Monthly Archives: June 2008

★ Pain Gone, Professional Opinions

Independent tests show that PAIN®GONE stops or relieves pain quickly in up to 87% of the cases on which it is used, which makes it a reliable alternative to medication. Not surprisingly we have carried out a number of clinical studies on PAIN®GONE.

They are:

  • Treatment of Acute Tennis Elbow by Ole Asbjørn, GP, MD In this study Dr. Asbjørn concluded that “76% of the patients…had effects ranging from good to excellent pain relief” and that “PAIN®GONE is effective as a painkiller…and is a good supplement to other treatments. In the trial no side effects were observed.”
  • Treatment of Arthrosis of the Knee by Ole Asbjørn, GP, MD. A conclusion reached was that “PAIN®GONE seems to have an effect which is on the same level as drugs. PAIN®GONE can therefore be an alternative painkilling treatment for patients waiting for an operation.”
  • Clinical Results with PAIN®GONE by Dr Med. Bernt Fesers This study carried out tests on people suffering from six different conditions. The percentage of patients experiencing temporary or continuous pain relief after PAIN®GONE use ranged from 50% (only two patients had this condition) to 86.7%
  • The “PAIN®GONE” Pen in the Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain – a Pilot Study in a NHS pain clinic in the North of England.

Doctors came to the conclusion that “the use of PAIN®GONE…resulted in significant reduction in pain, increase in mobility and reduction in daily analgesic consumption.”

★ Pain Gone, Professional Opinions

Independent tests show that PAIN®GONE stops or relieves pain quickly in up to 87% of the cases on which it is used, which makes it a reliable alternative to medication. Not surprisingly we have carried out a number of clinical studies on PAIN®GONE.

They are:

  • Treatment of Acute Tennis Elbow by Ole Asbjørn, GP, MD In this study Dr. Asbjørn concluded that “76% of the patients…had effects ranging from good to excellent pain relief” and that “PAIN®GONE is effective as a painkiller…and is a good supplement to other treatments. In the trial no side effects were observed.”
  • Treatment of Arthrosis of the Knee by Ole Asbjørn, GP, MD. A conclusion reached was that “PAIN®GONE seems to have an effect which is on the same level as drugs. PAIN®GONE can therefore be an alternative painkilling treatment for patients waiting for an operation.”
  • Clinical Results with PAIN®GONE by Dr Med. Bernt Fesers This study carried out tests on people suffering from six different conditions. The percentage of patients experiencing temporary or continuous pain relief after PAIN®GONE use ranged from 50% (only two patients had this condition) to 86.7%
  • The “PAIN®GONE” Pen in the Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain – a Pilot Study in a NHS pain clinic in the North of England.

Doctors came to the conclusion that “the use of PAIN®GONE…resulted in significant reduction in pain, increase in mobility and reduction in daily analgesic consumption.”

★ Almost back

I was away pretty well all weekend, and even when I was in Newcastle I was way to busy with painting and photography related stuff, so it wasn’t until this morning that I could try and resurrect my blog.

I’ve just about got all the articles back, but unfortunately a lot of the accompanying images are gone for good. Bit by bit I will try and rebuild them, but for the most part my blog is back up and running.

Anyway, better get back to it. Ciao.

★ Almost back

I was away pretty well all weekend, and even when I was in Newcastle I was way to busy with painting and photography related stuff, so it wasn’t until this morning that I could try and resurrect my blog.

I’ve just about got all the articles back, but unfortunately a lot of the accompanying images are gone for good. Bit by bit I will try and rebuild them, but for the most part my blog is back up and running.

Anyway, better get back to it. Ciao.

★ Epic Fail

Some where between 10pm last night and 9am this morning there was a total failure of my server.

Basically I lost everything, though I am trying to recover from the databases. Hopefully everything will be back some time over the weekend. 

Fingers crossed.

Matt

★ Epic Fail

Some where between 10pm last night and 9am this morning there was a total failure of my server.

Basically I lost everything, though I am trying to recover from the databases. Hopefully everything will be back some time over the weekend. 

Fingers crossed.

Matt

★ Optus iPhone

Optus is starting to prime their pre-sale customers ready for the upcoming iPhone 2.0 release, I just received the below from them. July 11 can’t come any faster!

★ Optus iPhone

Optus is starting to prime their pre-sale customers ready for the upcoming iPhone 2.0 release, I just received the below from them. July 11 can’t come any faster!

★ Here Come The Birds, entering UncharTED waters

Here Come The Birds

Check this out Newcastle band Here Come the Birds have been selected by Sony/BMG as their media pick in the Tooheys Extra Dry UncharTED band competition (www.uncharted.com.au).

