Simmer: Hayley Williams’ Next Level?

Paramore sudah berjalan kurang lebih 16 tahun lamanya berawal dengan taste pop punk lewat single hitsnya “Emergency”, “Misery Business” dan “That’s What You Get” hingga mencoba untuk bereksperimen soul, synthpop seperti “Ain’t Fun” dan “Hard Times” saja sudah cukup mengejutkan para penggemarnya. Tapi sepertinya memang Hayley Williams senang mencoba sesuatu yang baru dengan musiknya sekarang ini.

Re-living Our Organised Chaos: A Playlist

Our first-ever gig and launching party was held last Saturday at D’Lab Building Menteng, Jakarta. Didn’t make it the other day? Don’t worry, we’ve prepared a playlist filled with our performers’ original music and songs played by the DJs at our gig just for you – and those who want to jump into our first-gig-nostalgia. Enjoy.

Underrated Tracks: My Chemical Romance Special

As one of the world’s greatest rock bands of all time, My Chemical Romance left a great mark on a lot of people’s hearts. The alternative rock band is known for their dark-themed lyrics, aggressive yet melodic musical style, eccentric looks, and conceptual albums. And what better way to commemorate the sixth anniversary of their “death” than to listen to some of their hidden gems?

Mixtape: Emo Ballads

Emo is often associated with harsh (yet still melodic) punk rock-influenced guitar riffs. Yet a lot of emo bands make use of slower tempo and softer sounds to convey the emotional element of their songs (which is the main essence of the emo culture itself). Here’s a mixtape of the best emo ballads of all time.

EMO NIGHT JKT: Love is For Losers – A Gig Review

Last Saturday, our team got a chance to attend EMO NIGHT JKT: Love is for Losers, at Miss Qi, Melawai. The event is a monthly event held by focusing on pop-punk and emo songs played by DJs and performing guests. With regular performers such as Janitra Satriani and Dion Mashiro, and other performers such as Silver/Gold and The Boris Suit, Emo Night JKT succeeded in luring “emo citizens” of Jakarta to gather in this one night event, and sing along to emo anthems together.

Playlist: Emo Time

Emo is a rock genre portrayed by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes through confessional lyrics. It was a subgenre of punk rock music that appeared in Washington, DC in the mid-1980s. Often, the singers of these bands would sing about depression, drug use, and societal problems.