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Another Music Industry Info Bulletin


Another Music Industry Info Bulletin

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Topics in this update:
1. Karen q Temple's birthday coming up (Wed 4th Aug)- you're invited! 2. Room in Kingsland house available 3. Win a trip to San Francisco with your best Beat Poem about your city 4. Next NZ on Air deadline 16th July 5. Khuja lounge looking for performers and those interested in hosting / organising new nites on Mon / Tues 6. Music Managers Forum meeting on Gigging, venues & production - all are welcome 7. New Zealand based producer Peter Kearns is looking for singer/songwriters to produce in the states 8. Handle the Jandal - NZ Music Video Awards 2004 Entries OPEN NOW - close August 2nd 9. June/July issue of NZ Musician magazine now out 10. Call for experimental and abstract electronic sound artists, deejays, composers and improvisers at Static Mansion performance series, Christchurch 11. List your gigs for free at www.aucklandevents.co.nz 12. A cappella Vocal Workshops Auckland 13. Auditions - Coca-Cola Christmas In The Park And Skycity Starlight Symphony 14. Musicworks Weekend Warriors 15. For anyone in Australia - MusicOz Awards now open

1. Karen q Temple's birthday coming up (Wed 4th Aug)- you're invited! The good people at the Odeon are letting us pretend the Odeon is the Temple for the night and yes! I'm having a birthday party - everyone is welcome! I'll probably be there from about 5pm for anyone who wants to drop by for a drink on the way home from work and the music will start around 7pm. Featuring Temple favs Karen Hunter, Punga, Stan Malcolm, Manu Bennett, Charlotte Johansen, Simon Hislop, and Temple Dan.

Hope to see you there!!

2. Room in Kingsland house available Second ave, Kingsland. Cosy bungalow. Rent would depend on whether it was a single person or a couple. A couple would be ideal. Single person rent would be $150 - $200. tis a 3 bedroom place with decking for Africa (not a popular charity that one), comes with a choice cat and even a French chef. Contact Josh 8454 985. mob 021 057 4689. moppy@paradise.net.nz

3. Win a trip to San Francisco with your best Beat Poem about your city Courtesy of Air New Zealand..Send to george@georgefm.co.nz Subject San Fran Beats Working. It's a trip for two, Air New Zealand - flying Business Class. Drawn on Extended Play with Simon Grigg, on Wednesday the 30th June.

4. Next NZ on Air deadline 16th July Info and application forms at www.nzonair.govt.nz

5. Khuja lounge looking for performers and those interested in hosting / organising new nites on Mon / Tues Contact khuja@khujalounge.co.nz or Arani on 0274 586 780

6. Music Managers Forum meeting on Gigging, venues & production - all are welcome Auckland Monday 28th June@ NZMIC offices, 7 Great North Rd, Ponsonby. 6.00pm (Guests Stephen Upton & Alistair Cranney) Wellington Tuesday 29th June @ Indigo Bar, Cuba St. 6.00pm (Guest is Alistair Cranney only) Christchurch Monday 5 July @ Mainstreet Cafe, 5.30pm (Guest is Stephen Upton only) Guests: Stephen Upton & Alistair Cranney Stephen Upton is owner of Indigo Bar & Venue in Wellington and Wellington regional coordinator of MMF. As well as owning Indigo for over 3 years, he has been a event promoter for 7 years, and managing bands for over 5 years. Stephen also has a background in radio and promotions, including time being Music Studio Manager at Marmalade Audio. Stephen will be talking at the June MMF meeting about venues in New Zealand, about different live income streams, including different types of door deals, event budgeting and logistics, event contracts, how to work with venues, how to get gigs, what venues can/cannot provide, riders, doorlists, and the basics of event production that every manager should know. Alistair Cranney has been working as an artist manager since the late eighties. He currently manages Hirst & Greene (featuring ex Midnight Oil Drummer Rob Hirst), Things of Stone & Wood and Merri-May Gill who he has built an international touring and recording career for. Alistair has worked as an event manager, industry training and as a consultant to many acts. He is currently based in Adelaide Australia but spends most of his time on the road tour managing the acts he represents.

The forums are open to members and non-members alike. Admission: MMF members FREE. Non-members $5.00 (*Christchurch: no admission charge).

