Aboriginal musician

Kardajala Kirridarra

Origin
Darwin, NT
Genre/styles
Electronic, Hip Hop & Rap
About

Kardajala Kirridarra translates to ‘Sandhill Women.’ Kardajala is the name of the mysterious bush woman from the sand hills behind the community of Malinja, NT.

Kardajala Kirridarra are an all-female band from the communities of Marlinja and Kulumindini (Elliott). They combine contemporary with traditional styles and sing in both Mudburra and English.

Band members: Eleanor Dixon (songwriter and vocalist), Beatrice Lewis (vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and electronic producer), Janey ‘Namija’ Dixon (translator, story-teller, poet), Kayla Jackson (rapper).

Kardajala Kirridarra feature sounds from the surrounding lands, such as seed pods, thunders storms and clap sticks. They are the first all-female act to perform at the Bush Bands Bash.

Discography

Ngabaju (Grandmothers Song)

Released
2017-05-19
Tracks
  1. Ngabaju (Grandmothers Song)

Ngurra (Rain Song)

Kardajala Kirridarra - Ngurra (Rain Song)
Released
2017-06-27
Tracks
  1. Ngurra (Rain Song)

Kardajala Kirridarra

Kardajala Kirridarra - Kardajala Kirridarra
Released
2017-07-07
Tracks
  1. Abala Barlawa (Everything was at Peace)
  2. Two Worlds Collide
  3. Warmala (Young Girls Song)
  4. Ngurra (Rain Song)
  5. Ngabaju (Grandmothers Song)
  6. Ngurrmarla (Love Song)
  7. Kirridarra (Womens Song)

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