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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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Rodean - Abolim     World, Electronic, Techno, House 31/08/2016
Sydney based composer, producer, DJ and founder of 'Capital Classique'. Lover of music with a celestially diverse and eclectic sound, challenging norms and hammering the boundaries of electronic music.
Abolim integrates the driving pulses of house music with the complex rhythms and chanting voices of tribal music. Originally sound recordings of farmers were captured by Greg Simmons at a small village in Goa, India. With these recordings, Rodean further composed and produced the recordings into a dance piece song.

Terrasur - La misma piel     World, Folk, Ethnic 25/08/2016
Latin Folk Fusion
The song is inspired by the rhythms and textures of Aymara music, indigenous culture from the Chilean/Bolivian and Peruvian Andes, including its typical musical instrumentation, with traditional instruments from these culture. The lyrics talks about how we can all live in harmony in a multicultural society.

Christy Cooney's Brew - Miller and the Maid     Folk, World 17/08/2016
Christy Cooney is a legend of the Australian Celtic and Folk scene. He has been a part of some of the best bands, albums and concerts this country has seen.
Christy Cooney, Louis McManus, Steve Cooney and and all star band. This is the classic 1983 album, available now for the first time online. The ease and joy of the playing is astounding.

Other tracks by Christy Cooney's Brew:  Sullivans John  -  Uncle Nobby's Steamboat
Guyy & The Fox - Turkish Delight     Folk, Rock, Instrumental, World 17/08/2016
Guitar meets violin in this mesmerising and captivating duo. From folk ballads to soaring instrumentals and fast paced foot stompers.
Tuskish Delight showcases the instrumental talent of Guyy & The Fox. As with most of their songs, they were written on the fly and honed over many live performances - When performed live this song features loads of improvisation and spontaneous jamming and is never the same twice!

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Other tracks by Guyy & The Fox:  Runaway  -  Wake Up
Maria Forde - Sing a Song for Ireland (Irish Sons and Daughters)     Folk, World 17/08/2016
"Maria is a fine singer and gifted songwriter. ...her lyrics reflect an understanding of the human condition, its triumphs and disasters, it's bright peaks and dark corners...” — Eric Bogle
The title track taken from Maria's new album, Sing a Song for Ireland.

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Other tracks by Maria Forde:  Hard Times Come Again No More  -  Ship Ahoy
Peter O'Shea - The Healing Heart     Folk, Instrumental, World 17/08/2016
His playing is a meeting of worlds, the old and the new, a journey that tells a story through tunes and melodies and the tales that exist between the notes.
The Healing Heart, a beautiful track taken from Peter's album, Paying for the Crowns. It is an emotive, soaring piece that captures the spirit of the title.

Other tracks by Peter O'Shea:  Lazy Monday/Two Faces  -  October Day
Shanakee - Throw Your Troubles Away     Folk, World 17/08/2016
The appeal of Shanakee stretches across generations, bringing together people from all walks of life, connected by a mutual love of the Celtic heartbeat at the core of Shanakee’s music.
Throw Your Troubles Away, the first track from the Weeds and Wildflowers album by Shanakee.

Other tracks by Shanakee:  Farewell Ronnie Drew  -  Apollo Bay
Malcura - Presto     World, Acoustic, Rock, Instrumental 11/08/2016
Malcura are an acoustic trio from Melbourne, Australia, whose sound explores the rhythmic style of flamenco, while drawing inspiration from genres such as progressive rock, pop and heavy metal.
A shining example of Malcura's ability to combine different styles together with flamenco rhythms at the forefront.

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Other tracks by Malcura:  Ini Mini  -  Palais
Tailor Birds - Ashen     Electronic, Folk, Experimental 11/08/2016
Tailor Birds is Sophie Kinston, electronic violinist, who with live looping, and rich harmonised vocals, creates a magical sound. Music that soothes the soul and warms the spirit.
Tailor Birds release their new single on the eve of the 2016 European tour. ‘Ashen’ is a mid-tempo track with lush strings and an elctro extravaganza of beautiful harmonies and rhythms.

