Musicians

Yulugi

Origin
Sydney, NSW
Genre/styles
Avant-Garde | Classical | Jazz
About Yulugi

Yulugi is a collaboration between Gumaroy Newman, a Gamilaroi and Wakka Wakka song man and didjeridu player, and Keyna Wilkins, a NSW-based composer and musician (piano, flute). They combine Aboriginal and Western sounds in structured improvisation.

Formed in early 2019, Yulugi describes itself as "a dialogue across cultures, inspired by the Australian landscape and animals, and accompanied by projected imagery". 'Yulugi' means to play, dance or have fun in Gamilaroi.

Discography

Album formats explained

Album 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.

Chasing Stars To The Mother Tree

Yulugi - Chasing Stars To The Mother Tree
Released
28 October 2020
Tracks
  1. Running on Red Sand
  2. Ripple
  3. Pearl
  4. Mother Earth
  5. Tree
  6. Let's Be Grey
  7. Chasing Stars
Notes

The album is based on the Gamilaroi star-lore myth that Berriberri set out in pursuit of the Miai-miai and cornered them in a mother tree where they were transformed into yellow and white cockatoos.


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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2020, Yulugi, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/yulugi>, retrieved 6 December 2020

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