Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 22 January 2015

IMNZ__Chart_Banner

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Cert.
1 2 22 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
2 1 28 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold x1
3 4 172 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4
4 3 9 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
5 - 13 Fight From The Inside Into The East SelfSownSongs/DRM
6 5 83 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1
7 11 32 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
8 10 59 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
9 9 28 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
10 13 275 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x9
11 17 221 KORA Kora Border plat x2
12 12 196 Dr Boondigga And The Big BW Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x2
13 15 51 Broods EP Broods DrydenStreet
14 18 11 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
15 14 34 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
16 - 57 Soulstice Shapeshifter Truetone plat x1
17 7 71 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
18 - 12 Ssxub EP Shapeshifter And The Upbeats Truetone
19 8 4 Back In The Day ManaLion Rhythm/DRM
20 - 69 Delta Shapeshifter Truetone gold x1

Top 10 IMNZ Singles – Week To Thursday, 22 January 2015

IMNZ__Chart_Banner

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 12 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 2 5 So High Six60 Massive
3 3 31 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 4 20 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
5 6 55 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
6 7 147 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
7 5 8 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
8 9 83 Only To Be Six60 Massive plat x2
9 8 14 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
10 10 102 Forever Six60 Massive plat x1

Top 10 IMNZ Airplay – Week To Sunday, 25 January 2015

IMNZ__Chart_Banner

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 12 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 1 17 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
3 4 2 So High Six60 Massive
4 5 10 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
5 3 31 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
6 6 9 Cool It She’s So Rad FTC/Rhythm/DRM
7 7 23 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
8 9 2 Helensville SJD RoundTripMars
9 - 17 Just For You Deach feat. Ria And Ezra James Empire
10 - 19 With You Jupiter Project And Jetski Safari feat. Helen Corry LTPS

IMNZ Charts to January 18: Weekend listening – Taite Music Prize 2015 long list

For those in the Auckland region, you’ll be heading into Auckland Anniversary weekend – and we know that people from all over New Zealand will be converging upon the city for Laneway.If you are lucky enough to be enjoying a long weekend, we have some excellent holiday listening for you – the long list of nominees for the Taite Music Prize 2015 have been announced. Even if you are back to work on Monday, you can still spend some quality time listening to the fantastic collection of albums – one of which will be judged New Zealand’s best release of 2014.

Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015
This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 27 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold x1
2 1 21 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
3 3 8 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
4 4 171 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4
5 6 82 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1
6 - 2 Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Southbound
7 10 70 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
8 7 3 Back In The Day ManaLion Rhythm/DRM
9 14 27 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
10 17 58 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
11 5 31 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
12 13 195 Dr Boondigga And The Big BW Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x2
13 9 274 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x9
14 16 33 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
15 8 50 Broods EP Broods DrydenStreet
16 - 76 Treble And Reverb: Deluxe Edition Aaradhna DawnRaid/FMG
17 19 220 Kora Kora Border/DRM plat x2
18 12 10 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
19 11 10 Collected Hits The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
20 - 10 Sines Jakob Border/DRM


Taite Music Prize 2015 Longlist announced

It’s a wrap! The nominations for the Taite Music Prize 2015 are all in, and we’re pleased to share with you the long-listed albums. Investigate and listen over here.

The Taite Music Prize winning album will be announced at an event in Auckland on the 15th of April 2015 – with many thanks to our loyal supporters and partners: Recorded Music NZ, NZ On Air, the Taite Family, NZ Music Commission, APRA-AMCOS, Red Bull, Native Tongue Music Publishing, NZMusic4U-Pure Capital Thinking, Media Arts Lawyers, MOA Beer, Spy Valley Wines, McCarthy Design, iHeartRadio, Juice TV and Kiwi FM.

www.indies.co.nz

Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015
This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 11 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 2 4 So High Six60 Massive
3 3 30 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 5 19 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
5 9 7 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
6 4 54 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
7 6 146 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
8 7 13 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
9 8 82 Only To Be Six60 Massive plat x2
10 10 101 Forever Six60 Massive plat x1

Nominations are open for the 2015 Country Awards. 

Entry for Best Country Music Album 2015 is open to NZ Country Musicians with recordings released between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2014. Entries must be submitted to Recorded Music NZ before 5pm on Wednesday 4 March.

To view the full Terms & Conditions of entry please follow the link to the nominations site here.

When you are ready to make a nomination, please Sarah Leota by email, or phone 09 361 6871 to obtain a password to access the online forms. Email address:  sarah@recordedmusic.co.nz

The winner/s will be announced and the Tui trophy presented at the Country Music Awards in Gore on the evening of Saturday 23 May, 2014.

