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”
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Black Mustang , founded 2004 in Brisbane Australia , Brisbanes answer to everything that Australian rock’n’roll once was & ought to be. Here is their song from 2012 loaded gun
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”
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.
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!
Xavier Rudd, one of my favourite musicians, is an australian musician and digeridoo player from Torquay, Victoria. Listen to his awesome song “Spirit Brid”:
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Mehtyl Ethel is an australian experimental pop group from Perth. Listen to their new song “Poison Peach”:
Thanks for this suggestion Sophie McComish!
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.
Atlas Genius are an indie band from South Australia. They released their debut album When it was Now February 2013. The Australian band has toured the US with groups like Silversun Pickups, Wolf Gang and Animal Kingdom and wrapped up their 2012 run with a sold-out headlining show at Las Angeles’ Troubadour. This is their hit single “Trojans”.
Husky is an australian indie folk band from Melbourne. They released their first album in 2012 ‘Forever So’. Listen to their nice song “History’s Door”: