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Independent Music: Week to 1 November 2009

Week to 1 November 2009 www.indies.co.nz

Thanks for the incredible interest we have had so far for our Music, Marketing and Promotion workshop on the 17th November. Because of the great response we have decided to hold another IMNZ workshop on the 3rd of December: Structuring and taxation for record labels and music managers. The session's core goals are to improve your business and save you money :) More information below...

On the IMNZ charts this week: In at number five is the first ever live album from the Black Seeds 'Live Vol. 1'. Twelve awesome tracks recorded in venues around the world over the last six years. The guys are out on the road this month promoting it with a full nationwide tour, check em out if you can. Shapeshifter take the number one spot on the singles chart with 'Dutchies'and Nathan King holds onto the number one airplay spot with 'Bury Me'. Choice one.
This Week
Last Week
Weeks In
Title
Artist
Label / Distributor
1
1
2
I Told You I Was Freaky
Flight Of The Conchords
/Rhythm
2
2
23
Dr Boondigga And The Big BW
Fat Freddy's Drop
/Rhythm/DRM
3
5
27
The Weekend: Deluxe Edition
Smashproof
MTC
4
9
9
A Story
Fly My Pretties
/Border
5
-
1
Live Vol. 1
The Black Seeds
BlackSeeds/Rhythm/DRM
6
8
9
Black, Brown And White
Tahuna Breaks
/Rhythm/DRM
7
4
3
Tohu
Maisey Rika
/Border/DRM
8
10
11
Standing In The Rain
Opensouls
/Rhythm/DRM
9
13
27
Get It Together
Sola Rosa
/Rhythm/DRM
10
7
2
All Grown Up
Jan Hellriegel
/Rhythm/DRM
11
11
27
KORA
KORA
KORA/Border/DRM
12
12
3
Merry Christmas Baby
Various
/Rhythm/DRM
13
14
26
Keep Rising
House Of Shem
Local Music
14
15
27
Based On A True Story
Fat Freddy's Drop
/Rhythm/DRM
15
-
8
Solid Ground
The Black Seeds
BlackSeeds/Rhythm/DRM
16
19
15
Find Me Before I Die A Lonely Death Dot Com
Minuit
Tardus
17
16
4
Magnetic
Miriam Clancy
DesertRoad/Rhythm/DRM
18
18
24
Revival / Slow-Burning Double Pack
Katchafire
Local Music
19
-
6
Soulstice
Shapeshifter
Truetone/Rhythm/DRM
20
-
19
Alice By The Moon
The Checks
/Rhythm/DRM

WHK Business Growth: A Specialist division of WHK, we provide tailored training, coaching and consultancy solutions designed to help business grow. In liaising closely with the artist's managers, and record and publishing companies, we aim to provide hands on advice in such areas as: rights and royalties management, marketing, branding, promotion, distribution and retail strategies, taxation, business planning and much much more.

For more information about WHK Business Growth check them out here: www.whkbusinessgrowth.com / email info@whkbusinessgrowth.com / phone 09 968 8555.

This Week
Last Week
Weeks In
Title
Artist
Label / Distributor
1
10
2
Dutchies
Shapeshifter
Truetone/Rhythm/DRM
2
2
12
Downtime
Kidz In Space
MTC
3
1
15
Ordinary Life
Smashproof
MTC
4
5
5
Hurt Feelings
Flight Of The Conchords
/Rhythm
5
3
27
Brother
Smashproof feat. Gin
MTC
6
7
27
Always On My Mind
Tiki Taane
DirtyDub/Rhythm/DRM
7
4
6
I Love The Islands
Savage feat. Rock City
DawnRaid
8
9
24
My House
Kids Of 88
/DRM
9
8
5
The Dreaming EP
Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
/Rhythm/DRM
10
-
9
One Day
OpShop
Siren/174East/DRM


IMNZ WORKSHOP - Structuring and Taxation for Record Labels and Music Managers - 3rd December 9am to 12:30pm

Learn how to structure your music business activities simply and effectively through this practical halfday workshop. Course content will include an overview of common tax deductions available for small businesses, standard royalty and mechanical payments from labels to artists, what can't be recouped, what do/don't you pay mechanicals on, what is the place of promo content, doing business offshore, and plenty more. Participants are also elegible for one on one follow up coaching sessions after the workshop to discuss how to implement what they have learnt into their business.

