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Amplifier Newsletter #131 - 11 August 2004

Wed, 11 Aug 2004

Amplifier Newsletter #131 - 11 August 2004

Kia Ora . Check the new EP from Autozamm - Shade of Brown plus enter the draw for a free pass to the Music Expo this weekend. amplifier

New Material

TRACK - ARTIST THE MACHINES OF B - JORDAN REYNE The final and concluding track from Jordan Reyne's new album "Passenger". A track about the mysterious 'B' - a mechanical engineer from Germany, whose ghost haunts the CD throughout.

VIDEO - ARTIST GOODNIGHT NURSE - SCHOOLS TOUR Check out the boys from Goodnight Nurse on the road touring around NZ with Part 1 of 5 segments documenting the shows and antics of currently the hardest working band in NZ.

ALBUM - ARTIST SHADE OF BROWN - AUTOZAMM Stunning debut EP Shade of Brown from dynamic Wellington rock band Autozamm who have had a number of high profile successes that has seen them rise to become one of the countries premier young bands.


Urban I Got - Fast Crew

Dance The George W. Bush Track - Take Aim

Rock Taking Over - Goodnight Nurse >


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