Java-Futurism

Experimental Music and Sonic Activism in Indonesia

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June 2, 2021 | javafuturism

What is Java-Futurism?

Java-Futurism is a term coined by Lintang Raditya, an instrument-builder and noise musician from Yogyakarta. The term plays on the political and temporal aesthetics of the …
  • Concepts
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October 9, 2023 | javafuturism

Jogja Sonic Index launch

Our October 2023 fieldwork kicked off in style with the launch of the Jogja Sonic Index (JSI). Wok the Rock, Indra Menus and Hilman …
  • Dissemination and outreach
  • Field Report
  • Presentations
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September 6, 2023 | javafuturism

The Jogja Sonic Index

We are delighted to announce the ongoing construction of the Jogja Sonic Index! The Jogja Sonic Index site will launch on October 5th 2023 …
  • Dissemination and outreach
  • Fieldwork from a distance
  • Notes and reflections
  • Workshop
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March 10, 2023 | javafuturism

Gamelan as Experimental Music

On the occation of the performance by Dewa Alit & Gamelan Salukat at the "Sixth Edition Festival for Other Music", 16-19 March 2023 in Stockholm, …
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December 10, 2022 | javafuturism

Indonesian Histories of Electronic Music

In December 2022 the project was presented at the symposium Computer Aided Composition organised by Laura Zattra and Giacomo Albert at the Fondazione Giorgio …
  • Presentations
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November 30, 2022 | javafuturism

Sonic Activism

At the American Anthropological Association (AAA) meeting in Seattle, USA in November 2022, we presented some of the preliminary findings of our research into …
  • Conference
  • Presentations
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May 5, 2021 | javafuturism

Trance Against the Machine!

Fieldwork from a distance II The catchy title "Trance Against the Machine" came to us via Instagram from Gabber Modus Operandi. The catchy phrase …
  • Fieldwork from a distance
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May 3, 2021 | javafuturism

Fieldwork from a Distance

Right after we launched project - and this website - the pandemic became a reality. Global lock-down and travel restrictions meant that planned fieldwork …
  • Fieldwork from a distance
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March 5, 2021 | javafuturism

Decentralizing the Music Industry

Fieldwork from a distance I In February 2021, the duo Senyawa (Rully Shabara and Wukir Suryadi) released their latest album Alkisah. The album tells …
  • Fieldwork from a distance
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