Ballads of the Cliché are a indie pop collective from Jakarta, Indonesia. The band was founded back in 1998 when five old fellas reunited by their common interest in music. They are Kurniawan Bambang, Frederick R.
Pure Saturday is an Indonesian indie band formed by Muhammad Suar Nasution (vocals, guitar), Ade Purnama (bass), Aditya "Adhi" Ardinugraha (guitar), Yudistira "Udhi" Ardinugraha (drums) and Arief Hamdani (guitar) in 1994. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1996, the first 5000 copies of which were sold via mail-order through a teen magazine.
Funny Little Dream are Ganesha and Peppy from South Jakarta, Indonesia. Together in the bedroom they try to make some cute-indie-pop-music, which is resulting a great twee-cute-indie-pop-music. These young musicians already get exposure by the internet, and recently a small records company from across the sea just released a CDR Format of their E.P.
BIOGRAPHY Sajama Cut is a rock band from Jakarta, Indonesia, known for their dynamic change of musical styles, which ranges from baroque, noise, ambient, indie rock, lo-fi, and electronica, amongst others.
Risky Summerbee & the Honeythief was formed in 2007 with noteworthy line up of Risky Summerbee (vocals/guitar/keyboards), Erwin Zubiyan (guitars/keyboards), Nadya Hatta (piano/keyboards), Doni Kurniawan (bass), and Sevri Hadi (drums/toys). The band's tendency to dig musical ideas has brought them the reputation of being an experimental band in a wide sense.
Acid House Kings, formed in Stockholm, Sweden, 1991 by two brothers Niklas Angergård, Johan Angergård and their friend Joakim Ödlund. With immaculate taste in music stemming from a childhood of Elvis Presley, an almost complete set of Sarah singles and a 100% complete set of The Smiths singles, the band set out to define pop music.
In 2001, when Joseph Saryuf returning home to Jakarta after studying in Hamburg, Germany, he decided to become a full-time musician and starting to compose songs for his own music project. Not long after that, Joseph met Anindita, a fashion editor and freelance illustrator, and decided to form a duo based on their similar taste in music and their love for analog sounds.
Zeke and the Popo began as a side project from Zeke Khaseli (vocals, piano & guitar from the band LAIN) in 2003. Zeke asked Leonardo Ringo (a.k.a Mugeni) to jam; the two immediately noticed a distinct musical chemistry between them. Not long after, the two asked Iman Fattah (a.k.a Babyfaced), also from the band LAIN, to join them on the synthesizer.
Homogenic is an electronic music group from Bandung, Indonesia. Prefered to be called as a fellowship rather than a band, Homogenic is a party of three with combination of their own uniquely strong individualities gathered in the same vision in music.
In 2002, Ario Hendarwan (lead vocals/guitar), Bawono "Beni" Adhiantoro (drums), Martino "Tino" Runtukahu (guitar) and Setyo Dwiharso (bass) - all students at Institut Kesenian Jakarta - started jamming and came up with original songs that combined crunching garage rock distortion with breathtaking vocal harmonies.