Yo…if you’re like us and basically devour ANYTHING music related – from music websites, podcasts, live videos, playlists, and of course all those cool live in the studio video series like Audiotree…you HAVE to check out this. Jakarta based psych rock act Kelompok Penerbang Roket have released a 30 minute live video that knocks all that shit outta the water…check it out below and be blown away.
Again…one of the main reasons we do this site is to bring some exposure to acts exactly like this – who think outside of the box and create something worth letting the world know about.
“Jakarta based rock trio, Kelompok Penerbang Roket, has launched their newest mini album Galaksi Palapa, on November 2018, in physical format (CD and vinyl). Following up on their mini album, the band has just launched a live session called “BA-
11A: Opera di Galaksi Palapa”
In the process of making the live session released by Berita Angkasa, They collaborated with Hasbi Sipatuhar, young director hailed from Medan, North Sumatra. Hasbi is known to have previously worked with Kelompok Penerbang Roket in a documentary called “Menuju Galaksi Palapa”.
In “BA-11A: Opera di Galaksi Palapa”, Kelompok Penerbang Roket deliver all the songs from Galaksi Palapa mini album sequentially. This live session become the prime marker for public, to have finally be able to enjoy Galaksi Palapa live digitally.
“’BA-11A: Opera di Galaksi Palapa’ is a realization of Galaksi Palapa. Three Astronauts roam around the universe and found a new galaxy. They finally have an emergency landing in a strange planet called BA-11A. In that planet they played all the songs from Galaksi Palapa,” said Hasbi through the press release.
Meanwhile, John Paul Patton said that through “BA- 11A: Opera di Galaksi Palapa”, Kelompok Penerbang Roket wants to provide a new way to enjoy Galaksi Palapa. He also added, “’BA-11A: Opera di Galaksi Palapa’ created from the desire to objectify a
fantasy with a strong visualization to define the meaning of the songs. And beside that, we never make a live session before. So I think this is the right moment for it.”
Photo credit: Decky Arrizal