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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
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By the way ... In defense of the Jakartan hipster

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sun, March 4 2012 | 11:35 am

PREMIUM Until recently, being a full-time music snob has been a drag, especially in Jakarta.

Being thousands of kilometers away from the center of the pop industry, fans were treated as pariahs and had to be content with second-grade performers, including the likes of Good Charlotte, Air Supply, Firehouse, or relics from the 1980s’ campy mainstream in the form of Michael Bolton or Kenny G, or ev...