Dewa 19 (Pronounced Dewa sembilanbelas) are an Indonesian rock band originating from Surabaya, East Java. The band was formed in 1986 there have been a number of changes to the lineup and finally they were disbanded in 2011. Their last members lineup were: Ahmad Dhani (keyboard), Andra (guitar), Agung Yudha (drums), Yuke (bass guitar), & Once (vocals). #Dewa19 #Indonesia #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/09/dewa-19/
Originally the lead singer with the band Endorphine, Da and her band released their first album Prik in 2004, with hit single “Puan Sa Nit” topping many radio charts in Thailand. #DaEndorphine #Thailand #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/09/da-endorphine/
Laila's Lounge (Malaysia) was formed in 1998 when they played numerous shows in the late 90s and early 2000, captivating audience with their musical textures and sonic-like sound scape garnering positive reviews from the general gig going community in the process at that time. After many changes in the performers, in 2004 the band was reformed and creating new material. #LailasLounge #Malaysia #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/04/lailas-lounge/
Rico Blanco (born March 17, 1973) is a Filipino musician. He is one of the founders of Filipino rock band Rivermaya, where he served as vocalist, pianist, guitarist, and chief songwriter from 1993 to 2007. #RicoBlanco #Philippines #SEASongoftheWeek For more info or to listen visit: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/03/rico-blanco/
Put3ska was a Filipino ska band formed in 1993. The band’s name is word play, combining the Filipino phrase, putres ka (“damn you”) and “ska". #Put3ska #Philippines #SongoftheWeek More info/listen: www.cseashawaii.org
#Keroncong - "Kroncong (Indonesian: Keroncong, Dutch: Krontjong) is the name of a ukulele-like instrument and an Indonesian musical style that typically makes use of the kroncong (the sound chrong-chrong-chrong comes from this instrument, so the music is called keronchong), the band or combo or ensemble (called a keronchong orchestra) consists of a flute, a violin, a melody guitar, a cello in pizzicato style, string bass in pizzicato style, and a female or male singer." http://ht.ly/gKbRD
Vietnamese band, Microwave: "The rock show is considered a huge oven, and within that space, Microwave will be the strongest waves to resonate with the audiences burning out the passion for music, twisting hard the atmosphere and rocking harder than ever. Yet very simple and passionate with deep desire." #Microwave #VietNam #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/11/microwave/
Pandai Besi is an eight-member Indonesian indie band. The band was formed to remake songs from Efek Rumah Kaca (ERK). Using crowd funding in 2013, the band released the reworked music. #PandaiBesi #Indonesia #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/04/pandai-besi/ Photo credit: efekrumahkaca.net
The Ngũ Cung Rock Band (Pentatonic) was established to contribute to the Progressive-Hard Rock market, aiming at becoming THE most famous progressive rock band in Viet Nam and beyond. #NguCung #VietNam #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/03/ngu-cung-viet-nam/
Yuzana (Burmese: ယုဇန, pronounced: [jṵzəna̰]; born Yuzana Myint Ngwe) is a female Burmese pop singer. Her parents are songwriter Myint Ngwe (Hinthada) and singer Tin Tin Aye. Yuzana first entered the music industry with the band 102.7. In February 2008, she married an Australian national, Thein Htaik Aung. Her brother Phyo Gyi is also a Burmese singer. #Yuzana #Myanmar #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/02/yuzana/
Harem Belle is a Thai band playing Alternative Pop Rock. Listen to “From the word “Love” and check out other music by this quirky, unconventional, up and coming band from Thailand. #HaremBelle #Thailand #SongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/03/harem-belle/
Padi is a band from Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia and Padi is the band that can be bring the new colour for Indonesia music industry. Padi band established at April 08, 1997. Recently Padi band have five members in the band, namely Andi Fadli Arifuddin (Vocal), Satriyo Yudhi Wahono (Guitar), Ari Tri Sosianto (Guitar), Rindra Risyanto Noor (Bass) and Surendro Prasetyo (Drum).
Ungu is a group band from Indonesia and established in Jakarta, 2001. Ungu initialize of 5 teenagers, namely Pasha (Vocal), Makki (Bass), Enda (Guitar), Oncy (Guitar) and Rowman (Drum). During career in indonesia music industry, Ungu has been out 5 Album Studio, 4 Album Religius, 3 Album Soundtrack, 4 Album Compilation and 2 Singles.
Gugun blues shelter (GBS) is a blues band from Indonesian country and estabilished since 2004, with formation Muhammad Gunawan “Gugun” (guitar), John Armstrong “Jono” (bass) dan Aditya Wibowo “Bowie” (drum)
This book is the first detailed account of the history of the transfer of these children to Indonesia. It is not a simple story, nor can it be depicted in black and white terms. Some children were taken against their wishes, while others were rescued from certain death. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.org
Many men dream of running away to a tropical island and living surrounded by beauty and exotic exuberance. Walter Spies did more than dream. He actually did it. In the 1920s and 30s, Walter Spies – ethnographer, choreographer, film maker, natural historian and painter – transformed the perception of Bali from that of a remote island to become the site for Western fantasies about Paradise.... More info: http://www.cseashawaii.org