SMSR

SMSR

This music might be characterized most easily by what it isn’t. It’s rarely simple enough in structure and instrumentation to be called rock (and certainly retains enough of a sense of humor to be disqualified as art rock). It’s not serious or straightforward enough to be called jazz. It’s often too esoteric or extreme to be called pop. It’s in some middle ground between all of these, which means it’s populated with the outcasts from other well-established genres. As a result, Space Age Pop is full of brilliant, bizarre, and exciting sounds, which are particularly striking to ears accustomed to the stereotypes that populate the more familiar genres.

Hailing from the southern corner of Jakarta which famous for its hustle and bustle, Consisting of 5 childhood mates who used to gathering around in a small dusty padded room. When a small chatter over the phone turned to be a seemingly enthusiastic call. In the 2015’s the band’s project was formed under the name SMSR (Samsara) that fronted by Rerez (synthesizer, keyboards, vocals), Ardana (guitar), Arya (guitar, vocals), Reygi (bass) and Widan (drums). Meaning of Samsara itself in Buddhism is the beginning-less cycle of repeated birth, mundane existence and dying again.

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