This week, we lost Didi Kempot, an important figure in Indonesian music. He was an important figure not only because of the time he spent working in music but also on the cultural and personal impact he had on Indonesians, particularly on Javanese people.
In regards to today’s National Music Day (Hari Musik Nasional), it’s only appropriate that I talk about my experience witnessing local hardcore talents at 630Recs’ Starshow through this article.
Female dominance in a playlist curated by our editor-in-chief.
Band neo-punk asal Bandung Fuzzy, I kembali dengan tiga single baru mereka setelah mengalami perubahan gaya musik yang cukup signifikan dan rilisnya EP mereka “Transit” di tahun 2019 lalu. Minggu lalu editor Claudia Siregar mendapatkan kesempatan untuk mewawancarai Fuzzy, I tentang proses kreatif, single baru mereka, evolusi musik, near death experience, dan banyak hal seru lainnya.
Only one more week until our post punk party Unknown Pleasures, vol. 1! Enjoy a variety of post punk tunes from all over Asia right here.
Tidak hanya dari segi sound dan lirik, The Broto juga nostalgik dalam artian mereka melakukan sesuatu yang dilakukan band-band metal lama lewat Rape The Traitor.
Pittsburgh-based singer and rapper, Mac Miller, recently released his posthumous album. The album focuses on themes of mental healing and how he moved on from his struggles, coated with different styles of rap and RnB balladry throughout the album.
Denisa is an eclectic voice in the Indonesian independent music scene. This could be easily proven by her recent EP release, Crowning—even by the start of her first song, you can already feel the all-encompassing power of her music. Her work is hard to pin down, if you’re still holding to the age-old assumption that music is something that has to be categorized. Denisa has had an eventful 2019, and is a musician to look out for in the next year.
What if we told you Day6 & CNBLUE aren’t the only players in the Korean rock music scene – that K-rock is indeed richer than you can imagine? Ga cuma mereka ngab!
Christabel Annora and her work are refusing to conform to a single artistic discipline. She is a singer, songwriter, and illustrator that hails from Malang, East Java, and is using her art to convey the versatility of her experience. Her go-to musical instrument is the piano, and as exhibited in her sophomore album, Dari Jauh, released last October, she can make such a simple instrument shine in her own way.