Kuya James

Kuya James

Track by Track: Kuya James takes us through his debut album ISA

October 1, 2020

Last week Kuya James released ISA, his debut album, which is a formidable collection of songs and collaborations with some of the exceptional artists from the Northern Territory. Kuya James is the moniker for James Mangohig. As well as his songwriting skills which are up in lights on this album, he is an accomplished producer. […]

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Album Review: Kuya James – ISA (2020 LP)

September 24, 2020

On his debut solo album, Darwin-based producer Kuya James sets out to exhibit the talents of the broad Australian music community. ISA showcases the diversity that this country has to offer and, in the process, re-establishes the Australian identity. Kuya James, known off-stage as James Mangohig, was born to a Filipino father and a Dutch […]

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Track of the Day: Kuya James “Trust” ft. Emily Wurramara (2020)

June 15, 2020

Kuya James has released his sophomore single, a total banger, “Trust” featuring Emily Wurramara. The combination of the urgent drum beat, the spoken word of Wurramara and her effortlessly beautiful vocals floating over the top of this provide a tantalising mix. James and Wurramara both grew up in the Northern Territory, and have a shared Filipino […]

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