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Success brings The S.I.G.I.T to a crossroads

  • Felix Dass

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, June 28 2009   /  11:35 am

How many rock bands try to mix music and education? Not many. But we have one here in Indonesia, and they have just released some new tunes. Our local scene has not seen many good local rock bands recently. Most of our mainstream bands just offer the audience the same boring music, while underground, the minorities play their version of good music. Compared to the mainstream, the underground scene does give us some alternative music, but few of them are really good. Names like Seringai, Superman is Dead or Koil are veterans from the minorities and the people behind those bands have been dedicating their lives to playing music they really like. Their DIY ethos has brought them real life success, where they are able to spread their music throughout the country. Now, please add one more name to the list, The Super Insurgent Group of Intemperance Talent or, for short, ...