Gurrumul Yunupingu

Based In: Arnhemland, Australia

Gurrumul Yunupingu is a member of the Gumatj clan of north east Arnhemland and it is the songs and stories of the Gumatj clan that Gurrumul sublimely adapts into contemporary song styles. At the age of 15 he was identified as a young and extremely talented multi-instrumentalist and joined the ARIA Award winning band Yothu Yindi where he played an integral role until 1992. Currently a member of the hugely talented Saltwater Band he has contributed greatly to the Indigenous music industry.

Top 16 Indigenous Music Videos 2011

‘Tis the season for looking back on the year, reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what moments stand out in our memories. Here at RPM, we’ve been thinking about our favourite moments in Indigenous music culture and this week we bring you our Top 16 Indigenous Music Videos of 2011. …read more »

NIMA 2011: National Indigenous Music Award Winners

Thousands flocked to Australia’s National Indigenous Music Awards in Darwin over the weekend. Territory artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was nominated in five of the seven National categories and two of the five Territory Awards. …read more »