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Bryte - Brainwash     Hip Hop, Reggae, Australian Indigenous 05/11/2013
'Brainwash' by Bryte on Home Volume 5.
Bryte's 'Brainwash' on Home Volume 5.

Cold Water Band - Red, Black and Yellow     Indigenous, Folk 05/11/2013
Cold Water Band's 'Red, Black and Yellow' on Home Volume 5 compilation.
The Coldwater Band is fast becoming one of Far North Queensland’s most talked about emerging Indigenous acts.

John Bennett - Wangkaja     Country, Australian Indigenous 05/11/2013
'Wangkaja' by John Bennett. This track appears as part of the Home Volume 5 compilation.
A multi-instrumentalist, John has already picked up awards for APRA best songwriter, WA Indigenous Song of the Year for ‘Wangkaja 2012 and WA Country Album of the Year 2013.

WAMAWARD NOMINEE 2016: Best Indigenous Act

Robbie Miller - Don’t Go Walking Away     Folk, Australian Indigenous 05/11/2013
Robbie Miller's 'Don't Go Walking Away' on Home Volume 5 compilation.
Robbie Miller's 'Don't Go Walking Away' on Home Volume 5 compilation.

The Painted Ladies - Living My Life by the Days     Country, Australian Indigenous 05/11/2013
The Painted Ladies on the 5th Home Compilation.
'Living My Life by the Days' by The Painted Ladies.

Theona Councillor - Cover Me     Country, Australian Indigenous 05/11/2013
Theona Councillor's 'Cover Me' on Home Volume 5 compilation.
‘Cover Me’ is the title track from her second album and is also the first single from it. The album is stunningly beautiful, with a crafty collection of songs that are captivating in every sense of the word.

Tigerlilly Lion - River People     Folk, Rock 05/11/2013
Tigerlilly Lion's 'River People' on Home Volume 5.
Tigerlilly Lion's 'River People'

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)

Theona Councillor - Cover Me     Country, Australian Indigenous, Folk, Roots 30/09/2013
Theona Councillor is a WA singer/songwriter. Her strong voice will remind listeners of Tracy Chapman and invoke Sara Storer in her honest lyrical delivery.
WA songstress Theona Councillor releases the title track from her forthcoming album, Cover Me, on 14 October.
The beautifully crafted song shows her strong voice off and was recorded at the award-winning Soundbaker Studios in Perth. It will engage listeners around the country with its country and easy listening cadence.

Dubmarine - Cabinet Fever     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous, Electronic 05/09/2013
You could call Dubmarine many things, but unforgettable is probably top of the list. They manage to combine dance/reggae/dubstep/electronic and rock and sometimes all at once.
Taken from the stunning new Long Player Laser Sound Beam, Cabinet Fever is a take on the corporate world. It will make you think.

Western Front - Onus     Rock, Acoustic 20/08/2013
A 6-piece Brisbane band, blending orchestral, folk, and acoustic tones into a unique rock sound.
Onus is a big rock track about the end of the world. It is the first track on our album and is a real epic introduction into the bands sound and meaning.

Other tracks by Western Front:  Vanguard  -  Crossfires
David Spry & The Moral High Ground - Love Shoes     Blues/Roots, Australian Indigenous 31/07/2013
The Moral High Ground are a diverse ensemble with a unique global sound that effortlessly combines Reggae, Roots and Blues.
A light-hearted tune that will get you up and dancing.

Other tracks by David Spry & The Moral High Ground:  Slide  -  Rollin'
Street Warriors - Champions feat. Treach (Naughty by Nature)     Hip Hop, Rap 23/07/2013
Deadly Award winning Street Warriors have built a loyal following around Australia on the back of their energy filled live shows, community work and positive lifestyle messages.
Street Warriors' new single and video titled Champions feat. Treach from the legendary US hip hop group Naughty by Nature.

“Naughty by Nature had always been a favourite group of ours and when the opportunity came to collaborate on this track we jumped at it,” says Wok.

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Other tracks by Street Warriors:  Champions feat. Treach (Explicit)
Bartlett Brothers - On My Way Home     Country, Rock 09/07/2013
Bartlett Bros are an Indigenous Rock Band from Western Australia whose music touches the heart and lifts the spirit.
Rollicking Country Blues about going home to your country. Features tasty harp and honky tonk piano and a catchy chorus.

A melodic Pop bridge makes this one just a little different.

Other tracks by Bartlett Brothers:  Last Resistance  -  Don't Cry
East Journey - Gumik Remix     Indigenous, Electronic 28/06/2013
East Journey are a young Aboriginal band from N.E. Arnhem Land. Fusing contemporary with traditional music, they share language, culture and country through music, song and dance.
Released to radio in synch with NAIDOC week [Jul 7-14] East Journey, the up and coming North East Arnhem Land act, present the upbeat sounds of Gumik Remix. Combining traditional sounds with a pumping beat, this track offers a fresh take on East Journey’s saltwater rockin’ sounds.

Other tracks by East Journey:  Song of Arnhem Land
Dubmarine - Spear Chukka     Indigenous, Electronic, Dance, Hip Hop 12/06/2013
You could call Brisbane outfit DUBMARINE many things, but unforgettable is probably top of the list. Smashing together dub, dancehall, reggae, drum bass and just a little touch of rock.
The new single from Dubmarine- Spear Chukka - is a thumping powerful track with a powerful anti-whaling message.
Here me come, come chucking a spear.
This is the hunting of the seasonal year.
Painting up my face and I’m bringing on fear.
Hungry money shark your getting your arrears.

Shellie Morris - Waliwaliyangu li-Anthawirriyarra a-Kurija (Saltwater People)     Indigenous, Australian Indigenous 07/06/2013
Shellie Morris, one of Australia's finest Indigenous musicians best known for her role in Black Arm Band. New release Ngambala Wiji li-Wunungu [Together We Are Strong] is a career highlight.
Taking you to the shore of Borroloola, hear the waves lapping on the beach as the soaring sounds of Waliwaliyangu Li-Anthawirriyarra feed your soul. This track from Shellie Morris’ new album Ngambala Wiji li-Wunungu [Together We Are Strong] features several generations of Yanyuwa women and leaves you craving for more.

2018 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS FINALIST: Auriel Andrew Memorial Award

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The Medics and Bunna Lawrie (Coloured Stone) - Black Boy – Live at NIMA 2012     Rock 14/05/2013
At the 2012 National Indigenous Music Awards The Medics scooped awards for Album, New Talent and Song of the Year. On this live track they perform a rocking rendition of Coloured Stone’s ‘Black Boy’ - joined by Bunna Lawrie the band’s legendary lead singer.

Troy Cassar-Daley - Sing About this Country – Live at NIMA 2012     Country 14/05/2013
Multi-award winning and NIMA 2012 Act and Album of the Year nominee performs his hit ‘Sing About This Country’ live at the Awards. This is Troy’s salute to Australia and he’s urging us all to be proud of it and to take care of the land we live in.

Yabu Band - Petrol, Paint and Glue - Live at NIMA 2012     Indigenous, Pop 14/05/2013
The National Indigenous Music Awards [NIMAs] are a celebration of Indigenous music that honours contemporary and traditional artists. Public nominations are open until June 15 at http://nima.musicnt.com.au
Sung in English and Wongutha this poignant ballad puts a confronting spotlight on Indigenous youth affected by substance abuse and the impact on Aboriginal families. Nominated for Song of the Year at the NIMA 2012, this live track shows Yabu Band’s strength as performers.