alos, other Sundanese music projects I have been involved in

Cassette heaven DU68, Bandung

Miscellaneous notes towards my 2015 Asialink residency in the Sundanese lands of West Java.


The biggest project. See the Lotekno website.

Hitek Lotek

This project has been spun down and replaced by a newer shinier one. I have a bunch of sundry songs and remixes made in collaboration with various locals (details of whom below).

Working with crazy tunings

A software project for live electronic jamming that doesn’t assume western tuning. See Pattern Machine.


Ensemble Tikoro

I am working with Ensemble Tikoro, under the direction of Robi Rusdiana. This is complicated enough to deserve its own page.

Karinding attack

Karinding attack, Sundanese supergroup, including

  • Kimung 666 / ᮊᮤᮙᮥᮀ |᮶᮶᮶|
  • Okid / ᮇᮊᮤᮓ᮪
  • Jimbot / ᮏᮤᮙ᮪ᮘᮧᮒ᮪
  • Man Jasad / ᮙᮔ᮪ ᮏᮞᮓ᮪

Cipta Gelar

  • Abah Ugi / ᮃᮘᮂ ᮅᮌᮤ
  • Ciung Wulung / ᮎᮤᮅᮀ ᮝᮥᮜᮥᮀ
  • Satia Kulun / ᮞᮒᮤᮃ ᮊᮥᮜᮥᮔ᮪ Lingkung Seni Jipeng Pong Dut Kombinasi Satia Kulun Kasepuhan Cipta Gelar, or Satia Kulun, is a project of Bapak Am Soebali Ba and the village of Cipta Gelar.

Bulé brigade

  • Kieran Ruffles/ᮊᮤᮈᮛᮔ᮪ ᮛᮥᮖᮨᮜ᮪ᮞ᮪
  • Miriam Lyons/ᮙᮤᮛᮤᮃᮙ᮪ ᮜᮡᮧᮔ᮪ᮞ᮪
  • Sofie Loizou

Common Room Gang

…and other friends of the Common Room

  • Gustaff H Iskandar

Interesting locals I haven’t had time to work with


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