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East Journey - Emu     Rock, Australian Indigenous 06/02/2015
East Journey from N.E. Arnhem Land have collaborated w Yothu Yindi on a new EP titled The Genesis Project. EMU is the third song to be released from it.
Emu is a tribal funk track backed by a solid rhythmic groove and produced by LA rocker Stevie Salas.
The song signifies the importance of the totem, and its deep spiritual connection to the songlines across the land.
'Emu" is the next radio song off The Genesis Project EP.

Fabian Cox - Blue Sky     Indigenous, Acoustic, Live Performance 28/01/2015
Fabian is a Kimberley man, with strong ties to Beagle Bay and Broome.
Blue Sky is an instrumental, performed by Fabian and accompanied by WA renown musician, Guy Ghouse.

Gina Williams - Maambart     Indigenous, Acoustic, Live Performance 28/01/2015
Gina Williams is a Baladong Nyoongar woman from WA.
Gina Williams is a Baladong Nyoongar woman from WA. her song Maambart means "Father" in her language.

Other tracks by Gina Williams:  Warangka
De Greer-Yindimincarlie - Perfect Angel     Indigenous, Christian 10/01/2015
Sunshine Coast-based artist, De Greer-Yindimincarlie, is releasing her sixth album, I Feel Small, featuring six original songs which have been a labour of love to record.
It took 80 takes to record this song because De broke down crying in 77 of them.
Queensland girl Miette Skiller was diagnosed with a terminal brain stem tumour at 5.
De discovered the Facebook site and followed the journey of this young fighter. When she passed, De wrote this.

Other tracks by De Greer-Yindimincarlie:  We Got War  -  I Feel Small
Dr G Yunupingu and Delta Goodrem - Silent Night     Indigenous, Pop, Cover Version 13/12/2014
After making history together in 2013 with the highest charting Indigenous language single of all time, top five hit “Bayini”, Dr G Yunupingu and Delta Goodrem have developed an astounding friendship.
“Christmas is such a special time for me and to share time in the studio with Dr G Yunupingu always means our musical spirit and kinship takes over. I hope everyone enjoys Silent Night as much as we did recording it". - Delta Goodrem

Big Sexy - I Got That Fire     Indigenous, Hip Hop, RnB, Soul 06/12/2014
Becoming a spear head for inspiration and reason, along with staying fully committed to forever and always humble and exhibit humility, he's on his so far extensive and insightful journey.
I Got That Fire is about seeing that fire we have within ourselves and that it burns brightly. Fueling that fire with the things that make us better people and the things that bring us fulfillment and contentment. Chase your Dream with that fire inside.

Other tracks by Big Sexy:  What More Can I Say  -  Working Hard
Elaine Crombie - Will You Wait For Me     Folk, Easy Listening 06/12/2014
Will You Wait For Me was written as an ode to first love. It asks those who have gone before us to wait and explores the idea of everlasting love. With an uplifting composition, this song features choral-like organ and keys throughout.

Other tracks by Elaine Crombie:  Oh Brother  -  The Wind
Eskatology - Cradle to the Grave     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous 06/12/2014
Eskatology is a indigenous hip-hop artist who explores his his views on religious, political, social and injustice in today's times. from his own experience and from what he sees around.
This Track explores Everything in-between being born till death, respecting mothers, and understanding what it means to truly live.

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Other tracks by Eskatology:  I Wish  -  Within Sin
Emma Donovan & The PutBacks - Dawn     Funk/Soul, Pop, Australian Indigenous, Soul 22/11/2014
Emma Donovan is a passionate singer, songwriter and collaborative vocal artist whose musical expression is a fusion of roots, reggae and soul.
2015 MUSIC COORDINATOR PICK: Emily Nichol ‘Making Tracks’, Koori Radio, Sydney (NSW)

Smooth and jazzy with the light funk style of Roy Ayers, ‘Dawn’ is a brilliant grab bag of the best parts of ‘70s groove.

Billy Narrier - Long Time Gone     Folk 21/11/2014
Billy Narrier on WA's Sounds of the Wheatbelt compilation.
Long Time Gone is is an ode to Billy’s grandfather and the memories of time growing up in Mogumber

The Pipeline Band - Our Town     Indigenous 21/11/2014
The Pipeline Band on the Sounds of the Wheatbelt compilation.
Our Town is a tale about growing up in and around Northam and the ‘Balladong’ or Avon river. It features both Noongar and English languages.

East Journey - Song of Arnhem Land Remixed     Rock, Australian Indigenous 07/11/2014
Song of Arnhem Land (the Salas/Moore remix) is the 2nd track released offthe band’s forthcoming EP titled East Journey ft. Yothu Yindi; The Genesis Project. Released in early 2015.
Song of Arnhem Land is a quintessential summer song; a cool, laid back smooth soul groove; with catchy riffs and feel good rhythm, produced by charismatic renowned American rocker Stevie Salas.Their forthcoming EP titled East Journey feat. Yothu Yindi; The Genesis Project is out early 2015.

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Christine Anu - Island Christmas     Indigenous, Australian Indigenous, Easy Listening, Pop 03/11/2014
Christine Anu has enjoyed an illustrious career spanning over two decades in the entertainment industry, as a singer/songwriter, television personality, children’s entertainer, actor, theatrical performer, and dancer.
The title track from Christine Anu's new Christmas album, Island Christmas, is set to resonate with a nation that celebrates a distinct Christmas compared to the rest of the world – in the sunshine, enjoying the exuberant and festive summer holiday spirit. Sun, family, and fun.

Radical Son - Talk To Me     Funk/Soul, Australian Indigenous, RnB 11/10/2014
A big open track busting w soul & emotion that hooks you from the get-go & takes you on a funky journey laced with honeyed vocals & classic horn section.
Talk to Me is a big track busting with soul & emotion that hooks you from the get-go & takes you on a funk driven journey laced w honeyed vocals & a classic horn section. Reminiscent of soul greats; in particular Barry White.

Emma Donovan and The PutBacks - Daddy     Funk/Soul, Australian Indigenous, Blues, Soul 27/09/2014
Emma Donovan is a passionate singer, songwriter and collaborative vocal artist whose musical expression is a fusion of roots, reggae and soul.
The songwriting is in turns optimistic, angry, melancholic and on occasions bruisingly honest. The music is fluid, live and raw, recorded in one room on eight channels of analog tape. The electric connection between Emma and the band comes through in every beat.

Briggs - Bad Apples     Indigenous, Hip Hop 23/09/2014
Briggs is an Indigenous hip hop artist from regional Victoria. SHEPLIFE, his new album, is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories.
'Bad Apples was shot last summer just outside of Shepparton at the crossroads just by the Murchison East Railway Hotel & Train station. The video sees Briggs own family playing the forefront in what feels like a deserted, disenfranchised section of a community that's been left to it's own devices.


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Other tracks by Briggs:  The Hunt feat. Dr G Yunupingu
Birdz - Supabrotha     Hip Hop 19/09/2014
With a story quite unlike your favourite Australian rapper, Birdz stands to challenge any and all preconceptions you may have of Hip-Hop down under.
Supabrotha, released in early July 2014, is Birdz' first release since his debut Ep, "Birdz Eye View", which was released in July 2013. Currently enjoying airtime on TripleJ, the hard-hitting single pays equally to the emcee's passion for uncensored truth as it does to his penchant for tongue and cheek.

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Krista Pav - Free Spirit     Indigenous, Blues 09/09/2014
Krista Pav is a unique package. She has a raw, captivating, blues and soul voice, often compared to the likes of Janis Joplin
'Free Spirit' was written about connection with the elements, land and country. Part English/part Wangaaypuwan, the words that have the most meaning to Krista are the Indigenous meanings. Translations include “I want to dance with the red earth beneath my bare feet”. This symbolizes ceremony.

Other tracks by Krista Pav:  (Amazing Grace) Wangaaypuwnkirrpathi  -  Back to Square One
WildWater - Rrawa     Reggae/Dub, Ska 22/08/2014
WildWater fuse reggae, dub, dancehall, rock and groove.
Rrawa means 'home' and describes life in Maningrida, in Arnhem Land. GIves a look at missing the home and while living in the big city.

Other tracks by WildWater:  Blythe River  -  Walk Again
Renegades of Munk - Help Is On The Way     Funk/Soul, Australian Indigenous, Hip Hop 18/08/2014
Munki Muk is a pioneer of hip-hop in Australia. He Inducted into the 2014 NIMA Hall of Fame for his contribution to the hip hop scene and producing in Australia
The second single from the debut album from Renegades of Munk, Help is on the Way features The Stiff Gins, NeHo, L-Fresh the Lion and Luka Lesson.Reminiscent of the Wu-tang Clan this track is a funk soul gem with a powerful message.

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