Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Amplifier Newsletter #149 - 15 December 2004

Wed, 15 Dec 2004

[amplifier] 15 December 2004 - Flip

Amplifier Newsletter #149 - 15 December 2004

Kia ora . The amplifier website has been reworked from the ground up and is now live for your musical pleasure, we hope you are enjoying the new look and functionality. Some of the new features include stored credit, magazine section, photo galleries and more. To read more detail about what we have done click here. html amplifier

Latest Goodies

Competition Big Day Out, the home of NZ music online, in conjunction with Juice TV and 95bFM, is giving you the chance to attend this year's Big Day Out in style. Four lucky people will watch the biggest gig held in NZ from the comfort of the corporate box. You'll be ensconced in air-conditioned catered comfort for the whole day. ENTER DRAW

Amplifier Free Money The new amplifier site allows you to purchase credit and then use it, at any stage, to buy tracks. We are offering a 20% special, for this week only, where you get a bonus %20 of your purchased credit amount. Spend $100 and receive $20 free! It translates into $20 discount from albums or 1 track free for every 5 purchased.

Complilation Album Loop Select 006: Kono Kono means to form a loop; or to form the handles of a basket. LOOP select 006 brings you three baskets full of creative content from Aotearoa. (2x CDS and a DVD). KONO promises to be a sensory explosion with crammed full of local music, short films, music videos, and an exclusive documentary of the popular Fly My Pretties.

Album Slow-Burning - Katchafire Katchafire's Slow-Burning, their second release, fulfills the promise shown by there first album Revival. Here was a band schooled in roots reggae, that has honed its professionalism on the road, and has within its ranks songwriters who can take their place alongside the best Aotearoa has had to offer.

Video The Vibesmen - 4th Element The Vibesmen - 4th Element, MC Arme and Bones Hex-1 - ride a stunning Kinetic track in animated form courtesy of the talents of South Seas Animation. Join the boys as they kick back relax and take you on a voyage into their care-free days of growing up in West Auckland.

Artist Flip Grater Influenced by many musical genres, Flip Grater is creating her own chanteuse niche in New Zealand. With a honey coated voice that is both versatile and varied, Flip brings a highly personal viewpoint to her intelligent self-penned songs. Check out the tracks - Blue Valentine, Nameless, Passage and Knowing You.


MARK G unknown variable SOUNDWORKER

STEPHEN Lifestyle - Twinset

MARK K Superman You're Crying - SJD

You are receiving this email because your email address has been used to register an account on the Amplifier website. If you no longer want to receive this email please reply with 'Remove' in subjectline or contact us directly on Still love you though.


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Howard Davis: Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman'

The Guardian needed not one, but three reviews to do justice to Fennell's unsettling approach, which indicates exactly how ambiguous and controversial its message really is. More>>

Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

Howard Davis: The Back of the Painting

Painting conservators are the forensic pathologists of the art world. While they cannot bring their subjects back to life, they do provide fascinating insights into the precise circumstances of a painting's creation, its material authenticity, and constructive methodology. More>>

Howard Davis: Black Panthers on the Prowl

A passionate and gripping political drama from Shaka King, this is an informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was murdered at the age of twenty-one during a police raid. More>>

Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>

Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland