Last Saturday, our team got a chance to attend EMO NIGHT JKT: Love is for Losers, at Miss Qi, Melawai. The event is a monthly event held by Crowdsurfers.id focusing on pop-punk and emo songs played by DJs and performing guests. With regular performers such as Janitra Satriani and Dion Mashiro, and other performers such as Silver/Gold and The Boris Suit, Emo Night JKT succeeded in luring “emo citizens” of Jakarta to gather in this one night event, and sing along to emo anthems together.
Mainly known as a part of K-pop vocal powerhouse group BTOB’s rap line and the only American member of the group, Peniel Shin is back with his single “Valentine”, marking his first official solo release after the fun, EDM-influenced “That Girl”. The full-English, rather mature-sounding single was released on Soundcloud right on Valentine’s day.
A renowned newcomer in the Indonesian jazz music scene has recently made a comeback with his new extended play. That newcomer, of course, is Ardhito Pramono, who started his jazz career in 2017, gaining popularity in 2018 with his hit single “Bitterlove”. First started out as a YouTube singer, he is now a recording artist under Sony Music Indonesia, well known for being an all-rounder, his unique jazzy style of music, and his soothing voice.
As one of the leading acts in the J-rock scene, ONE OK ROCK has found themselves at the heights of international fame, and now they are back with their ninth studio album “Eye of the Storm” - a fresh release following the singles “Stand Out Fit In”, “Change”, and “Wasted Nights”. Though the album received an abundance of praises, whether it retains ONE OK ROCK’s original J-rock sound - or even any kind of rock-influenced sound - is definitely still up for debate.
Emily King was once regarded as the next big thing in R&B and Soul scene. However, in 2008, she parted away from her label which led to the demise of her career. A decade later she released her third studio album, Scenery.
Taemin, known as SHINee’s main dancer and vocalist, is back with his 2nd mini album “WANT”, with the promotional image of the album showing a very Taemin-ish, alluring message: “Will leave you wanting more, thirsting for more”.
The legend of Kanye West officially started 15 years ago, February 10, 2004 when he released “The College Dropout”.
Marie Ulven or also known as Girl in Red has just released her EP called “chapter 1” on September 14th 2018. This Norwegian singer brings teenage problem-related lyrics on this EP, wrapped up in a form of catchy tunes.
One OK Rock is back with another single to finish this month with 'Wasted Night'! Once again, One OK Rock is bringing us another motivational and strong-impacted song for us. This song is another beautiful masterpiece performed by Taka, Ryota, Tomoya and Toru.
Crystal-clear CLC is back with a mini album and making several points with their feminist anthem “No”, a fresh, groundbreaking synth pop and EDM-influenced tune.