Gurrumul Yunupingu

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Womadelaide’s unforgettable moments: ‘They didn’t know what to expect’
From an all-star train ride across the Nullarbor to an unexpected cricket plague, this year’s festival marks 30 years of border-defying music and art

Walter Marsh

12, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Gurrumul, Omar Souleyman, 9Bach and DakhaBrakha: the best global artists the Grammys forgot
From the Godfathers of Arabic rap to the father of Ethio-jazz, Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan guides a tour through global music’s greatest

Ian Brennan

11, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Buŋgul review: live tribute to Gurrumul's last gift to the world has fitting end for Yolgnu legend
The artist’s chart-topping album Djarimirri is retold on stage through an orchestra, dance and video

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

08, Feb, 2020 @2:25 AM

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A Buŋgul, a procession, an overnight vigil: Sydney finds new rituals to mark day of mourning
After an exhilarating celebration of Dr G Yunupingu, a procession weaved through Sydney before spending the night in communal reflection at Barangaroo

Steve Dow

25, Jan, 2020 @11:43 PM

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Gurrumul wins Australia's most prestigious music prize
Australian Music Prize awarded for Djarimirri, an album completed just weeks before the musician’s death

Helen Davidson

07, Mar, 2019 @7:25 AM

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Best albums of 2018? Australia’s richest music prize reveals shortlist
Judges of the $30,000 Australian Music prize explain why the top nine albums are such knockouts

Kate Hennessy, Zoe Radas, Tim Freedman, Dave Faulkner, Bernard Zuel, Sose Fuamoli, Chris Berkley, Caitlin Nienaber, Bryget Chrisfield

30, Jan, 2019 @9:41 PM

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From Camp Cope to Gurrumul Yunupingu: the best Australian albums of 2018
Exhilarating queer pop, politically charged rock and genre-defying aural artistry: this year’s best Australian albums were full of power and purpose

Jenny Valentish, Andrew Stafford, Nathan Jolly, Caitlin Welsh and Kate Hennessy

27, Dec, 2018 @1:33 AM

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The 10 best Australian films of 2018: zombies and swingers and ghosts, oh my!
Bold and distinctive voices put forward uncompromising visions spanning many genres

Luke Buckmaster

12, Dec, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Aria awards 2018: Amy Shark, Gurrumul and Kasey Chambers win big in moving ceremony
Shark paid tribute to women in music while Jimmy Barnes used his time backstage to draw attention to Australia’s domestic violence crisis

Steph Harmon

28, Nov, 2018 @10:39 AM

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Aria awards 2018: Amy Shark and Courtney Barnett lead nominations
Shark scores nine nominations for Love Monster, while Barnett is close behind with eight

Steph Harmon

10, Oct, 2018 @11:52 PM

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Gurrumul’s album Djarimirri is first Indigenous-language chart-topper
Posthumous record becomes first Indigenous-language release to reach No 1 in Australia’s Aria album charts

Ben Smee

22, Apr, 2018 @1:40 AM

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‘We underestimated Gurrumul’: an unlikely career on the edge of two worlds
A new documentary and posthumous album dispel the myths surrounding a beloved Australian Indigenous artist

Helen Davidson

08, Apr, 2018 @6:00 PM

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