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The Last Kinection - Balooraman (JayTee Remix)     Indigenous, Hip Hop 05/07/2012
The Last Kinection (TLK) have established themselves as an empowering lyric-driven group with melodic production and progressive hip hop feel, led with Indigenous heart and soul.
Elefant Traks is proud to be reissuing a deluxe version of TLK's debut album Nutches (Noo-chez) for NADIOC week. Dubbed a 'classic' by the ABC, it contains the beautiful single Balooraman which has been remixed by JayTee - core member of the group.

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Irrunytju Band - Kalkanya Puli     Reggae/Dub, Rock, Australian Indigenous 01/07/2012
From the very heart of the Western Desert comes Irrunytju Band, an amazing unearthing of incredible talent from a community where language and culture stand strong and proud.
Kalkanya Puli "kalka-nah-pulley"
A massive anthem throughout the NG Lands, Kalkanya Puli tells the story of a traveller on a long journey, he arrives at the big rocks of "Kalka" community and knows he is getting close to home - Irrunytju. This makes him happy. A song about arriving home.

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Other tracks by Irrunytju Band:  Drinking in Town  -  Ukiri Wanti
Yung Warriors - Standing Strong     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous, Pop, Hip Hop 22/06/2012
Yung Warriors, Australia’s rising Indigenous hip-hop outfit. Fresh supporting Hip Hop heavyweights D12 and recent US showcase’s in NY & LA, Yung Warriors have released their second album “Standing Strong”
Yung Warriors is brothers Tjiimba and DBoy. Together they’ve supported the likes of Akon, 50Cent, The Game and Outlawz, whilst maintaining a regular presence in hometown of Melbourne. With the albums lead single already added to triple j rotation, the duo are gearing up for a huge 2012.


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Yabu Band - Petrol, Paint and Glue     Indigenous, Australian Indigenous 27/04/2012
3 piece indigenous band from WA. 2009 Deadly Award winners for Most Promising New Act, Yabu sing in English and Wongutha language and address confronting related to indigenous people.
Sweetest-saddest powerful ballad confronting the desperation of the indigenous people affected by substance abuse and the effects it has on their family and community.

Gabriel Nodea - I'll never forget my country     Indigenous 20/04/2012
Gabriel Nodea recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Warmun community is surrounded by amazing red mountains, big boulders and white gums, Spinifex grass, creek beds and abundant birdlife, unforgettable. The country is loved and its stories and songs are alive in the culture of the local people.

Other tracks by Gabriel Nodea:  Teach The Young People  -  Weninunggoo
Stan Rogers - He Came A long Way     Indigenous 20/04/2012
Stan Rogers recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Its a long way from Looma to anywhere and the friendly locals will welcome you and show you great swimming and fishing spots in the Fitzroy River. Stan’s gentle voice and manner is reflected in this favourite local gospel song.

Wendy Clancy and Colleen Skinner - Upon The Rugged Cross     Indigenous 20/04/2012
Wendy Clancy and Colleen Skinner recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Singing regularly in the local Looma church choir, Wendy and Colleen sing from the heart.

Other tracks by Wendy Clancy and Colleen Skinner:  He Is My Everything  -  Please Give Me Time Lord Jesus
Billie-Jo Pindan - Growing Old     Indigenous 20/04/2012
Billie-Jo Pindan recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Growing up in the Looma community with a close links to traditional lands and customs has given Jade solid grounding as this song reflects. She loves writing songs and has a great natural singing voice. Stand by for more from this wonderful talent.

Peter Green - Djilambardi     Indigenous 20/04/2012
Peter Green recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Written by a well known music identity Bob Nunyea of from this remote part of WA, Peter Green sings of a beautiful desert home. The amazing Ronnie Jamison of Looma plays the sweetest country guitar you can find outside of Nashville.

