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Kev Starkey - Who'd Have Thought     Jazz, Blues, Australian Indigenous, Jazz 25/08/2016
Kev Starkey is an Adnyamathanha and Torres Strait Islander man passionate about caring for Country and singing the blues.
From Kev Starkey’s debut album this is a laid back jazz love song to his teenage sweetheart, who then went on to become his wife of 24 years. Sung in Kev Starkey’s signature smoky voice, this piano-driven blues tune is Australia’s answer to the honky-tonk rhythms of southern USA.

Joey Tapau - Shine     Blues/Roots, Soul, Indigenous 24/08/2016
Joey Tapau hails from the land of Mer (Murray Island). Joey's music is an acoustic soul remanence with messages of peace, love and respect.
Shine is a song about letting your inner light shine no matter who you are, never letting anything hold you down or discourage you from loving who you are.

Other tracks by Joey Tapau:  Big City lights
Suga Lu - Sista     Folk, Acoustic, Pop, Indigenous 23/08/2016
Acoustic singer/songwriting band of misfits.Music for the soul...... as sweet as you want it.
Upbeat acoustic tune about being proud of who you are.

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Other tracks by Suga Lu:  Social Freak  -  Sweet Escape
A.B. Original - January 26     Hip Hop 22/08/2016
A.B. Original is the collaboration between Briggs (NIMA Album of the Year recipient in2015) and ARIA Award winning producer Trials ( Drapht, Illy, Hilltop Hoods, The Funkoars).
‘January 26’ represents the annual frustration many Indigenous Australians feel from the farce of a holiday” – Briggs/Trials

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Best Music Video (A.B. Original – January 26th feat. Dan Sultan), Best Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Artist, Best Song, Best Group, Best Release, Hip Hop Award

FINALIST 2017 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS - Song of the year, film clip of the year

NOMINEE 2017 AIR AWARDS - Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Album or EP, Best Independent Single, Breakthrough Independent Artist of the Year, Best Independent Hip Hop Album

2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINEE: Best Independent Release, Breakthrough Artist Nominees, Best Group Nominees, Best Urban Release, Apple Music Album of the Year

2017 AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Aboriginal Act, Best Album 'Reclaim Australia', Best Hip Hop Album 'Reclaim Australia', Best Band, Best Live Act, Best Song 'January 26'

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Hip-Hop Live Act of the Year (National Awards), Live Act of the Year (presented by The Music Network - People's Choice Awards), Live Act of the Year (presented by City of Adelaide - SA Awards)

J.King - Reincarnated     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous, Rap 20/08/2016
Singer Songwriter Of 21Yrs./Rapper J.King Songs
'Reincarnated' Single From The Album 'This Is Unique People From The Street' J.King & SistaGirlBeats. 2016
Album to feat. Loesta, Baby Eazy E3, F.O.T.B, Yung Twiss Papers, & more.

Other tracks by J.King:  Some Things I Think Back Too  -  Million Miles Away
Archie Roach - It's Not Too Late     Folk 11/08/2016
Archie Roach is a man of few words but when he speaks or sings, those words lift you up, transport you, and humble you.
This innate talent is displayed in ‘It’s Not Too Late’, the first single and spiritual centrepiece of Archie’s forthcoming album Let Love Rule. The single is complemented with a visually spectacular video, shot on Archie's mother's country, the lands of the Gunditjmara peoples in south-west Victoria.

2018 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Artist of the Year

NOMINEE 2017 AIR AWARDS - Best Independent Blues & Roots Album
2017 APRA MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE - Blues & Roots Work of the Year
2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINEE: Best Blues & Roots Album 'Let Love Rule'
2017 AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Global/Reggae Act

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Other tracks by Archie Roach:  Get Back To The Land
Four Lions - Sun Loong     Rock, Indigenous, Grunge 11/08/2016
"Four Lions" formed in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia in late 2014. "Four Lions" took their name from a drinking fountain in their hometown which was designed by prolific architect William Vahland.
Sun Loong is a song written about the iconic dragon of the same name from Bendigo, Victoria.

Desert Stars - Nyangatja Ngurra     Indigenous 09/08/2016
This song is featured on the compilation Sounds of the Goldfields.The Desert All Stars are an Indigenous group of musicians based in the Tjuntjuntjarra Community.
'Nyangatja Ngurra' is a song about country and belonging to your country.

