Who will the next winner of the Taite Music Prize be?

Who will the next winner of the Taite Music Prize be?

Independent Music NZ announce the Taite Music Prize 2018 nominations are now open Nominations close 5.00pm on 6th February 2018. The Taite Music Prize highlights outstanding New Zealand albums released in the past year. The award is open to all genres of music and judged on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label. IMNZ General Manager, Dylan Pellett says, “The award acknowledges originality and musicianship rather […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: IGNITE returns in 2018!

IMNZ Newsletter: IGNITE returns in 2018!

  THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. December 1st 2017 Tom-Lee Richards – Beside You IMNZ Welcomes New Member Tom-Lee Richards Infectious rhythms, rich harmony and timely drops of silence draw you in to Tom Lee-Richards’ nuanced songwriting. Tom blends synth textures with playful harmony and mouth-percussion and has just finished his 1st EU tour including shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The new single ‘Beside You’ has been added to […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Vodafone Pacific Music Awards 2018 – send your nominations!

IMNZ Newsletter: Vodafone Pacific Music Awards 2018 – send your nominations!

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. November 24th 2017 DateMonthYear – March  Welcoming New IMNZ Member Anthonie Tonnon  Anthonie Tonnon is a songwriter and performer from Dunedin. In 2015 he was a finalist for the APRA Silver Scroll and the Taite Music Prize. His album of that year, Successor, was released on Misra Records in North America, on folk singer Darren Hanlon’s imprint, Flippin Yeah Records, in Australia, and […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: The winners circle..

IMNZ Newsletter: The winners circle..

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. November 17th 2017 Louis Baker – Fade  Soul singer-songwriter Louis Bakerreleases a live performance of his modern take on a motown ballad ‘Fade‘, featuring Lisa Tomlins on backing vocals. Welcoming New IMNZ Member Radius Kink  Pre Orders Available for Lastest Album ‘Peculiar Confessions’ Radius Kink describes their album as a disparate collection of songs .When asked where the ideas come from Gary explains: “We both come from […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Plug in, tune out

IMNZ Newsletter: Plug in, tune out

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. November 10th 2017 Estere – Grandmother Welcoming New IMNZ Member Owlet Nightjar With The Announcement Of Their Debut Album Owlet Nightjar is a new project from Newtown Rocksteady guitarist Tim Key. The Wellington-based band features Thomas Friggens on drums (Brockaflower, Bazurka etc…), Blain Fitzpatrick on bass (Raw Collective, etc…) and Tim’s Dad Ted on keys, with various friends and special guests dropping in. They […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Auckland is granted UNESCO City Of Music status!

IMNZ Newsletter: Auckland is granted UNESCO City Of Music status!

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. November 3rd 2017 INTERNATIONAL AND INDUSTRY NEWS Auckland to become a UNESCO Creative City Of Music Auckland is now officially a City of Music, joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network announced this week. The cultural arm of the United Nations, UNESCO, launched the Creative Cities Network in 2004 to promote social, economic and cultural development among cities who have identified creativity as […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: #WINTEL17 – Independent market share is nearing 40% worldwide!

IMNZ Newsletter: #WINTEL17 – Independent market share is nearing 40% worldwide!

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. October 27 2017 WIN (Worldwide Independent Network) has released the WINTEL 2017 report this week, and it shows growth in the independent market, with indie record labels now representing 38.4% of the global recorded music market share in 2016. This week, we are taking a deep divefor more info (and stats!) below. INTERNATIONAL AND INDUSTRY NEWS As reported this week in trade publications Music Ally, Music Week (and an analysis piece), Record of […]

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WINTEL 2017 ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR

WINTEL 2017 ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR

  PRESS RELEASE WINTEL 2017 ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR Independent record labels now represent 38.4% of global recorded music market share in 2016 with global revenues in excess of $6bn London, October 23rd 2017 –. WINTEL 2017 is the second report produced for Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), mapping the global market share of the independent sector at copyright, […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Get Well Soon Matt!

IMNZ Newsletter: Get Well Soon Matt!

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. October 20 2017 Wishing Matthew Hyde from Beastwars a very speedy recovery – you can help through the links below. Also sending aroha out to the Gordon whanau and the wider Kings Arms Tavern community – R.I.P. Maureen Gordon 1931 – 2017 Welcoming New IMNZ Members  Being.  Sifting through the anxieties of an analytical mind, Jasmine – aka Being. – confronts streams of […]

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IMNZ Newsletter: Girls Rock! Camp is heading to New Zealand!

IMNZ Newsletter: Girls Rock! Camp is heading to New Zealand!

THE IMNZ NEWSLETTER. October 13 2017 Kings hits number One on our IMNZ Airplay and Singles charts, and The Black Seeds hold the top Album spot again this week. Plenty of news this week from around the world, so get stuck in. Happy Friday everyone! Welcoming New IMNZ Members  Lazy Fifty  Formed in late 2016 Lazy Fifty set about writing songs. Songs with a groove. Sometimes slow […]

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