Deadly Sounds recently caught up with Stephen Pigram of the Pigram Brothers, who’s just released a new album ‘Wanderer’
Next Sunday September 29 will mark the launch of the much anticipated ‘Murru’ album
Country folk singer Sue Ray is coming into the spotlight with her latest album.
Singer/songwriter Thelma Plum has gone from strength to strength in the past year, releasing her debut six-track EP Rosie following her 2012 Deadly for best emerging talent. Since the homemade demo of Father Said and her Deadlys® win, Thelma has recorded her debut EP with Tony Buchen (John Butler/Washington) in late 2012. In the past […]
Roger Knox ‘Black Elvis’ recently came in to Deadly Sounds to talk about his new album ‘Stranger in My Land’.
James Henry, 34, from Melbourne is known to many as a singer/songwriter in his own right, as well as being the grandson of Jimmy Little – and he has certainly inherited Jimmy’s musical talent. The songs on this new EP span Country-Rock, Reggae and Hip Hop and talk of his Aboriginal identity and society’s rules […]
Kodi Lane is a young fella who knows where he’s going. In fact, it’s surprising to find such a level head on such young shoulders. At 18, this proud young Wiradjuri man has his future firmly in sight. Son of the talented country music singer/songwriter Sharon Lane, Kodi grew up around music and his debut […]
The King of Koori country music, Roger Knox, is releasing a new album in March called Stranger in my Land. This album is a collection of songs originally written by other Aboriginal artists who were Knox’s peers and predecessors, including legends like Dougie Young, Bobby Mcleod and Archie Roach. It is a powerful and moving […]
Growing up in Tamworth, northern NSW, has its pluses – like access to Australia’s biggest country-music event and plenty of talented musicians. There’s no doubt that 19-year-old country musician Loren-Jade Ryan, is in the right place. Keep an eye out for this great young talent. This year, at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, Loren-Jade performed […]
Country music has always struck a chord with Indigenous people and for six years now this link has been officially recognised by the tamworth aboriginal cultural showcase. Kicking off at midday on 21 January, the opening ceremony of the Cultural Showcase at Powerstation Park featured a line-up of top Aboriginal country talent including Warren H […]
Some major Indigenous talent is lining up to play at the 2013 Saltwater Freshwater Festival in Taree on 26 January, including the legendary band Coloured Stone, hip-hop favourites The Last Kinection and crowd-pleasers The Medics. Saltwater Freshwater is the largest Aboriginal cultural event on the Mid North Coast – where the saltwater and freshwater meet. […]
Red Ochre award-winning performer and Western Arrernte man Warren H Williams and Pitjantjatjara singer-songwriter Frank Yamma will headline this year’s Yabun Festival on Saturday, 26 January in Victoria Park, Sydney. The legendary Archie Roach will also be playing, along with an all-star choir, performing songs from his latest album Into the Bloodstream. Yabun is also […]
West Australian reggae band Oz Island are on the move. They formed in Perth, but the band members come from all over Australia. They’ve been around for a while now but recently released their debut album called better life. Deadly sounds caught up with guitarist, Fabian Cox. Deadly Sounds: You have your debut album coming out, and […]
Deadly Award winning band Black Image have just released their third album called Too Deadly. The band has a strong base of fans in Northern Queensland and they’re keen to expand that to a national following. We caught up with the group’s guitarist Dylan Harrigan. Black Image is a five-piece Indigenous band from Cooktown, QLD. […]
Musician Buzz Bidstrupp pays tribute to his good friend the late Jimmy Little.
Always ready for a chat, Troy Cassar-Daley tells Mayrah Sonter what he’s looking forward to at the 2012 Deadlys®.
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