Google News has published an article about Aboriginal songwriting in Australia.
The article describes a group of Aboriginal songwriters who travelled from New South Wales to the Western Australia town of Killathe Library and were inspired by the work of Aboriginal artists like William Wills.
“We have had some incredible Aboriginal artists who’ve gone on to create some amazing music,” Mr Bekins said.
“It’s just that the Aboriginal songwriter community in New South Britain was so small and so underdeveloped that there was not a single Aboriginal artist or composer in that area who had a chance to create a real piece of music.”
Mr Bekains said he hoped that the publication of Killatahelibrary would encourage more Aboriginal artists to write music.
“I hope that it will inspire Aboriginal artists from all over Australia to take their talent and write something in their own style,” he said.
‘The Aboriginal way of writing’ Mr Bekerins said that Aboriginal music could help artists better understand the cultures of other Indigenous Australians.
“There are Aboriginal traditions that are based on the idea of music, which is very important to us as Aboriginal Australians.
That’s what we want to be able to hear.”
He said Aboriginal artists were often seen as “one-note” or “one hit wonders”.
“It doesn’t matter if you are a songwriter or a composer,” he explained.
Mr Naughton said it was important that Aboriginal artists had access to information about Aboriginal history and culture. “
You can’t compare it to something else and say that it’s like anything else.”
Mr Naughton said it was important that Aboriginal artists had access to information about Aboriginal history and culture.
“One of the things that’s important about this is that it opens up some of these doors for Aboriginal artists and allows them to engage with that music and to hear it for themselves and to engage in that music,” he told ABC Radio Perth.
“That’s something that is not available to Aboriginal artists, that is something that’s not available for all artists.”
He noted that some Aboriginal artists wanted to record their own songs but they had difficulty accessing the equipment necessary to do so.
Mr Bekiins said it’s not uncommon for Aboriginal musicians to go on to write their own music.
But he said there was also an element of risk involved in the practice.
“Some of the Aboriginal musicians I’ve spoken to, they do feel a sense of pride, that they are Aboriginal artists,” he added.
“They feel that they’re taking the time and they’re doing it in an authentic way.”
Mr Wills, a prominent Aboriginal artist from Victoria, told the ABC he wanted to share his music with the world.
“The music I am working on is my own,” he wrote in a Facebook post.
“In the next few months, I will be recording a new album.
I am not sure when, but I am hoping that it can be out sometime in the next couple of years.”
He told the radio station he had also received a number of offers to record with him.
He said he had no plans to do that at this time.
Aboriginal musician, writer, and artist David Bekin told the WA Radio Perth that Aboriginal song writing was “the way of Aboriginal people” and he believed Aboriginal artists could use their musical talents to make their mark.
“Most of the artists that I’ve heard have been musicians, but some of them are also songwriters, and it’s a very, very interesting and creative way of communicating,” he noted.
“Sometimes we just want to have a piece of our culture to sing to and to listen to.”
Mr Keesee said Aboriginal songmaking had “huge potential” to inspire artists from around the world, and could be used to inspire people of all backgrounds.
“For some people who might be new to the Aboriginal community, Aboriginal music can be a way to get into their own community,” he observed.
“This can be the music of your community.
It’s a powerful way of getting into their community, and a way that we can all get involved in.”