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Amplifier Newsletter #148 - 8 December 2004

Wed, 8 Dec 2004

Amplifier Newsletter #148 - 8 December 2004

Tena koe . Check the amplifier site on Saturday the 11th around 3pm for the a brand new look and feel, we are upgrading the design and programming of the site. With more functionality it will be easier to use, all you music fans and artists should be happy, we are!! Check the 3rd and final Big Day Out announcement, and see below to win a double pass to the see The Checks live! amplifier

New Material

VIDEO GOING AWAY - GOODNIGHT NURSE Going Away is the latest single from Goodnight Nurse. It's about discovering you're girlfriend ain't nothin' but a hoochie mama. The video was shot on 35mm and features a nerd, a mullet, a slapper and a controversial Chihuahua love scene... classic Goodnight Nurse

ALBUM RAW NU INVENTIONS - 4th ELEMENT Hailing from Ranui, West Auckland, duo 4th Element consists of members Factor - Paul Wells - and R'Ma - Richard Mane. Their album Raw Nu Inventions aims to delve into the vast extremes of modern day Hip hop taking elements from Reggae, abstract, and hardcore.


Peachy Keen is a four-piece Auckland-based band whose sound has been described as dark lounge pop with jazz, retro and rock influences. The band have released a self titled debut album and a video for the song Not Your Kind Of Girl. Guaranteed to seduce you.

TRACK MERCEDES CHILDREN - THE CHECKS Mercedes Children was recorded in The Bus Studio, Devonport. All live, no overdubs. The Checks are playing live at the Masonic Tavern in Devonport Frid 10th Dec. If you would like a double pass email us with why you should be at the show and we'll pick the 2 best reasons and put your name on the door.

COMPETITION FAST CREW GIVEAWAY The Fast Crew have given us two copies of their debut album Set The Record Straight to give away. Winners will be drawn on Tuesday the 14th of Dec and notified by e-mail that afternoon. ENTER DRAW


MARK K Southern Lights - SJD

STEPHEN Celebrate - Farmer Pimp

MARK G Simple Hello - 4th Element

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