportunities they wouldn’t normally be able to achieve. The UK start-up officially launched on November 1st, but has already given away free recording weeks at Abbey Road to an unsigned band, and just announced that it is teaming up with Channel 4 in a new series, which will air in February 2011.


The series will be hosted by a celebrity music aficionado who will guide viewers through venues nationwide in the company of both established and new musical artists. Exploring variations in music trends across the UK, the series will visit Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast and Nottingham, where the celebrity host will review the scene with famous local heroes and sit in on some dynamic music making and surprising jams.
Mike Feeney Callan, BOBCOM’s Chief Executive, said “Channel 4 is the hub of the UK’s most diverse and innovative programming, and we are attempting something ambitious in this programme, not just featuring great contemporary performance but also probing the influences that mould the global music scene. We’re thrilled about this important association and look forward to a challenging series”. 

BOBCOM is described as a musical social network, providing a structure of choice that allows the musician to turn his/her hobby time into a career. BOBCOM members can upload and sell their work at advantageous rates, interact with followers and fans, find fellow musicians to collaborate and gig with, advertise their work, network their progress and engage in an unending series of career-boost free competitions that involve no judges or juries, only their peers among the BOBCOM web community.

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