Archie Roach CD Wins National Indigenious Award

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More than 2000 people from across Australia gathered in Darwin’s Botannic Gardens last night (Saturday August 10) for the 2013 National Indigenous Music Awards.  The event also included a two hour tribute to Yothu Yindi.

The winners of the 2013 National Indigenous Music Awards are:

  • National Album of the Year Into the Bloodstream by Archie Roach
  • National Artist of the Year – Jessica Mauboy
  • National Song of the Year – ‘Waliwaliyangu li-Anthawirriyarra a-Kurija (Saltwater People Song)’ by Shellie Morris and the Borroloola Songwomen
  • National New Talent of the Year – Thelma Plum
  • National Cover Art of the YearInto the Bloodstream (Archie Roach)
  • National Film Clip of the Year – ‘Song to Sing’ (Archie Roach)
  • G.R. Burarrawanga Memorial Award –  Shellie Morris
  • NT Community Clip of the Year- Rockhole produced by IHHP for Wurli – Wurlinjang Health Service
  • NT School Band of the Year – Rulku
  • NT Traditional Music Award of the Year – Wandawuy – The Mulka Manikay Archives
  • NIMA Hall of Fame inductees – Henry ‘Seaman’ Dan, Wirrinyga Band, Milingimbi and Archie Roach
  • NIMA Special Recognition Award – Gurrumul Yunupingu
Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM (rrr.org.au) in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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