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Amplifier The Artistry / Inside Track / Gahu

Amplifier The Artistry / Inside Track / Gahu

Amplifier Newsletter #69 - 12 May 2003

New Zealand Music Month rolls on its merry way, with dozens of gigs coming up around the country over the next couple of weeks. The big one to watch out for is this year's 'True Colours' event, which hits Christchurch, Wellington & Auckland at the end of the month. The lineup includes Salmonella Dub, P Money & Scribe, Fat Freddy's Drop, Shapeshifter, Blindspott and reformed 80s pop legends Blam Blam Blam.

Love Amplifier

The Artistry is a Soul/Jazz/Hip-Hop group that blends offshore influences with a unique NZ essence.

Vocalist of the group Sara-Jane Auva'a is a well known international figure spending 5 weeks on the charts in the top 30 world top R'n'B songs and performing at such events as the Monterey Jazz Festival.

Inside Track 95bFM's weekly NZ music documentary series consists of twelve 15 minute episodes, has examined issues, events and projects, releases, artists and opinions coming out of the NZ music industry.

Gahu A six piece band playing original NZ music woven with jazz and African influences to make a visionary, yet contemporary NZ style.

This is an exciting long term project inspired by deep rhythm based groove; improvisation by modern and traditional instruments, driven by polyrhythmic percussion. 1. Nesian Mystik For the people

2. Jester Fries with that

3. Take Aim The George W. Bush Track Check out the Raw and Dance channels on XtraMSN

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