East Journey

Yirrkala and Laynhapuy Homelands, north-east Arnhem Land, Australia
Reggae | Rock

Band members: Rrawun Maymuru (Garrangali Band, frontman), Wulkuwulku Marawili (Garrangali Band, backing vocals, harmonies, keyboard), Patrick ‘PJ’ White (lead guitar), Gathapura Mununggurr (drums), Arian Pearson (acoustic guitar), Ngalkanbuy Mununggurr (yidaki) Ben Wheatley (bass guitar) and Ses Frank (rhythm guitar).

East Journey sing in Yolgnu language. Website:


Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.


East Journey - Guwak
20 April 2012
  1. Guwak
  2. Ngarrpiya
  3. Emu
  4. Song of Arnhem Land
  5. Anchor
  6. Warwu
  7. Yalangbarra
  8. Marayarr
  9. Gumik
  10. Djutarra
  11. Gatjala
  12. Gumik (Remix)

Guwak is East Journey's debut album.

Bright Lights Big City (Single)

13 June 2014
  1. Bright Lights Big City

Song of Arnhem Land - Single

7 November 2014
  1. Song of Arnhem Land (Moore/Salas Mix)

EMU (Salas/Horvat Mix) - Single

6 February 2015
  1. EMU (Salas/Horvat Mix)

The Genesis Project

6 February 2016
  1. Bright Lights Big City
  2. Mokuy (Spirit) Part 1
  3. Ngarrpiya (Octopus) [Salas/Horvat Mix]
  4. Mokuy (Spirit) Part 2
  5. Song of Arnhem Land (Salas/Moore Mix)
  6. Bonba (Butterfly) Part 1
  7. Emu (Salas/Horvat mix)
  8. Bonba (Butterfly) Part 2
  9. Gumik (Salas/Body Mix)
  10. Bonba (Butterfly) Part 3

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Korff, J 2019, East Journey, <>, retrieved 16 August 2020

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