IMNZ Charts to 29 November
IMNZ Charts to 29 November
Week to 29 November 2009 www.indies.co.nz
New Zealand's well loved musical and comic duo the Topp Twins return this week with their new album "Honky Tonk Angel" coming in at number 10 on the IMNZ album charts. Produced by legendary producer and musician Don McGlashan, the album features some of NZ's best musicians and is the Topp Twins at their best.
And its a week for new songs featuring on the airplay charts too: "Blue Skies" by the Feelers, "Love Alone" by P money feat Vince Harder and "Boondigga" by Fat Freddy's Drop. Check em out..
TOP 20 ALBUMS
Week | Last Week | Weeks
In | Title |
Artist | Label /
1 | 1 | 3 | The System Is A Vampire | Shapeshifter | Truetone/Rhythm/DRM
2 | 2 | 2 | Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox | Various | /Rhythm/DRM
3 | 3 | 27 | Dr Boondigga And The Big BW | Fat Freddy's Drop | /Rhythm/DRM
4 | 4 | 6 | I Told You I Was Freaky | Flight Of The Conchords | /Rhythm
5 | 5 | 13 | A Story | Fly My Pretties | /Border
6 | 9 | 13 | Black, Brown And White | Tahuna Breaks | /Rhythm/DRM
7 | 6 | 31 | The Weekend: Deluxe Edition | Smashproof | MTC
8 | 8 | 7 | Merry Christmas Baby | Various | /Rhythm/DRM
9 | 7 | 7 | Tohu | Maisey Rika | /Border/DRM
10 | - | 1 | Honky Tonk Angel | Topp Twins | /Ode/DRM
11 | 14 | 15 | Standing In The Rain | Opensouls | /Rhythm/DRM
12 | 10 | 31 | Get It Together | Sola Rosa | /Rhythm/DRM
13 | 16 | 31 | KORA | KORA | KORA/Border/DRM
14 | 13 | 30 | Keep Rising | House Of Shem | Local Music
15 | - | 22 | Alice By The Moon | The Checks | /Rhythm/DRM
16 | 11 | 11 | Solid Ground | The Black Seeds | BlackSeeds/Rhythm/DRM
17 | 12 | 31 | Based On A True Story | Fat Freddy's Drop | /Rhythm/DRM
18 | - | 17 | Find Me Before I Die A Lonely Death Dot Com | Minuit | Tardus
19 | 20 | 26 | Revival / Slow-Burning Double Pack | Katchafire | Local Music
20 | - | 15 | Localize It | Sweet And Irie | DawnRaid
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TOP 10 SINGLES
This Week |
Last Week | Weeks In |
Title | Artist |
Label / Distributor
1 | 1 | 16 | Downtime | Kidz In Space | MTC
2 | 2 | 6 | Dutchies | Shapeshifter | Truetone/Rhythm/DRM
3 | 9 | 3 | Music (Makes The World Go Round) | Frisko feat. Aaradhna | DawnRaid
4 | 3 | 31 | Brother | Smashproof feat. Gin | MTC
5 | 5 | 19 | Ordinary Life | Smashproof | MTC
6 | 4 | 31 | Always On My Mind | Tiki Taane | DirtyDub/Rhythm/DRM
7 | 7 | 9 | The Dreaming EP | Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra | /Rhythm/DRM
8 | 8 | 12 | One Day | OpShop | Siren/174East/DRM
9 | 6 | 9 | Hurt Feelings | Flight Of The Conchords | /Rhythm
10 | - | 27 | My House | Kids Of 88 | /DRM
TOP 10 AIRPLAY
This Week | Last
Week | Weeks In |
Title | Artist |
Label / Distributor
1 | 2 | 8 | Bury Me | Nathan King | Hum
2 | 1 | 13 | Downtime | Kidz In Space | MTC
3 | 3 | 7 | Music (Makes The World Go Round) | Frisko feat. Aaradhna | DawnRaid
4 | 4 | 31 | Always On My Mind | Tiki Taane | DirtyDub/Rhythm/DRM
5 | - | 1 | Blue Skies | the feelers | /DRM
6 | - | 1 | Love Alone | P-Money feat. Vince Harder | Dirty/Rhythm/DRM
7 | 9 | 9 | Hurt Feelings | Flight Of The Conchords | /Rhythm
8 | 5 | 5 | 1/2 Kast | PNC | Dirty/Rhythm/DRM
9 | 6 | 10 | Maybe | OpShop | Siren/174East/DRM
10 | - | 1 | Boondigga | Fat Freddy's Drop | /Rhythm/DRM
International and Industry Action
For the first time ever, "Noise" is coming to the Parachute Festival. On the Saturday and Sunday of Parachute 2010, they're holding training workshops for musicians, featuring their top fesitval contributors. This is your opportunity to hear from members of bands like Underoath, Leeland and Hillsong United as well as technicians including Bruce Ramus - Creative Director for U2... Read more...
On the live front
The legendary Papamoa Tavern presents The Black Seeds New Years Party - the perfect way to welcome in the New Year. Joining the Black Seeds in this 11 hour party will be DJ Dust from South America and local heroes Sonic Gigolo... Read more...
Mel Parsons returns to Auckland for the first time since the release of her acclaimed debut record "Over my Shoulder" for a special show at the Montecristo Room. Sunday 20th December, Doors open at 7:30pm... Read more...
Round the World
iTunes has opened its iTunes LP and Extras platforms to indie artists, labels and developers with a new set of instructions posted on their website. An existing iTunes contract is required, and all iTunes LP and Extras will be reviewed by the iTunes team "for approriateness of content and for techincal quality"... Read more...
In recent weeks, privacy advocates and others have been encouraging the U.S. government to make public it's secret "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement", but so far the Obama administration has refused on "national security" grounds. But a leaked EU document outlines many of ACTA's goals including implementation of a global three strikes law for online offenders... Read more...
RCS, the worlds largest broadcast software company, and Destiny Media, the global leader in secure distribution of pre-release music to radio have announced a partnership to deliver music to radio stations accross five continents... 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.
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