|Tatu Rei - Forte World, Jazz, Classical||26/10/2011|
Other tracks by Tatu Rei: Não Quero Prozac, Cadê Meu Buddha! - Pra Que Vingança?
|Fula Band - Rutun Beladena (Crying for My Homeland) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Jazz, Funk||17/10/2011|
A man cries ‘Mama am I growing old and I havent’ seen my homeland’.
The Fula Band are:
Eshak Awi (vocals/ lead guitar), Onda Mefumi (vocals/ bass guitar), Sidney Langa (drums).
|Tabura - Mambo Simbo (Where are you Son?) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle, Live Performance||17/10/2011|
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.
|Angeezy & Choi - Why Not Ethnic Multicultural, Hip Hop, African, Funk||17/10/2011|
|Aminata Doumbia and Jake Savona - Mimi Wako (I am Yours) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Hip Hop, Reggae||17/10/2011|
Sung in Swahili, God is the only solution to all our problems and the only way.
Aminata Doumbia (vocals) Jake Savona (bass/ programming), Anita Larkin (balafon/ percussion), Chiko Henderson (guitar).
Written by Aminata Doumbia & Jake Savona, produced and mixed by Jake Savona.
|Akoma Beat - Saa (Like that... Life, is like that) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Funk, Soul||17/10/2011|
Saa (Like That)
Sung in Fanti, most of us face similar problems no matter who we are or where we are in the world – life is like that.
|Future Destin - I wanna Thank you Hip Hop, Christian||14/10/2011|
Other tracks by Future Destin: What you left behind - The Light
|Afro Habesha Band - Wolayta Ethnic Multicultural, African, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle, World||13/10/2011|
The melody exudes Ethiopian traditional music. Vocals: Seble Girma, musical arrangements/keyboardist Daniel Atlaw, Nicky Bomba on Drums and Percussion, Kirar Baei Sahele on Saxaphone, with backing vocals by Daniel and Abei.
|Daniel Atlaw Seifu - My Beauty Ethnic Multicultural, Instrumental, Experimental, Jazz||13/10/2011|
Daniel Atlaw Seifu (piano).
Written by Daniel Atlaw Seifu, produced and mixed by Lochie Bradfield (aka Ah! Puch!)
|Anbessa Gebrehiwot - Bahlina (My Tradition) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle, Live Performance||13/10/2011|
Sung in Tigirinya, this is a traditional song about Tigray life - a region and culture that extends from northern Ethiopia to Eritrea.
Anbessa Gebrehiwot (masenko, kirar, vocals), Nicky Bomba (bassguitar, guitar, drums, percussion).
Arranged by Anbessa Gebrehiwot, recorded and produced by Nicky Bomba at Noah’s Ark.
|Landid Sound - Dunia Tani (Another World) Ethnic Multicultural, African, Reggae, Pop||13/10/2011|
Written by Simon Landid and sung in Sudanese Arabic, this song encourages newly arrived communities to participate in the life of their new multicultural home Australia.
Simon Landid (lead guitar/lead vocal), Nicky Bomba (drums/bass/rhythm guitar), Emmanuela Degery (backing vocals), Flora Bambo (backingvocals), Achol Mabeng (backing vocals).
|Muhanamwé West African Percussion and Dance Ensemble - Tiriba Ethnic Multicultural, African, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle, Live Performance||13/10/2011|
Sung in Sussu, this is a traditional Guinean piece that praised the king of the ancient Mandinka empire, Almamy Samoure Toure.
Aliou Sylla (djembe/ vocals), Mohamed Camara (djembe/ vocals), Anna Camara (balafon/ dun duns).
Arranged by Muhanamwe, recorded and produced by Nicky Bomba and Michael Pollard at RMIT University.
|One Africa - Lumba Ethnic Multicultural, African, Pop, Acoustic||13/10/2011|
Sung in English and Mandinka this is a song about a big day of love.
Written by Lamine Sonko, lyrics by King Marong and Lamine Sonko
One Africa Line Includes:
Lamine Sonko (lead vocals/ guitar), King Marong (boucarabou/ djembe/ vocals), Rebecca Matthews (kora/ vocals).
Other tracks by One Africa: Allah
|Blak Roots - Running to the Mountain Zion Ethnic Multicultural, Reggae, African, Funk||13/10/2011|
Sung in English, Swahili and French - "we are all running for peace in our lives" Written by William Kadima, arranged by Blak Roots - A unique brand of African/Reggae fusing upbeat rhythms of jazz/soul/funk fused with African inspired harmonies.
Other tracks by Blak Roots: Waniua (You Kill My Heart)
|Kankelay - Bi Nya Lui Mahugbay Ethnic Multicultural, African, Acoustic, Folk||13/10/2011|
Momoh Sannoh (djembe)
Sung in Mende language, a mother forced to leave her child with another to raise.. "Take care of my child as if it were your own. Inspite of everything, look after it as well as you do yours."
Other tracks by Kankelay: Nandaka - Laughter
|Kundalia - Dai Ethnic Multicultural, Acoustic, African, Folk||13/10/2011|
Sung in English and Shona, this song follows the story of a woman from the joy of her wedding day to the lies and deceit that bring with it HIV, a broken home and parentless children.
Written by Rurumayi Makombeshamu and Rene Sephton.
Other tracks by Kundalia: Hatina Musha (We Have No Home)
|Paul Mbenna featuring Nicky Bomba - Nakutamani (I Am Longing For You) Ethnic Multicultural, Funk, Soul, RnB||13/10/2011|
Written by Paul Mbenna & Nicky Bomba, lyrics by Paul Mbenna, recorded/produced by Nicky Bomba at Noah’s Ark.
Other tracks by Paul Mbenna featuring Nicky Bomba: Malaika Wa Moyo Wangu (Angel of My Heart)
|Afro Habesha band - Tawusha Enure Ethnic Multicultural, African, Jazz, Live Performance||13/10/2011|
Musicians include: Daniel Atlaw (keys/ vocals), Seble Girma (lead vocals), Duncan Foster (bass guitar), Nicky Bomba (drums), Ray Pereira (djembe), Leo Dale (alto saxophone/ baritone saxophone), Paul Coyle (trumpet/ trombone). Written by Abonesh Adenew, arranged by Daniel Atlaw.
|Abdi Mohamen Abdi - Husus World, African, Electronic||04/10/2011|
Abdi Mohamed Abdi (vocals/ keyboards/ guitar/ bass guitar), Ivan ‘Choi’ Khatchoyan (drums & percussion).
Written by Abdi Mohamed Abdi, produced and mixed by Ivan Khatchoyan.
Supported by Multicultural Arts Victoria
Other tracks by Abdi Mohamen Abdi: Ajab (What's Going On)
|Anbessa Gebrehiwot - Salam Ozi World, African||04/10/2011|
Anbessa Gebrehiwot (masenquo/ kirar/ vocals/percussion), Nicky Bomba (drum, percussion, bass guitar)
Written by Anbessa Gebrehiwot, incorporating lyrics from “Advanced Australian Fair”, produced and mixed by Nicky Bomba
Supported by Multicultural Arts Victoria
Other tracks by Anbessa Gebrehiwot: Salam Zasella