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World

Bringing the rhythms, instruments and styles of different cultures together. A celebration of Australia's ethnic diversity.

Tracks

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Harry Mitchell - Malade     Jazz, Instrumental, World 21/03/2017
Harry Mitchell is a young pianist from Perth WA, who writes new instrumental music for his band to record and perform across WA and the rest the of the country.
I wrote this song whilst sick with Glandular fever.

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Other tracks by Harry Mitchell:  The Absentee  -  Janda
Matt Hsu - Every Step Is A Horizon (featuring Tenzin Choegyal)     World, Acoustic, Folk, Ethnic 21/03/2017
Matt Hsu (mat-shoo) is a one-person experimental orchestra and founding member of The Mouldy Lovers. A multi-instrumentalist sculpting songs that are kooky, ethnic, intimate and playful... with no electronic shortcuts.
Renown Tibetan musician Tenzin Choegyal meets gypsy-punk multi-instrumentalist Matt Hsu at a ramen shop in Brisbane and decide to write a piece together - exploring themes of finding 'home' as a refugee.

Also featuring Andre Bonetti (Greshka / Valtozash) on cimbalom and Hannah Ryder on mandolin and vocals.

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Other tracks by Matt Hsu:  Tap Water (featuring Kenta Hayashi)
The Royal High Jinx - French Quarter     World, Dance, Acoustic, Instrumental 21/03/2017
Original gypsy music for dancing. Inspired by European roots and loved by late night festival-goers for their energy and exuberance.
Fun upbeat gypsy-sounding tune, inspired by dancing on the street in the French quarter of New Orleans.

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Other tracks by The Royal High Jinx:  Wheel of Poor Choices  -  Wine and Dine Waltz
The Seven Ups - The Aviator     Funk/Soul, Funk, World 21/03/2017
Blending infuences from 1970s Nigerian Afrobeat with the deepest of street Funk, The Seven Ups are the original 7-piece party band out of Melbourne.
Fast, edgy afro-funk that doesn't stop for anything!

Other tracks by The Seven Ups:  Through the Dust  -  Harry Cooper
Joe Geia - North South East & West     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous, Ambience 17/03/2017
Geia is a renowned singer/songwriter, guitarist, didgeridoo player and influential figure in the development of contemporary Indigenous music. He writes music of bravery and beauty, telling Aboriginal life in Australia.
This is a song about home but also my concerns about the environmental destruction. Indigenous people respect the land and lived in harmony with the Earth for thousands of years. The world is learning that First Nations People are the leaders in protecting the land not destroying it.

Other tracks by Joe Geia:  Freedom West Papua  -  Funky Didj
Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra - River     Pop, World, Classical 14/03/2017
11 piece Orchestra is made up of artists from Western Sydney, representing diverse cultural and faith backgrounds, creating 'new' inclusive Australian music. From sacred pop to cross cultural classical sounds.
River is a moving ballad of hope that features the diverse strings of the Orchestra and the vocals of Maria Mitar, Gambirra Illume and Shohrat Tursun - Strings: Urhu -Nicholas Ng, Horse Fiddle -Bukhu Ganburged, Violin -Salar Hs and Double Bass - Mark Szeto
'All these Rivers we must cross'

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Rayella - Warlu Ka     World, Roots, Classical, Country 10/03/2017
Indigenous father and daughter music duo, Raymond and Eleanor Dixon deliver a journey into the heartbeat of Australia’s centre with lyrics of life and history from the Mudburra people’s homeland
Warlu Ka in Muburra language translates to fire. Fire is an important element in Aboriginal history as you couldn't so much without it. People depended on fire to keep warm, cook food, use the smoke for ceremonies and signals. This song pays homage to this element of fire (Warlu Ka).

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Other tracks by Rayella:  What Am I doing Wrong  -  Goodbye Song
Urban Sound - Take It Easy     World, Dance, Rap 10/03/2017
Grammy potential global hiphop skit "Urban Sound" consists young brothers – Nasty K and Capital G. They bring the creative sound of of new age of hiphop and trap.
If you had a bad day take it easy, if you feeling down and sad take it easy. Life is ups and downs, cheer up and live it up. Thats what this song is all about.

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Other tracks by Urban Sound:  Stuck On U  -  Watermelon
New Venusians - Game Change     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, RnB, Jazz 08/03/2017
New Venusians unique sound has developed through drawing influence from the lush sounds of synthesisers, gritty washed out guitars, hip hop inspired grooves, delicate harmonies at times reminiscent of Jazz.
‘Game Change’ sees New Venusians taking a few twists and turns, with opening soul-fueled minimalist grooves paving the way for a midway guitar-induced break that builds to a crescendo of synths and percussion. Layered with dreamy vocal hooks and an undeniably funky bass-line that buoys the song along.

High Life - Aware     World, African, Psychedelic, Funk 07/03/2017
HighLife are an Afro, Funk infusedpsychedelic, groove group with South African Singer and guitarist Hayden Hack and his 6-piece funk family.
A Song to Bring People together in Harmony.

