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14/09/2017

University of Otago

Address: Black/Sale House, 100 St David Street, Dunedin University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin. Contact: Administrative ...

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15/08/2017

Fresh Talent: Jaggers X Lines

New Dunedin electro pop duo Jaggers X Lines have recently released their debut EP ‘Letters’. Eliana Gray (27) and Morgan ...

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17/07/2017

Deep Thinking: Chuck Berry

Just as I had finished writing about the mathematical complexities of Meshuggah and Tessaract in the last edition, the news ...

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03/05/2017

Deep Thinking: Polymetric Basslines

In this issue we are going to look at polymetric basslines and drum patterns that have been recorded by two bands described ...

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15/03/2017

Deep Thinking: The Age Of Aquarius

In this issue I am looking at a tune from a musical I saw when I was 15 years old. It was one of the reasons I became a professional ...

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14/02/2017

The Verlaines: Delayed Gratification

The Verlaines have been a musical force for 35 years (in various guises), and intriguingly currently exist in two versions, ...

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21/12/2016

Deep Thinking: Some 12/8 Xmas Trickiness With The Verlaines!

As it’s the Christmas period, I thought I would do some shameless marketing. There is a new album, ‘Dunedin Spleen’ ...

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19/12/2016

The Dunedin Sound – Some Disenchanted Evening

By Ian Chapman, Bateman Publishing, rrp $50 One of the many endearing aspects of Dr Ian Chapman’s book, 'The Dunedin ...

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07/12/2016

Deep Thinking: Keyboard Bass + Bass Guitar = Huge Bass!

This Deep Thinking bass lesson concerns how two sources of bass in a band can sound big and grunty (is that a word?). I did ...

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