Isyana Sarasvati is back with her third album, LEXICON. After her first two releases flirting with Indonesian pop music charts and radio hit-style pop, she unleashes her new sound in this album—or, rather than her new sound, she’s coming back to her roots. Her classical music prowess finally holds center stage in LEXICON, while at the same time, exploring and deconstructing genres and other elements we might not see Sarasvati play with through the public eye.
This time, with OBSESSION, EXO is set to step on their own mark as one of K-Pop’s best boy groups in this generation.
Hindia’s long-awaited debut album is finally here. After a string of pre-released singles, Baskara Putra explores his own mind with his latest release. Menari Dengan Bayangan is definitely a close look of Hindia as an artist—an indie pop/rock music album version of the self-portrait painting—conveyed artistically, musically, and lyrically. Baskara Putra mixes the personal and the public in this debut record.
“Love poem” is the definitive proof of South Korean singer-songwriter IU’s versatility as a musician, and here’s why.
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.
After making his debut earlier this year with his single “Samuderasa”, ambient folk soloist Eky Rizkani, also known as Reruntuh, has released his first album “Runtuh, Tumbuh” under Labuan Records and Spotlight Musik.
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.
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.
After 2 years of waiting, indie rock Jakarta-based band Reality Club has finally released a new album.
As “Sweet Chaos” ensues, will Korean rock band Day6 finally be able to define their own sound through their new album?