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World

Bringing the rhythms, instruments and styles of different cultures together. A celebration of Australia's ethnic diversity.

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Pimko - Dervish     World, Jazz 04/04/2020
In the collaborative spirit and tradition of improvisational music making, Melbourne based jazz musicians Pimko have created a special brew of jazz and world music.
The track features the Steve Murphy playing the ethnic instrument of C tuned clarinet. Keith Wilson worked for years in the middle east and watched whirling dervishes and Shemagh dancers who could whirl in hypnotic dances for 30 minutes continuously, and he uses the flute to convey that impression. Elnaz's vocals explore the mystical spiritual practice of Dervish.

Other tracks by Pimko:  Hypnotised  -  Dr. Jung Will See You Now
Candice - YOUR LOVE     World, Roots, R&B 03/04/2020
A Soprano vocalist with roots in Polynesian soul and reggae due to her Maori heritage; Afrobeat and dancehall have also influenced Candice’s art. She exudes cultural diversity -a rising star.
Afrobeat track inspired by one key element and foundation of all relationships - TRUST.

Other tracks by Candice:  SMOKE  -  FAIRYTALES
Chaika - Arrow     World, Jazz, Contemporary Classical, Folk 03/04/2020
ARIA Award nominated ensemble melding the earthiness of folk, dexterity of jazz and the craft of classical, Chaika’s vast influences create superb genre-blending music that transcends labels.
An uplifting song about waking up in nature. It has a funky polyrhythmic groove with beautiful blended vocal harmonies

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Other tracks by Chaika:  I Riden Så
Dizzy Dee - Long Distance     World 26/02/2020
Desire Sibanda is a Zimbabwean reggae singer and songwriter, better known by his stage name Dizzy Dee.
Dizzy Dee teams up with award winning producer Rodney Beatz on this soulful afrobeat song including vocals from Adrian Tate.

Juliet Vrakas - αστέρι και φεγγάρι ( Star and Moon )     World, Folk, Classical, Contemporary Classical 25/02/2020
Australian born Singer Songwriter. Music Composer. Solo Guitarist
Inspired by folklore, αστέρι και φεγγάρι (Star and Moon) is an ode to the Ancient Greek Gods that represent the Stars and the Moon. It is part of Juliet's ancestral heritage and culture. It also is an alternate interpretation to the Greek Lyre. Emanating from her heart and soul connecting to her ancestral music.

True Vibenation - You Don’t Love Me (You Love My Guitar) ft. Sylent Nqo     World, Hip Hop, Roots, Soul 07/02/2020
True Vibenation return from tearing up dance floors and festivals across Europe to embark on their headline tour of Australia with their blend of soul, afrobeat, hip-hop and live horns.
True Vibenation return with their latest single ‘You Don’t Love Me (You Love My Guitar)’ ft. Sylent Nqo. Recorded in Zimbabwe, the song shows the trio’s distinctive afrobeat sound, mixing traditional Sungara with modern inflections. Opening with smooth guitar phrases from Sylent Nqo, the track quickly flows into an energetic mixture of vibrant horns, lively drums, and infectious vocal melodies.

Senivoda - Mama     World, Folk, Psych, Soul 24/01/2020
Senivoda is a revolutionary band of global origins, a rich World Music experiencee. Incorporating Influences of Jazz Fusion, Soul, Prog Rock, polish mountain folk, with trance evoking grooves.
Evoking grooves, intricate instrumentation, tribal elements , multi dimensional, connections with nature and our larger wprld and community both natural and human

Brian Raynor - Star Of The Bollywood Screen     World, Indie, Folk 17/01/2020
Brian Raynor is an Adelaide-based singer/songwriter entertainer.
This song tells the story of a young man who falls in love with his screen Idol. Ignoring the well-intentioned advice of his friends, he set our to find her and fulfil what he believes is his destiny.

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Dilip n the Davs - Jamasutra Stylin     World, Dance, Reggae / Dub 20/12/2019
Irresistbly joyous music from Fremantle with multi-genre energetic rhythms, classy songs and engaging virtuousity. This latest summer single is an uptempo dancehall style track.
The latest single track from the Dav’s forthcoming EP is a dancehall cracker. Inspired by his nephew Jahan’s wedding to his beautiful bride Nitima in Jaipur in India earlier in 2019, Dilip has written a truly joyous celebratory song which has been arranged and recorded by the band in Perth at Flatspin Studios with Stuart Bishop.

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Gavri - Mantra     World, Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Roots, Dance 20/11/2019
The World Music Artist behind the name GAVRI is Robert Chomicz, an Australian based musician & composer who has written and produced music for film, television and record.
Striking a balance of organic and digital while exploring new sound frontiers, fusing dubstep beats with world sounds. Gavri’s playful experimentation blurs the lines between electronica, world and cinematic music.

