“Love poem” is the definitive proof of South Korean singer-songwriter IU’s versatility as a musician, and here’s why.
The 1975 made another comeback this year with the release of their single “Frail State of Mind”. The track is the third pre-released single off their 2020 album “Notes on a Conditional Form”, following “The 1975” and “People”.
The Jakarta-based duo Lunar Motel returned with another single titled “Mind Reflection”, with a brand new theme surrounding self contemplation.
Kim Taeyeon is officially back with her second full-length album “Purpose”, after releasing a few mini albums and singles for the past few years and touring Asia in the first half of 2019.
.Feast recently released their latest single from their upcoming album “Membangun dan Menghancurkan”—the mysterious, powerful “Tarian Penghancur Raya.” In this single we see .Feast returning to their heavier rock roots, after their foray to a more electronically-influenced rock in their previous single and EP. “Tarian Penghancur Raya” not only delivers a sound that entices and intrigues their audience, but it also reminds their audience that the issues of cultural and environmental preservation are interconnected.
Bilal Indrajaya is mostly known for his singles “Biar” and “Ruang Kecil,” and also collaborated with Vira Talisa in her single “He’s Got Me Singing Again.” As shown from his songs and aesthetic, he’s somewhat of an old soul, heavily drawing on influences from bands like The Beatles and scenes like late ’60s psychedelia. He recently released his debut EP Purnama, and while it touches on familiar themes and sounds, it takes its listeners through a stylistic and emotional rollercoaster. Check out our review of Purnama on our blog now.
Semarang-based rapper/singer/producer Tiad Hilm of HILLS. Collective is back with his latest single Downpour. Unlike his previous releases, Downpour is something completely new to his listeners.
In Bam Mastro and Karaeng Adjie’s supergroup, Moon Gang, we can honestly expect anything. Bam Mastro’s eclectic electronic rock sound off of Elephant Kind and Karaeng Adjie’s new 2000s Indonesian Malay rock sound off of Polka Wars makes it a hard guess for their listeners to pin out what kind of sound they will produce with Moon Gang. And with their newest single released called “The Visit,” Moon Gang starts slow while other supergroups start hard.
Preceded by the release of stunning teaser photos, “CROSS” seemingly turns out to lack motivation in contrast to Winner’s previous works, and here’s why.
The Philadelphia-based shoegaze act Nothing held a show in Jakarta back in October 11th as a part of their Asia tour.