The Taite Music Prize: announcing this year’s ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award

The Taite Music Prize: announcing this year’s ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award

Press Release, Thursday 30th March 2017   IMNZ is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award, which acknowledges Aotearoa’s rich history of making fine records that continue to inspire us and define who we are. The judges have given the nod this year to The Clean – Boodle Boodle Boodle (Flying Nun Records, 1981) as one of Aotearoa’s […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Utility Blues and Vinyl..

IMNZ Newsletter: Utility Blues and Vinyl..

www.indies.co.nz Attention Vinyl Collectors!! The Record Collectors Fair are holding their 10th Anniversary this Saturday, you’d be silly to miss out on this one – read below for more details! Err, if you’re not a vinyl collector, I feel very sorry for you – and we just can’t be friends anymore. INTERNATIONAL AND INDUSTRY NEWS Songbroker launches push to export more New Zealand music copyrights New […]

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The Taite Music Prize: unveiling the finalists for 2017!

The Taite Music Prize: unveiling the finalists for 2017!

  Independent Music NZ is very pleased to announce that the finalists for the Taite Music Prize 2017 have been confirmed. Now in its eighth year, the Taite Music Prize recognises outstanding creativity for an entire collection of music contained on one album. Named after the late Dylan Taite, one of New Zealand’s most respected music journalists, the prize-winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000 to be […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Waitangi Edition

Short week this week, as we acknowledge Waitangi Day and plenty of things happening – read on for more! TAITE MUSIC PRIZE 2017 In search of the year’s finest New Zealand album #taitemusicprize ANNOUNCING A NEW AWARD, A NEW VENUE, A NEW RED CARPET! Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) is pleased to reveal several exciting changes to this years’ Taite Music Prize 2017 – a new partner, a new venue and […]

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Taite Music Prize: Announcing a new Award, new Venue and new Red Carpet!

Taite Music Prize: Announcing a new Award, new Venue and new Red Carpet!

Press Release – 8th February 2017 THE TAITE MUSIC PRIZE: IN SEARCH OF THE YEARS FINEST NEW ZEALAND ALBUM. ANNOUNCING A NEW AWARD, A NEW VENUE, A NEW RED CARPET! Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) is pleased to reveal several exciting changes to this years’ Taite Music Prize 2017 – a new partner, a new venue and a brand new award! With the Taite Music Prize […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: ‘Tis the Season for Award Nominations

www.indies.co.nz What’s new this week? Don’t stop here! Keep scrolling to read about the new Vinyl Pressing Plants popping up across our shores, an exciting announcement from Powertool Records Jordan Reyne and yes it’s that time of the year again! MMF Music Manager Award Nominations are now open. TAITE MUSIC PRIZE 2017 In search of the year’s finest New Zealand album #taitemusicprize Independent Music NZ is proud to […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Summertime vibes in the area!

What’s inside this week? Stuff, and things! Thought for Friday afternoon…I heard that Australia has bought the rights back to Vegemite, did you hear that too? What about Marmite though? TAITE MUSIC PRIZE 2017 In search of the year’s finest New Zealand album #taitemusicprize Independent Music NZ is proud to announce that nominations are now open for the Taite Music Prize 2017. Named after the late Dylan […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Taite Music Prize nominations are open!

IMNZ Newsletter: Taite Music Prize nominations are open!

www.indies.co.nz Kia ora everyone, hope the summer is treating you well! What did you get for Christmas? A new Run The Jewels album, yes and what else? Oh, the annual Unknown Mortal Orchestra 20minute freaky jam, nice one Ruban! Or perhaps you picked up on what Tami Neilson was throwing down (read more below)… Are you all back from the beach yet? It still seems pretty quiet around […]

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Statement from IMNZ regarding the recent High Court judgment (Avalanche City vs Let The People Speak)

Statement from IMNZ regarding the recent High Court judgment (Avalanche City vs Let The People Speak)

Independent Music New Zealand applauds the judicial action taken by Dave Baxter, the artist known as Avalanche City, over the failings of Matt Coleman and Let The People Speak to act as a true and fair representative of his rights as an artist and Dave’s music business. As an organisation, IMNZ condemns the breach of trust illustrated by the court ruling and the disregard shown for […]

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Official NZ and IMNZ Charts to include Bandcamp statistics

Official NZ and IMNZ Charts to include Bandcamp statistics

Thursday 1st December, 2016 Starting tomorrow, both the Official New Zealand Music Charts and IMNZ Charts will include physical and digital sales from Bandcamp – an online record store and music community where artists and labels sell their music direct to fans. The addition comes as Recorded Music New Zealand continues to evolve the Charts to accurately reflect all the ways that New Zealanders collectively […]

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