“[It’s] a tragedy that shouldn’t have happened.”
“Today we mourn the loss of a great Australian.”
Please explain, Pauline?
Skinnyfish Music has been robbed.
Gawurra won four awards including Album Of The Year and Best New Talent at the National Indigenous Music Awards.
Shameful comments by the NT Minister
“Was Gurrumul Yunupingu’s level of A&E care related to assumptions based on his race or is there a serious fault in the system…?”
Melbourne’s free fest is back with over 50 acts over six stages.
Shepparton rapper Briggs has released a heartwarming new music video for The Children Came Back, his recent collaboration with Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, which is an adaptation of the Archie Roach song Took The Children Away. Celebrating the achievements of a number of Indigenous Australians, The Children Came Back name-drops the likes of Cathy Freeman, Adam
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu will release his third studio album, The Gospel Album, this July, and has announced a national tour in support of the release. He’ll be heading out across the country this July and August. Gurrumul’s six-date The Gospel Songs Tour will begin in Sydney on 29th July, just two days before The Gospel
Ariel Pink, homegrown icon Gurrumul and New York rock threeway The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion top the bill of a brand new music and arts festival called Supersense, which is due to take over Melbourne this August. Curated by global hotshot Sophia Brous in collaboration with the Asian Performing Arts Program, the high-cultural extravaganza promises
Two Indigenous musicians, who are relatives and collaborators of Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, were refused services by three taxi drivers in Darwin after they attended a traditional ceremony nearby. Reports NT News, the Creative Director for Darwin-based independent label Skinnyfish Music Michael Hohnen accompanied Territory musicians Jonathan Yunupingu and Djunga Djunga Yunupingu, described as
Gurrumul has announced a rare acoustic Melbourne club show with less than 48 hours notice. The Aboriginal musician’s intimate performance will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, 17th December, at the Corner Hotel, and will also see a special guest appearance from Victorian rapper Briggs. Gurrumul performed for US President Barack Obama as part of G20 earlier
Winners and photos from the night!
Organisers of the 28th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards have announced this year’s nominees in the Fine Arts and Artisan Awards categories, including Chet Faker, Josh Pyke, Sia and more of the country’s most talented musicians and artisans. Josh Pyke is up for a joint award for Producer Of The Year for his
The nominations for the National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) have been announced, lead by Melbourne blues rocker Dan Sultan who’s up for a total of five awards. Also acknowledged is singer Jessica Mauboy and musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. Sultan, Mauboy and Gurrumul Yunupingu are all up for National Artist of the Year against singer/songwriter Shellie
Following his sold-out performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2013, Indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu returns for two encore collaborative performances at the Sydney Opera House this September. The concerts will present the musician and orchestra onstage accompanied by rare footage and photography from Gurrumul’s Yolngu upbringing through to his international success. Having
Victorian rapper and Shepparton local Briggs has performed alongside indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu on triple j‘s ‘Like A Version‘ covers program this morning, with an adaptation of the Archie Roach song Took The Children Away. In celebration of NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) week, which runs from the 6th to
Festival moves to Sydney Opera House forecourt and surrounds to celebrate 18th birthday!
As of Tuesday, 3rd September, tickets for the inaugural Boomerang Festival officially hit the market, though things haven’t gotten off to the best start. Sales are dangerously below the required quota, prompting the event’s promoter Peter Noble to voice his concerns about a country growing apathetic towards its indigenous population. In order for the event