Gordon Koang - Stand Up (Clap Your Hands) (live)     World 15/11/2019
Gordon Koang is a household name in South Sudan, with 9 incredible albums. Currently seeking asylum in Australia, Gordon spreads a message of peace, love and unity, dancefloor style.
Recorded live in the Triple R Performance Space, 28th August 2019.

Other tracks by Gordon Koang:  Mal Mi Goa (live)
Dr Hernández - Volando Sin Avión     World, Latin 08/11/2019
Dr Hernández play electro-cumbia, funky reggae and soulful boogaloo ... combining traditional beats with Hammond-infused grooves, horns, percussion and Sally Ford’s trademark soaring vocals in Spanish and English.
Volando Sin Avión has its roots in Colombian cumbia fused with elements of Cuban son and an old-school ska back beat. The Spanish lyric translates literally as "flying without a plane" but metaphorically the song talks about giving yourself over to the joy of cumbia!

Other tracks by Dr Hernández:  It's The Little Things  -  Caliente
Rhythm Hunters - Amazing People (Part 1)     World, Roots, Reggae / Dub 08/11/2019
A dynamite force in world roots music, Rhythm Hunters bring cutting edge physical percussion, western horns, Asian flute, deep grooves and electro beats.
These lyrics are inspired by the truth that we are all unique beings. You can never know what beautiful qualities a person is carrying around unnoticed until the time is right.

Other tracks by Rhythm Hunters:  Amazing People (Part 2)  -  Salam Dance
The View from Madeleine's Couch - Garota de Ipanema     World, Jazz, Easy Listening 08/11/2019
For 21 years, The View From Madeleine's Couch has been at the vanguard of Brasilian-influenced music in Australia. Bossa Nova Sunset Club showcases the music of the band’s enduring career.
A new version of a 60s Jobim Bossa Nova classic from Australian group The View from Madeleine's Couch

Other tracks by The View from Madeleine's Couch:  Levar  -  Indo
Benny D Williams - Cleanse Your Soul     World, Roots, Soul, Rock 07/11/2019
An enigmatic long-time creative residing in a rundown beach shack in the Gold Coast's Palm Beach. Renowned for his live looping shows, his music is rootsy and intriguing.
Cleanse Your Soul is a happy summer-time song about friends seeking fun adventures on the coastal road. Surf and companionship and reinvigoration of the spirit.

Ausecuma Beats - Aida     World, Alternative 06/11/2019
Ausecuma Beats was imagined to celebrate diversity in music, and express rhythm as the core of their shared musicality. The nine-strong ensemble hail from Australia, Senegal, Cuba and Mali.
‘Aida’, the first single from nine-piece afrobeat ensemble Ausecuma Beats, is a celebration of love between two people that sees no divide. The song, sung by Gambian-born Yusupha Ngum, speaks of a love that grows as new lessons are learned. Ausecuma Beats comprises 4 percussionists enhanced by melodic overtones from guitar, kora and sax.

Bortier Okoe - Onor Ji Onor Instrumental     World, Roots, Jazz, World 06/11/2019
Bortier’s conscious lyrics speak of Love, Unity and Forgiveness being the foundations of a happy and fulfilled life. There is a political undertone.
Conscious lyrics speak of Love, Unity and Forgiveness being the foundations of a happy and fulfilled life. There is a political undertone

While Onor Ji Onor Instrumental talks finding your home and your roots within. peace, love and respect which are the gifts we need to share with our family, friends and fellow humans.

Other tracks by Bortier Okoe:  Love To The World
Yaw Faso - Reassurance     World, Hip Hop 11/10/2019
Raised in a musical household, Yaw Faso first stepped onto the scene in 2010 dabbling in hip-hop before discovering his true calling in the world of Afrobeat and Dancehall music.
‘Reassurance’ sounds like summer - bright and driven by melodies with its focus being on vocals. Yaw Faso naturally finds his groove on afro-beat/dancehall tracks and took a fresh approach when writing this song after a period of being in his father’s land of Ghana, where he was able to reflect on relationships and other intricacies in his life.

East of West - Little Harbour     World, Instrumental, Jazz 22/09/2019
In the fertile borderlands between genres, East of West explores the edges: Mediterranean, jazz and Balkan influences interweave through intricate compositions and improvisations.
On visiting New Zealand for the first time in 2017, I spent a week in Leigh, a small fishing harbour north of Auckland. Here, I found a sense of inner peace and calmness during a time when life was rather busy and demanding.
- Goran Gajic

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Other tracks by East of West:  Seyahat  -  Sleepy Giant
East of West - Zephyr     World, Instrumental, Jazz 20/09/2019
In the fertile borderlands between genres, East of West explores the edges: Mediterranean, jazz and Balkan influences interweave through intricate compositions and improvisations.
The track features greek laouto, double bass and percussion.

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