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10
August

Regional song from Sasak

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In regards with the earthquake that struck Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, we will present you some songs in Sasak language for today’s edition. Sasak is known as the native tribe of Lombok Island.  A song entitled “Inaq Tegining Amaq Teganang” which was sung by tells about a couple of herds namely Inaq Tegining and her husband named Amaq Teganang. People said that Inaq Tegining and her husband love to tell stories, even they tell stories more frequently than the kings who give speech. The song entitled “Kadal Nongak” talks about someone that does not want to listen to the advices given to him. The person is personified as an arrogant lizard that lifts his chin. His boastfulness causes a lot of terrible impacts on him. The song “Kadal Nongak” is believed to contain many lessons. Therefore, students in NTB are often required to memorize it. The last song entitled “Sakitne Angen” tells about a brokenhearted woman who is betrayed by her lover because her lover has cheated her.

01
August

The Overtunes

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We will present some beautiful songs from The Overtunes. Let’s listen to the first song entitled “Cinta Adalah”. The lyric of the song describes various definitions of love. Love never fails, it will be perfect as a gift. Love understands the meaning of yielding and it can make us to cry and try to be mature. However, we can get all the definition of love if we would like to appreciate it and willing to sacrifice. The Overtunes is a band group formed in 2013. The personnel are 3 brothers, they are Mada Emmanuelle Brahmantyo, Reuben Nathaniel Brahmantyo, and Mikha Angelo Brahmantyo. The Overtunes was firstly famous when Mikha Angelo joined a singing talent competition show on one of national private television stations in 2013. Accompanied by acoustic guitar and drum, the lyric of “Dunia Bersamamu” tells the expression of someone who is falling in love. For her or him, the beloved one is the most beautiful one and can bring happiness. Therefore, he or she promises to keep standing and will not ever let the beloved one go. Since they were child, the 3 brothers of The Overtunes had been introduced to musical instrument by their parents. No wonder if they are skilled in music and even assume that music is their goal. Their love toward music also makes them to carry “The Overtunes” as their group’s name. According to them, the name of “The Overtunes” is very related to music but it is not tacky.

28
July

MUSIC CORNER

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Welcome back with me ….in Music Corner, a musical segment which introduces you to Indonesian music-either traditional or modern one. In today’s edition, we will introduce you Stereomantic. 

The song entitled Insomnia tells about a person suffering from Insomnia or known also as the difficulty of having sleep. His insomnia is actually caused by his past reminiscences that keep haunting him on his dream. Through this song, the man expresses his hope that his sweetheart can compensate the time he had wasted in order to attempt to sleep. 

Stereomantic is a duo music group consisting of Aroel as the electronic synth and guitar player and Maria Ferrari as the lead vocalist. The name “Stereomantic” was derived from the word “stereo” which means balance and “romantic” which means romantic. The name of “Stereomantic” implies another meaning that the duo group possesses balance power both in their music and in their lyrics and those features are packaged in romantic composition. 

Presented in joyful arrangement, this song entitled “Hingga Ku Tiada” envisages a story about two lovers that always spend their time together even though this wonderful tale is only a depiction of imagination. The character of this song hopes he can accompany his lover for the rest of his life.

 

Stereomantic started their career in 2006 with their pop-electronic genre. The early works of Stereomantic achieved grand success in public at that time. However, in 2017, Stereomantic decided to change their genre from pop electronic to acoustic or ordinary pop. Despite of their change, Stereomantic’s fans remain loyal to devote their love and support for the duo group. 

 

27
July

Eddy Silitongan

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We will present Indonesian regional song, from Gorontalo.Eddy Silitongan is known as one of Indonesian top pop singers. Besides being popular singer, he is also skilled in singing regional songs like “Dabu Dabu”. Dabu Dabu is a kind of spicy flavouring.This spicy flavouring is often used in North Sulawesi seafood, specially grilled fish. However, the “Dabu Dabu” song does not tell the Sulawesi special food with Dabu Dabu flavouring. This song tells the beauty of an island. “Binte Biluhuta” is different from the previous one because it tells Gorontalo special food. In Indonesian language, Binte or bunde means corn, while Biluhuta means being poured. If we combine them, Binte Biluhuta means the poured corn. So, Binte Biluhuta is Gorontalo special food which is soup with corn added with fish or shrimp and they are flavoured in such a way. The taste is sweet, sour, and spicy. “Hulondalo Lipu’u” describes someone’s love towards Gorontalo City as his birth land.

23
July

Keroncong Songs

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We will present Keroncong song by some Indonesian talented singers Gesang and Tetty Supangat. The song Bengawan is very famous not only in Indonesia but also in other countries such as Japan. Bengawan Solo has been translated into several foreign languages, including English, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. The song was also used in one of the big screen movies in Japan. The song Bengawan Solo was composed by Gesang in 1940, when he was 23 years old. At the time, the young Gesang sat on the edge of Bengawan Solo. He admired for the river that inspired him to compose the song Bengawan Solo. Gesang needed about 6 months to complete it which then took him to the title as Maestro Keroncong Indonesia. The song Lamunan Kalbu is an original keroncong song which tells the story about the longing. The wind on the beach blowing slowly giving the deepest longing to someone . Staring to the blue sea remembered the past memory while sitting on the beach with the beloved one. It was a glance of the story of the song Lamunan Kalbu by Tetty Supangat, the keroncong singer who has a beautiful and melodious voice. In the Indonesian entertainment world, especially keroncong music, Tetty Supangat was quite wellknown. On several occasions she performed the keroncong songs with other Indonesian keroncong singers such as Tuti Maryati and Mamiek Marsudi.

