Music from Australia – Vance Joy

Vance Joy is a folk pop musician from Australia, best known for his nice voice. Listen to his great summer song “Riptide”:

Music from Australia -Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (born 1970) is an Indigenous Australian musician, who sings in the Yolngu language.He was born blind, has never learned Braille and does not have a guide dog or use a white cane. Yunupingu speaks only a few words of English, and is said to be acutely shy.

Wiyathul

Awaye

 

Music from Australia and New Zealand – Warumpi Band

Warumpi Band were an Australian country and Aboriginal rock group which formed in the outback settlement of Papunya, Northern Territory in 1980.The Warumpi Band were formed in 1980 in Papunya – an outback settlement about 240 kilometres (150 mi) north-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory – as a country and Aboriginal rockgroup. (wikipedia )

Here is their song “Black Fella, White Fella”

and my Island Home

Music from Australia – Tame Impala

Probably you have seen already the new commercial for the new Blackberry mobile . For me , the soundtrack behind attracted my curiousity.

A band from Australia – Tame Impala – is responsible for this song – awesome rock sound , Tame Impala is a group from Australia whose musical style is similar to the psychedelic rock of the late 1960s. The five members Kevin Parker, Dominic Simper, Jay Watson, Nick Allbrook and Julien Barbagallo already making music together since their school days, but played with while in other bands. To her early days in 2007, they presented their songs on MySpace and waited more or less to be discovered. They were finally taken from the indie label Modular under contract and  played as the opening act for MGMT and the Black Keys and others.

Here is their song “Elephant”

Music from Australia – Ball Park Music

Ball Park Music are a five-piece indie rock band from Brisbane.  The band formed in 2008 and in 2010 they were named ‘one of the 20 best new bands’ in Australia.  They have released two albums and this is their fantastic song “It’s Nice to be Alive” which comes off of their 2011 album Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs.

 

Music from Australia – John Butler

John Butler, born in 1975, is an australian alternative rock musician born in the US. Listen to “Revolution”, played by the John Butler Trio:

Listen to Ocean too!

Music from Australia – Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd, one of my favourite musicians, is an australian musician and digeridoo player from Torquay, Victoria. Listen to his awesome song “Spirit Brid”:

Listen to No Women No Cry

Music from Australia – Mehtyl Ethel

Mehtyl Ethel is an australian experimental pop group from Perth. Listen to their new song “Poison Peach”:

Thanks for this suggestion Sophie McComish!

Music from Australia – Josef Salvat

Australia’s new Goyte?  Josef Salvat is an Australian  indie singer-songwriter.  He has just released his first single “This Life”.  His debut album is to released March 25th.