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Amplifier Newsletter #171 - 1 June 2005

Amplifier Newsletter #171 - 1 June 2005

Kia ora , A very successful NZ Music Month has come to end but here at amplifier every month is about NZ music so we keep trucking on pushing great local acts. In the news this week, sadly both eight and Sommerset have confirmed they are to split, Shihad are on tour and are dusting off the Powerstation for a classic gig, Auckland DJs are givin' up food for funk and finally the bNet awards night was held last Friday, check out the winners here.,

Ka kite ano.


Latest Goodies

DVD Salmonella Dub

The Salmonella Dub DVD features 8 videos compiled from the albums Killervision, Inside the Dubplates and Outside the Dubplates all available from Salmonella Dub, NZ's longtime premier live Dub/D'n'B dance act.

Competition NZ Musician

New Zealand Musician Magazine recently celebrated its 100th issue and to keep the celebration going we're going to give away a 1 year subscription (that's 6 issues) to one lucky Amplfiier user. New Zealand Musician contains reviews, news, articles about the current hot bands and up and coming acts, advice for musicians, classifieds and various other views of the local music industry. ENTER HERE usician_magazine.html

Classic Album Bressa Creeting Cake

Joel Bressa, Geoff Creeting and Edmund Cake were Bressa Creeting Cake, they released one self titled album in 1996. Playful pop inventiveness are the descriptors for the album's major style. Since the album was released, the spawning of great musical careers for Edmund Cake and Geoff Maddock in Goldenhorse, has made this album a defining point in NZ music history.

Video Come Around Again - Aerial

Come Around Again from Aerial was produced by Foundation Ltd and Directed by friend and visionary, Hugo Tichborne. Post-production by Guy Tichborne.

Tracks Aron Cabernet Ottignon - ARONAS

Aron started his career as a Jazz pianist in NZ at a young age. He won the award for New Zealand's most outstanding Jazz Musician under the age of 25. Aronas is the project of the New Zealand born, award-winning musician Aron Ottignon. Dubbed as 'punk jazz' Aronas is an explosive combination of live dance, jazz and South Pacific-influenced grooves. l

Artist R.E.S - Red Eye Society

Hailing from South Central, Onehunga, R.E.S (Red Eye Society) are the three man crew consisting of J-One, Venomous & Tech Swift. It's no secret that R.E.S are at the forefront of the local underground hip hop movement with their vibrantly aggressive lyrical skill. Check out the self titled album Red Eye Society available now!

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Tammy What You Heard The Checks #item15030

Mark Black Balloons Jeremy Taylor

Stephen Do it like this Upper Hutt Posse


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