IMNZ Newsletter to October 19th: hoon ’round the BAYS

IMNZ Newsletter to October 19th: hoon ’round the BAYS

This week we take the Fat Freddy’s Drop album out for a couple of cruisey laps around our headphones, in anticipation of the album’s full release this Friday (and a sold-out Auckland Town Hall show) – we check in with New Plymouth’s delightful Sonic Delusion and tip our caps to the hard-working personnel who are this year’s recipients of the New Zealand Music Technical Awards […]

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IMNZ Newsletter & Charts to September 17th: Silver Scrolling!

IMNZ Newsletter & Charts to September 17th: Silver Scrolling!

Phew! – it’s been a very busy couple of weeks here at IMNZ, and we apologise for the lack of newsletter action while we’ve been producing another fantastic Going Global Music Summit and attending the annual BIGSOUND conference in Brisbane. We have received excellent feedback and testimonials from our overseas guests, and we look forward to announcing some of the results arising from this year’s Going Global – once the ink is dry on the agreements, of course! […]

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IMNZ Newsletter for July 23rd – Marshall turns your phone UP TO ELEVEN

IMNZ Newsletter for July 23rd – Marshall turns your phone UP TO ELEVEN

International and Industry News Marshall unwrap the ‘loudest mobile phone on Earth’ Leading guitar amplifier manufacturer, Marshall, continues to diversify its offerings with its own recently revealed Android smartphone, the Marshall London, to join its existing lines of Bluetooth speakers and headphones. Among the phone’s features are included a faux-leather finish and a 4.7-inch, 720p display as well as a pair of front-facing speakers and dual headphone jacks. The […]

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Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 23 April 2015

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification 1 – 1 Lucky Stars Don McGlashan Border/DRM 2 1 8 Six60 (2) Six60 Massive gold x1 3 5 4 Saint John Divine SJD RoundTripMars 4 – 1 F**k The Golden Youth: 10th Anniversary Edition The Mint Chicks FlyingNun 5 4 2 Drylands Mel Parsons CapeRoad/Border/DRM 6 3 2 Queen At The Table Anika Moa […]

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IMNZ Newsletter to April 16: A great night with Delaney Davidson, Lorde, Jakob, Herbs and Don McGlashan

The Taite Music Prize: announcing this year’s winner & the Independent Music NZ Classic Record recipient The winner of the sixth annual Taite Music Prize 2015 is Jakob for their album ‘Sines’ released on Shoot The Freak. Named after the late Dylan Taite, one of the country’s most highly respected music journalists, this was the sixth year for the prestigious award. The Taite Music Prize’s purpose […]

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Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 9 April 2015

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification 1 1 6 Six60 (2) Six60 Massive gold x1 2 2 2 Saint John Divine SJD RoundTripMars 3 10 94 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1 4 4 183 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4 5 3 39 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM plat x1 6 5 4 Citizen TrinityRoots Rhythm/DRM 7 6 33 […]

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Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 2 April 2015

This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification 1 1 5 Six60 (2) Six60 Massive gold x1 2 – 1 Saint John Divine SJD RoundTripMars 3 4 38 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM plat x1 4 3 182 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4 5 2 3 Citizen TrinityRoots Rhythm/DRM 6 6 32 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1 7 9 69 Songs For Bubbas Anika […]

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IMNZ Newsletter & Charts to March 1: Stacks of newies

This week, some local artists are getting some nice recognition overseas, which we always like to hear about. And there is quite a stack of new releases for you to check out – a good way to start the working week! Week To Thursday, 26 February 2015 This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification 1 2 33 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold […]

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The Taite Music Prize: announcing the finalists

The finalists for the Taite Music Prize 2013 have now been confirmed. Named after the late Dylan Taite, one of the country’s most highly respected music journalists, this will be the fourth year for the award. The Taite Music Prize’s purpose is to recognise outstanding creativity for an entire collection of music contained on one album. The winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000, […]

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IMNZ News November 26 2012

Our latest charts are here; and some news bits for you too, such as: – good and bad record store news – the RDUnited Relaunch – Tour and live news about Donell Lewis, the Parachute Festival, Tuborg SoundsOn, a nice weekend barbecue at the Kings Arms, The More FM Summer Vinyard Tour, Jim Beam Homegrown, the Catlins River Festival and the Yoots. – New release […]

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