After 20 years of waiting, I finally saw Travis!
No this was not a football match. It was another tribute for Manchester bands – this time it was for The Stone Roses and Oasis.
Jakarta’s Britpop tribute scene might be in a coma, but the few remaining enthusiasts are still trying to keep it alive.
Tjikini, a cosy cafe in the heart of Jakarta, was suddenly filled with Surabayans and music enthusiasts as Silampukau serenaded everyone on a quiet Monday evening.
Few days before the event, I read a post on Luky’s facebook account saying that his performance at Festival Seperlima on October 26 would be his last one in Jakarta.
I honestly think that Elemental Gaze should not have made the song “God Knows Why These Should Be Kept For All The Time”, because only God knows why they have kept their music from releasing for God knows when.
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It was my third time watching Wouter Hamel’s performance and by far it was the best one.
The last performer was the star of the event – Sore. And just like their name, they played in “Sore”, or in the afternoon.
Bangkutaman took the stage at Hey, Folks! to promote their Record Store Day special release “Langkah Baru”.