Zeitgeber - Phase Response Curve     World, Acoustic, Electronic 27/02/2017
Zeitgeber explore psychedelic, ambient, world and electronic music. You’ll hear Balkan and African rhythms, reverb-soaked textures, and instrumentation as eclectic as ‘caisa’ handpan, clarinet, didgeridoo, ‘sansula’ thumb piano, and melodica
The handpan-lead first single from Zeitgeber's new album. Washes of reverb-soaked ambiance cycle move atop building percussion with a trance-like feel.

Other tracks by Zeitgeber:  Persistent Oscillations  -  Suprachiasmatic Nuclei (SCN)
Mista Savona - Carnival feat. Solis & Randy Valentines     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, World 25/02/2017
Mista Savona (born Jake Dominic Savona) is a highly regarded Reggae, Dancehall and Hip-hop producer and keyboardist based in Melbourne, Australia.
The first single lifted from the HAVANA MEETS KINGSTON project is ‘Carnival', featuring Jamaican born vocalist Randy Valentine and Cuban singer Solis. Bursting with energy and originality, the song is set to become a dance floor anthem for a new generation of urban, reggae, hip-hop and world music lovers.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Cameron Dunsford, PBS 106.7FM, Melbourne (VIC)

Innessa - Yasen     Folk, World, Ethnic 22/02/2017
Russian folk music roots are clearly influential in her unique style. With dreamy emotional lyrics sung to a mixture of eclectic styles, Innessa is constantly leaving her audience spellbound.
'Yasen' (Ash Tree) - a song Innessa wrote in a Russian
Folk Style. She recorded it in Russian Language to
keep the folkloric vibe in it. It’s about one broken heart,
a lonely person withering away like a tree.

FINALIST: 2017 QLD MUSIC AWARDS - WORLD

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Other tracks by Innessa:  Dumb and Blind  -  Up and Down
Toby Martin - Lim’s Song     Folk, World, Rock 21/02/2017
Singer-songwriter Toby Martin spent ten years as the lead singer of alternative rock band Youth Group before beginning his solo career. He returns with his second solo album.
Inspired by the suburban surrounds of Sydney’s South Western suburb of Bankstown, ‘Lim’s Song’ captures beautifully what is at the heart of Song’s From Northam Avenue – music inspired by the world, but not world music.

Other tracks by Toby Martin:  Spring Feeling
Michael Kieran Harvey - Sleepy Star     Classical, Jazz, World, Cover Version 18/02/2017
Michael Kieran Harvey is one of the foremost interpreters of contemporary piano music of his generation. A musician, a composer, he regularly commissions and performs new Australian music.
The accompanying chords contain many major second intervals, giving the piece a heavy fatigued feeling. Plenty of improvisational feel!

Other tracks by Michael Kieran Harvey:  TTLS (Starlight Variation)  -  Twinkle Twinkle Icy Star
Michael Kieran Harvey - Track 37     Classical, Instrumental, World, Cover Versions 18/02/2017
Michael Kieran Harvey is one of the foremost interpreters of contemporary piano music of his generation. A musician and composer, he performs with Australia's leading contemporary music ensembles and orchestras.
The collection is designed to demonstrate the many different approaches to composition in classical music styles as well as popular and folk music genres from different countries.

Other tracks by Michael Kieran Harvey:  Track 50
jp - All This Time     World, Jazz, Pop, Funk 10/02/2017
Drummer/percussionist turned singer/eclectic songwriter, jp combines all his worldly influences into a platter of catchy songs that you can dance, sing-a-long, make love and break up to.
'All This Time', featuring vocalist Scarlet Daly, gives a subtle nod to 70's funk whilst travelling through Brazilian-esque grooves. It's a poppy song about your everyday modern relationship, but there are some extra paranoia-peppers hiding in-between the lines as we get to witness some classic miscommunication and its fallout.

Other tracks by jp:  Goodbye  -  Eleanor
Toyah Hoetzel - Take Me (Feat. Killarqueen)     Electronic, House, World, Gay Alligned 10/02/2017
Toyah Hoetzel is a dance music producer from Melbourne and performs her unique tribal house influenced music live on samplers.
'Take Me' is a heaving tribal house track with big drops and driving bass lines.

Other tracks by Toyah Hoetzel:  Take Me (Extended Version)
Broadway Sounds - Le Voyage D'un Vagabond     Electronic, World, Dance, Pop 08/02/2017
“Retro 808s, contorted synths, computer love phrases, and breezy lyrics combine for an irresistible dance jaunt.” – Stereogum
Lush, disco, french, lounge vibes.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Simon Winkler, Triple R, Melbourne (VIC)

Mister Ott - Single Shot     Jazz, World 01/02/2017
Mister Ott’s second album Single Shot sees the band expand their Ethiojazz sound to incorporate psychedelic guitars, reverb-drenched horns, intergalactic keys, and a crunchy drum/bass combo.
Spicy Ethio-jazz track.