Australia and New Zealand [4/3 -4/9]

07 Apr

The music of Australia and New Zealand, like that of many island nations, reflects multiple influences, from the traditional sounds of the indigenous peoples to the countless visitors and settlers who have come to these beautiful, diverse countries throughout the years. We’ll explore the music born of this fascinating blend of cultures and traditions, which truly are the musical crossroads of the southern hemisphere.

 

ARTIST

SONG

ALBUM

LABEL

COUNTRY

TIME

1

Colin Hay

Down Under (acoustic version)

Man @ Work

Compass Records

Australia

3:33

2

Te Vaka

Haloa Olohega

Nukukehe / South Pacific Islands

Warm Earth Records / Putumayo

Tokelau / New Zealand

3:13

3

Jodi Martin

Love That Survives

A Compilation

The Aussie Croc Pot

Australia

3:44

4

1 Giant Leap w/ Whirimako Black

Ta Moko

1 Giant Leap

Palm Pictures Ltd

UK / New Zealand

5:09

5

Oceania

Hautoa (Warrior)

Oceania

Point Music

New Zealand

3:30

6

Toni Huata

Whakarongo

Everlasting Force

Waahuu

New Zealand

4:12

7

Fat Freddy’s Drop

Roady

Based on a True Story

The Drop LTD

New Zealand

3:30

8

Te Vaka

Iuliana

Tutuki / South Pacific Islands

Spirit of Play Productions / Putumayo

New Zealand

4:06

9

The Waifs

London Still

Up All Night

Compass Records

Australia

3:47

10

Ruby Hunter

Aurukun Moonlight

Feeling Good

Mushroom Records

Australia

4:18

11

Outback

Cuban Connections

The Best Of World Music (Putumayo)

Rykodisc

Australia / UK

3:48

12

Ganga Giri

Ancestors

Beats Around the Bush

Termite Tunes

Australia

3:52

13

The Unseen Guest

Sandalista

Asian Garden 2

Lola’s World

India / Australia

4:21

14

Zulya

Saginou (Yearning)

Aloukie / Music From the Tea Lands

ZKO / Putumayo

Tatarstan

4:25