Occur Goes Global - The Music of Indonesia

Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 9:47 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music A chain of islands that is home to almost as many people as the United States has, Indonesia has a lush variety of music and dance. Its epic poetry of ancient times informs the effusive storytelling of mainstream artists and underground rappers alike. Genres such as dangdut (evolved from Indian film scores) and J-pop dominate, with hints of universal rhythms and polyglot verses. Here are five Indonesian musicians rocking our world.   Atiek CB Considered one of the... READ MORE