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News November 4, 2020

Gudinski’s ‘The Sound’ puts First Nations music on primetime TV

Gudinski’s ‘The Sound’ puts First Nations music on primetime TV

The Sound will celebrate the launch of NAIDOC Week this Sunday (November 8).

Filmed during the recording sessions for their new mini-album The Makarrata Project, Midnight Oil return for a world exclusive performance of ‘Change The Date’ feat. Gurrumul and Dan Sultan.

The track features a previously unreleased vocal called Lorrpu (white cockatoo) by Yolngu man Gurrumul, including never-before-seen footage released to The Sound by his family.

Missy Higgins’ love song to Melbourne ‘When The Machine Starts’, out November 6, is filmed outside the city’s Flinders Street Station landmark on an early Sunday morning post-lockdown.

Setting up for the November 13 release of Archie Roach AM’s The Songs Of Charcoal Lane – recordings celebrating the 30th anniversary of his seminal debut album Charcoal Lane – is the Stolen Generations survivor at his kitchen table, joined by singer and composer Jess Hitchcock.

Psychedelic surf-rockers Ocean Alley from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, make their show debut.

Briggs performs new single ‘Good Morning’, Busby Marou recreate ‘Lucky Stars’ at Brisbane’s Boondall Wetlands, while regional NSW rapper Tasman Keith is joined by Sydney’s Bad Bitch Choir for ‘No Country’.

Olympics champion Cathy Freeman and Christine Anu join as guest hosts alongside Jane Gazzo and Bridget Hustwaite.

On the From The Vault segment are Goanna’s chart-topping and-rights anthem ‘Solid Rock’.

The ‘Tribute section to NT’s groundbreaking Warumpi Band features the coming together of Christine Anu, Zaachariaha Fielding of Electric Fields, Ngaiire and Emma Donovan of Melbourne rhythm combo The Putbacks, who drop their new album Crossover on November 5.

The Sound broadcasts Sundays at 6 pm and Saturdays at 1.30pm ABC TV.


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