Here’s a quote from the guys, “We were selected as the first media pick from over 1300 bands across Australia, which lets us to go straight to the semi-final stage of the competition – bypassing the first public voting stage. There are 8 bands in the semi-final stage of the competition, divided into two pools of four bands: the public pool and the media pool. One band from each pool goes through to the grand final, with the winner going on to open the main stage at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay in August, along with $20 000 to fund a do-it-yourself label package including studio time and legal consultancy.”

So what can I’m With The Band readers do to help you through to the finals? “In order for us to get through to the grand final we need people to vote for us, it’s that simple. Voting begins on 16th June and goes for eleven days, with the winner announced on 27th June.”

And what if Here Come The Birds won this, what would that mean to the band? “Winning this competition will provide us with the opportunity to get our music to audiences across the country, and hopefully throughout the world.”

You can check out the competition at http://www.uncharted.com.au All people need to do to help out Here Come The Birds is to log on to the website and click the ‘Register to Vote’ link. From there all you have to do is simply click on the ‘Vote’ button next to their name. You can vote once per hour until midnight on 26th June.

Here Come The Birds also have a few shows coming up, you can check them out at;

  • Hopetoun Hotel (Sydney) on 21st June
  • Lansdowne Hotel (Sydney) on 12th July
  • The Cambridge Hotel (Newcastle) on 26th July
  • World Bar (Sydney) on 15th August

Here Come The Birds

★ Here Come The Birds, entering UncharTED waters

Here Come The Birds

Check this out Newcastle band Here Come the Birds have been selected by Sony/BMG as their media pick in the Tooheys Extra Dry UncharTED band competition (www.uncharted.com.au).

Here’s a quote from the guys, “We were selected as the first media pick from over 1300 bands across Australia, which lets us to go straight to the semi-final stage of the competition – bypassing the first public voting stage. There are 8 bands in the semi-final stage of the competition, divided into two pools of four bands: the public pool and the media pool. One band from each pool goes through to the grand final, with the winner going on to open the main stage at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay in August, along with $20 000 to fund a do-it-yourself label package including studio time and legal consultancy.”

So what can I’m With The Band readers do to help you through to the finals? “In order for us to get through to the grand final we need people to vote for us, it’s that simple. Voting begins on 16th June and goes for eleven days, with the winner announced on 27th June.”

And what if Here Come The Birds won this, what would that mean to the band? “Winning this competition will provide us with the opportunity to get our music to audiences across the country, and hopefully throughout the world.”

You can check out the competition at http://www.uncharted.com.au All people need to do to help out Here Come The Birds is to log on to the website and click the ‘Register to Vote’ link. From there all you have to do is simply click on the ‘Vote’ button next to their name. You can vote once per hour until midnight on 26th June.

Here Come The Birds also have a few shows coming up, you can check them out at;

  • Hopetoun Hotel (Sydney) on 21st June
  • Lansdowne Hotel (Sydney) on 12th July
  • The Cambridge Hotel (Newcastle) on 26th July
  • World Bar (Sydney) on 15th August

Here Come The Birds

★ The Great Escape

The Great Escape clan has been squished in our Tardis, traversing the space-time continuum in search of a ramshackle bunch of iconic acts to camp out at Sydney’s Newington Armory and celebrate this year’s NSW Labour Day Long Weekend in style on October 4th & 5th.

The Great Escape combines the convenience of the city with the adventure of camping, all wrapped up in a sensational music festival experience – event tickets include the right to pitch your tent on the grounds of the Armory for a fantastic spring-time retreat.

So let’s roll out the line-up, in no particular order:

C.W STONEKING, YEASAYER (USA), THE PANICS, BLACK FRANCIS (USA), CONOR OBERST AND THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND (USA), BRITISH INDIA, SUPERGRASS (UK), THE MESS HALL, WE ARE SCIENTISTS (USA), LADYTRON (UK), BLUE KING BROWN, PAUL KELLY, THE GALVATRONS, JOAN AS POLICEWOMAN (USA), LIOR, PIKELET, YVES KLEIN BLUE, JACKSON JACKSON, THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS (Canada), LITTLE RED, JOHN STEEL SINGERS, THE SEABELLIES, THE E.L.F., FIREKITES, LAURA JEAN, CASSETTE KIDS, WONS PHREELY, THE SCIENTISTS OF MODERN MUSIC, THEREDSUNBAND, THE HOLIDAYS, WHITLEY, SPOD, PLUG IN CITY and loads more to still to come!

The Great Escape: Newington Armory, Sydney

Saturday & Sunday, October 4th & 5th

Tickets: On sale 9am Wednesday, July 9th from Ticketek, Moshtix and http://www.thegreatescape.net.au

Price: Early bird price of: $180+BF, stage two price will be $200+BF. Ticket price includes both event and camping. For further information on camping at The Great Escape, check out http://www.thegreatescape.net.au

★ The Great Escape

The Great Escape clan has been squished in our Tardis, traversing the space-time continuum in search of a ramshackle bunch of iconic acts to camp out at Sydney’s Newington Armory and celebrate this year’s NSW Labour Day Long Weekend in style on October 4th & 5th.

The Great Escape combines the convenience of the city with the adventure of camping, all wrapped up in a sensational music festival experience – event tickets include the right to pitch your tent on the grounds of the Armory for a fantastic spring-time retreat.

So let’s roll out the line-up, in no particular order:

C.W STONEKING, YEASAYER (USA), THE PANICS, BLACK FRANCIS (USA), CONOR OBERST AND THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND (USA), BRITISH INDIA, SUPERGRASS (UK), THE MESS HALL, WE ARE SCIENTISTS (USA), LADYTRON (UK), BLUE KING BROWN, PAUL KELLY, THE GALVATRONS, JOAN AS POLICEWOMAN (USA), LIOR, PIKELET, YVES KLEIN BLUE, JACKSON JACKSON, THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS (Canada), LITTLE RED, JOHN STEEL SINGERS, THE SEABELLIES, THE E.L.F., FIREKITES, LAURA JEAN, CASSETTE KIDS, WONS PHREELY, THE SCIENTISTS OF MODERN MUSIC, THEREDSUNBAND, THE HOLIDAYS, WHITLEY, SPOD, PLUG IN CITY and loads more to still to come!

The Great Escape: Newington Armory, Sydney

Saturday & Sunday, October 4th & 5th

Tickets: On sale 9am Wednesday, July 9th from Ticketek, Moshtix and http://www.thegreatescape.net.au

Price: Early bird price of: $180+BF, stage two price will be $200+BF. Ticket price includes both event and camping. For further information on camping at The Great Escape, check out http://www.thegreatescape.net.au

★ Sneaky Sound System 2

Sneaky Sound System

Sneaky Sound System are set to return to centre stage with a cracking new single, a brand new album, an international record deal and their first Australian tour of the year. Following on from their 2 times Platinum selling, 2 times ARIA Award winning, 2 times AIR Award winning debut comes the release of the first single ‘Kansas City’ from their forthcoming album ‘2’. The single, which has already hit clubs and radio waves like a hurricane, will be on sale July 12 while the album ‘2’ will be in-store in Australia on August 16 through Whack Recordings, 2 years to the day after the release of the bands debut LP. The ‘2’ Tour will also be coming to the East coast of Australia in the 2nd half of August 2008. Tickets on sale July 3rd.

The second album, together with the best from the first, will be released in the UK on September 22nd though 14th Floor Records. The first UK single ‘Pictures’ (given a freshen up by Rich Costey, the man behind Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand & Muse among others) has been received with open arms by BBC Radio 1 where it is Pet Sound Of The Week on Jo Whiley’s show, Single Of The Week on Zane Lowe’s show, and with support from Pete Tong, Annie Mac and Rob da Bank. The song has also been added to London’s Capitol Radio, XFM and the MTV network. In the next few weeks the band plays the Glastonbury Festival in the UK and the Oxegen Festival in Ireland.

Sneaky Sound System, without question one of the most popular bands in Australia right now, had the longest chart run in Oz history with their single ‘I Love It’, their debut album has gone twice platinum and at one point they had four singles in the Top 50. They played the Antipodean Live Earth concert, supported Robbie Williams & Scissor Sisters, sold out their own Arena Tour and won awards all over the place. Yet Sneaky are not a hard-touring rock band or a manufactured pop act. They’re certainly pop and proud of it, but their background lies in their country’s exploding dance scene.

With Spike Stent on mixing duties for a lot of the new album (think Bjork, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Massive Attack), you can expect a fuller, richer and more accomplished sound from the Sydney trio of Miss Connie (Connie Mitchell), Black Angus (Angus McDonald), and MC Double D (Daimon Downey). Three very different characters bonded by a riotous sense of fun, who have found a knack for making music that is imbued with frolicking nightlife mayhem, but also flecked with radio-friendly stadium-bound electro-pop.

Sneaky Sound System: single ‘Kansas City’ in stores July 12

Sneaky Sound System: album ‘2’ in stores August 16 through Whack Recordings/MGM

Sneaky Sound System: The ‘2’ Tour – August 2008 supported by The Dukes of Windsor.

THE ‘2’ TOUR PRESENTED BY SONY ERICSSON + NOVA + CHANNEL V & inthemix.com.au

BRISBANE – THE TIVOLI Saturday August 16th

BRISBANE – THE TIVOLI Sunday August 17th

MELBOURNE – THE QUEENSBRIDGE Tuesday August 26th

MELBOURNE – THE QUEENSBRIDGE Wednesday August 27th

SYDNEY – THE ENMORE THEATRE Friday August 29th

SYDNEY – THE ENMORE THEATRE Saturday August 30th

★ Sneaky Sound System 2

Sneaky Sound System

Sneaky Sound System are set to return to centre stage with a cracking new single, a brand new album, an international record deal and their first Australian tour of the year. Following on from their 2 times Platinum selling, 2 times ARIA Award winning, 2 times AIR Award winning debut comes the release of the first single ‘Kansas City’ from their forthcoming album ‘2’. The single, which has already hit clubs and radio waves like a hurricane, will be on sale July 12 while the album ‘2’ will be in-store in Australia on August 16 through Whack Recordings, 2 years to the day after the release of the bands debut LP. The ‘2’ Tour will also be coming to the East coast of Australia in the 2nd half of August 2008. Tickets on sale July 3rd.

The second album, together with the best from the first, will be released in the UK on September 22nd though 14th Floor Records. The first UK single ‘Pictures’ (given a freshen up by Rich Costey, the man behind Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand & Muse among others) has been received with open arms by BBC Radio 1 where it is Pet Sound Of The Week on Jo Whiley’s show, Single Of The Week on Zane Lowe’s show, and with support from Pete Tong, Annie Mac and Rob da Bank. The song has also been added to London’s Capitol Radio, XFM and the MTV network. In the next few weeks the band plays the Glastonbury Festival in the UK and the Oxegen Festival in Ireland.

Sneaky Sound System, without question one of the most popular bands in Australia right now, had the longest chart run in Oz history with their single ‘I Love It’, their debut album has gone twice platinum and at one point they had four singles in the Top 50. They played the Antipodean Live Earth concert, supported Robbie Williams & Scissor Sisters, sold out their own Arena Tour and won awards all over the place. Yet Sneaky are not a hard-touring rock band or a manufactured pop act. They’re certainly pop and proud of it, but their background lies in their country’s exploding dance scene.

With Spike Stent on mixing duties for a lot of the new album (think Bjork, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Massive Attack), you can expect a fuller, richer and more accomplished sound from the Sydney trio of Miss Connie (Connie Mitchell), Black Angus (Angus McDonald), and MC Double D (Daimon Downey). Three very different characters bonded by a riotous sense of fun, who have found a knack for making music that is imbued with frolicking nightlife mayhem, but also flecked with radio-friendly stadium-bound electro-pop.

Sneaky Sound System: single ‘Kansas City’ in stores July 12

Sneaky Sound System: album ‘2’ in stores August 16 through Whack Recordings/MGM

Sneaky Sound System: The ‘2’ Tour – August 2008 supported by The Dukes of Windsor.

THE ‘2’ TOUR PRESENTED BY SONY ERICSSON + NOVA + CHANNEL V & inthemix.com.au

BRISBANE – THE TIVOLI Saturday August 16th

BRISBANE – THE TIVOLI Sunday August 17th

MELBOURNE – THE QUEENSBRIDGE Tuesday August 26th

MELBOURNE – THE QUEENSBRIDGE Wednesday August 27th

SYDNEY – THE ENMORE THEATRE Friday August 29th

SYDNEY – THE ENMORE THEATRE Saturday August 30th

★ Moving Out

Over the next couple of days I’m relocating all my hosting over to Media Temple. I’ve had it with my current host, servage, as i’ve had fail after fail. This time it’s the authentication of my ftp account, it’s been out for 14 hours now and there’s no sign of it coming back anytime soon. FRUSTRATING!

Sunday’s usually the quiet day around here with only 100 uniques on average, so that’s when it will all happen. I’ll try and keep the disruption to a minimum, but expect an outage on Sunday probably for most of the day I would guess.

★ Moving Out

Over the next couple of days I’m relocating all my hosting over to Media Temple. I’ve had it with my current host, servage, as i’ve had fail after fail. This time it’s the authentication of my ftp account, it’s been out for 14 hours now and there’s no sign of it coming back anytime soon. FRUSTRATING!

Sunday’s usually the quiet day around here with only 100 uniques on average, so that’s when it will all happen. I’ll try and keep the disruption to a minimum, but expect an outage on Sunday probably for most of the day I would guess.