Tag: music

Isyana Sarasvati: Anomali, revolusi, kompromi?

Saat Isyana merampungkan setengah porsi pertama aksi operanya malam itu, saya menghembuskan napas lega. Lalu dia memberikan gestur tambahan sambil tersenyum berbisik, “belum selesai.” Dan saya kembali menahan napas, sambil melirik kiri kanan. Isyana Sarasvati cukup membuat saya berpikir, apa yang dia bawa: revolusi atau anomali? Pemikiran ini menjadi semakin kompleks ketika saya menyaksikan dan […]

Big love for the most hated band in town

Written for Sounds from The Corner “Selamat ulang tahun, jangan jadi tua dan menyebalkan.” I think everyone should agree that in a gig, the word “backstage” often translated as something exclusive, secluded, or even sacred. Physically, backstage divides two worlds between audience and performer, but some people interpret this backstage thing as a separator between […]

Mondo Gascaro: Beauty by Definition

written for Sounds From the Corner It’s Sunday 16.34 mid June. You’re at the balcony, helplessly sitting on a wooden bench, sipping lemonade, laze and haze throughout the rest of the day. Everyone is out, the house is empty. Your body loosen up but your mind is boisterous, processing and rewinding several things happened during […]