Entries for the APRA Best Country Music Song 2015 are also now open. For all the details and to submit a nomination contact countrymusic@apra.co.nz

Nominations are also open for the Pacific Music Awards 2014.

The Tui for Best Pacific Music Album 2015 will be presented at the Pacific Music Awards, held on Saturday 13 June at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau.  Entries for the 2015 awards are open now, with entries due by Monday 16 February.

Details for the Pacific Awards are here – please contact Petrina at info@pacificmusicawards.org.nz for log in details.

 Week To Sunday, 18 January 2015
This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 16 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
2 1 11 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
3 3 30 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 - 1 So High Six60 Massive
5 4 9 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
6 7 8 Cool It She’s So Rad FTC/Rhythm/DRM
7 6 22 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
8 10 75 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
9 - 1 Helensville SJD RoundTripMars
10 - 1 No Church On Sunday Princess Chelsea Lil’Chief/Rhythm/DRM

International and Industry Action

Celtic Conections Scotland showcases New Zealand
Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections celebrates Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe. From 15 January – 1 February 2015, 2,100 musicians from around the world will descend on Glasgow and bring the city to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, and free events. This year New Zealand is the country in focus for Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections January 2015. Selected NZ bands willbe showcasing and playing events during the event, these include Tiny RuinsTrinity RootsThomas OliverLouis BakerMaisey Rika, and Waiora featuring Horomona Horo. Further to this line-up is also a folk club gig to celebrate the special sister city relationship bewteen Dunedin and Edinburgh to take place at Glasgow Art club, and featuring 2014 Commonwealth Baton songwriting competiton winner Jake Cropley. Showcase Scotland’s NZ focus at Celtic Connections runs from Jan 18-26 2015 in Glasgow. Working in partnership with Tihi Ltd (representing Sounds Aotearoa and Womad NZ), Creative New ZealandDunedin City Council and the New Zealand Music CommissionBritish Council New Zealandwill be supporting six artists to be showcased as part of the week’s programme.
Read more from the NZ Music Commission

Auckland’s Southbound Record Shop is moving to a new location. The bigger new premises of the record shop will be open from Monday Jan 19 at 132 Symonds St (next to T Whites Bikes).  The official opening party will happen on Saturday Jan 24 with live music from Delaney Davidson with special guest Tami NeilsonRead more from NZ Musician…

Happy New Year from IMNZ Board member Ryan Kershaw – here’s his first column for 2015, published at Muzic.net.nz on 5 Ways to Start the New Year right! Hope you find an idea that you can try. Read his suggestions here…

A History Of Arch Hill Recordings And Playlists:
From humble beginnings in a decaying studio, through to Soviet block mid-century towers in Newmarket, Arch Hill Recordings has been around the block a few times. Over fifteen years, to be imprecise. The full story has now been revealed by Audioculture – the excellent “noisy library” of New Zealand music. You can read it here, and while you are at it listen to/watch an accompanying YouTube playlist “Introduction To Arch Hill”, or the Spotify playlist here. Why not subscribe to both?

Around the World

The 10th annual Coopers Australian Music Prize — The Amp — has settled on its nine-artist-strong shortlist of albums for 2015’s event, all of which are in the running for the $30,000 prize. 

Selected from an entry pool of 65 albums that make up the competition’s previously announced longlist, this year’s shortlist boasts full-lengths from a broad demographic of lauded local artists, including #1 DadsChet FakerC.W. StonekingREMITotal Control and more.

This year’s special 10th anniversary dinner will be held in Sydney on Wednesday, 4 March, at which the winner of the $30,000 prize will be announced.
See the full shortlist below.

10th coopers amp shortlist
#1 Dads – About Face
Chet Faker – Built On Glass
C.W. Stoneking – Gon’ Boogaloo
Blank Realm – Grassed Inn
Laura Jean – Laura Jean
REMI – Raw X Infinity
The Peep Tempel – Tales
Caitlin Park – The Sleeper
Total Control – Typical System

previous winners
2005: The Drones – Wait Long By The River And The Bodies of You Enemies Will Float By
2006: Augie March – Moo, You Bloody Choir
2007: The Mess Hall – Devils Elbow
2008: Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Primary Colours
2009: Lisa Mitchell – Wonder
2010: Cloud Control – Bliss Release
2011: The Jezabels – Prisoner
2012: Hermitude – HyperParadise
2013: Big Scary – Not Art
Read more from TheMusic.com.au

Canadian Music Week & Live Nation Present: 
An Evening With
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Sunday May 3, 2015 – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Tickets on sale Friday, January 23, 2015 @ 10AM

IMNZ is a marketing partner of Canadian Music Week 2015, who are thrilled to present the return of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to Toronto with a performance on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts during #CMW2015.  Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 23 with an exclusive fan pre-sale on January 21 on Noel’s website.

