The DMDS Team Blog

31Mar/140

Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of Mar. 31st, 2014

Top Downloads:

  1. The Black Keys “Fever” (Warner)
  2. Serena Ryder “Heavy Love” (Universal/RPM Promo) *also #1 MAI
  3. Theo “When You’re Not Around” (Warner)
  4. Passenger “Scare Away The Dark” (Sony)
  5. Lady Gaga “G.U.Y.” (Streamline/Interscope/Universal)
  6. Lorde “Glory And Gore” (Universal)
  7. Capital Cities “One Minute More” (Universal)
  8. Kira Isabella “Quarterback” (Sony)
  9. Skrillex “Recess” (Warner)
  10. Avenged Sevenfold “This Means War” (Warner)

*Top Downloads are the most downloaded Singles in the given period

Most Active Indies:

  1. Serena Ryder “Heavy Love” (Universal/RPM Promo) *also #2 TD
  2. Tommy Roumanas “She Keeps Me (Rockin’)” (Pacific)
  3. 50 Cent “Don’t Worry Bout It” (G Unit)
  4. The Darcys “Horses Fell” (Arts & Crafts/Canvas Promo)
  5. Sisters “Animal In Me” (Indie)
  6. Chromeo “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)” (Last Gang/Frontside Promo)
  7. Ryan Laird “Love’s Long Gone” (On Ramp/Stark Ravings Promo)
  8. Shane Chisholm “Blow Away” (Chisholm Music/Last Tango Promo)
  9. Tim McMorris “Dream Again” (King’s Crown)
  10. Darcy Hjelsvold “Knew You When” (Indie/L. Tutty Promo)

*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the major record companies

26Mar/140

DMDS Brings You the MTV, Fuse, & Centric Music Charts: Week 12, 2014

FUSE

Top 20 Aired 03/18/2014
1. Pharrell Williams “Happy”
2. John Legend “All Of Me”
3. Katy Perry F/ Juicy J “Dark Horse”
4. Jason Derulo F/ 2 Chainz “Talk Dirty”
5. Aloe Blacc “The Man”
6. Bastille “Pompeii”
7. Lorde “Team”
8. American Authors “Best Day Of My Life”
9. Avicii “Hey Brother”
10. Pitbull F/ Ke$ha “Timber”

MTV

Top 20 #943 Results 03/15/2014; Airs 03/22/2014
1. One Direction - Story Of My Life
2. American Authors - Best Day Of My Life
3. Lorde - Team
4. Pharrell - Happy
5. Bastille - Pompeii
6. Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - Dark Horse
7. John Legend - All Of Me
8. A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera - Say Something
9. Jason Derulo - Talk Dirty
10. Demi Lovato - Neon Lights

24Mar/140

Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of Mar. 24th, 2014

Top Downloads:

  1. Luke Bryan “Play It Again” (Universal)
  2. Lady Gaga “G.U.Y.” (Streamline/Interscope/Universal)
  3. Massari f. Mia Martina “What About The Love” (CP/DMD Promo) *also #1MAI
  4. Calvin Harris “Summer” (Sony)
  5. 4Count “Epic” (Sony)
  6. Kardinal Offishall f. JRDN “Freedom” (Universal)
  7. Armin Van Buren “Alone” (Sony)
  8. MacKenzie Porter “If You Ask Me To” (Warner)
  9. Afrojack f. Wrabel “Ten Feet Tall” (Universal)
  10. Fefe Dobson “In Better Hands” (Universal)

*Top Downloads are the most downloaded Singles in the given period

Most Active Indies:

  1. Massari f. Mia Martina “What About The Love” (CP/DMD Promo) *also #3 TD
  2. Paper Lions “Philadelphia” (Fountain Pop/Canvas Promo)
  3. Jacynthe “Born To Love You” (WHAMMO/Universal/The Heist Promo)
  4. Brea Lawrenson “Bottom Of The Bottle” (Indie/D. Wood Promo)
  5. Michelle Wright “Who’s Better Than This” (Savannah/Pitbull Promo)
  6. The Road Hammers “Mud” (Open Road)
  7. Secret Broadcast “More Than Friends” (eOne/Dale Speaking Promo)
  8. Twin Forks “Back To You” (Dine Alone/Canvas Promo)
  9. Black Label Society “My Dying Time” (eOne/Frontside Promo)
  10. Mandy Ringdal “Living In A Boler” (Indie/B. Martineau Promo)

*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the major record companies

17Mar/140

MUSIC PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES



PULSE RECORDS “Providing Top Tier opportunities for unsigned artists”

#BeHeard www.pulserecordsusa.com @pulserecords

We’re proud to announce a new and exciting destination for your music videos – Pulse Records. The Pulse Records team will screen your video and if they feel there is a strong opportunity for placement in TV shows, video games, commercials, retail stores, sporting events, etc., will contact you with more information about pitching your video for placement.