17
July

MUSIC CORNER

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Welcome back to Music Corner, a musical segment which introduces you to Indonesian music, either traditional or modern one. In today’s edition, I will present Indonesian Malay song. The heartbreaking song tells the story of someone receives the beloved's wedding invitation. Despite broken he/she always pray for the lover to live happily.  A song entitled “Tirai Sulam Emas” is not much different from the previous song, this song also tells sad story of love.  The music of this song also melancholic with the sad lyrics repeated. 

Boy Shandy is quite productive, since he has produced dozens of albums. The song entitled “Bimbang Menanggung Rindu” composed by Hendra Yuke. This song tells about someone's longing and doubtness for the lover. due to the deep enough gap between them. 

 

20
July

We will present the songs of the people of Central Kalimantan.Although there are several languages ​​used by Dayak people, in general the most widely spoken languages in Central Kalimantan are Banjar and Bahasa Indonesia. Some linguists think the language of Banjar belongs to the Malay group. A song entitled Bagasing Balogo is also composed by Anang Ardiansjah. He is known to be one of the songwriters and maestro from Kalimantan. Bagasing Balogo is a combination of two traditional games in Kalimantan. Bagasing means gasing. These words are then combined into the title of the song as a symbol of the traditional game. This song tells about the bustling atmosphere of Bagasing Balogo game. This game is usually done by men both adults and children while killing their time. Therefore, this song is created with a carefree rhythm and appropriate music arrangements. The Banjar songs sung by Solichati are summarized in one album entitled ‘Banjar Popular Song in the Ethnic String’. The poem in this song invites people to dance Japin. In addition to entertaining, such songs are usually used to accompany Japin dance. Japin or Zapin dance is Malay dance influenced with Arab cultural dance that can be found in North Sumatera, Riau Islands, and some areas in Kalimantan.

18
July

Mikha Tambayong

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In today’s edition, we’ll present Mikha Tambayong to you. A song entitled “Berpisah itu mudah” which is sung by a duet of Rizky Febian and Mikha Tambayong, is a single of Rizky and he invites Mikha Tambayong as his duet partner. The collaboration of the two young Indonesian singers represents a dynamic love story of a couple lover. Accompanied by an interesting acoustic guitar and arrangement, the song "Berpisah Itu Mudah” tells the young couples should not easily end the relationship, because erasing the love memories is not as easy as parting. Performing a duet was not the first time for Mikha Tambayong. She had performed with other singers, including with his uncle, a famous Indonesian singer, Harvey Malaiholo. Mikha Tambayong was born as Maudy Mikha Maria Tambayong in Jakarta, on September 15, 1994. Mikha started her career in 2008 through a beauty contest event organized by a magazine, and in TV soap opera. A year in the world of acting, Mikha also tried her talent in the music industry. The first single entitled "CINTA PERTAMA" made Mikha so popular as a singer. There is a special and unusual feeling, and everyone hope that the first love will end beautifully. In music, Mikha learned to his uncle, a senior and outstanding Indonesian singer, Harvey Malaiholo. However, Mikha apparently did not want to rely on his uncle's name for his music career. Then, although quite well known as a singer, the main activity of Mikha Tambayong in the Indonesian entertainment is as an actress. Since 2008, Mikha actively starred in dozens of soap operas and movies.

13
July

SYAFA MEISYA

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We will present Indonesia regional song from East Kalimantan. A song "Lembuswana" tells about the symbol of Kutai Karta Negara, namely Lembuswana. Lembuswana is a lion-headed creature, crowned, elephant-headed, and winged eagle. Although only a mythical creature, people still believe in Lembuswana as a symbol of the noble leader's traits. The lyrics of the song "Burung Enggang" tell about a typical rare species  of the East Kalimantan province , the hornbill. The hornbill is beautifully hairy and moving like a dancer. Because of its beauty, many hornbills are hunted by people. When the hornbill is extinct, the people of East Kalimantan will feel miserable. Rendered in a melodious voice, the song "Dendam Kapong" tells the longing for the hometown. Kampungor  is a place of dancing, joking, and singing. The hometown is also a place to spend childhood. Even if you are wandering, your hometown should not be forgotten.

11
July

Trisouls

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We will present some pop songs from Trisouls. A song entitled ”Senyummu Hanya Untukku” contains complaint for the beautiful smile of someone. Although sounding romantic, the song "Senyummu Hanya Untukku" apparently represents universal love, so it can be delivered not only to the beloved ones, but also for family and friends. The song was the first single from the Trisouls group. Trisouls consists three personnels Yerri Rirriassa, Jesse Thomasmore, and Damien Jonathans. The three personnels formed Trisouls group in 2017 after having performed together in a show. With a poetic diction, Trisouls portrays a tragic farewell, for the beloved chooses to leave without giving any reasons before. The song that was released on January 18, 2018 also presented by Trisouls to the deaf, because they have inspired Trisouls in the cultivation of songs and video clips "Isyarat". Trisouls not only refers to one musical gendres. The group has also work many musical gendres including acoustics, pop, RnB, and soul. As a newcomer, Trisouls admitted that they still very open with new things, including musical style.

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