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Amplifier Newsletter #125 - 30 June 2004

Amplifier Newsletter #125 - 30 June 2004

Greetings . Take on the world and be the biggest band in the universe - enter the World Battle of the Bands competition. http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8457 The true electronica underground - Data:bass and Mental Illness have a swath of talented artists on their books - now available on the site for your listening pleasure. amplifier

New Material

DATA:BASS Network http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7928

DATA:BASS began as a weekly night in Sept '02 at Shots Bar, mostly Drum'n Bass with a bit of 2-Step, Hip-Hop, Dub and Breaks thrown about. Data:bass has now released 4 compilations on both the 0474:8455 recordings label and the Mental Illness subsidiary The ranks have swelled to over 30 affiliated producers & performers.

Mental Illness > http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7852


Mental Illness is a subsidiary project of 0474:8455 Recordings, dedicated primarily to turntable / electronic / sequenced music outside of Drum'n Bass, as a repose and an outlet for DATA:BASS DJ's and affiliated producers to explore other sides of the electronic/ turntable spectrum with a real leftfield sensibility.

34 Hits http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8349

34 Hits is inspired in part from seeing The Hot Grits (an Auckland funk band) play. That straight ahead "don't my jive ass look great in these white hot pants" kind of funk jam. The tune is built around old call and response patterns. We wanted it to come in under three minutes and not to let up for a second. It's our most popular song live and if you count the number of hits, they add up to 34.


Albums

Cause 'B' EnKrYpTa Buy it! $27.95 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7022

Hot Shit The Rainy Days Buy it! $28.95 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7962

Nota Bene Ramekin Buy it! $21.00 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=6360

Videos

Beers Deja Voodoo http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8323

How 'Bout You Mars http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8325

Moon In June Stuff The Brunettes http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8247

Charts

Pop Loner - Goodnight Nurse http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7552

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

Urban AM Radio Lucid 3 http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=7875


ENDS

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