Tag: The Makarrata Project

Midnight Oil announces new album ‘Resist,’ final tour — but not end of the band

Midnight Oil announces new album ‘Resist,’ final tour — but not end of the band

Midnight Oil today announced plans to release its new studio album — a 12-song collection titled Resist — next year and mount what it’s calling the band’s final tour.

Midnight Oil releases climate call to action ‘Rising Seas’ off upcoming studio album

Midnight Oil releases climate call to action ‘Rising Seas’ off upcoming studio album

Midnight Oil today debuted the first single off its forthcoming studio album, an environmental call to action titled “Rising Seas” that the band is releasing.

Midnight Oil playing outdoor shows in Australia next year around ‘Makarrata Project’

Midnight Oil playing outdoor shows in Australia next year around ‘Makarrata Project’

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.

Bones Hillman, Midnight Oil’s ‘bassist with the beautiful voice,’ dies of cancer

Bones Hillman, Midnight Oil’s ‘bassist with the beautiful voice,’ dies of cancer

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.

Midnight Oil debuts ‘First Nation’ — 2nd track off ‘The Makarrata Project’ mini LP

Midnight Oil debuts ‘First Nation’ — 2nd track off ‘The Makarrata Project’ mini LP

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.

Midnight Oil debuts video for ‘Gadigal Land’ — off ‘The Makarrata Project’ mini-album

Midnight Oil debuts video for ‘Gadigal Land’ — off ‘The Makarrata Project’ mini-album

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.