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Amplifier Newsletter #134 - 1 September 2004

Amplifier Newsletter #134 - 1 September 2004

Kia Ora . Spring is in the air and now is the time to clean out, dust off, shape up, rearrange, revitalise, frolic in a fields, plant a vegetable or two and leave those chilly winters days behind... check the nominations for the 2004 NZ Music awards. http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8950 amplifier

New Material

TRACK - ARTIST THE SECRET WEAPON - TEMPO 38 Formed in 2000, Tempo 38 plays their own crossbred style of Hardcore and driving rock. As somewhat veterans of the New Zealand punk/hardcore scene "The Tempo Boys" perform an energetic show of alcohol & smoke fueled mayhem.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8926

ARTIST FEELSTYLE A landmark figure in the NZ hip-hop scene since its origins, Feelstyle (aka Picasso or Kas) has had several names and personas over the years but has maintained a rep that gets respect like no other.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8922

VIDEO - ARTIST DREAMING - SCRIBE Scribe has been nominated 9 times for the 2004 NZ Music Awards, proving to be the success story of NZ Hip Hop. Currently he is in UK carving up the scene. Check the vid that tells the story of Scribes humble ambitions from his youth.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8964

ALBUM - ARTIST PETER PAN EP - BORED GORDON Bored Gordon enjoy loud fuzzy guitars but place emphasis on the importance of melody. Formed out of the ashes of the band Dozer, Bored Gordon has been the most solid unit of collaborators Simon and Marc. After a year of performing together around the Auckland pub scene with such bands as Voom, The Sneaks, Lunavela, The Sushi and Jackpoint, a cohesive sound has developed. http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8883

Charts

Urban I Got - Fast Crew http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8633

Dance Baby Don't Go - Dina http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8831

Rock Taking Over - Goodnight Nurse http://www.amplifier.co.nz/amp/view?item_id=8127

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