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Muse July News Extra

STOP PRESS: Damien Binder's supremely brilliant video "Good As Gone" is a finalist in the Flying Fish Awards, to be held in Wellytown this Saturday! Good luck to director Jonathan King, who has 2 other nominations that night.

Ain't seen the video we're talking about? Pay attention to this next bit then...


Damien is our last artist to get booted out of home. We've finally kicked him off the Muse site and into his own luxurious bachelor cyber-pad. Go knock back a martini, watch his movies (inc. Good As Gone) and run your fingers through his shag pile at

Live: Waikato Uni Thurs 19 July, King's Arms Sun 19 Aug

SPLITTER all systems go

Andrew "all the way to 11" Buckton has been confirmed as Splitter engineer. His new Studio 203 in Symonds St will be the location for the rest of the Devil In The Detail sessions, including the blistering new single 'Probably Feel Alright'. - even more Jonathan King videos to be found here!

Live: King's Arms Fri 17 Aug with Augustino

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