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Payung Teduh: From lakeside with love

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Sun, September 23 2012   /  03:08 pm

Payung Teduh’s music redefines 1960’s Indonesian classic tunes, keroncong (Portuguese-tinged Indonesian pop) and jazz. This is music that is put together at a lakeside and is a good company while life keeps on turning.

The famous lakeside of the University of Indonesia campus in Depok can now add another brilliant moment to its long life.

The lake, located in the middle of the bustling city of Depok, is home to members of Payung Teduh, arguably one of the most interesting acts on the country’s music scene this year.

The four-piece band managed to spread their love story with life to wider audiences despite their early “domestic” years among the university’s communities.

It’s their second take. The first one back in 2010 was a self titled album that was witty enough to steal attention on the indie music circuit. Their 2012 album, Dunia Batas (Wo...