About Pulse Records:

Pulse Records is the “Un-label and Un-Publisher” providing top tier licensing opportunities and promotional placements for unsigned artists from music on television, films, domestic and international outlets, independent radio around the globe to mainstream music video placement for artists worldwide.

Have the quality but don’t have the label? We are the “no strings attached” alliance that acts like your label without any involvement aside from our staff pitching your work. We pride ourselves on educating artists about their rights, how to set up sustainable infrastructures and give them tools to build their own careers, momentum, publicity and revenue streams. We are the home of #BeHeard.

We open the door to artists, managers, song pluggers, publishers and independent labels who seek opportunities where they can maintain their rights, revenue, integrity, values and ability to design their own destiny. We provide tips, tools, advice, opportunities and a community where artists can thrive on their own terms and at their own pace.

The music industry is like a popular party, you must walk in with someone who knows the host. Once you’re in, it’s up to you to mingle. Your success is our success. New fans are omnipresent, how are you going to Be Heard? With decades of industry experience from live play to licensing, we’ve built long standing, deep industry relationships who seek us to out find them top quality independent music, music video’s and more. The best music and video productions are not always mainstream publicized works or label acts.

Through Pulse Records you can move like a major without giving up major rights. Visit www.pulserecordsusa.com for briefs and options, read the Mission Statement, it’s time to Be Heard.

Pulse Records’ recent clients/sync placements:

Includes, but is not limited to: NBC, CBS, Fox Sports, TNT, ABC, Total Access NFL, NFL Films, NBA March Madness /All Game day action and in stadium placement via DJ rotation, American Hero on NBC, NASCAR, Superbowl, BCS Bowls, ESPN, Lured, Discovery Channel, Video Games (5 different studios – myriad titles including EA Games), CTV shows (Bell media Canada) NINE Australia, Seven Australia, X-Games commercial spot, 2010 Olympics – Vancouver promo, NFL pre-game trailers, Dodgers/Pirates pre-game intro, 900 Films, Tony Hawk’s RIDE, AST Dew Tour Toyota Challenge TV spot. E-Sports intro Korea, Bulgarian Moto Cross Finals. NCAA sports, independent films, advertising campaigns, TV pilots, online and in store promotions. All retail clothing chains, high end malls, Denny’s, McDonald’s, KFC, Taco Bell, McDonalds, Arby’s and multi -location outdoor shopping outlets etc. Music video’s selected by producers will be put into rotation for 4-6 consecutive weeks garnering Millions of impressions.

How to Submit:

The submission fee for Pulse records is $20 (per HD video), and they can be added to your next release by searching ‘pulse records’ under ‘Organizations’ on the Destinations tab of your next release (or clone prior releases to send them to Pulse) 

17Mar/140

Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of Mar. 17th, 2014

Top Downloads:

  1. Phillip Phillips “Raging Fire” (Universal)
  2. Dallas Smith “Slow Rollin’” (Universal)
  3. Jann Arden “You Love Me Back” (Universal)
  4. Classified f. B.o.B. “Higher” (Universal)
  5. Avril Lavigne “Give You What You Like” (Sony)
  6. The Road Hammers “Mud” (Open Road) *also #2 MAI
  7. Cole Swindell “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight” (Warner)
  8. MC Mario f. Kirsten Collins “Anti Gravity” (Universal)
  9. Fefe Dobson “In Better Hands” (Universal)
  10. Twin Forks “Back To You” (Dine Alone/Canvas Promo) *also #1 MAI

*Top Downloads are the most downloaded Singles in the given period

Most Active Indies:

  1. Twin Forks “Back To You” (Dine Alone/Canvas Promo) *also #10 TD
  2. The Road Hammers “Mud” (Open Road) *also #6 TD
  3. Secret Broadcast “More Than Friends” (eOne/Dale Speaking Promo)
  4. Faul “Changes” (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  5. Stone River “Hanging In The Bowline” (Gypsy Soul/Fontana North/RPM Promo)
  6. Allie X “Catch” (X/Dream Machine/DMD Promo)
  7. Ross Roteliuk “She Moves Mountains” (Indie/B. Martineau Promo)
  8. Madeline Merlo “Sinking Like A Stone” (Open Road)
  9. Brian Byrne “Arizona (I Miss You Most)” (Dine Alone/Canvas Promo)
  10. Colin Amey “Life Happens” (Indie/D. Wood Promo)

*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the major record companies