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25/10/2017

Deep Thinking: Jaco Pastorius

Back in February, I had an accident that every musician dreads – I cut the tendon and nerves that control my left index ...

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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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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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24/04/2017

Final Bi-Monthly Issue Of NZ Musician

After close to 30 years of publication NZ Musician Magazine has today released its final bi-monthly issue. Rather than ...

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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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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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