Cosmo Pyke Live in Jakarta | Article by Indie Accent

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The Joy of Slapdash Festival 3.0


By Vania Almira


With the proliferation of existing concert or gigs around us, Indie Accent try to gather the information about the event in the new section called, Indie Accent Event Review. We will give you information about the event that we have coverage. This section will cover the information about the event, the artists, as well as some photos of the events.


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In the past year, Indonesian music scene has been enlivened by the presence of talented new musicians from various parts of the world. The appearance of one of the music collective, Noisewhore has been playing a significant role that brings a new color through the local music scene. Located in Rossi Musik Fatmawati, on Saturday, August 25th, Noisewhore had succeeded in inviting one of Peckham's multi-instrumentalist musicians, Cosmo Pyke who brought out a pretty stunning performance.

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The excitement on that night was also opened with an interesting opening act by one of the local bands from Jakarta who stood under the auspices of Kolibri Records, known as Low Pink. Although there was an unwanted occurrence that caused the venue’s atmosphere to be dark, this psychedelic pop unit managed to warm the ambiance for the audience that night with its unique performance.

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At that time, the atmosphere of Rossi Musik was getting heated due to the power failure which was quite prolonged. However, it did not stop the crowd to stay for the main performance of Cosmo Pyke that people have been waiting for. No wonder the star appeared on stage with a bare chest appearance and opening the performance with one of his flagship songs, called “Wish You Were Gone”. Not to mention, he also brought some of this featured songs, such as “Great Dane”, “Chronic Sunrise”, and “After School Club”, made the audience dance and sing along with this music. One of the performances that suddenly made his fans excited was when he performed one of the songs from a Melbourne-based band, Hiatus Kaiyote with their song called “Nakamarra”.

Besides, the star also brought a surprise to his beloved fans by bringing some of his unreleased songs called, “All on Me”, “Railroad Trax”, and “Gentrification”. We could say that his performances succeeded to radiate a very lively and joyful energy throughout the night.