Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

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.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8010 amplifier

N.Z.Y.M.E http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7923

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 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7826

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 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7979

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.

Albums

Moving - eight http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7668

Octagon Octagon Octagon - The Mint Chicks http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7495

Hot Planet - Gahu http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7691

Videos

Streets Don't Close - Sommerset http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7355

Been Missin - Shapeshifter http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7628

Synchronised Thoughts - P-Money http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7180

#1 Rock Chart AM Radio - Lucid 3 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7875

#1 Dance Chart The George W. Bush Track - Take Aim http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=5989

#1 Urban Chart Not Many - Scribe http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=6983

Check out the Broadband Audio and Video service on XtraMSN http://www.xtra.co.nz/broadband/0,,10554,00.html

If you don't wish to be sent this, reply with 'Remove' in subject line. Still love you though.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Gordon Campbell: Best New Music Of 2017

Any ‘best of list’ has to be an exercise in wishful thinking, given the splintering of everyone’s listening habits... But maybe… it could be time for the re-discovery of the lost art of listening to an entire album, all the way through. Just putting that idea out there. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Ten x Ten - One Hundred of Te Papa's Best-Loved Art Works

An idiosyncratic selection by ten art curators, each of whom have chosen ten of their favourite works. Handsomely illustrated, their choices are accompanied by full-page colour prints and brief descriptions of the work, explaining in straightforward and approachable language why it is of historical, cultural, or personal significance. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Portacom City - Reporting On Canterbury Earthquakes

In Portacom City Paul Gorman describes his own deeply personal story of working as a journalist during the quakes, while also speaking more broadly about the challenges that confront reporters at times of crisis. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Christopher Pugsley’s The Camera in the Crowd - Filming in New Zealand Peace and War 1895-1920

Pugsley brings to life 25 exhilarating years of film making and picture screening in a sumptuously illustrated hardback published by Oratia that tells the story through surviving footage unearthed from the national film archives. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland