Musicians

Nabarlek

Origin
Manmoyi outstation, Western Arnhemland, Australia
Genre/styles
Reggae | Rock
About

Nabarlek is the name of small rock wallaby naitive to Arnhemland and the Kimberley in Northern Australia. The group's name is sometimes misspelled to 'Narbarlek'.

Nabarlek sing in Kunwinku and English.

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.

Munwurrk (Bushfire)

Released
1999
Tracks
  1. Najorrkon
  2. Dreamtime Story
  3. Namarnwidmi
  4. Gemula
  5. Binan Binan
  6. Wonderer
  7. Bushfire
  8. Munyon
  9. Lonely Boy
  10. Bagobom
  11. Munwurrk
Notes

This is the debut album of Nabarlek.


Bininj Manborlh (Blackfella Road)

Released
1 February 2001
Tracks
  1. Najorrkon (Rock Possum)
  2. Mangamarlgamarl (Rock Flower)
  3. Namayamayameh (I Am Lost)
  4. Namala Namala Momo
  5. Bininj Nawardeken (Rock Country People)
  6. Bininj Wurdyaw (Little Boy)
  7. Korkok Bibayeng Modjarrkki (Big Brother Killed By A Freshwater Crocodile)
  8. Ngalgarldilmegen (Two Sisters)
  9. Bininj Manborlh (Blackfella Road)
  10. Land of My People
  11. Bobo (Good-bye)

Live

Released
1 February 2005
Tracks
  1. Kunburray
  2. Bushfire
  3. Nawalabik - Hit the road Jack
  4. Mangamarlgamarl
  5. Manbardbard
  6. Bagabom
  7. Land of my people
  8. Nadjorrkkun
  9. Nawalabik - Reggae
  10. Kaluk Nan
  11. Binanbinan
  12. Nabarlek Kunborrk
  13. Manyawko
Notes

Album recorded on tour throughout Western Australia (Country Arts tour).


Manmoyi Radio

Released
7 July 2007
Tracks
  1. Little Journey To Manmoyi
  2. Dilebang
  3. Nawalabik
  4. Brown Bird
  5. Kunburray
  6. Nabarlek Kunborrk
  7. Down Under
  8. Green Plum
  9. Manyawkoh
  10. Mawah
  11. Kaluk Nan
  12. Free
  13. Land Of My Dream

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Nabarlek, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/nabarlek>, retrieved 26 August 2019

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