Other tracks by Tailor Birds:  Salten
Empat Lima - Hanoi     Pop 01/08/2016
Hypnotised by the garage sounds of the 60's Asian/Western pop explosion.
Garage Doo-wop song Hanoi is the 3-chord pop gem from Empat Lima's debut EP Satu Boom. Its twangy guitars and 50s vocal harmonies will lull you under Empat Lima's spell.

Other tracks by Empat Lima:  Nightrider  -  Bowie on the Beach
Bortier Okoe - Dzeng Sane (World matters)     World, African, Funk, Soul 30/07/2016
Bortier revered one of the most electrifying talents in the African music genres. Africa’s most inspirational musician. blends traditional instruments with guitar, horns, and vocals, creating a new musical force.
Happy music and special messages with the whole world

Dzeng Sane, is about materialism and the negative effects it can have - why is life all about money and material things? We leave them behind....

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Other tracks by Bortier Okoe:  Culture  -  Eba
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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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.

Dhapanbal Yunupingu - Gurtha     Indigenous, Folk, World, Country 20/07/2016
Dhapanbal is a daughter of the famous lead singer of Yothu Yindi. She believes the preservation/transmission of her culture is crucial and this connection can be heard throughout her music.
Gurtha (pronounced Gore-ta) translates to 'The Fire'. This song is based on the Gumatj Songline about the fire that travelled through various Yolngu clans lands.

Dwayne Abbott - Coloured Rainbow     Indigenous, World 13/07/2016
"Coloured Rainbow" by Dwayne Abbott featured in PAW Yapa Beats 3
"Coloured Rainbow" by Dwayne Abbott featured in PAW Yapa Beats 3

Benjaman Ballangarry - Spirit of a Tree     World, Alternative Country, Acoustic, Australian Indigenous 01/07/2016
performing in rock bands for 20yrs to going solo as an acoustic/piano song writer, these songs are from my inner calling and I now see a clear path.peace. :)
A tree like most, surrounded by family, to witness that his family has been slowly taken away and his friends too, by the hands of a man, and he dies , but he is reunited in the dreamland and no man can ever harm his life, in the dreamland.

Other tracks by Benjaman Ballangarry:  Falling Miracles  -  Mountain and the Moon
San Lazaro - La Ola     World, Ethnic, Psychedelic, Ethnic 30/06/2016
¡Hola, hermanos y hermanas! We are San Lazaro. A tribe of long-lost Latinos, wandering the desert continent of Australia in search of ourselves and our music.
La Ola is the second single from San Lazaro’s 'La Despedida' Album. A bouncing piece of psychedelic garage cumbia featuring twangy guitars, ‘down the well’ echo vocals and bumping oompah bass.

Heavily influenced by the “Chicha” sound of 1970s Peru and the classic cumbias of Colombia’s Discos Fuentes label.

Other tracks by San Lazaro:  Amor De Despedida
Mark J Turner - Kutju     World, Instrumental 30/06/2016
Australian multi instrumentalist & composer, Mark J Turner, creates emotive & soulful compositions inspired by a love of travel & global sounds.
Kutju - The beginning of a journey, as one steps forward boldly into the unknown.

Other tracks by Mark J Turner:  Kutjara  -  Mankurpa
Iaki Vallejo - Margarita     World, Roots, African, Live Performance 17/06/2016
Charisma and power are key words to describe Iaki’s stage performance. Her energy and voice combined with her sensual dancing are sure to get everyone dancing.
Margarita was written in honor of my mother. Recorded live with Master drummer David Jones on Drums and Kalimba, African instrument that brings to the song an incredible and characteristic sound.

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Other tracks by Iaki Vallejo:  Mi Barrio  -  Aronde
Dubarray - Amber Sun     World, Easy Listening, Ambience, Electronic 16/06/2016
Uplifting, Soulful & Euphoric, Dubarray combine a fresh fusion of boundary bending world music that infuses such styles as ambient downtime, house, trip-hop, drum & bass, funk & reggae.
'Amber Sun' is a grooving easy listening track from Dubarray's latest album 'Sound of Prana'. The track was written around the solar plexus chakra with a light ambient groove which embraces the colour Amber, burning like the sun.

Other tracks by Dubarray:  Connected