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Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: First Nations :: Kardajala Kirridarra - Ngurra (Rain Song) - Internet Download
 

Kardajala Kirridarra - Ngurra (Rain Song) - Internet Download

Kardajala Kirridarra - Ngurra (Rain Song) - Internet Download
Kardajala Kirridarra were brought together by the Barkly Regional Council’s National award winning ‘Barkly Desert Cultures’ multimedia program aimed at using music and film to express stories and social issues of young people living in the Barkly Region of the NT.

It was here that songwriter and vocalist Eleanor Dixon (Rayella, Desert Divas) met Melbourne vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and electronic producer Beatrice Lewis (Beatrice, Haiku Hands). Later joined by key translator, story-teller, poet and Eleanor’s aunty Janey Dixon; and rapper, MC Kayla Jackson, the groundbreaking collective was formed under the moniker of Kardajala Kirridarra, which translates to ‘Sandhill Women’. Kardajala is the name of the mysterious bush woman from the sand hills behind the community of Malinja, NT.

About this track...

A song about how they connect to the country through rain and sung in English and Mudburra, a rarely heard Indigenous language. Kardajala Kirridarra takes listeners on a journey through the heart of our beautiful desert country, as they tell the story of the importance of women as creators.

2018 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Album of the Year
2018 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Song of the Year

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Act of the Year (NT Awards)

Details
Number Of People In Act 4 Piece
State/Territory Artist Is Based In NT
Taken From The Release Titled Ngurra (Rain Song)
Copyright Holder's Name Kardajala Kirridarra
Media Servicing Date 2017-06-30
Main Genre Indigenous
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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