Monday, September 25, 2017

Brand New Album!

The first full-length album from West Java Syndicate is now released. Available on CD, iTunes, Spotify, and other major digital retail store.
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

West Java Syndicate, for the second time, got an opportunity to perform again at Asian African Carnival. On this 2017 Asian African Carnival, West Java Syndicate performed at Bandung City Hall on May 13, 2017. Performed just before Indonesian phenom singer Raisa took the stage. West Java Syndicate was performed without woodwind player Gevenk, but they featured two amazing musicians, MCS Sponch on West Sumatran Traditional Woodwinds, and Nadine Adrianna on Keyboard.

Here's the video playlist from the performance

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Recording Session for Rumah Hati Canada

West Java Syndicate is joining a music project by Rumah Hati Canada. They recorded two songs and collaborate with other  musicians.
Rumah Hati is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, B.C.,Canada. They distribute donations to care the orphans in Indonesia.
The recording session took place at Studio 8 Bandung. Here's the video from the recording session

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Woodwind Recording Session

West Java Syndicate returned to the studio to continue recording session that has been delayed by about one year. This recording session was to record the Sundanese woodwinds session with Mr Randy Gevenk  who just returned home from his study in China.
This session is for upcoming West Java Syndicate full-length album.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Asian African Carnival 2015

West Java Syndicate has got the opportunity to play at event Asian African Meet & Greet on April 22 and 23, 2015. This event is part of Asian African Carnival 2015 in 60th Commemoration of Asian African Conference. Asian African  Conference—also known as the Bandung Conference (Indonesian: Konferensi Asia-Afrika) —was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, which took place on April 18–24, 1955 in BandungIndonesia. The twenty-five countries that participated at the Bandung Conference represented nearly one-quarter of the Earth's land surface and a total population of 1.5 billion people.[1] The conference was organised by Indonesia,BurmaPakistanCeylon (Sri Lanka), and India and was coordinated by Ruslan Abdulgani, secretary general of the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Meet and Greet was held in Cihampelas Walk (Ciwalk), and Paris Van Java (PVJ), Bandung - Indonesia. West Java Syndicate played two days, both at Paris Van Java for about an hour each show.

Playing two days in a row at Asian African Meet & Greet, part of Asian African Carnival 2015 in 60th Commemoration of Asian African Conference

Posted by West Java Syndicate on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Bukan Musik Biasa #38

West Java Syndicate played at an event called "Bukan Musik Biasa" on January 28, 2014 at Wisma Seni Taman Budaya Surakarta, Solo-Indonesia.
Bukan Musik Biasa is a musical event initiated by Balinese composer I Wayan Sadra. In the show, West Java Syndicate played right after Surabayan ethnic group Arek Wetanan. And after the last performer, Plenthe & Bukan Pitu Langit from Solo, there was a free discussion. The artists express ideas and arguments about their musical the work, speakers come to discuss, and some visitors also expressed his appreciation. Speaker for this edition was Aton Rustandi.
At this event, West Java Syndicate also brought the new member of the group, Randy Gevenk on woodwind section.
Photography supplied courtesy of mr Daniel La