New Music: Gurrumul Yunupingu ‘Maralitja’

On the eve of the National Indigenous Music Awards, national treasure Gurrumul Yunupingu is releasing a new single ‘Maralitja – Crocodile Man” as a tribute to the man he called “wawa” or “brother”, Dr Yunupingu. The song was a favourite of Dr Yunupingu, originally from Yothu Yindi’s multiplatinum album Tribal Voice and will be performed with the original band and Gurrumul this Saturday at the … Continue reading New Music: Gurrumul Yunupingu ‘Maralitja’

GURRUMUL: His Life And Music.

GURRUMUL: HIS LIFE AND MUSIC BY ROBERT HILLMAN “THE ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING MUSIC STORIES OF OUR GENERATION” Part road trip, part biography, award-winning biographer Robert Hillman takes you from the world’s great concert halls and recording studios and into Yolngu heartland — to reveal the story and inspirations behind Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu’s international success and fame. Through his own lyrics, … Continue reading GURRUMUL: His Life And Music.

New Music: Yolanda Be Cool ‘A Baru In New York’ Featuring Gurrumul!

The Northern Territory’s Gurrumul has gone viral with his Yolanda Be Cool song collaboration “A Baru In New York” remixed by #1 ARIA hitmaker Flume. Gurrumul wrote the lyrics about his totem — A “Baru” is a Saltwater Crocodile. Creating an amazing soundscape which brings Gurrumul’s distinctive vocal and ambience to a whole new level, Flume’s “Soundtrack Version” of Yolanda Be Cool/Gurrumul’s “A Baru In … Continue reading New Music: Yolanda Be Cool ‘A Baru In New York’ Featuring Gurrumul!

Gurrumul’s BBC Breakfast and Diamond Jubilee!

Australia’s Gurrumul and friend Michael Hohnen made a very special appearance on UK show BBC Breakfast to chat about Gurrumul’s music, their performance for the Queen and give viewers an amazing rendition of Gurrumul’s ‘Bapa’. When asked about his invitation to perform for the Queen, Gurrumul replied “I am very happy, and my Aunties and my family are very proud of me representing Australia in the celebration of … Continue reading Gurrumul’s BBC Breakfast and Diamond Jubilee!

Gurrumul’s Diamond Jubilee Performance

Aussie indigenous superstar Gurrumul Yunupingu will perform for the Queen at the Diamond Jubilee Concert on June 4. Gurrumul will take to the stage with names like Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Elton John and Cliff Richard, he’ll perform the track ‘Sing’ which is a track penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow… Finally, some worldwide recognition for an Aussie musician who is well and … Continue reading Gurrumul’s Diamond Jubilee Performance

Zoo Twilights 2012!

The Melbourne Zoo has put out an impressive lineup of stars for the upcoming Zoo Twilights in 2012. Some of the countries best talent joins together for this one off special performance surrounded by the zoo animals. Big names to feature will be that of Washington, The Black Sorrows, Joe Camilleri, Gurrumul, James Reyne, Marcia Hines, Vanessa Amorosi, Kasey Chambers and Kate Ceberano! Tickets on … Continue reading Zoo Twilights 2012!

Gurrumul Yunupingu: ‘Gopuru’ Video Release

Gurrumul Yunupingu – Gopuru Gopuru, the new single for Gurrumul Yunupingu has been released with an animated video. The clip displaying Gurrumul at his brilliant best. The track is about the rhythms of totem fish swimming, with Gurrumul singing in his Yolngu language. The new album Rrakala has gone gold a month before Gurrumul launches his first ever national tour of the country. He will … Continue reading Gurrumul Yunupingu: ‘Gopuru’ Video Release

Gurrumul Yunupingu National Tour

Rolling Stone Magazine: “Australia’s Most Important Voice” The new album from Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu – ‘Rrakala’ has debuted at #3 on the ARIA charts and is the highest selling Australian CD this week. Gurrumul goes on a National Tour from 24 August – 10 September with tickets going on sale from Wednesday June 1st. Listen to ‘Baru’ one of the tracks from the new album. … Continue reading Gurrumul Yunupingu National Tour