How to Listen to Music in the Contemporary Age

That's the reason I often leave Spotify lately and prefer to listen to a collection of physical releases or FLAC format music on my laptop. The seventy million songs on Spotify is too big a universe for me to explore at all. So, I changed the way I listen to music in this contemporary era. Back to analog format, for the convenience of listening to better music.

Dialita Choir and The Struggle to Fight the Nation’s Amnesia

Despite the regime change, Dialita's music may not be able to eradicate the stigma and eliminate the culture impunity. However, was not Dialita's original goal to target the younger generation? So, by listening to Dialita songs, we should be more historically literate and become more aware of our history. As founding president Soekarno once stated: “Never forget history”. We should never forget the 1965 humanitarian tragedy.

19 Tahun Album Superman is Dead, Kuta Rock City

Di mata saya Superman Is Dead akan tetap menjadi sebuah fenomena sosial yang menarik. Tentang bagaimana band asal Bali ini meruntuhkan patron musik mainstream Indonesia yang Jakartasentris, tentang bagaimana sebuah band asal arus samping (sidestream) mampu mengubah tatanan selera musik di ranah arus utama (mainstream), dan tentang sebagaimana digubah SID dalam “Punk Hari Ini”, punk dan segala simbologinya seperti rambut spike dan lambang anarki telah menyaru dalam banyak lini kehidupan kita.