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Not Serious, No Labels

Not Serious, No Labels


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Muzzy Pep, Kaboose
Venue: Ducks Nuts Hotel
Event Date: Friday 23/10/1998

WHEN Triple J morning show presenter SARAH MACDONALD suggested to MUZZY PEP that its name was an oxymoron roughly meaning clouded vitality, the band members joked that they were, simply, morons.Playing at the Family Hotel this Friday night with KABOOSE, the band isn't terribly serious about ...

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jMusic just for love

jMusic just for love


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Melvin Starr

TRIPLE J UNEARTHED Newcastle co-winners MELVIN STARR told the nation last week what many original bands here have known for a long time: that playing your own music is first and foremost about love and not money.The band which was 'unearthed' by the national youth broadcaster last week ...

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Voice for Jazz Final

Voice for Jazz Final


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Fish Fry
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 24/10/1998

POW WOW keyboard player DARYL ABERHART could talk all day about some of the bands he's been in, but it took a friend and fellow band member to 'dob him in' about his latest achievement.Next week Aberhart will be one of only 10 vocalists nationally to compete in the prestigious ...

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An Original Christmas

An Original Christmas


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Extreme Blues, The Rumor
Venue: Highfields Azzurri Sports Club
Event Date: Saturday 24/10/1998

EXTREME BLUES is best known around town for its STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, JIMI HENDRIX, CREAM and BB KING covers, thanks to the tasty neck work of guitarist JUSTIN NGARIKI. But all of that is set to change, with the trio planning to have a CD of original songs out by Christmas.Ngariki said audiences ...

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DJ Covers Surf Classic

DJ Covers Surf Classic


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Robert Mitrevski

YOU'VE seen him spinning discs at THE WORLD'S BIGGEST DISCO at Newcastle Workers Club but there's more to disc jockey ROBERT MITREVSKI than meets the eye.Next month Mitrevski will launch his own CD, a remix of a cover version of the BEACH BOYS classic SURFIN' USA. The CD will ...

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Dream Come True

Dream Come True


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: The Dreamcatchers
Venue: Igloo Performance Space
Event Date: Thursday 22/10/1998

THE DREAMCATCHERS will record their debut CD tomorrow night at IGLOO STUDIOS PERFORMANCE SPACE, situated beneath the MUSIC PRODUCTION FACTORY at 770 Hunter St West.The duo of BRENDAN and MEAGHAN MURPHY will record some covers and original material live at the gig which will be invitation ...

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Fine Fettle Fiddlin'

Fine Fettle Fiddlin'


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Celtika
Venue: The Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 24/10/1998

THE exuberance of fiddle music forms the core of CELTIKA performing this Saturday night at the Acoustic Cafe at The Star Hotel.The 12-month-old band features the energetic acoustic guitar and lead vocals of GREG BRYCE, one-time frontman for rockers DV8.With Celtika Bryce has taken a distinctly ...

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What's in a name?

What's in a name?


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Organ
Venue: Delany Hotel
Event Date: Wednesday 21/10/1998

GUITARIST MICHAEL STOVE assures us that there's nothing even remotely phallic about the name of his latest trio ORGAN. 'We were going to call it Pancreas, but, you know,' he says, trailing off.The band ORGAN is making its debut at The Delany Hotel tonight. Naturally the group, also ...

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Festival to Rock on for Sick Mates

Festival to Rock on for Sick Mates


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Event: Newcastle Musicians Festival and Family Day
Venue: Broadmeadow PCYC
Event Date: Sunday 25/10/1998

NEWCASTLE musicians will rally to raise funds for the families of two friends who have been fighting a battle with cancer for the past two years.Nine bands will perform at the NEWCASTLE MUSICIANS FESTIVAL AND FAMILY DAY at the Broadmeadow Police and Community Youth Club this Sunday, from 10am ...

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Harder Than Copper

Harder Than Copper


Publication Date: Wednesday October 21, 1998
Artist: Fini Scad
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 22/10/1998
Author: Anthony Scully

FINI SCAD bass player LINCOLN BEECROFT believes the best state to be in when listening to his band's long-playing album WIDESCREEN is drunk.After all, two of the tracks were recorded while the band was intoxicated, perhaps by the sweet melodies and utter power of the sound.Playing at the ...

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