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Amplifier Newsletter #155 - 9 February 2005

Amplifier Newsletter #155 - 9 February 2005

Kia ora . If your in Auckland head on down to Western Springs Stadium on Feb 27 for 'Live At The Springs' - the local music industry is responding to the Boxing Day tsunami disaster by uniting to produce a benefit concert. If your in Wellington check the benefit concert this weekend which will include the last Trinity Roots performance. The new radio station, Kiwi, has launched - 100% Aotearoa, check it. Ka kite ano.


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Video F**k The Golden Youth - The Mint Chicks

F**k The Golden Youth is the first single from -- and title track of -- The Mint Chicks upcoming debut album, the whole deal self-produced in geographic isolation on a Northern beach in just one week. F**k The Golden Youth: a message from the front. You really don't want to be left behind this time. Check below for the F**k The Golden Youth competition. >

Release Flashback 12" Vinyl - Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's fans can content themselves with this 12" vinyl only release of Flashback and Midnight Marauders until the much awaited album drops sometime around April 2005. Please note that this release is on vinyl only and not CD so make sure you've got access to some turntables before you order.

Artist Cornerstone Roots

Cornerstone Roots are a 5 piece conscious original reggae roots band from Raglan/Whaingaroa. They are a part of the Motherland Collective who organise the Sound Splash Festival in Raglan/Whaingaroa. Congrats to Brian and crew for another great event in 2005, check their album Soul Revolution.


Track State of the Mental - Mark de Clive-Lowe

Featuring Bembe Segue on vocals this is an afro-broken soul workout. MdCL rocking the MPC, moog bass and one of the sickest moog solos on record. From the new MdCL LP Tide's Arising (ABB Soul/Antipodean Records worldwide release March 22, 2005), Big Tune!! gue.html

Competition The Mint Chicks 3" single

Thanks to The Mint Chicks and Flying Nun we've got two limited edition 3" CD singles of F**k the Golden Youth and a couple of The Mint Chicks badges to give away. ENTER DRAW

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