Tickets can be purchased at www.noelgallagher.com/ustickets where fans will also have the option of adding on the Deluxe CD or Deluxe Vinyl of Chasing Yesterday (out March 3) to their purchase which has 4 additional bonus tracks including live favorite, “Freaky Teeth” and a remix of new single “In The Heat Of The Moment.”
Order on-line at www.livenation.com or www.ticketmaster.ca

New release fanfare

Pre-Order: Don Mcglashan – Lucky Stars
The BlamsThe LawnThe M-Birds and solo, there is no denying that THE Don is one of New Zealand’s greatest songwriters. Flying Out wager were it not for the “crayfish incident”, he would have been awarded a grand statue half way down Dominion Rd. Fortunately, we can collectively make up for this by snagging a copy of his brilliant new CD “Lucky Stars” – which is now available on pre-order here

On the Live Front

2015 Laneway Auckland maps & playing times announced
Laneway Auckland is almost upon us! This coming Monday, the Silo Park site will be home to four stages — Mysterex Stage, Hey Seuss Stage, Cactus Cat Stage and the Thunderdome; boasting a mix of the freshest international and local acts. Download a PDF of the full timetable and map HERE. Gates will open at 11:00am with locals Bespin kicking off proceedings on the Hey Seuss Stage at 12noon. Other unmissable New Zealand acts include Tiny Ruins, Race Banyon, Connan Mockasin, Princess Chelsea and Jakob. The early evening slots belong to Belle & SebastianLittle Dragon and FKA twigs — the perfect warm up for the night. Flying Lotus will close the event on the Mysterex Stage, while St. Vincent locks down the Cactus Cat Stage. To keep all Laneway punters as comfortable as possible over 1,500 square metres of shade has been installed for the big day. This info is all in the Laneway Festival app – which features planners, artist info, event info and more – and is available for free here: iPhoneand Android.

Full WOMAD 2015 Stage Schedule Is Now Public
One of the world’s greatest guitarists Richard Thompson & The Electric Trio take the stage on the opening Friday night. Rufus Wainwright performing his Best Of show performs on the main stage on Saturday night as does Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club as they make their first ever appearance exclusively at WOMAD NZ 2015. The inimitable Sinead O’Connor will punctuate the final night on Sunday. Follow the link to find out also where your local favourites are scheduled – New Zealand artists selected include Estere, Tahuna Breaks, Mel Parsons, TrinityRoots, Flip Grater and French for Rabbits.
As always with WOMAD, the full three day schedule is chock-full of the very best musicians from around the world with over 300 artists at WOMAD representing 22 countries.
See the three day programme here.
Ticket Buy URL is: https://tickets.womad.co.nz/event/view/7fhxnzbw5

The Eastern ‘The Territory’ Album Release Tour
The Eastern’s ‘The Territory Tour’ has been rolling through nearly every place in NZ they can get to since November; the next stage of their travels commences on January 31 in Rotorua, and throughout February the band will be stopping off in New Plymouth, Oamaru and Marlborough. Tickets and details are available here.

King Missile IV local supports announced
When King Missile tour New Zealand for the first time ever this February, they’ll be bringing with them a show jammed to the gunnels with entertainment. As if the headlining act itself isn’t enough to provide an action-packed evening, the lineup includes 2 US supports plus a choice local act in each centre. The King Missile band includes the duo LoveyDove, expert performers in their own right. They’ll take the stage to play their “deliciously chewy” soulful pop with a penetrating groove. Here’s the story of LoveyDove in a nutshell – East Coast girl (Azalia Snail) meets West Coast guy (Dan West), and together they create a shimmering, alluring dose of melodic pop n’ roll. And as the perfect twist to this tale, Azalia and Dan were married in April last year; and West Coast boy Dan West will be showcasing his own shimmering songwriting talents.
Each centre will also host a quality New Zealand act as part of the bill: Simon McLaren’s Psychic Maps will be making a rare Auckland appearance at the King’s Arms on Thursday February 12. Facebook event page / Tickets
Golden Curtain join the bill at the Cabana, Napier on February 15. Their album ‘Dream City’ was picked as one of the best of 2014 by US music blog Stereo Embers.
Facebook event page / Tickets
The full Vorn band will be in action at Bodega in Wellington on February 18. Expect songs from Vorn’s critically acclaimed 2014 album ‘More Songs About Girls and the Apocalypse’, and other gems.
Facebook event page / Tickets
A J Sharma makes a rare live outing at Chick’s in Dunedin on February 19.
Facebook event page / Tickets
And to finish the tour, huge King Missile fans the Dance Asthmatics play at Churchill’s on February 20.
Facebook event page / Tickets

Taite Music Prize 2015 Longlist announced & 2014’s NZ top sellers listed!

