Musicians

Iwantja

Origin
Indulkana, APY Lands, South Australia
Genre/styles
Blues | Country | Reggae | Rock
About

Iwantja's band members are: Jeremy Whiskey (Guitars, keys and vocals), Jacob Baker (drums), Steven Brumby (bass guitar), Grant Cooley (lead and rhythm guitar), Stewart Gaykamangu (vocals and keyboard) and Angus Pearson.

Stewart is a first cousin of Gurrumul, has a similar sounding voice and wrote many songs with him.

They sing in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and English.

Band photograph of Iwantja.

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Palya

Released
9 September 2011
Tracks
  1. Iwantja Groove
  2. Kungka Nyuntu (You are my girl)
  3. Wangka Wiya
  4. Tjitji Kulunypa (The little girl is crying)
  5. Wamanguru (Grog)
  6. Maralinga
  7. Kungka Paluru (That girl)
  8. Move Ya Body
  9. Pukulpa
  10. Tjamunya Tjana
  11. Gonna Party
  12. Wanatjaku

Find Iwantja albums & CDs

Harvard citation

Korff, J 2019, Iwantja, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/iwantja>, retrieved 18 June 2019

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