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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 · 3 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

Cleve – Jeda

There are tracks that when you first hear them make you jump up and down and bounce around like a buffoon. Just me then? Anyway Jeda by Cleve is one … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Sweetest Touch – Too Many Dust, Too Many Haze

I am not sure why the legacy of Sarah Records, and C86 in general, is so big in Indonesia. Bands from that country has been producing high quality indiepop for … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 · 1 Comment
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