5 Legendary Indonesian Dangdut Performers

Dangdut is the music of my country. Ever had that line of song from Project Pop, one of the most famous bands in Indonesia, lingering in your mind for a period of time? It is indeed a great reminder especially for us Indonesians that dangdut is authentically the folk music of Indonesia. As a native song […]

8 Most Famous Indonesian Dangdut Performers

If you are familiar with Bollywood music, it is quite similar to dangdut. Dangdut is very popular in Indonesia, Brunei, and Singapore. This folk music of Indonesia currently mixes it with disco music, hip hop or reggae because most Indonesian dangdut fans are youngsters. Dangdut is a stylistically combination of Hindustani, Arabic, and Malay Folk. […]

5 Most Famous Bands in Indonesia

The evolution of Indonesian music industry grows rapidly. It shows that the variant of music in Indonesia is more diverse from time to time, including music characteristics from Indonesian bands. The Indonesian bands provide a typical kind of music that brings any vibes through the fans. The brief history of Indonesian music, especially music bands, […]

Get to Know About Gamelan, An Authentic Sound From Indonesia

Gamelan is a widely known traditional music originally coming from Indonesia. Specifically, it’s originally from Java. Some other region may have different version as well, but Gamelan is more popular in Javanese region. The name Gamelan derives from Javanese phrase, Gamel and An. Gamel in Javanese language means to beat (musical instrument) and An means […]

10 Top Famous Composer in Indonesia

Indonesian music is indeed to be proud of. The classical and orchestral music sector contributes not least to the name of the nation in the eyes of the international community. Here we will sort some names from Indonesia that act as the core of an orchestra, the composer. Some of them even have inheritance in […]

13 Social Functions of Music in Indonesia

Music is not only played or may only be heard. Music has social functions in society. With music, people can relieve stress and fatigue for an individual. By listening to music one can easily understand a particular science. In fact, many libraries are equipped with softly played music. The goal is to stimulate the brain […]

12 Incredible Facts of Indonesian National Song

The Indonesian national song here is Indonesian highway. Indonesia Raya is the national anthem of the Republic of Indonesia. Indonesia Raya played at the flag ceremony. The flag of Indonesia is raised with solemnity and movement arranged so that the flag reaches the top of the flagpole when the song ends. The flag ceremony is […]

10 Incredible Facts of Indonesian Gamelan

Gamelan is a traditional music in Indonesia. It usually used as accompany Indonesian Traditional Puppets, Traditional Songs of Indonesia, and Traditional Dances of Indonesia. When it held the official event of the kingdom in the palace, gamelan will be used as the music as accompanist. Especially, if there are members of the palace that married […]

15 Functions Of Music In Indonesia

Music is a sound that comes from variety of musical instruments. Music contains rhythm, song, and harmony. Music has been around since humans existed from about 180,000 to 100,000 years ago. Today music becomes one of the most popular cultures in the world. Music evolved from just an entertainment to one of the expression. Music […]

13 Great Importance of Music in Indonesian Culture

Music is a sound arranged in such a way that it contains rhythms, songs, and harmony primarily from sounds generated from instruments that can produce rhythms. Although music is a kind of intuition phenomenon, to create, improve and present it is an art form. Music is a sound received by individuals or groups based on […]