Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots


Sounds like

Yothu Yindi , Warumpi Band, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu , The War On Drugs , Bombay Bicycle Club , Tame Impala


band members

Yirrŋa Yunupiŋu - singer Roy Kellaway - guitarist Dimathaya Burarrwanga - Drums Campbell Messer - Bass


Influences

Talking Heads, Warumpi Band , Yothu Yindi , Parcels , Phoenix , Metronomy, Bombay Bicycle Club , Foals, The Wombats


Bio

King Stingray is a story of lifelong friendship, of two cultures coming together. From toddlers in the Yothu Yindi tour entourage in the 90s, to fully fledged Yothu Yindi members today, King Stingray sees Yirrnga Yunupingu and Roy Kellaway bringing surf, indie rock and funk influences to their Yolngu rock heritage. King Stingray is the children of the iconic Australian band Yothu Yindi and aim to continue the celebration of culture in Australia!

Review

Review by Bridget Hustwaite Bridget Hustwaite

14 Jan 2021

Triple J
45

Fantastic storytelling, fantastic musicianship. 2021 is gonna be a big one for you guys!

Fantastic storytelling, fantastic musicianship. 2021 is gonna be a big one for you guys!

Review

Review by Abby Butler Abby Butler

12 Nov 2020

Triple J
45

hearing Roy tell the story behind this song made me love it even more. the welcoming hometown pride is beaming from every single corner of this anthemic offering.

hearing Roy tell the story behind this song made me love it even more. the welcoming hometown pride is beaming from every single corner of this anthemic offering.

Review

Review by Steph Hughes Steph Hughes

12 Nov 2020

Triple J
50

Iconic stuff - this is huge and full of feeling and really wraps itself around you. Love the sounds you're making, thanks King Stingray

Iconic stuff - this is huge and full of feeling and really wraps itself around you. Love the sounds you're making, thanks King Stingray