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SpinCount is proud to announce that our client, Raine Hamilton’s album, NIGHT SKY (self-released), was the 2nd most played album on !earshot’s Folk Roots & Blues Top-20 in 2018 Chart. From Winnipeg, MB, the album was distributed by SpinCount and released on Feb 2, 2018.
In addition, SpinCount’s clients were listed on the Earshot Top 200 of 2018, CKUA Top 100 of 2018, CKUA Essentials of 2018 and STINGRAY Top albums of 2018.
!earshot Top-200 Albums of 2018
Overall across all genres on !earshot’s Top 200 albums of 2018, SpinCount clients Colin James, MILES TO GO (True North Records) was #78; The Fugitives, THE PROMISE OF STRANGERS (Borealis) was #157; Mo Kenney; THE DETAILS (Pheromone Recordings) #159; and NICK FAYE & THE DEPUTIES (self-released) was #186. !earshot’s National Top 200 of 2018 chart is based on airplay at !earshot reporting campus/community radio stations across Canada. !earshot is published by the National Campus and Community Radio Association / l'Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires.
CKUA 2018 Most Played
At CKUA, Canada’s first public broadcaster’s 100 most-played albums of 2018, SpinCount clients, John Wort Hannam, ACRES OF ELBOW ROOM (self-released) was #33; T. Buckley, MILES WE PUT BEHIND (self-released) #62; and Colin James, MILES TO GO (True North / Stony Plain) was on the chart at #74.
CKUA’s Essential Albums of 2018, a tabulation of the collective expertise of Alberta’s music community, artists, organizers and CKUA hosts are asked one simple question: what are the must-listen albums that came out this year? Making the list are clients: John Wort Hannam, Colin James, Lennie Gallant, TIME TRAVELER, Hannah Saunders and Ben Savage, AWAKE (self-released), and T. Buckley.
Stingray Folk-Roots (Canada) 2018
Artists represented by SpinCount were also featured prominently on the Stingray Music Folk-Roots chart for 2018 with The Fugitives album, THE PROMISE OF STRANGERS, taking the number 3 spot on the chart. Raine Hamilton’s NIGHT SKY placed #75; at #76 was The Barrowdowns, COME WHAT MAY COME.
Rounding out the chart at #87 was ACRES OF ELBOW ROOM by John Wort Hannam; Lennie Gallant’s album, TIME TRAVEL was #88 on the chart; and at #100, Ennis Sisters, KEEPING TIME.
Jimmy Rankin’s MOVING EAST landed at #117; HORIZON LINES by Matthew Byrne was #156; Carly Dow came in at #186 with her album, COMET; at #258 was Kayla Luky, BACK TO DIRT; and Cassie & Maggie Macdonald’s, THE WILLOW COLLECTION was on the chart at #262.
Congratulations to all of our clients and thank you radio across Canada for your support.
Raine Hamiton - NIGHT SKY:
Raine’s ethereal voice and lyrics are at the forefront of powerful and relatable tunes on Night Sky, written both in English and in French. Alongside cello + double bass, and with Raine on violin or guitar, these songs have a moving string quartet feel with a cosmic reach. The album tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond, thinning the veil between here and there, affording safe passage to the rough and beautiful places.
Earshot Top 200 of 2018 → http://www.earshot-online.com/charts/2018/top200.cfm
The National Folk/Roots/Blues Top 20 of 2018 → http://www.earshot-online.com/charts/2018/folk_roots_blues.cfm
CKUA 100 most-played of 2018 → http://www.ckua.com/ckuas-top-100-albums-of-2018/
CKUA Essentials of 2018: http://www.ckua.com/essentials2018/