Ep 374 – Emily Wurramara

Emily Wurramara:

Live at The Zoo, Fortitude Valley, 26 November 2020

Emily Wurramara is a Warnindhilyagwa woman from Milyakburra/Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Growing up between Milyakburra and Meanjin/Brisbane, she learned to play many instruments including the piano, ukelele and guitar. Her debut EP “Black Smoke” was released in 2016, followed by the album “Milyakburra” in 2018. Named after her home and featuring songs sung in the Anindilyakwa language, “Milyakburra” was nominated for an ARIA Award and won the AIR Award for best Independent Blues and Roots album.

More recently, Wurramara has relocated to Tasmania and has signed to ABC Music, with her second album due out in 2022.

Recorded by James Potts
Mixed by Joe McCormack

Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 24 October, 2021

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