Sound Check, vol. 4 with Lightcraft

Anthemic indie rock band Lightcraft is back with their newest album, ‘Us Is All’. To mark the release of this album on June 27th, they also held a gig with various indie rock/indie pop artists such as Rebelsuns, Tanayu, Agrikulture, Neonomora, Aya Anjani, Muhammad Arief of Rumahsakit, Nanin Wardhani of Nonaria, Rai Putriansyah, Sakti, Estusk, and Provoke! Repro Alumni Choir. We had the chance to discuss about Lightcraft’s inspiration in making ‘Us Is All’ and their opinion on the current Indonesian indie rock scene.

Falling Off the Lavender Bridge with Lightspeed Champion

Way before the success of his album Negro Swan, before he produced for the likes of A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, Solange, and Carly Rae Jepsen, before he recorded Original Motion Picture Score fro James Franco’s 2013 film Palo Alto, multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer Devonte Hynes, more widely known for his moniker Blood Orange, released his first album, Falling Off The Lavender Bridge on January 21, 2008.

Sharon van Etten Grasps the Past and Looks to the Future in “Remind Me Tomorrow”

Indie rock veteran Sharon van Etten truly delivers her emotions in her 2019 album, Remind Me Tomorrow. The release has her experimenting with new elements, such as electronica, and it doesn’t fail to showcase her trademark dreamy vocals and heartwrenching lyrics, creating an atmospheric yet grounded sound throughout the album.

Mitski’s ‘Be the Cowboy’ tour: Between Unspoken Feelings and Raging Spirits

Last week, Mitski’s headlined a four-night Brooklyn Steel residency in New York City, supporting her latest release, Be the Cowboy. Gaining the first place in many 2018 Top Albums lists, Be the Cowboy is often recognized as Mitski’s magnum opus in her body of work so far; it differs from the rest of her albums as it embodies a diverse range of styles, instruments, and emotions. This diversity makes Be the Cowboy stand out, and this distinction also reflects in her tour.