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Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Here’s video from my two visits to Indonesia in 2014 – a fascinating new country that I’m only just beginning to explore, and can continue to do so through gamelan… 1.121 more words

Asia

Akulturasi Budaya antara Tradisi Sufi dan Gamelan Jawa

NengNang…NengGung…NengNang…NengGung…alunan musik gamelan jawa sudah terdengar ketika kami rombongan #FamTripJateng memasuki Jl. Progo, Pekalongan, Jawa Tengah. Suara musik gamelan jawa ini berasal dari sebuah rumah tempat Sanggar Cahyo Kedaton berlatih. 450 more words

Seni Dan Budaya

Mimi and Pa's Epic Indonesian Adventure

There’s possibly no better way of rekindling your admiration and adoration for something incredible than sharing it with someone else.  The weekend before March Break, my parents arrived for a two week excursion through Jakarta and Bali, and we were about to share our Indonesia.   3.345 more words

Indonesia

Turning Back

It was kind of a slow night at gamelan rehearsal last night.

I can’t tell a lie, I gotta little bored and started looking at some photobooks I got out of the library just before rehearsal. 87 more words

Art

Beyond the Tourist Traps: Following the Music in Bali

Hey hey hey! Latest post is up on Pink Pangea. 

Yes, I know that most of my published work about Indo so far has consisted of not-so-subtle shade-throwing at Bali and the tourism-industrial complex there, but what do you know? 183 more words

Everyday Life

'FOSTER A DRAGON' - GAMELAN ACTIVITIES MARCH 2015

March has been an incredibly busy month for the Southbank Centre Gamelan Programme. In addition to numerous schools workshops and courses at the Royal Festival Hall, our touring gamelan has been busy with a number of outreach projects as part of our ‘Foster A Dragon’ scheme. 333 more words

Gamelan

Gamelan Taniwha Jaya

Thanks to everyone who came to see Gamelan Taniwha Jaya play in Wellington recently!  We performed at the Newtown Festival and the Southeast Asian Night Market… 362 more words

Music