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Urban Rogue - Shipwreck Girl     Pop, Funk, Grunge, Rock 19/01/2012
Two Aussie fellas who have created a new genre of music called GUF Grungy Urban Funk. With 5 songs almost completed they are out to write that elusive one-hit wonder
Song about a love/hate relationship between a runaway daughter (former street kid) and mother (a former prostitute). The relationship strained even further by the never-ending arguments over money and the daughters threats to get it (money)any way she can which includes resorting to stripping or prostitution

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The Yabu Band - Gundalla We Dance     Indigenous, Reggae, Live Performance 21/12/2011
Amrap Live Music Recordings_5UV_Australian Highlights of WOMADelaide 2011 WOMADelaide (World of Music, Arts & Dance) began in 1992 and has gone on to become one of Australia's favourite festivals.
The Yabu Band merge Western Desert dreamtime stories with driven reggae rhythms, projecting inspiring messages about self-worth and chasing dreams. Performers since the age of five, brothers Delson and Boyd have forged a new sound: Desert rock-reggae.

Other tracks by The Yabu Band:  Mt kind of life  -  I am Australian
Sue Ray - Shake it off     Folk, Country, Live Performance 20/12/2011
Big Sound Live showcases the best in emerging Australian music. The talented Sue Ray performed at 2011's Big Sound showcase.
Sue Ray as recorded by Brisbane community radio station, Beau FM, as part of 2011's Big Sound showcase.

Sue Ray is a gifted singer/songwriter whose distinctive, original sound is best described as a somewhat eclectic fusion of old school country and ambient contemporary styles.


Other tracks by Sue Ray:  Lever Evermore  -  Borrowed in Blue
Warren H. Williams - These Eyes     Indigenous, Country 13/12/2011
Warren H Williams is one of the most celebrated Indigenous identities in the local music scene. His music is uniquely Australian and touches mainly on core Australian values.
“These Eyes” is the first single from Warren’s new album “Urna Marra” which is out now.

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Henry Ashwyn (written by Stephen Giles) - Wiluna Town     Reggae/Dub 02/12/2011
Like oral history projects across Australia, music can play an important role in the preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.
Written by Stephen Giles and performed by Henry Ashwyn. This song is very much about the place of Wiluna, sharing good times with friends and family.

Kelvin (KP) Patch - Tjunnu     Reggae/Dub 02/12/2011
Like oral history projects across Australia, music can play an important role in the preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.
This song is about how rain is celebrated in Wiluna with reference to replenishing soak waters in dry creek beds.

Clinton Farmer - Ngurra Muntjiltjarra     Indigenous 02/12/2011
Like oral history projects across Australia, music can play an important role in the preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.
Ngurra Muntjiltjarra is a song about the entire home lands of the Muntjiltjarra people which includes the town of Wiluna.

Black Poet feat. Wiluna kids - Put Your hands Up     Indigenous, Hip Hop 02/12/2011
Like oral history projects across Australia, music can play an important role in the preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.
Put Your Hands Up mixes both English and traditional Martu languages. Written just one hour before its recording, it is about the greater area around Wiluna, listing a number of remote communities that Wiluna is the main centre for and is about the Martu people staying strong and being proud.

Stuart Long - Bondini     Indigenous, Country 02/12/2011
Like oral history projects across Australia, music can play an important role in the preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.
This song is about the land immediately around and including the town of Wiluna. Bondini actually is the name of a small community 5kms out of Wiluna. But many Martu people refer to Wiluna as Bondini

Oka - Gorilla Villa     Blues/Roots, Australian Indigenous, Dub 27/10/2011
With a signature sound & unforgettable live reputation, Oka is a celebration of Australian cultures with a very present, powerful & uniting indigenous cultural overtone running throughout the music.
Gorilla Villa is an upbeat dub track with a relaxed groove and reflects the bands home on the Sunshine Coast


Roymackonkey - Sleep Tonight     Rock, Pop, Rock, Rock 17/10/2011
roymackonkey purvey adrenalin in an industrial wasteland of heavy riffs, driving grooves and soulful melodies whilst they deliver the harsh reality of drowning in broken dreams.
Catchy guitar/drums intro with a driving tempo from the verse, big anthemic chorus's and solid melodies.

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Other tracks by Roymackonkey:  Go Steady  -  Abandonment Issues
Microwave Jenny - Stuck on the Moon     Folk, Acoustic, Pop, Jazz 17/10/2011
Microwave Jenny are an indigenous, Australian duo featuring singer/songwriters Tessa Nuku and Brendon Boney.
Acoustic, folk, jazz flavoured track about the lengths people go to for love.

