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Zela Margossian Quintet - Ceasefire     Ethnic Multicultural, Ambience, Jazz, Instrumental 29/11/2018
Margossian draws influence from an elaborate range of middle-eastern music, resulting in melodies that juggle speed, calculation and experimentation alongside a sometimes soft, windswept mood.
With bounding progressions and interjecting instrumentals, Ceasefire is the second single off Transition – a richly textured progressive world jazz album with heavy Armenian influences.

Yoseph H. Bekele ft. Jackson Jackson - New Directions     Pop 25/10/2013
Yoseph H. Bekele ft. Jackson Jackson's 'New Directions' on Visible Volume 8. The Visible compilation series is an initiative of Multicultural Arts Victoria.
Sometimes in life, everything changes, and you have to learn how to go walking in new directions

The track was recorded as part of Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible Mentoring Program with Yoseph H. Bekele’s mentor Harry James Angus (The Cat Empire) and producer Jan Skubiszewski (Jackson Jackson)

Yirrmal - Deep Blue Sea     Indigenous, Folk 25/10/2013
Yirrmal's 'Deep Blue Sea' on Visible Volume 8. The Visible compilation series is an initiative of Multicultural Arts Victoria.
Sung in a mix of English and Bukalatjipi Matha this song tells the story of the Octopus, a creation spirit, living beneath the sea

It was recorded as part of Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible Mentoring Program with Yirrmal’s mentor Carlo Santone (Blue King Brown) and producer Craig Pilkington (Archie Roach)

Xylouris White - Only Love     Ethnic Multicultural, Folk, Punk 07/02/2018
A passion for exploration comes naturally to Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White (The Dirty Three).
"A rollicking yet passionate stomp of a song featuring White’s propulsive drumming, which gives room for Xylouris’ incredibly dexterous, heavy metal-like lute, an infectious hook, and sonorous baritone, singing lyrics in Greek ... possessing a swooning and urgent passion, the song reveals the duo’s mischievous, free-flowing improvisational-like nature."

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Other tracks by Xylouris White:  Daphne
Urban Sound featuring Sahara Beck - I Made It     Hip Hop, Soul 01/03/2014
Launching in 1998, Urban Sound is the project of brothers Nasty K and Capital G. Bringing the creative sound of old skool English hip hop to the global music industry.
The new single from Urban Sound featuring up and coming songstress Sahara Beck

Urban Sound - Run This Town 2     Hip Hop, Reggae, RnB 14/06/2014
After a long break the legends of classic Hip Hop ‘Urban Sound’ return with their second album titled ‘Urban Sound Part 2’, due for release in summer 2015.
If you love a bit of classic hiphop with twist of R&B and reggae to keep you moving, then "Run This Town 2" is the answer. Enjoy the collaboration of 7 hiphop artistes spilling their unique styles.

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Other tracks by Urban Sound:  I Made It
The Tim Rogers Compania - The Ghost     World 01/11/2010
Tim Rogers from You Am I, Australian Rock and Roll Legend.
Tim Rogers (You Am I) collaborates with a Greek Rebetiki ensemble. The track is Tim Rogers balladry at its best in the style of the Greek Blues, songs of love and loss.

The Shabbab - We Keep Coming     Rock, Punk, Ethnic 05/08/2016
“The Shabbab are gloriously unhinged onstage, an exhibition of all that is rock and roll and right with live music” – BMA Magazine
'We Keep Coming' is the first single from The Shabbab's debut LP Garlic. Garlic builds and strengthens on the themes Melbourne’s favourite wogs have made themselves known for. Including themes of Australia's inherent racism towards refugees and indigenous land rights to songs about love and addiction.


Other tracks by The Shabbab:  Big Brother
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 Lyrical - Rule The World     Reggae/Dub, Acoustic, Blues, Hip Hop 22/03/2013
Take a dash of Franti, a hint of Harper, a twist of John Butler, with a drop of Marley and you have "The Lyrical".
This track depicts all the things that are wrong but fixable in the world in regards to environment, xenophobia and religious undertones. It is a call to love the place that we are in ... Earth!

Tenzin Choegyal - Tayatha Heart Suttra     World, Pop, Live Performance 27/05/2011
Amrap Live Music Recordings_5UV_Live Music Fest 2010 Drawing on inspiration from his traditional Tibetan roots is Tenzin Choegyal, as recorded by Radio Adelaide during "Live Music Fest 2010."
Cantering rhythms, extraordinary vocal ability and flute come together to create uniquely beautiful music that draws on Tenzin Choegyal’s traditional Tibetan roots.

