This is a response to ‘Spotify dan Betapa Narsisnya Kita’. This article offers another perspective on the relation between music digitalization and our narcissism. After all, we are all just starting the new era of nostalgic moments for the new generation.
Eight months ago, co-editor Patricia Kusumaningtyas joined Tinder. It was a confusing time in her life. Regardless of that, she learned that Spotify’s anthem API on Tinder could carry a lot of weight into swiping left or right on a person, despite its obvious biases.
I know most of you have been bored by the constant repeat of “Old Town Road,” but let me say it this time: The song is deserving of its fame.
The Speedofsound Mag Team recently (partially) gathered to assemble our current faves from the local music scene - ranging from folk ballads to heartwrenching melodic punk to chill R&B. Sit back and enjoy the rest of the week with our picks.
This post is a creative nonfiction interpretation of Hindia and Rara Sekar’s “Membasuh,” based on contributor Patricia Kusumaningtyas' current state of mind. Put on your earphones/speakers, listen along while you read.