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Amplifier Newsletter #172 - 8 June 2005

Amplifier Newsletter #172 - 8 June 2005

Kia ora , In the news this week, Goldenhorse and Breaks Co-Op are about to go on tour, hip hop artist Korza raps for 12 hours straight as a warm up to challenge the world record for non stop rapping. Set to drop albums in the coming week are Dave Dobbyn - available light (see below for special pre-order discount price), Nathan Haines - Life Time, This Night Creeps - The Noise Of Music, Substax - Electro Soul Plane and Greg Johnson - Here Comes The Caviar: Special Edition.

Ka kite ano.


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Dave Dobbyn - available light Dave Dobbyn is regarded as a 'national treasure'in New Zealand. 'available light' is the newest release from the man responsible for a plethora of classic kiwi songs. Pre-order the album before the release date -13th of June - at the special price of $26.95 (Normal price will be $28.95).

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Billy T James - Live At Pips Billy T James (1948 - 1991) or William Taitoko was a man of many talents. Billy's taught us to laugh at ourselves and was named Entertainer of the Year in 1981 and Entertainer of the Decade in 1985. Live at Pips captures the charisma of one of New Zealand's best loved comedians. Thanks to Pagan records for supplying the album as an entire album download.


Fall To Earth - Gramsci Fall To Earth is the latest video from Gramsci. The track is from the upcoming album Like Stray Voltage, set to be released on June 20th.

Sugarlicks Recordings Thanks to Sugarlicks Recordings, the home of Aotearoa Future Soul, we've got 3 CD's to give away to one lucky winner. The CD's include the new releases from Substax and Murk 108 (a.k.a. Imon Star from Rhombus) as well as perennial favourite Energy State from one million dollars. ENTER HERE


Monoecus Working under a wide array of psedunoyms since 2002, Monoecus has been producing an erractic and eclectic array of electronic instrumental work from some of the smallest rooms in Wellington. Check out 8 new tracks uploaded to Amplifier.

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