FM Pilots Tops MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
MusicDish*China announced its Top 5 Indie Song Chart, based on aggregate plays on Chinese streaming portals, including Ximalaya, Diandian, Lizhi.fm and YuYin.fm for the period 07/19 - 07/25/2014. The songs were promoted through MusicDish*China Song Blast, a low-cost song promotional service to help introduce Western independent music to the biggest music market through Chinese streaming and social media platforms (http://www.musicdish.com/china/music/singlepromo.php3).
MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
1. "With You" - FM Pilots
2. "Oxygen Mask" - Mongrel
3. "Out Break Of Infection" - Display of Decay
4. "Zombie Dance" - Balkstar
5. "Legends" - Randy Ellefson
Oklahoma pop-alternative quartet FM Pilots' "With You" skyrocketed to the top of this week's chart with over 4,000 plays over the week. Hard rock continues to find favor with Chinese listeners with female fronted aggressive rock band Mongrel and Canadian metal band Display of Decay coming in at 2nd and 3rd place. Illustrating the eclectic taste of China's music fans, bass music producer Balkstar comes in 4th place with his single "Zombie Dance," followed by Maryland-based instrumental rock guitarist Randy Ellefson.
MusicDish*China serves as a bridge between East & West, presenting events featuring award-winning Chinese and Taiwanese acts as well as providing distribution/marketing and touring for Western acts in China. MusicDish*China has partnered with key events, from Midi and Zebra festivals to the Sound of the Xity conference that, in combination with its social media presence, has given it an unique brand positioning in the market. We also have forged a partnership with leading Chinese music service providers such as audio/podcast sharing platform Ximalaya and digital distributors such as R2G. This allows us to provide a direct and engaging connection with Chinese music fans through social media channels and performance opportunities in major festivals and venues in China.