Best Of: August 2018 | Article by Indie Accent

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Best Of: August 2018

Curator Indie Accent Team Writer Caesar Fajriansah


We're approaching the end of month, so we've curated for you a playlist that best represent this month. The songs we picked in this playlist are songs that were there for us since the beginning of this month. Whether it's an old or new songs, they never left or skipped. They might be not our favourite, perhaps at one point they are, but when they're on, we tune into it till the countdown reaches 0:00 and we couldn't justify kicking them out of our daily routine.


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Still Woozy - Goodie Bag

Still Woozy produces a catchy electronic tune with slacker pop influences, R&B beats and bass, and falsetto vocals that'll envelope your head space for that short but sweet amount of time. Still Woozy's effortless songwriting shines far and wide in this 2 songs. .‬

The Marias - Carino

The Marias’s new single "Carino" is a sticky-sweet, easy-listening indie pop gem. The balance between psychadelic and experimental pop translates into a fresh and captivating track. Its trumpet and groovy guitar riffs are the luscious composition that's perfectly primed for a dance floor.

Lamp - Blue

Lamp released their lates single, Blue in a Split 7" Single along with single from The Bilinda Butchers titled "Girlfriend", Lamp is heavily influenced by 60s American music, ethereal tunes, and bossa nova, and you really can find that influences in this song.

.FEAST - Berita Kehilangan

Nearly a year after the release of the debut album titled 'MULTIVERSES', the five-pieces rock unit from Jakarta, .Feast, returns with two new singles entitled "Peradaban" and "Berita Kehilangan". They're trying to explore the sound and bring new approach in term of song-writing, making this song has a fresh feel from the previous songs.

Pamungkas - Walk the Talk

Pamungkas is the freshest name in the list of DIY musicians. Bringing folk alternative pop / pop nuances, he released a debut album titled "Walk the Talk". Pamungkas delivers a self-produced record that finds him in a situation where he's ready to falling in love once again, it's a song called "Walk The Talk".

Mery Celeste - Weary

"Weary" is a song from Bogor based indie rock group, Mery Celeste. This song is one fine indie rock tunes with bouncy, summery guitar riff and catchy hook that put your mind at ease.

June Marieezy - Fly (FKJ Remix)

FKJ did an excellent remix on this rendition of June Marleezy's "Fly". It has a classy sophisticated sound like always. Rich in instrumental and futuristically sensual, this is music that you can groove to.

TV Girl - Cigarettes Out the Window

“Cigarettes Out the Window” is the third track of TV Girl’s album “Who Really Cares”. According to Genius, this song is inspired by and uses samples from Frankie Cosmos' song, “Love Song to Jom’s Girlfriend”, which is about Frankie’s friend Liddy and her habit of smoking cigarettes out her window

HILLS. - SZN

SZN is song from Semarang based collective, HILLS. This song tells the story of an existence crisis that is experienced by people in general. In this song, every member of HILLS trying to convey every questions that often come to their minds, according to what they face in their own perspectives

Travis Scott - Coffee Bean

The is one of Travis Scott most personal song yet, detailing many of his inner fears and insecurities. Coffee Bean is about his relationship with his girlfriend, Kylie Jenner.

Glaskaca - Banda

"Banda" is the third single from Glaskaca's debut album, "Adendum". Calm vocals, and atmospheric ambient, making it one of the hottest alternative music in local scene today. Musically, this song is one of the broader forms of Glaskaca music exploration.

Mothern - Drastic

Jakarta based alternative trio, Mothern, released their debut EP, "Afterdark", couple weeks ago. This song is one of our favorite from the EP, born out of natural collaboration and a unique, innovative take on genre, while blending genres from rock, electronic, and synth-wave.