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Small Jupiter - Mr Munro     Indigenous, Pop, Folk 21/05/2015
They are a local band based in Alice Springs popular in the pub circuit.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Warren H Williams - The Hardest Thing     Indigenous, Country 21/05/2015
Warren H Williams has been playing music for many years
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Cassandra Williams - Falling Down     Indigenous, Folk 21/05/2015
Cassandra Williams is a member of the famously musical Williams family from the Aboriginal community of Hermannsburg/Ntaria, west of Alice Springs.
Cassandra hopes to be the first Aboriginal woman from remote Central Australia to make a career for herself as a dance music writer and producer.

Stewart Gaykamangu - Djiliwirri     Indigenous 21/05/2015
With a vocal range and talent equal to Gurrumul and a musical sensitivity to match, Gaykamangu’s is sure to turn heads across the country.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Carrol Karpany - Womad     Indigenous, World 21/05/2015
An eclectic mix of sounds with a Spanish gypsie influence Carrol Karpany sings about people, land and culture.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Kevin Dixon - When the Cold Wind Blows     Indigenous, Folk 21/05/2015
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.
A beautiful song, softly sung about life, love, being alone and the strong link to culture.

Rising Wind - Wiyarrpa     Indigenous, Reggae 21/05/2015
With 1 album behind their belts this old time Aboriginal Band plays a mixture of reggae and rock.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

North Tanami Band - Warlpiri Reggae     Indigenous, Reggae 21/05/2015
North Tanami Band represents the contemporary indigenous music of Central Australia. Their songs reflect concerns with the social fabric of their lives, the strength of family, culture, land and law.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Luis Patner - Saltwater Dreaming     Indigenous, Folk, World 21/05/2015
Luis Patner sings of the dreaming - tradition, culture and the natural indigenous lifestyle.
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Lisa & Rachael Maza - The Ringer's Girl     Indigenous, Folk, Country 21/05/2015
With beautiful piano chords and violin sisters Lisa and Rachael sing about love, sorrow and heartbreak
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.

Philly - Dreamchaser     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous, RnB, Soul 21/05/2015
Indigenous Hip Hop artist Philly won last year’s triple j’s Unearthed NIMA Competition. Dream Chaser is his new single from a debut album out this July titled 'Not My Life'.
Instantly added by triple j Dreamchaser starts with a beautiful piano intro that leads into a strong drum roll & some soulful music that sounds like a 1970's sample. Then we are introduced to Philly voice as he emotionally (introspect-fully) tells about his early childhood desires & dreams of success.

Other tracks by Philly:  We On Feat. Steven Motlop
East Journey - Ngarrpiya; (Octopus) Salas/Horvat mix     Rock, Australian Indigenous 20/05/2015
N.E. Arnhem Land’s East Journey ft Yothu Yindi on the EP titled The Genesis Project will have its ‘live’ one-hour premiere at this year’s NIMAs on July 25th
2015 MUSIC COORDINATOR PICK: Emily Nichol ‘Making Tracks’, Koori Radio, Sydney (NSW)

Written by Arian Pearson, the acoustic guitarist for East Journey, Ngarrpiya [Narr-pee-ya] reflects on his relationship with his grandmother; her wisdom and guidance. A big open anthemic rock ballad with soaring vocals and gentle yet rippling guitar action; something East Journey is fast becoming known for.

Tjintu Desert Band - Walpa Warri     Indigenous, Reggae, World 16/05/2015
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.
Walpa Warri (meaning cold wind) opens with the sounds of the desert and the wind bringing the rain. Grooving along with a laid back reggae drum and bass feel, it features a harmony-layered chorus. The lead break mirrors the uplifting motion of the vast and beautiful ranges in Central Australia.

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Efort - Custom Culture     Indigenous, Hip Hop 04/05/2015
Thoughtful and uplifting hip hop.
Its about living beach side and connecting with people from all cultures and backgrounds.

Vonda Last - For Love of Country     Country, Indigenous 25/04/2015
The song was written to acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who served in the defence of this country from the Boer War to the present day as peace keepers.

Bunna Lawrie - Mother     Folk, Australian Indigenous, Country 21/04/2015
Bunna Lawrie is the charismatic lead singer of Coloured Stone, Australia's premier Aboriginal band. They originated from Koonibba, South Australia on the Nullarbor Plains and are recognised world wide.
"Mother" is a song Bunna Lawrie sang to his mother before she passed away. It’s complimented with vocals by Jimmy Little and Catherine Satour. The song is a gift and thank you to all mothers and as Jimmy Little said, “some fathers are mothers too and need to be thanked”.

Mistress Magpie - Trendy Individuals     Indigenous, Electronic, Dance, Experimental 31/03/2015
Mistress Magpie has been singing a very long time. First in trees, then in year 2, her teacher asked her to sing in a choir. Which the miss swooped at.
Concrete Tarzan and Von Dutch Jane have a very different concept of living.

Other tracks by Mistress Magpie:  Melodic Warrior
Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight) - Tell You A Story     Blues/Roots, Australian Indigenous 23/03/2015
Lyrics are inspired by Canned Heat's 'Going Up The Country'. This song is about my journeys, school, university, Broadway and more.

Other tracks by Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight):  Pain O Pain  -  Purrku Purrku
Robbie Miller - Sunday     Folk 21/03/2015
Robbie Miller is an indigenous singer-songwriter. After winning Triple J Unearthed's NIMAs in 2013, Robbie has toured with The Paper Kites and released his first single 'Sunday'.
'Sunday' is a beautiful track, with Robbie's inspiration taken from his grandparent's relationship.

Declan Kelly presents Dieseln'Dub - Beds are Burning     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous, Cover Version, Roots 26/02/2015
Declan Kelly presents Diesel n'Dub, a killer collection of iconic Midnight Oil hits reinvented as dub-reggae anthems and gems, featuring powerful Australian voices and mixed by Mad Professor (UK).
Dub/reggae styling of Midnight Oil's monster hit "Beds are Burning" produced by Declan Kelly with heartfelt and passionate vocals by Indigenous singer Frank Yamma underscored by Pat Powell's deep Jamaican flavouring. A serious tribute to the original, anthemic and proud.

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Other tracks by Declan Kelly presents Dieseln'Dub:  King of The Mountain  -  Power and the Passion