The term amateur shares the root of amour or to love. Making music just for the love of it is as noble an enterprise as one can undertake. This week we'll hear from Amy, Azeruz, Nexus6, Demetrius Neutaja and Rude Corps. I'm Jim Nye.
We start in Dublin with the warm, lilting and delicate sound of Amy and 'Prenatal Pinball'
Australians Stevie Wishart, Chris Abrahams and Shane Fahey color their electronica with the medieval as Azeruz. This is 'Angels Turning The World'
Listen for more Azeruz at www.endgame.com.au Nexus6 bring their hurried fashion through layered and playful melodies. Here is 'Heartbeat'
You can find more at www.nexus6-music.de That was Demetrius Neutaja and 'Downshift'
Look for more at myspace.com/demetriusneutaja Musical anarchy doesn't always mean cacophony, to the UK's Rude Corps it means refusing to turn music into a commodity. He gives it away, often for others to embellish as their own. Here is 'Nothing is Inevitable
Look for scores of songs at www.rudecorps.moonfruit.com and soundclick.com
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Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.