All the long-listed albums for the Taite Music Prize 2015 can be found & listened to over here.

Meanwhile, we have assembled the top selling NZ independent albums for the 2014 year:

2014 Top Sellers and Most Played
Annual Top 20 Albums of 2014
Based on retail sales for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.
Rank Title Artist Label/Distributor
1 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
2 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet
3 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
4 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
5 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
6 Six60 Six60 Massive
7 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
8 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
9 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
10 Blacklistt Blacklistt Rhythm/DRM
11 Ssxub EP Shapeshifter And The Upbeats Truetone
12 Dizzy Heights Neil Finn Rhythm
13 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
14 Delta Shapeshifter Truetone
15 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
16 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
17 Falling Into Place David Dallas DawnRaid/Dirty/FMG
18 With Strings Attached Tiki Taane Tikidub/Rhythm/DRM
19 iTunes Session EP Six60 Massive
20 Tomokia Toni Huata Ode/DRM

 

 

Annual Top 20 Singles of 2014

Based on retail sales for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.

Rank Title Artist Label/Dist
1 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet
2 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet
3 Special Six60 Massive
4 The Wire David Dallas feat. Ruby Frost Dirty/FMG
5 Never Gonna Change Broods DrydenStreet
6 With You Jupiter Project And Jetski Safari feat. Helen Corry LTPS
7 Runnin’ David Dallas Dirty/FMG
8 Start A Revolution Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
9 Bad Philosophy Jeremy Redmore RedmoreBooks
10 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
11 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive
12 In Colour Shapeshifter Truetone
13 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
14 Forever Six60 Massive
15 Waterfalls Six60 Massive
16 Little Pills Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
17 Only To Be Six60 Massive
18 Survivors Smashproof feat. Pieter T MTC
19 Vessel Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
20 Speakers Blown Sid Diamond MTC

 

Annual Top 20 Most Played of 2014

Based on airplay for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.

Rank Title Artist Label/Dist
1 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet
2 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet
3 Bad Philosophy Jeremy Redmore RedmoreBooks
4 With You Jupiter Project And Jetski Safari feat. Helen Corry LTPS
5 Never Gonna Change Broods DrydenStreet
6 Survivors Smashproof feat. Pieter T MTC
7 That’s My Donell Lewis FMG
8 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
9 Celeste Ezra Vine LTPS
10 The Wire David Dallas feat. Ruby Frost Dirty/FMG
11 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive
12 Show No Love Donell Lewis feat. Fortafy FMG
13 Runnin’ David Dallas Dirty/FMG
14 Speakers Blown Sid Diamond MTC
15 It’s Nothin’ Ty feat. Donell Lewis Empire
16 Wake Up Aaradhna DawnRaid/FMG
17 Love Love Love Avalanche City LTPS
18 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
19 Never Leave Me Again OpShop Rhythm/DRM
20 Home Blacklistt Rhythm/DRM

Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015

IMNZ__Chart_Banner

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 27 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold x1
2 1 21 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
3 3 8 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
4 4 171 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4
5 6 82 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1
6 - 2 Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Southbound
7 10 70 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
8 7 3 Back In The Day ManaLion Rhythm/DRM
9 14 27 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
10 17 58 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
11 5 31 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
12 13 195 Dr Boondigga And The Big BW Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x2
13 9 274 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x9
14 16 33 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
15 8 50 Broods EP Broods DrydenStreet
16 - 76 Treble And Reverb: Deluxe Edition Aaradhna DawnRaid/FMG
17 19 220 KORA KORA Border/DRM plat x2
18 12 10 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
19 11 10 Collected Hits The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
20 - 10 Sines Jakob Border/DRM

Top 10 IMNZ Singles – Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015

IMNZ__Chart_Banner

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 11 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 2 4 So High Six60 Massive
3 3 30 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 5 19 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
5 9 7 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
6 4 54 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
7 6 146 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
8 7 13 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
9 8 82 Only To Be Six60 Massive plat x2
10 10 101 Forever Six60 Massive plat x1

New Zealand voice for independent record labels and distributors