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  Well – it’s official now … and it’s a one-off mega reason to be at Bluesfest this October. MIDNIGHT OIL tweeted that their new album – their first all Oils album since ‘Capricornia’ in […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

  Bluesfest rises again in 2021 with a massive lineup including Midnight Oil, Paul Kelly, Jimmy Barnes and many more. An official statement from  Festival Director Peter Noble is below. Who would have thought after […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

Midnight Oil has announced plans to play a short run of outdoor concerts in the reunited band’s native Australia in February and March of next year centered around its new mini-LP The Makarrata Project, a collaboration with First Nation musicians. Full dates and details right here.

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  In early 2021 Midnight Oil will perform a handful of special outdoor concerts called Makarrata Live. At each show, the band will be joined on stage by an incredible line up of First Nations […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

Bones Hillman, who joined Midnight Oil following the recording of its breakthrough album Diesel and Dust and who is described by the band as “the bassist with the beautiful voice,” died on Saturday after a battle with cancer, the group announced on social media. He was 62.

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Midnight Oil has released a music video for the second song released off its upcoming mini-album The Makarrata Project, a collaboration with “our First Nations friends” that marks the Oils’ first new music in 17 years. Fittingly, the song is called “First Nation.” Watch the full video right here.

The post Midnight Oil debuts ‘First Nation’ — 2nd track off ‘The Makarrata Project’ mini LP appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie.

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Midnight Oil has released a music video for its first new music in 17 years, the song “Gadigal Land,” which is the first single off the group’s forthcoming mini-album The Makarrata Project, with “our First Nations friends.” The video was directed and filmed by Robert Hambling at Rancom Street Studios and Oceanic Studio in Sydney.

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The Australian rock band Midnight Oil got together way the hell back in 1972. In the ’80s and early ’90s, they became an international creative force, and they did it without easing up on their strident anti-colonialist politics. (It remains wild that Midnight Oil had a massive international hit with the 1987 single “Beds Are…

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Almost exactly 33 years after Midnight Oil first struck it big with “Beds Are Burning,” they’re back with their first song in 17 years. After announcing their upcoming mini-LP, The Makarrata Project, “Gadigal Land” is the first sampling of what fans can expect from the October release. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Midnight…

For more go to: Spin.com (Source)

Midnight Oil is back with its first new music in 17 years, a song called “Gadigal Land” that’s the first single off the group’s forthcoming mini-album The Makarrata Project that was recorded in collaboration with “our First Nations friends.” You can hear the full song right here.

The post Listen: Midnight Oil returns with ‘Gadigal Land’ — first new song in 17 years appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie.

For more, check out: SlicingUpEyeballs.com (Source)