Arnhem Land band East Journey heads south big time

The legendary Mandawuy Yunupingu from Yothu Yindi is handing the musical baton to East Journey to continue the legacy of sharing the Yolgnu stories and music with the world.
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East Journey have been called “explosive” by Rolling Stone and “the closest the Northern Territory has ever got to producing an indigenous mainstream stadium rock band” by the Sydney Morning Herald. The Aboriginal band from Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land got the music industry talking when 2500 people surged to the stage and began dancing in a showcase performance at the 2012 National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) in August. That same week East Journey were featured as the Australian Independent Record Labels Association’s “Artist of the Week”.

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