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SimakDialog
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Keyboardist/composer Riza Arshad formed simakDialog in 1993. Living in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, this band couldn’t avoid being influenced by the traditional sound of the gamelan ensemble. As one of the culturally richest and diversified countries in the world, Indonesia treasures a vast variety of art and musical forms that have been a global inspiration. Along with his long time member in the band, guitarist Tohpati, they develop certain color of their music to be part of world musical scene.
Website
http://www.simakdialog.com
Related articles (9)
Releases on file (7)
SimakDialog — Live at Orion SimakDialog — Live at Orion
(Moonjune MJR068, 2015, 2CD)
SimakDialog — The 6th Story SimakDialog — The 6th Story
(Moonjune MJR056, 2013, CD)
SimakDialog — Demi Masa SimakDialog — Demi Masa
(Moonjune MJR024, 2009, CD)
SimakDialog — Patahan SimakDialog — Patahan
(Moonjune MJR015, 2006, CD)
SimakDialog — Trance / Mission SimakDialog — Trance / Mission
((Not on label) no#, 2002, CD)
SimakDialog — Baur SimakDialog — Baur
(*, 1999, CD)
SimakDialog — Lukisan SimakDialog — Lukisan
((Not on label) no#, 1996, MC)

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