SUJUD by SENYAWA

SKU108066
ArtistSENYAWA
TitleSUJUD
LabelSUBLIME FREQUENCIES
Catalog #SF 114LP
Genre
ReleaseW 14 - 2019
FormatVinyl - USLP
€ 27,99incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Tanggalkan Di Dunia (Undo The World)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-01-01.mp3
  2. Sujud (Prostration)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-01-02.mp3
  3. Terbertaktilah Tanah Ini (Blessed Is This Land)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-01-03.mp3
  4. Penjuru Menyatu (Unified Counters)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-02-01.mp3
  5. Kehendak (Will)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-02-02.mp3
  6. Kebaikan Tumbuh Dari Tanah (Goodness Grows Off Soil)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-02-03.mp3
  7. Kembali Ke Dunia (Return To The World)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/s/sf_114lp_sujud/sf704741-01-02-04.mp3

Description

Senyawa are a contemporary duo originating from Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Rully Shabara (extreme vocals) coupled with Wukir Suryadi's deft instrumentals (and homemade instruments) produce one of the most profound examples of experimental via traditional music happening anywhere today.

By weaving Indonesian folkloric moods with various shades of modern genre hybrids, Senyawa has been navigating unexplored musical terrain for more than a decade. Sujud, their premier release on the Sublime Frequencies label, is the latest chapter of this very special and singular sound of the past, present, and future. The basic theme of the record can be summed up with one extremely powerful Bahasa Indonesian word, "tanah", which translates to "soil-ground-land-earth". Shabara's vocals are an expressive force, conjuring spirits from the soil with a deep humility and respect for the land and their existence in the universe. Suryadi has built a new guitar for these tracks and pushes the Senyawa sound into new territory, utilizing delay, loops, and other effects creating grounded backdrops of folk metal, punk attitudinal, and droning earthscapes - providing Shabara the perfect context to explore his whispering poetry and jagged, sharp-as-a-kris animistic powers.

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