This course is entirely free. If you would like to find out more please contact WHK Business Growth info@enterprisetraining.co.nz / 09 968 8555 or Damian at IMNZ damian@nzmusic.org.nz / 09 376 0115

Read More: Structuring and Taxation for Record Labels and Music Managers

This Week
Last Week
Weeks In
Title
Artist
Label / Distributor
1
1
4
Bury Me
Nathan King
Hum
2
2
9
Downtime
Kidz In Space
MTC
3
5
12
Ordinary Life
Smashproof
MTC
4
3
27
Always On My Mind
Tiki Taane
DirtyDub/Rhythm/DRM
5
6
5
Hurt Feelings
Flight Of The Conchords
/Rhythm
6
8
3
Music (Makes The World Go Round)
Frisko feat. Aaradhna
DawnRaid
7
4
3
Braggin'Rights
Tyson Tyler feat. Pieter T
Breakin' Wreckwordz
8
9
7
Jenny
Sweet And Irie
DawnRaid
9
-
1
1/2 Kast
PNC
Dirty/Rhythm/DRM
10
10
4
One Day
OpShop
Siren/174East/DRM

International and Industry Action

Only ten days to go until the Waiata Maori Music awards grace the stage at the Hawkes Bay Opera House in Hastings. The awards seek to develop, encourage and honour the achievements of outstanding traditional and contemporary musical compositions and perfromances annually... Read more...

New Release Fanfare

Sweet and Irie's 4th single 'Jenny'from their debut album 'Localise it'will be hitting your TV screens in the next couple of days, however you can view the video right now - Check it out here...

The Lookie Loos have spent the last two years touring with the Datsuns and The Veils and are now releasing their self titled debut album. The Lookie Loos recorded the album at York Street Studios in Auckland with Clint Murphy, which was then mastered by Sterline sound in New York... Read more...

'This was the Howard Morrison Quartet'by the Howard Morrison Quartet features 27 tracks including 3 recordings of Kahu Morrison and a 1961 recording of Howard's older brother Laurie and his band the Del-King alongside all the orginal Stebbing recordings... Read more...

On the live front

'Stroke - Songs for Chris Knox'is a bunch of Chris Knox muso mates from NZ and around the world who have recorded versions of his songs. All proceeds will go to assisting Chris with his recovery and there is a party and benefit gig for Chris to celebrate the release of the album Friday November 20 at the Kings Arms... Read more...

Delgirl are playing Auckland this weekend, Dogs Bollix on Friday night 9pm, The Sawmill Cafe in Leigh on Saturday from 8pm and at Cafe One2One in Ponsonby from 5pm... Read more...

The Black Seeds are out and about promoting their new record and their next show is this Friday the 6th of November at the Wellington Town Hall. Tickets are on sale at Real Groovy and Ticketek... Read more...

Round the World

Microsoft has announced that it is bringin its MSN music portal and download store back to the UK. More than 1m tracks from all the majors will be available to download via MSN.com. Some independent label catalogue is also available and this is being added to on a rolling basis... Read more...

Digital Distributor IODA has inked a number of new content deals. Labels include V2 Benelux, Union Square Music, Agriculture, Asian Man, Barge, Catsup Plate, Captured Tracks, Jade Tree and NooN Music. IODA has also signed the recently reunited band the Petrol Emotion... Read more...

All data is compiled by www.radioscope.co.nz To be eligible for the charts the release has to be by a NZ artist or Artist residing in NZ; and the master recording needs to be owned by a NZ Record Label or company that is an IMNZ member.

IMNZ is the trade association for Independent New Zealand record labels and distributors. Our core objectives are to advocate the values and interests of our members, aid their development and knowledge and provide collective group benefits to the NZ independent music sector. Our 70 plus members release the majority of all kiwi music and we want to tell you about them. GO BUY NZ MUSIC!
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