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New artists sound off at pop-up record store

  • Sara Veal

    CONTRIBUTOR

Jakarta   /   Sun, January 31 2010   /  02:32 pm

Whether you're a horror punk rocker or indie pop addict, next Saturday (Feb. 6) brings an opportunity to expand your musical horizons. Inspired by New York's CBGB music club, which served as a forum for the Ramones and Patti Smith, Julian Juwadi and Mirzie Arizaldi's AOD Records offers music enthusiasts the chance to sample almost 40 up-and-coming artists across genres, including blues, metal, hardcore, jazz and ska, at its "pop-up record store" in Jl. Panglima Polim V, Jakarta Selatan, from Feb. 6 to 27. There will also be acoustic performances every week from established acts such as Funny Little Dream, NAIF and SORE. The bands' albums and merchandise will be available for purchase, as will refreshments. "We have been supporting our community through fashion and arts," says Juwadi, 25, founder of AOD, AOD Records' parent company. "As music has become a strong part of our...