To join the MMF and/or for more info contact Mark Roach mark@muserecords.com Highly recommended for managers (both emerging and established) and self managed artists

7. New Zealand based producer Peter Kearns is looking for singer/songwriters to produce in the states or from a distance or a combination of both. The style is preferably adult contemporary; ala Elvis Costello, Sam Philips, Michael Penn, Tori Amos etc. That is, interesting lyrics, melodies and progressions coupled with semi-organic instrumentation. If you're interested and would like more information on Peter's work, please contact peter@peterkearns.net or through this url: http://www.peterkearns.net

8. Handle the Jandal - NZ Music Video Awards 2004 Entries OPEN NOW - close August 2nd Entry forms and info available from Radio Active 89FM or check www.radioactive.fm...

9. June/July issue of NZ Musician magazine now out with the lovely Lucid 3 on the cover, is out now. Check the Home page of www.nzmusician.co.nz for a list of stockists. There is also a competition running for you to win one of five Kiwi Music Bar t-shirts - check out the magazine and then head to the website to enter. And if you are a musician and you have any gear or legal enquiries, or you need new band members, head to our online forum NZM Aid . http://www.nzmusician.co.nz/index.php/pi_pageid/15

10. Call for experimental and abstract electronic sound artists, deejays, composers and improvisers at Static Mansion performance series, Christchurch Info at http://www.thebigidea.co.nz/viewprofdev.php?id=754

11. List your gigs for free at www.aucklandevents.co.nz Send to Webmaster@aucklandevents.co.nz

12. A cappella Vocal Workshops Auckland A cappella Vocal Workshops Auckland Black Gospel and Related Styles with Tony Backhouse Grey Lynn Community Centre 510 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn Friday July 9 7.30-9.30pm Introductory session $15 Saturday July 10 10am - 4pm For everyone $85 Sunday July 11 1pm-4pm For experienced singers and all who have done day 1 $55 Weekend pass: $135 full Sat/Sun only $125 To book, send cheque to: Tony Backhouse c/- 30A Maryland Street, Pt Chevalier Enquiries: Alex 845 5950 Over the weekend we'll earn and sing in four-part harmony a number of songs from various gospel and other traditions, as well as practice a variety of warm-up exercises, and develop listening and improvisation skills, rhythm and range. You don't have to read music and you may tape the sessions.

13. Auditions - Coca-Cola Christmas In The Park And Skycity Starlight Symphony For audition information and to apply for an audition time in Christchurch or Auckland, e-mail Kate@carmen.co.nz AUCKLAND DATES: Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 July: 10am - 7pm (Callbacks Sun. 4- 6pm). AUCKLAND VENUE: Westpoint Performing Arts Centre, Motions Rd, Western Springs. Down the end of a long driveway, on the right hand side, next to the MOTAT Aviation hanger. CHRISTCHURCH DATES: Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 July: 10am - 7pm (Call-backs Sun. 1- 3pm) CHRISTCHURCH VENUE: Chch Jazz School, Cnr High & Madras St. (Entrance on High St.)

14. Musicworks Weekend Warriors There is nothing like playing in a band... Weekend Warriors focuses on just two things, playing great music and having fun.

There's no better way to get back to playing music than joining Weekend Warriors. As a Weekend Warrior you'll be playing with other musicians of a similar level and playing the music you love, The Stones, Daddy Cool, Eagles - in fact all the great music of the '60s, '70s and '80s. What's more Weekend Warriors is fun, the Weekend Warriors program takes away all the hassles of organising rehearsals and gigs, leaving you to get on with want you want to do... making great music. Let the good times roll!! Weekend Warriors is an adventure that begins with a jam and ends with a gig.

The Weekend Warrior program provides all the latest gear at the rehearsal space, a coach and even the other members of your band! After the jam you'll rehearse one night a week for six weeks and then finish off with a gig in a local venue for your friends, family and fellow Warriors. Again it's all arranged, the Weekend Warrior program provides the staging, the sound, the lighting and even the roadies. All you have to do is show up, have fun and be a star!!

Either pop into Mainline Musicworks meet the guys and fill in your application form on the spot or give us a call on (09) 486 2285 and we will mail you out an application form. Mainline Musicworks 42 Taharoto Road, Takapuna

15. For anyone in Australia - MusicOz Awards now open Info at http://www.musicoz.org

Have you signed the noise control petition yet? http://www.temple.co.nz/noise.htm

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