Rupa Suara 04: Perkatimbung Beru Tarigan Ngasa Gendang Silenguri, North Sumatra

Location: Gong Pinto, Berastagi, North Sumatra Sound: Gendang kulcapi (also called gendang telu sedalanen) Photo: Aural Archipelago Documentation Electroacoustic composition, sound design, mixed and mastered by Iman Fattah. Traditionally, gendang kulcapi was played as a crucial element of rituals rooted in this traditional belief system. Most importantly, the music is tied to the still-practiced ritual […]

Rupa Suara 03: Bebalu Bajang (Young Widow) – Selober Mouth Harp, Lombok

(Recordings by Palmer Keen and Jo Lamont, Mixed and Mastered by Jo himself) Photo: Aural Archipelago documentation New Composition and sound design by Iman Fattah Location: Pengadangan, Pringgasela District, East Lombok Sound: Selober (also spelled slober) *Note: this is an audio focused composition with lots of details, headphones or decent speaker is advised.   Unlike most of […]

Kau Tarikan Ombak

Today is World Poetry Day. I hereby present to you a teaser from our upcoming project called “Pusaran”, a spoken words sonification collaboration between me, Asep Rachman Muchlas and Donny Romo. This project is based and built from poetry and later developed to include other forms of artistic mediums such as illustrations, comic book and […]

Taiko Menace

I just found out about this new music hosting site Orfium and it is so much better than Soundcloud. Yes, I am slowly moving away from Soundcloud and will use Orfium as my default music host. For the first post, this is a piece I composed for last night’s Norma Hauri Jakarta Fashion Week runway […]

Memperkenalkan Rupasuara

Kembali upload 2 device synthesizer bikinan saya di Max for Live, sekaligus memperkenalkan program jangka panjang saya “rupasuara”. Bagi pengguna dan (Max/MSP), silahkan download disini dan disini untuk lengkapnya. Catatan: Device-device berikut merupakan format awal dari program yang saya beri nama “Rupasuara”. Rencana ke depannya, Rupasuara ini akan saya fokuskan untuk membuat instrumen-instrumen musik nusantara. Perlu […]

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Go A Head Brand Moment Sound Design Portfolio

This is one of my most recent portfolio for A Mild. I do the sound design and mixing in the body percussion scene. Credit: – Video by Yogi Kusuma – Edited and Motions by Ferre Muhammad (Mamas) – Music by yuyi Trirachma – Mixing and Mastering by Baguskalisasi – Body percussion sound design and mixing […]

Jakarta Soundscape Symphony, Konsep yang ditolak Pekan Komponis Indonesia 2016

Menulis merupakan terapi terbaik sebagai obat menghadapi stress dan depresi. Bahkan menurut penelitian yang dipimpin Elizabeth Broadbent dari university of Auckland, menulis bahkan sanggup mempercepat penyembuhan penyakit fisik yang diderita. Tulisan ini merupakan terapi untuk mengobati kekecewaan atas beberapa kejadian belakangan yang menimpa hidup saya, mungkin bisa dibilang curhat ya, hehe. Semua dimulai saat saya […]