This month, we look at music and nightlife in the capital, including the interview with musicians and the guide to Jakarta's music scene.
Using second-hand items, the Batutara Percussion’s music is truly refreshing. Deeper, it carries a mission of sustainable living through sound.
Ariel Nayaka, 24, is one of Indonesia’s rising hip-hop stars, charting out the future of this genre in the Indonesia’s capital.
Shelly Gautama took to the bagpipes not long after she moved to Melbourne for boarding school. Since then she has performed internationally.
After establishing themselves as the darlings of Indonesia’s indie scene Stars and Rabbit also made waves overseas, playing festivals and touring abroad.
Dangdut is often regarded as music for “lower social classes”, but the recent surge in interest - including from overseas - might just change that perception.
In the upcoming classical concert, Bandung Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Liszt’s Totentanz which follows with Young Steinway Artist Gala Concert.
NOW! Jakarta recently sat down with Maher Beauroy and Redha Benabdallah to talk about how they first met and created a brand new groove called Insula.