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Kimbra on the ups and downs of fame: ‘Always having to look like a pop star is exhausting’
At just 21, the New Zealand musician became famous for her part in smash-hit song Somebody That I Used to Know. So what happened next?

Katie Cunningham

06, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Kimbra: Primal Heart review – lacking in blood

Kitty Empire

22, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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'A relic of long-gone possibility': how Gotye fell in love with a rare, forgotten synth
When Wally de Backer first heard the ondioline, an obsession began that took over years of his life

Brigid Delaney

16, Jan, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Onesies for everyone: Mona's summer festival makes Launceston debut
With Violent Femmes, Gotye and a block party – and a cameo from a psychic convention – city is a fun fit for Mona Foma

Brigid Delaney

16, Jan, 2018 @2:25 AM

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Unravelling the mystery of Djalu Gurruwiwi, a living Yolngu legend
He’s the foremost spiritual keeper of the yirdaki in Arnhem Land, but Djalu’s true gift to the Yolngu and the worlds beyond has been as a cultural ambassador

Paul Daley

17, Dec, 2015 @11:21 PM

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Womadelaide 2015 review – fear of missing out has never been so fun
From South Korean post-rock to Buena Vista legend Omara Portuondo, 84, getting her twerk on, Adelaide’s world music festival had plenty for everyone

Janine Israel

11, Mar, 2015 @1:34 AM

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Womadelaide: family ties bring Gotye and guru Djalu Gurruwiwi together | Paul Daley
The pop singer will perform with Djalu Gurruwiwi, a spiritual keeper of the didgeridoo, his Yolngu gospel musician son Larry and their Bärra band following a meeting last year that made Gotye one of the family

Paul Daley

06, Mar, 2015 @12:45 AM

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Atomic Bomb! review: Gotye and a cast of greats host a fantastic dance party
Featuring so many superb musicians in their own right, the highlights of this tribute to the music of William Onyeabor were varied and plentiful

Simon Williams

19, Jan, 2015 @12:59 AM

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Gotye and the Basics given political party status in Victoria
The Basics Rock’n’Roll party, consisting of members of Wally De Backer’s band, gathers 500 members in time for Victorian election

Monica Tan

07, Nov, 2014 @3:53 AM

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The old man and the sea (and Gotye): the story of 'Australia's only guru'
Djalu Gurruwiwi is a spiritual keeper of the didgeridoo. He’s also a mysterious and charismatic figure, whose followers include a film-maker, a street artist and the musician Gotye. Paul Daley joins them on a voyage along an ancient songline

Paul Daley in Wallaby Beach, Arnhem Land

08, Sep, 2014 @2:42 AM

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Baywara: The Film with Gotye – exclusive video clip

Gotye travels to the remote island of Raragala in the Wessel Islands to listen to the songs and stories of Djalu Gurruwiwi

Film director, cameraman and editor; Ben Strunin

08, Sep, 2014 @1:43 AM

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Australian anthems: Gotye featuring Kimbra – Somebody That I Used to Know
This huge international hit by a Melbourne indie musician put a universal experience in a matter-of-fact way – and then added a touch of Baa Baa Black Sheep, writes Matilda Edwards

Matilda Edwards

24, Jun, 2014 @2:20 AM

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