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Other tracks by Microwave Jenny:  Locked in the Closet
Adam James - Children of the Sunrise     Country, Alternative Country, Australian Indigenous, Folk 13/09/2011
"Adam is the whole package; his passion for music and community are rare; Adam stand(s) out from the new breed of country artists.” - Felicity Urquhart, ABC Saturday Night Country
Children of the Sunrise encourages Australia's young people to dream, to dare to have hope and to know they have a place in the future. It was inspired by the likes of Ray Martin, Cathy Freeman, Beccy Cole, Angry Anderson and Jeff McMullen who work to create positive change.

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Radical Son - What You Know     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous, Breaks, Reggae 06/09/2011
Performing with an 8 piece band. Including a Dj, Keyboards, Percussion, Guitars and 2 Vocalists. with some of Sydney's finest. Independently. Radical Son rocks with nothing but originals.
Run little sister run little sister run. Run little brother run little brother run. but you can’t run from yourself.
I’m just a slave to the pain, dollars and bottles. All yesterdays. Same as tomorrow.
What you know. Not much. See how you go. Like you don’t know nothing.


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Other tracks by Radical Son:  Wiradjuri Woman  -  Black Baptism
Whitehouse - PM's Gonna Save Us     Hip Hop, Funk, Soul 26/08/2011
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.
Through anger and frustration, Whitehouse have written a protest song about the military Intervention into Aboriginal communities sung/spoken over a bed of jazzy funk hip-hop gospel. ‘PM Gonna Save Us’ pulls no punches, pricks your conscience, while at the same time provides a groove you can’t help but move to.

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The Gracemakers - Blanket     Folk, Alternative Country, Australian Indigenous, Acoustic 26/08/2011
The Gracemakers are a beautiful expression of sweetness and love aimed directly at the heart, delivering an alternative, folk rock experience for those who prefer to scratch beneath the surface.
Blanket is an impassioned song about friendship, unconditional love and the quest for personal freedom. It expresses an observed journey of life seen through the seekers eyes; a poetic exploration of boundaries and liberation.

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Other tracks by The Gracemakers:  Shooting Stars  -  Heaven's Friend
Dr G Yunupingu & Blue King Brown - Gathu Mawula Revisited     World, Reggae 25/08/2011
Blue King Brown is Australia’s premier live urban roots crew. Lead by the multi-talented, relentless energy of Natalie Pa’apa’a; Powerful vocal deliveries meet dancehall, roots, rock & afro groove mash-up.
Musical collaborations are hardly rare, but occasionally there are exceptions to the rule and Gathu Mawula[revisited] is one of them. Originally recorded for Dr G Yunupingu’s debut album, it’s a song about family, about the land and about our connection to it. This new collaboration has been reproduced by Blue King Brown.

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The Medics - Beggars     Rock, Pop, Australian Indigenous 19/08/2011
The Medics are truly something to behold. An exhilarating blur of passion and movement, they bring an all-too-rare sense of urgency to their music. Genuinely exciting new band.
Beggars explores the themes of not having a purpose in life and not feeling strong. Wanting strength and wisdom and looking for hope and faith to overcome personal battles.
Calling out & searching for help to connect with life all around us

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Dr G Yunupingu - Gopuru     Indigenous, Acoustic, World 02/08/2011
Born blind, Dr G Yunupingu grew up as a member of the Gumatj clan on Elcho Island, off the coast of North East Arnhem Land. Gurrumul's first album gained international acclaim.
Gopuru, a song that describes the rhythms of a fish as it swims through the sea, is the first single from Rrakala, Dr G Yunupingu's second solo album.
Produced by ARIA-nominated producer Michael Hohnen this is a piano - led acoustic guitar-rich lilting hymn that was inspired by his Elcho Island home.


Impossible Odds - Everything     Indigenous, Hip Hop, Roots 02/08/2011
Impossible Odds New Single ‘Everything’ Based around the core of front-man MC Rival (aka Fred Leone) and DJ Returnagain, Impossible Odds are an Indigenous Hip Hop/Soul group from Brisbane.
Impossible Odds New Single ‘Everything’

Based around the core of front-man MC Rival (aka Fred Leone) and DJ Returnagain, Impossible
Odds are an Indigenous Hip Hop/Soul group from Brisbane.