Underrated Tracks: My Chemical Romance Special

As one of the world’s greatest rock bands of all time, My Chemical Romance left a great mark on a lot of people’s hearts. The alternative rock band is known for their dark-themed lyrics, aggressive yet melodic musical style, eccentric looks, and conceptual albums. And what better way to commemorate the sixth anniversary of their “death” than to listen to some of their hidden gems?

EMO NIGHT JKT: Love is For Losers – A Gig Review

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.

Playlist: Emo Time

Emo is a rock genre portrayed by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes through confessional lyrics. It was a subgenre of punk rock music that appeared in Washington, DC in the mid-1980s. Often, the singers of these bands would sing about depression, drug use, and societal problems.