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Apakatjah Album Released!

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Apakatjah Album Released!

31st Mar 2017

The much anticipated release of APAKATJAH’s debut album is here!!

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“Fusing traditional language with English and some brilliant guitar work and contemporary arrangements, [Apakatjah] have woven the threads of their rich ancestry with a wide range of musical influences including Iron Maiden, Tjupi Band and more.” – Au Review

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Apakatjah Debut Album Launch – 31 March

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Apakatjah Debut Album Launch – 31 March

15th Mar 2017

The much anticipated album launch of APAKATJAH will be held at Monte’s Lounge in Alice Springs on Friday 31 March, broadcast live on the CAAMA Radio Network!

Friday 31 March,  8 pm

Monte’s Lounge, Alice Springs

Entry: $10 or $20 (including CD)

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New single by Apakatjah ‘In Between’

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New single by Apakatjah ‘In Between’

24th Feb 2017

Apakatjah’s second single is released to iTunes today – the title track from their upcoming album IN BETWEEN.

Taken as a reference to their name, the word ‘apakatjah’ is a Luritja kriol word for a person of mixed race heritage. “Not quite black, not quite white. Somewhere in-between! We once perceived it to be a negative – socially constructed to separate and segregate, to divide and conquer. But now we realise that as Aboriginal people, we’re not the only ones who live this life, but many others. Time to embrace it!”

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Catherine Satour music video: SET THE TONE

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Catherine Satour music video: SET THE TONE

16th Nov 2016

Catherine Satour’s new video ‘Set The Tone’ was filmed in Rainbow Valley and Alice Springs by local filmmakers Charmaine Ingram and Naithan Wiles, featuring stunning scenery from Central Australia to highlight the love she has for her desert home. (more…)

WARU: New music video by Apakatjah

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WARU: New music video by Apakatjah

16th Nov 2016

Congratulations to Apakatjah whose debut single WARU was released on 8 November and premiered by TheMusic.com.au

 

“Waru is a song about fire and water. The fire spreads through the bush and burns everything in its path. It consumes all the loose debris and fallen trees and prepares the way for new life. Water comes and gives food for hope and for future. 

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Final three singles released from Alukura compilation album

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Final three singles released from Alukura compilation album

27th Sep 2016

Introducing Miranda Garling, Bec Gollan and Dora Smith!

Over the next three weeks one new single from the Alukura compilation album will be released each Friday, introducing Australia to three new Australian Indigenous female singer-songwriters.

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Apakatjah’s debut single WARU released

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Apakatjah’s debut single WARU released

26th Sep 2016

The first single from Apakatjah’s long-awaited album is available on iTunes from 23 September!

WARU is sung in a mixture of English and the Aboriginal language of Luritja, and was a finalist in the rock category of the NT Song of the Year Awards 2016.

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Gawurra’s Ratja Yaliyali Wins NIMA Album of the Year!

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Gawurra’s Ratja Yaliyali Wins NIMA Album of the Year!

9th Aug 2016

Gawurra dominated the National Indigenous Music Awards this weekend, taking New Talent of the Year, Cover Art, Film Clip, and the prestigious Album of the Year award! Artist of the Year was given to fellow Arnhem Land superstar Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. (more…)

Catherine Satour EP – OUT NOW!

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Catherine Satour EP – OUT NOW!

15th Jul 2016

Catherine Satour’s new EP is released TODAY! Featuring five beautiful tracks that highlight the musical and personal journey that Catherine has experienced as an Aboriginal female musician from Central Australia.

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NIMA Awards 2016: Gawurra finalist in 5 categories!

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NIMA Awards 2016: Gawurra finalist in 5 categories!

14th Jul 2016

Congratulations to Gawurra who is a finalist across a whopping five different categories in the National Indigenous Music Awards for 2016!

Since the release of his debut album Ratja Yaliyali  in April this year, he has performed at Federation Square, appeared on the Marngrook Footy Show and received glowing reviews from music media such as Rolling Stone, who awarded his album 4.5 stars.

He will be performing at this year’s NIMA award ceremony, held in Darwin’s botanical gardens on Saturday 6 August.

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