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Vote for ‘Motika’ by Shannon Gallagher

Shannon Gallagher, lead singer of Desert Mulga, has composed a song for the Mitsubishi song writing competition Accelerate in which he could win $10,000 and have his song picked to be the promotional music behind their new advertising campaign. Shannon’s song ‘Motika’ (Aboriginal slang for motor car) evokes the long car journeys made in the...

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Digitising our archives – thanks to iZotope!

CAAMA Music has an impressive back catalogue of Australian Aboriginal music and we often get people coming into our shop requesting old albums that were released years ago on cassette. So it’s been a priority of ours to re-master and re-release some of those gems from our archives, but it’s a time consuming and expensive...

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Tjintu Desert Band wins at ICTV Video Awards

The music video for Tjintu Desert Band’s popular hit ‘Tjamuku Ngurra’ has won the prize for Best Music Video at the ICTV Video Awards on 25 September. The awards were conducted at the 16th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival, held last week on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. CAAMA Music sound producer, Tim...

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New Music Video by NIMAs-nominated Tjintu Desert Band

A new music video by Tjintu Desert Band has been released in the lead-up to their performance at the National Indigenous Music Awards this Friday 15 August in Darwin. Walpa Warri is the first track on the recently released album by CAAMA Music called ‘Snapshot III’, a compilation showcasing the best emerging indigenous artists in...

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NAIDOC Week in Alice Springs 6-13 July 2014

It’s NAIDOC Week from 6-13 July and there are lots of event planned over the next few days in Alice Springs.  CAAMA Radio will be broadcasting live from various sites around Alice Springs this week – so stay tuned to 100.5FM! Click here to view the information pamphlet and below are a list of the events around town.

‘Sand Tracks’ Tour finalised for 2014

Country Arts WA has announced that Blekbala Mujik will be the feature artist for the 2014 Sand Tracks tour! Blekbala Mujik takes ancient knowledge and tradition and reinterprets it for the modern world. Mixing traditional song and instruments with synthesizers and modern production, Blekbala Mujik carries a message of reconciliation and shared dreams. Formed in 1986...

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“Wow, what an amazing sound!” – ABC NT on Tjintu Desert Band

Bernard Zuel, the senior music writer for Fairfax newspapers, yesterday introduced ABC Darwin presenter Julia Christensen to a new sound coming from the deserts of Australia.  To kick off the music segment Bernard Zuel played the lead single from Tjintu Desert Band’s new album Tjamuku Ngurra. Once the track finished, the conversation went something like...

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Music Industry Rangers off to a good start

In February this year CAAMA MUSIC launched a long-running Regional Music Development Program (RMDP) to train sixteen specially selected ‘Music Industry Rangers’ (MIRs) from Central Australia over the next three years. Just seven months into the program these rangers are already making huge strides towards their goals of being experienced sound engineers and mentors, able...

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TOUR DATES – Tjintu Desert Band

ArtbackNT: Arts Development and Touring is coordinating the ‘Desert to Saltwater Tour’ featuring Tjintu Desert Band and supported by Radical Son, leaving Alice Springs and bound for the coast of Australia to perform from 29 June – 21 July at eleven concerts throughout NSW, VIC, QLD and ACT. Tour dates below…

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