Other tracks by Peter Green:  Road Map
Busby Marou - I Still Don't Believe     Blues/Roots, Rock, Pop 19/04/2012
From humble beginnings, on the banks of the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton, folk inspired pop outfit, Busby Marou is making a serious impact on the Australian stage!
“The overwhelming feeling that emanates from Busby Marou is joy. The voices and close harmonies are as clear as Queensland sunshine, and the acoustic guitar playing of both men is both accomplished & expressive.”
4.5/5 stars The Australian


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Other tracks by Busby Marou:  All Of You
Gideon Gardiner - Triumph Of God     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Gideon Gardiner recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
How a young man from the remote community of Yungngora could teach himself to play such awesome guitar is testament to his raw talent and love for music. This song is a soaring searing statement of Gideon’s journey.

Other tracks by Gideon Gardiner:  Falling in Love  -  Secret Place
Albert Wiggan - Keep Me Warm     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Albert Wiggan recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
A tender love song from an exciting young songwriter from the Dampier Peninsula, Albert Wiggan. An established spokesman who is dedicated to keeping industry’s footprint to a minimum, Albert’s songs reflect a life balanced between two colliding cultures.

Other tracks by Albert Wiggan:  Choices  -  Ingaldoon
Arnold Mackenzie - Back Of Meatworks     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Arnold Mackenzie recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Growing up in Broome as a child brings back a lot of fond memories for Arnold, fishing with his family and playing with his friends in the bush in the days when the Pearling industry was at its peak. It was a carefree and peaceful life.

John Cox - Lulu's Tune     Indigenous 18/04/2012
John Cox recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Recorded in Bobieding, a little settlement near Beagle Bay that his Father started, and living with his brothers and family close by, John ‘Whiskers’ Cox has been walking around with this tune in his head for 20 years. Hearing it brought smiles.

Other tracks by John Cox:  Old Bobieding Tune
Kevin Birch - The Ghost Of Werner Runtz     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Kevin Birch recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Kevin describes his music as veranda music, and every afternoon as the sun sets on the Beagle Bay, you can hear Birchy’s acoustic guitar giving a soundtrack to the landscape and history of the Peninsula. This instrumental is named after a local Priest.

Other tracks by Kevin Birch:  Slack Key Red Dirt Road  -  4:30 Tide
Barry Stumpage and the Black Snake Band - Where Is My Island Home     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Barry Stumpage and the Black Snake Band recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Living in Perth while studying at the ABMUSIC course was just too much for Barry, thoughts of the bountiful seas and peaceful life of the Bonaparte islands called him home. The Black Snake band are a popular local Beagle Bay band who love fishing and musi

Will Smith - Hurt No More     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Will Smith recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Will Smith is Beagle Bay’s answer to the ‘other’ Will Smith! A tall guy with kind eyes, a young wife and family, this song reflects his softer side. The crossroads is a local road feature, the turn off to Beagle Bay.

Trevor Ishiguchi - For A Long Time     Indigenous, Folk 18/04/2012
Trevor Ishiguchi recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
A tender and moving song from the old days of the history of the Kimberley, old people passing away from the heavy hand of colonisation, kept in chains for spearing cattle, and how the new generation must be strong and keep their memory and culture alive.

Other tracks by Trevor Ishiguchi:  'Lil Lady  -  If You Let Go
Whitehouse - I Am Humane     Hip Hop, Funk, Australian Indigenous 19/03/2012
Mixing funk styles with old Skool Hip hop grooves coloured with social, political and personal messages, Whitehouse has something to say and knows how to play.
Saunders has grappled with his Aboriginal/Australian identity for most of his life. This song's an answer to the many questions that have plagued him over the years. A cathartic song that a lot of people from mixed heritage backgrounds, which is many in this country, will resonate with and understand.

Other tracks by Whitehouse:  Wake Up
James Scott - Turn it up     Country, Rock 24/01/2012
Country Rock artist from Perth, Western Australia. Blending musical styles to create a unique approach to the country music genre.
Turn it up; is a country hoedown party song. Turn it up, dance and just have fun!

Other tracks by James Scott:  Hoe Down In Hoe Town  -  Scarecrow