PREVIOUS KOORI RADIO ALBUMS OF THE WEEK
Released on July 10th 2018
This isn’t so much an album but a single from a new rap group comprising of Indigenous lady powerhouses Lady Lash, Miss Hood and Dizzy Doolan. The name Oetha [pronounced O-E-tha] is an acronym; it’s meaning being Our Earth The Heart Acknowledges.
You can check them out on Facebook by clicking here.
OG Luv Kush pt.2
Released on June 15th 2018
This isn’t so much an album but a 3 track single from the Papua New Guinea-born, Melbourne-based soul singer. ‘OG Luv Kush, pt. 2’, is an honest portrait of a breakup that details the paradox between missing someone and knowing you need to move on. Buy the new single right here.
Released on June 1st 2018
Steeped in the sand, salt and concrete of her family, community, culture, islands and all of the souls that have played a part in her journey so far, Milyakburra is 11 tracks sung in both English and Anindilyakwa that explore the contrasting themes of the two worlds in which Emily grew up - the island and the city. Buy it right here.
Black Rock Band
Released on May 25th 2018
Drawing on deep musical family history, Black Rock Band incorporate traditional and contemporary sounds with a steady rock style. Black Rock Band are driven to promote change in their community through the songs they sing and the stories they tell; singing about their hopes and hardships, and their connection to country and culture. More than this, the band are fighting for social justice and a better future for the next generation of Indigenous youth and children.
Buy it right here.
Killer Under a Blood Moon
Released on May 18th 2018
Four songs, four days in a timber-clad studio set in the sweeping Macedon Ranges, northwest of Melbourne. Dan Sultan arrived with his guitar each morning not knowing how the selected tracks from his ARIA Award-nominated fourth album, Killer, would be reinterpreted by the brightest names in Australian music: A.B. Original, Camp Cope, Meg Mac, and Gang of Youths frontman Dave Le’aupepe.
Buy it right here.
Friends with Feelings
Released on April 10th 2018
A proud Wergaia woman from Country Victoria, 22 year old Alice grew up aside the sandstone mountains and wildflowers of the Grampians.
Still inspired by her roots, Alice’s songs resonate with a sensitivity and maturity well beyond her years.
The album was released just last month on CAAMA Music and is also available from their online shop.
Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)
Released on April 13th 2018
Over four years in the making and completed just weeks before his passing in 2017, ‘Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)’ is Gurrumul’s gift to the world. A recording of an iconic artist at his creative peak, and a legacy that will not be surpassed. BUY IT HERE