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D7’z Hill Boys & E-Town Boyz - Make the Change     Indigenous, Hip Hop 12/08/2015
D7’z Hill Boys & E-Town Boyz featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Make The Change by D7’z Hill Boyz & E-Town Boyz.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Desert Mulga - Wati     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Desert Mulga featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Wati by Deserty Mulga.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Eastern Reggae - Holy Water     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Eastern Reggae featured on Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Holy Water by Eastern Reggae.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Iwantja - Anger     Indigenous, Metal 12/08/2015
Iwantja featured on Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Anger by Iwantja.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Pukatja St Reggae Band - Nyinarana Kulini     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Pukatja St Reggae Band featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Nyinarana Kulini by Pukatja St Reggae Band.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.


Rayella - Wrong Kind of Man     Indigenous, Country 12/08/2015
Rayella featured in Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Wrong Kind Of Man by Rayella.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Tjintu Desert Band - Ngurra Nganampa     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Featured in Bush Bands Bash Compilation
Ngurra Nganampa by Tjintu Desert Band. Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Dr G Yunupingu - Amazing Grace ft. Paul Kelly     Indigenous, Christian, Australian Indigenous 05/08/2015
Australia’s Most Important Voice” (Rolling Stone, April 2011). Dr G Yunupingu returns with 'Jesu', the lead track from his third studio album, The Gospel Album, released 31st July.
A stunning duet version of the 18th Century Christian hymn, 'Amazing Grace' featuring Dr G Yunupingu and Paul Kelly.

NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARD FINALIST 2016: Live Voice of the Year (NT) - Dr G Yunupingu

NIMA ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2016

Other tracks by Dr G Yunupingu:  Jesu
Lady Lash - Lady of the night     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous 03/08/2015
Lady Lash also known as Crystal Mercy is one of Australia’s intriguing and prolific artists of our time.
Lady of the night details my family life transitioning from Mother to Singer from Morning to Night.

Other tracks by Lady Lash:  Green Cherries  -  When you see me
Nattali Rize ft. Zuggu Dan - Rebel Love     Reggae/Dub, Reggae 03/08/2015
Nattali Rize debut EP 'New Era Frequency' imbues the global consciousness and energy of reggae with a distinct lyricism & vocal prowess. The songs are brimming with defiance and heart.
Nattali Rize’s sweet soulful melodies on this track are delightfully surprising and super hooky. It’s the first time we capture a glimpse of Nattali’s soft and feminine side. A result of her collaboration with cutting edge production team; the Kingston based drum and bass duo Notis.

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Nattali Rize - Generations Will Rize     Reggae/Dub, Reggae 03/08/2015
Nattali Rize debut EP 'New Era Frequency' imbues the global consciousness and energy of reggae with a distinct lyricism & vocal prowess. The songs are brimming with defiance and heart.
Dubbed "one of the nation's most refreshing voices" by Rolling Stone, Nattali Rize’s sweet battle cry on this cruisy tune was written with the intention to inspire and empower listeners, and to those ready to resonate to the new era frequency affecting consciousness right now.

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Pirra - Something Has Changed     Pop, Rock 20/07/2015
Pirra blends the poignancy and freshness of modern artists, with the charm of the old. The irresistible grooves combined with a subtle complexity, reflects the multi-cultural society they live in.
2015 MUSIC COORDINATOR PICK: Emily Nichol ‘Making Tracks’, Koori Radio, Sydney (NSW)

A pop song underpinned by a laid back, classic bluesy riff. From a slinky verse, the vocals build into a melodic powerful chorus, catchy and to the point with dark sultry undertones.

ON TOUR
SEP-OCT
NSW/QLD

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Lucky Luke - 1 Day     Indigenous, Hip Hop 17/07/2015
Joseph Luke Dargan aka Lucky Luke is an Aboriginal man of theWaanyi, Mitakoodi, Ringa Ringa, Kalkadoon and Warumungu tribal groups. He was born in Cloncurry in North West Queensland.
Promoting unity, education and better understanding in Australia for all cultures.

Other tracks by Lucky Luke:  Send Me 2 My Grave  -  Tiddas
Frank Yamma - Everybody's Talking     Indigenous 15/07/2015
Frank Yamma is without a doubt one of Australia’s most significant Indigenous songwriters with an ability to cross cultural and musical boundaries.
The first single taken from Frank Yamma's eagerly anticipated album, "Uncle".

2016 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE:
Best Aboriginal Torres Strait Island Artist

Emma Donovan & The PutBacks - Black Woman     Funk/Soul, Rock, Roots 13/07/2015
Acclaimed indigenous vocalist Emma Donovan and Melbourne rhythm combo The PutBacks bring you Dawn – an LP of hard-hitting and heartfelt soul songs telling stories of grief, struggle and redemption.
Black Woman is the opening track from Dawn, Emma Donovan's collaboration with funk/soul outfit The PutBacks.


Rayella - Wrong Kind Of Man     Pop, Rock, Australian Indigenous 29/06/2015
Rayella deliver a journey into Australia’s centre with tales from the Indigenous Mudburra people’s homeland. Expressed through a crafty blend of genres including pop, country, rock and reggae.
This first upbeat and catchya single from the Rayella debut album, ‘Wrong Kind of Man’ is a cautionary tale of a young woman who falls for the wrong man, whilst it appears there is no hope at first… in the end she gets the last laugh.

Other tracks by Rayella:  What Am I Doing Wrong?  -  Cowboy Song
Briggs - The Children Came Back     Hip Hop, Rap, RnB, Australian Indigenous 29/06/2015
Written by maverick hip-hop artist Briggs The Children Came Back advances the story and pays homage to Archie Roach’s seminal song They Took The Children Away.
The Children Came Back advances the story & pays homage to Archie Roach’s They Took The Children Away. Originally performed for triple j Like A Version, it’s now produced by James Mangohig [Sietta] & Michael Hohnen [Gurrumul] & boasts an anthemic choral male energy & ft. Gurrumul and Dewayne Everettsmith.

NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARD FINALIST 2016: Live Voice of the Year (VIC), Live Voice of the Year: The People’s Choice


NIMA SONG OF THE YEAR 2016

Bala G - Easy Street     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous, Rap, World 22/06/2015
Bala G is a Sea Country Ranger from N.E. Arnhem Land. Easy Street is his first recording; produced by Stu Kellaway of Yothu Yindi at ARDS Yolngu Radio in Yirrkala.
A hip-hop track that raps about discrimination in the workplace, particularly issues around the lack of Indigenous staff housing in communities, with staff housing being allocated to non local residents, leaving Indigenous employees in overcrowded and unsafe conditions. The NT Anti Discrimination Commission can assist with discrimination in the workplace.

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Roger Knox - Stranger In My Country     Country, Roots 15/06/2015
Roger Knox, aka the Koori King of Country or Black Elvis (as he’s known in his homeland), is an Aboriginal Australian Country & Western singer.
Stranger In My Country

Other tracks by Roger Knox:  Blue Gums Calling Me Back Home  -  Took The Children Away
Bow and Arrow - Midnight     Electronic, Soul 15/06/2015
Bow and Arrow are a husband and wife duo from Sydney. They explore with soul, grooves, electro stylings and tribal beats wrapped in their passion for music and each other.
2015 MUSIC COORDINATOR PICK: Emily Nichol ‘Making Tracks’, Koori Radio, Sydney (NSW)

A song to your spirit “I am going to be brave. I am going to know the sense of freedom. True Freedom. I live in the moment. I will not be catagorised. I do not fit in a little box and excuse me while I own this moment!”

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