Kado Muir & The LYC Crew (Feat. KJ) - I Choose To Be Free (The Mamu Tjiitjii Song)     Indigenous 09/08/2016
This track is featured on the compilation Sounds of the Goldfields.Kado Muir, the Nationals WA senate candidate for Western Australia and the underage rappers of the LYC Crew.
The tracks tells a traditional Dreamtime story, adapted to modern times and addresses depression and suicide in small Indigenous communities.

The Brownley Gospel Singers - The Man Of Calvary     Indigenous 09/08/2016
This track is featured on the Sounds of the Goldfields compilation.The Brownley Gospel Singers are a four-piece group based in Kalgoorlie.
This track holds from this amazing family gospel group contains Christian and gospel themes.

The track was produced by Joel Quartermaine.

The Picture Gardens - Hurt, Heal, Live     Indigenous 09/08/2016
This song is featured on the compilation Sounds of the Goldfields.The Picture Gardens are an Indigenous band formed formed by members who all had a passion for creating music.
'Hurt, Heal, Live' is a song that addressing the need for Indigenous communities to be able to deal with hurt and positively heal.

Mau Power - Freedom Feat. Archie Roach     Hip Hop 05/08/2016
Mau Power is a lyrical storyteller from the Torres Straits. For many years he has been guided by two cultures, Indigenous culture and Hip Hop culture.
Freedom is the new single from Mau Power's new album. iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/the... Featuring Archie Roach.

This song is an inspirational anthem that gives the audience a great feeling of hope when listening to it. The song represents a local yet is a universal story of freedom from mental slavery.


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Lorrpu - Lorrpu     Indigenous, Pop, World, Folk 29/07/2016
Lorrpu was born into a musical family, including most of the Gulf Country legends from Arnhem Land. His father was the keyboard player for legendary Top End band, Soft Sand.
The demo version of his song “Lorrpu” (meaning White Cockatoo) won NT Pop Song of the Year in 2013 and is based on an Aboriginal legend of his homeland, sung exclusively in the Yolngu language of Gupapuyngu.

This debut album features songs in Gupapuyngu, Pitjantjatjara and English.

FINALIST 2017 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS - Film clip of the year


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Allyson Walker - Footprints in the Sand     Indigenous 21/07/2016
Featured on the Yenga! Sing! A Compilation of Indigenous Music from Melbourne by Baluk Arts.Allyson Walker’s haunting and powerful lyrics describe the moment a family member was stolen
Raw emotional story of stolen family member to piano

Baluk Arts - Tootgarook Wetlands Yenga-Guyap Guyap (Song of Birds)     Indigenous 21/07/2016
Baluk Arts is a Victorian Aboriginal arts organisation based in Mornington representing Aboriginal artists from bayside, the Mornington Peninsula and south east Melbourne.
Soundscape of crickets, bird song including magpies and Parrots.

Bruva Boys - Better Future     Indigenous 21/07/2016
The cute Bruva Boys are three brothers aged 13, 12 and 10 will make you smile with their rap about what reconciliation means to them.
Young cute rap about life, their growing up and reconciliation.

Fred Gesha - Mountain Top     Indigenous 21/07/2016
This track is featured on the Yenga! Sing! A Compilation of Indigenous Music from Melbourne by Baluk Arts.Fred Gesha’s feel good song about enjoying life will inspire you.
Feel good cruisey song about enjoying life.

Kent Morris - Bourke Bound     Indigenous 21/07/2016
This track features on the Yenga! Sing! A Compilation of Indigenous Music from Melbourne, coordinated by Baluk Arts.Be transported to Bourke by Kent Morris’ great instrumental tracks
Instrumental with didgeridoo

Nola Lauch and Band - Black Bird     Indigenous 21/07/2016
Artist, singer and song-writer, Nola Lauch, is a Kirrae-wurrung woman from Framlingham, Warnambool who has lived in the Mornington Peninsula for most of her life.
This track is a foot tapping country style song by Nola Lauch and Band.

Talgium Edwards - Yenga-Ngarrgabun (Words of Wisdom)     Indigenous 21/07/2016
This artist is featured on Yenga! Sing! A Compilation of Indigenous Music from Melbourne.
Short spoken sentence to bird calls.