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Amplifier Newsletter #115 - 27 April 2004

Amplifier Newsletter #115 - 27 April 2004

Greetings . NZ Music Month is almost upon us - check the launch details for this friday. Time to celebrate the progress we have made in establishing our music on the national and international stage. amplifier


N.Z.Y.M.E is a MC/Producer from Aotearoa N.Z that specialises in Hiphop, RnB, Dancehall and Drum n Bass. He is of Ngati Porou/Te Arawa descent and is the first artist signed to Futuristik Productions .N.Z.Y.M.E was brought up on the streets of Kelston & Avondale and is a member of the Hiphop crew 3D.

Lo Jac

Lo Jac are Auckland twosome Tom Everett and Willie Tracey. They remind of early Tricky with echoes of guitarist Bill Frisell on this very confident debut. It's a slow grooving affair that pours from the speakers in a fully realized vision. Lo Jac are not afraid to take their time and should be respected for that.

The Have included in SXSW promo CD

In this weeks issue of the prestigious UK industry Music Week there is a free CD with Music Weeks choice of the 11 best acts at the South by South West Festival in Austin Texas. Included on the CD is 'What You Owe' by The Have.

The Have will be performing at the Radio Broadcasting Awards on May 1st and then hit the road for 2 weeks with Pluto on a school tour for NZ Music Month. At the end of May they travel to New York for an industry showcase.


Moving - eight

Octagon Octagon Octagon - The Mint Chicks

Hot Planet - Gahu


Streets Don't Close - Sommerset

Been Missin - Shapeshifter

Synchronised Thoughts - P-Money

#1 Rock Chart AM Radio - Lucid 3

#1 Dance Chart The George W. Bush Track - Take Aim

#1 Urban Chart Not Many - Scribe

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