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Evoking emotions through acoustic sounds with Fletch

  • Stanley Widianto

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 10 2018   /  03:14 am
Acoustic emotion: Folk-pop band Fletch from Malang, East Java, evokes emotion through calm, acoustic music. (Courtesy of Lucky Brinanda Putra)

Acoustic emotion: Folk-pop band Fletch from Malang, East Java, evokes emotion through calm, acoustic music. (Courtesy of Lucky Brinanda Putra)Finding playlists composed of soothing, warm music on streaming services is easy. From ambient electronica to acoustic instrumentals, listeners command their own specific interests — that is why music is as generous as it is plentiful.Fletch, a band from Malang, East Java, is more than just relaxing – though judging from a cursory listen, a musical balm is what you get. It is a folk-pop band, combining the rich strumming of the guitar, light taps of the drums, melodious sounds of the violin and gruff vocals courtesy of vocalist-guitarist Richard Yuno Valerian Kawuwung.Richard — along with Muhammad Ridla “Ridho” Imam Al-Haq (vocals, keyboard), Danti Anugrah Putri Santoso (ukulele), Amanda Ramadhani Nur Arifin (violin), Naufalia Paramahayu ...