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Amplifier Newsletter #183 - 24 August 2005

Amplifier Newsletter #183 - 24 August 2005

Kia ora , Winter isn't normally a great time for music festivals, too much rain and not enough sun. If however you’re close to a big snow capped mountain then it’s all on and this year Amplifier is getting behind the Fallout Festival at Mt Ruapehu and surrounding towns. The Silver Scroll nominations were announced last week and next week sees what is traditionally one of the best parties of the year at the Juice TV Awards. You can check the Juice nominees here and watch most of the nominated videos.

Ka kite ano.

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Latest Goodies

Album

The Brunettes - When Ice Met Cream Hard on the heels of their stateside tour with The Shins comes the latest release from The Brunettes. When Ice Met Cream is a 6 track EP released through Lil Chief Records.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17225/when_ice_met_cream.html

Competition

Win P-Money's Big Things and Big Things Instrumentals Thanks to Dirty Records we've got 3 copies of P-Money's Big Things and Big Things Instrumentals to give away. That's $57.90 worth of music each for 3 lucky Amplifier users. ENTER HERE

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17361/win_p-moneys_big_things_and_big_t hings_instrumentals.html

Video

Frontline - Breath With Me Long awaited single Breath With Me from Frontline. A top 10 alternative airplay hit and a feature on the bfm top 10 for weeks, the single is due for release on September 5th.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17280/breath_with_me.html

Vinyl

opensouls - 12" In Your Hands With a slice of hip hop, a dash of jazz, and a glass of homegrown soul. opensouls 'In Your Hands' features exclusive remixes by Dutch soulmate Gerd of 4Lux Recordings, freerider Zimpala from France, and talented local crew Inner Eye, plus a previously un-released edit by opensouls.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17364/in_your_hands.html

Exclusive Download

Nigel Gavin - Music For Flem Nigel Gavin's debut solo album Music For Flem is a collection of instrumentals featuring guitars, basses, frame drums, banjos, sheng, flower pot, mandolin and loops of combinations of the above, all played and recorded by himself. An exclusive album download for amplifier from Monkey Records.

http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17298/music_for_flem.html

Staff Selecta

Sad Surf Scenario Voom Richie
http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/8647/now_i_am_me.html?play=14805#item14 805

The Sandbar Sessions Kevin Clark Mark
http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/13920/the_sandbar_sessions.html

Why Do I Feel Like Its Me Christina Elenni Stephen
http://www.amplifier.co.nz/nzmusic/17368/why_do_i_feel_like_its_me.html

ENDS


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