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Tag Archives: Dismantled

Mirrorlakes – Faded Town

Jakarta’s Mirrorlakes follow up last year’s excellent Three Songs EP with new song Faded Town. It’s a moody track mixing alternative rock and folk rock reminding me of the likes … Continue reading

March 31, 2020 · 1 Comment

Turks & Caicos – Bad Situation

Indonesian band Turks & Caicos first caught our ears on the New Wave of Hype compilation and now we are treated to their debut EP Bad Situation. There are five … Continue reading

December 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Mirrorlakes – Three Songs

Mirrorlakes hail from Jakarta, Indonesia and, unlike many of their contemporaries, they don’t seek to replicate the C86 or Sarah Records sound. Describing their music as slowcore or sadcore the … Continue reading

July 24, 2019 · 5 Comments

Texpack – Perfect Buzz

Perfect Buzz is proof that not all Indonesian bands take their inspiration from the city of Bristol in England’s west country. Perfect Buzz takes its lead from Seattle born grunge … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · 1 Comment

Now That’s What I Call Compilations…..

Today’s round up features compilations that may, or may not, grab your ears and attention….. Goodbye Idiots II A compilation put together to celebrate Mexican label Stupid Decisions second birthday. … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

September Round Up #4

I have been meaning to post one or two posts covering recent releases by Indonesian bands as part of the something for the weekend series but have never got around … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sharesprings – Something Soon

If Something Soon is a sign of the things to come on Sharespring’s forthcoming but, as of yet, untitled album then we are all in for a massive treat. Jangling … Continue reading

June 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Damascus – Painted Road

According to the label Painted Road is one of the best Indonesian rock and roll songs ever written. Given that I have not heard that much Indonesian rock and roll … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Various – Strawberry Punks

Strawberry Punks is a compilation compiling five Indonesian bands who contribute a track each. This EP demonstrates how strong the Indonesian indiepop scene is. Go back a few years and … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Dismantled – Single of The Year

This two track single with a tongue in cheek title from Jakarta’s Dismantled label is not a bad way to start 2018. Sugarsting’s Chasing Pony is a pretty damn effective … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · Leave a comment
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