Artist info

Genre

Roots


Sounds like

Warumpi Band, Bob Marley, lucky dube


band members

Barnabus Daniels (29 years old) – Lead Singer. Jason Butcher (25 years old) – Guitar. Malcom Karpa (23 years old) – Rhythm Guitar / Backing Vocals. Jeremiah Butcher (21 years old) – Keyboards. Lesley Pearce (23 years old) - Keyboards Samuel Inkamala (19 years old) – Drums. Ethan Macdonald (19years old) – Bass Guitar / Backing Vocals.


Influences

Warumpi Band, Reggae


Unearthed artists we like

Iwantja


Website

Bio

Tjupi (Honey Ant) come from the Papunya,250k NW of Alice Springs. Tjupi Band play energetic and emotive desert reggae. Singing in Luritja (as well as in English), they are the foremost musical inspiration for people across Central Australia. From growing up learning from the members of Warumpi Band, They form part of the new wave of uniquely Indigenous Australian reggae; alongside other musical innovators such as Saltwater Band and Letterstick Band. In September 2009 they were chosen as one of three acts to perform in Darwin at the Telstra NT Indigenous Music Awards; sharing the stage with Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Jessica Malbouy.

Review

45

Beautiful feel-good sound! So beautifully recorded and produced! Very timeless sound. The backing vocals really lift the song too

Beautiful feel-good sound! So beautifully recorded and produced! Very timeless sound. The backing vocals really lift the song too

Review

Dr Flouride

01 Oct 2011

50

Great to hear some great fresh Desert Music.

Great to hear some great fresh Desert Music.

Review

M^cCA LoUd

31 Mar 2012

50

clearly the best song I've heard today.. totes ruling the emotive desert reggae genre.. wanna get funky in the rain

clearly the best song I've heard today.. totes ruling the emotive desert reggae genre.. wanna get funky in the rain