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Amplifier Newsletter #71

Amplifier Newsletter #71

Greetings! School holidays are here again, the malls will be filled to the brim with noisy little peoples & all the movies will be the latest cgi gimmick. A good time to stay inside and listen to some homegrown tunes and feel the yellow green shades of nz winter fill the room. Love Amplifier

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Skyman consists of a collective of producers and musicians who's live sound is a mix of new technology and improvised soul. Skyman are trying to push the boundaries of live performance with their 'remix' style show's. 'The aim is to never play the same version of any songs we perform, trying to avoid any type of formula and always giving the crowd something different every time'.

Falling Faster Now - Soda

This track has a rock edge and captures many emotional states from contemplative to distraught whilst retaining a melodic hook. Powerful and vocally distinctive.

The music video was produced by Zoomslide Media and was shot in three locations over two days. The video explores the depths of Karaoke booth kitsch.

Shift - eight

Shift is eight's latest single independant release, and the first to be available on CD.

Produced by award winning engineer Malcolm Welsford at the new Welsford studios in Auckland city. Shift's driving drum 'n bass rhythms, enveloping guitars and powerfully melodic chorus makes this release a stand out track, capturing the unique sound of eight.

top 3 tunes

1. Nesian Mystik - For the people

2. Remember - P-Money

3. Take Aim - The George W. Bush Track


The Chills live up to their name in the middle of winter playing @ Invercargill's Newfold Tavern 1990

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