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Jul 2015

Country stars give old technology a new spin

The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Stephen Groenewegen
Sound
Jan 2015

All roads lead to Tamworth

Indigenous Connections curator Brenda Gifford reports from the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Brenda Gifford
Sound
May 2014

Black and deadly

Sophia Sambono, Curator Indigenous Collections, surveys the black and deadly women of Australian music, from Fanny Cochrane Smith in the 1890s to Jessica Mauboy in the 21st century.

Clair Hurford
Sound
Jun 2013

Georgia Lee

The Indigenous collections team at the NFSA are celebrating the lives and careers of pioneer female Indigenous recording artists with the forthcoming ‘Black and Deadly’ exhibit in Canberra.

Sophia Sambono
Sound
Apr 2012

Vale Jimmy Little

A true gentleman and artist, Jimmy Little’s contribution to the Australian music industry and Indigenous music is immeasurable. Brenda Gifford knew not only the myth, but also the man.

Brenda Gifford
Sound