Tatu Rei - Forte     World, Jazz, Classical 26/10/2011
Tatu Rei are a 6 Piece Brazilian Jazz, Bossa and Samba outfit from Melbourne playing some of the hottest world music currently coming out of Australia.
'Forte' is the title track off Tatu Rei's second album. Featuring a string quartet comprising players from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Victorian Chamber Orchestra. Fusing Bossa Nova with an inspiring classical performance from some of Australia's best, this song represents the Worldly appeal of this Melbourne based group.

Other tracks by Tatu Rei:  Não Quero Prozac, Cadê Meu Buddha!  -  Pra Que Vingança?
Taqi Khan - Atish     World 25/10/2013
Taqi Khan's 'Atish' on Visible Volume 8. The Visible compilation series is an initiative of Multicultural Arts Victoria.
Sung in Hazaragi this love song is about a man saying to his lover that her eyes are so beautiful that fire burns in his heart when he looks at her.

'Atish' was recorded for Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible Mentoring Program with Taqi Khan’s mentor and producer Ivan “Choi” Khatchoyan

Tabura - Mambo Simbo (Where are you Son?)     Ethnic Multicultural, African, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle, Live Performance 17/10/2011
The word ‘Tabura’ comes from the Wasior word ‘cone-shell’ found at West Papau’s coastline. ‘Tabura’ is a group of talented WestPapuans, passionate about their traditional Melanesian culture/song/dance and language.
Mambo Simbo (Where Are You Son?)
A mother calls out to her son to come home before dusk.

Airi Ingram (percussion), Donny Roem (vocals/ percussion), Ronny Kareni (vocals), Lea Rumwaropen (vocals), Rosa Rumwaropen (vocals), Petra Rumwaropen (vocals), Sixta Mambor (vocals).

Written by Arnold Ap, produced and mixed by Airi Ingram.

Sudanese Timorese Musica - Mama     World 25/10/2013
Sudanese Timorese Musica's 'Mama' on Visible Volume 8. The Visible compilation series is an initiative of Multicultural Arts Victoria.
Sung in Sudanese Arabic, Timorese and English this song says that a mother’s heart is where peace, unity and sacrifice dwell. She is everything to us.

The track was recorded as part of Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible Mentoring Program

Stella - Non je ne regrette rien     World, Ethnic 14/03/2013
Stella is a Melbourne based,Mauritian born artiste who performs contemporary English, French and Creole/Sega songs. She loves passionate songs that tell a story and let her connect with her audience.
My own take on this classic Piaf number. It talks of letting go and having no regrets. Starting afresh with a new love . New beginnings.

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Other tracks by Stella:  Ne me quitte pas  -  Coucouroucoucou Paloma
Stella - Mauriciens en Australie/Mauritians in Australia     World, Dance, Atmospheric, Ambience 10/05/2014
A multi lingual singer/songwriter who performs all genre with passion and a unique style that makes you want to dance, laugh, cry and reminisce about life & love
This song is about growing up in Australia as a migrant from Mauritius and trying to balance traditions, adapting to the Australian way of life as well as fusing cultures. The heckler in the background is making fun of keeping the culture.
Make you want to get up & dance

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Other tracks by Stella:  Gone Too Soon  -  Beautiful Day
SS Superstar - Nehoo (Maybe)     World, African, Pop 04/10/2011
SS Superstar in bringing South Sudanese afro-pop to the heart of Melbourne
This song is sung in Nuer and is about when you need something good you may get it or you may not

Lang Yearchak (vocals), Ivan ‘Choi’ Khatchoyan (drums, bass, synths, effects and percussion)

Written by Lang Yearchak, composed, arranged, produced and mixed by Ivan ‘Choi’ Khatchoyan

Other tracks by SS Superstar:  Holla Ya!
Springwood String Quartet - Popa Dice Ca Nu Bea     Classical, Live Performance 08/10/2010
Amrap Live Music Recordings_4EB_Songs of Hope Springwood String Quartet recorded by 4EB as part of the project, Songs of Hope.
Brought together by their music, Springwood String Quartet all arrived in Australia from different geographical areas of Eastern Europe at different times and with different aspirations.

This track's title translates as "The Priest said he is not drinking."

South African Australian Multicultural Association - Shosholoza/Daar Kom Die Alibama/Dinah Kanakia     World, Live Performance 26/08/2010
Amrap Live Music Recordings_4EB_Songs of Hope South African Australian Multicultural Association recorded by 4EB as part of their project, Songs of Hope.
Shosholosa was a lament sung sometimes when away from home, while doing hard labour. It has become one of South Africa’s most popular songs, especially as an anthem at sporting events. The Gumboot Dance arose out of oppression of labourers in gold mines