I thought about this for a long time: what is the use of music to humans and humanity? Is music just entertainment, a secondary matter that appears as an intermezzo in the midst of other life lines such as work, eat, sleep, make love? Or, music is a primary matter, an equally important part of life?
Regardless of the motives or intentions of musicians when composing religious songs, they deserve appreciation. Their songs can be a catharsis for Muslims in the country to cultivate faith and treat their spiritual longings.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced music concerts to shift from the big stage to the small screen. Can an online music concert beat the sensation of watching a live music concert?
This paper aims to comprehend how power relation occurs on dangdut usage as political campaign media. The locus will be hold in Yogyakarta, which focus is laid on dangdut group titled Gilas OBB which once asked by one political party to be on stage along with the party campaign.
Saya membayangkan jika organologi lebih populer, proses kreatif penciptaan musik para musisi tentu akan lebih menarik dan lebih luas lagi
To avoid being trapped in this vicious circle of music uniformity on Spotify, we must also undergo active behavior while surfing on Spotify. This means not only passively and simply listening to music. We must listen actively. Observe carefully every music we listen to, how it is arranged, then look for more information about the musicians, music, and albums we listen to. Who composes the song, who is the producer, what is the issue to be conveyed, and so on.
Instead of debating between studying tradition or modernity, why don't we respect and maintain our traditional music by studying it according to the present context? After all, our ancestors are no less cool than whoever’s currently trending on social media or Spotify.
"Portishead adalah salah satu pionir yang ikut menggenjot ketenaran musik trip-hop pada periode 90an."
Melalui musiknya Gojira bicara tentang sampah plastik yang mengotori lautan, kemungkinan buruk matinya ibu bumi karena tingkah manusia, dan kemarahan lainnya terkait bencana ekologi yang dipicu ulah manusia.
Sekenanya skena, skena sekenanya. Mari membicarakan musik dengan serius tapi santai, santai tapi serius.