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Vale Archie Roach – 8 January 1956 – 30 July 2022
Jul30

Vale Archie Roach – 8 January 1956 – 30 July 2022

Archie Roach RIP Photo: LTTL A STATEMENT BY AMOS AND EBAN ROACH ON BEHALF OF THE ROACH FAMILY ”We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Gunditjmara (Kirrae Whurrong/Djab Wurrung), Bundjalung Senior Elder, songman and storyteller Archie Roach. Archie passed, surrounded by his family and loved ones, at Warrnambool Base Hospital after a long illness. We thank all the staff who have cared for Archie over the past month. Archie...

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Archie Roach’s Charcoal Lane, 25 Years On – A Review
Dec18

Archie Roach’s Charcoal Lane, 25 Years On – A Review

Read our review of Archie Roach’s anniversary edition of Charcoal Lane Archie Roach’s iconic 1990 debut Charcoal Lane is celebrating twenty-five years and has been given an impressive make-over by Festival Records and Warner Music Australia. This November saw the release of a new edition of Charcoal Lane, a double CD which includes the remastered version of the original album. A second disc includes five acoustic tracks...

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Creation – Archie Roach
Feb09

Creation – Archie Roach

Read our review of Archie Roach’s new 4 CD boxed set ‘Creation’ Archie Roach is one of Australia’s most important artists – musically and culturally. Since the late 1980s, Archie has been keeping us on our toes, writing and singing about issues that need to be aired – politics, race, humanity, friendship, community and our Australian land.  From 1990 and the landmark release Charcoal Lane to...

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