Useful Articles on Related Topics:

  1. Failures of Popular Culture Studies https://youtu.be/h8JvxANFZwE
  2. Lingüa Brütallica interview at Spotify.
  3. Punkast Interview https://www.thepunkast.com/episodes/jeremy-wallash
  4. Interview with Rizky Sasono https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSnntla84zY&t=1049s
  5. Keynote Session PSN Indonesia 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrFaH5tD3Tw
  6. Jeremy’s articles for Norient: https://norient-beta.com/jwallach
  7. Music Notes: “Musik Indonesia 1997-2001 – Kebisingan dan Keberagaman Aliran Lagu” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogmPg5XzPDA&t=4s
  8. Topsfield, Jewel, “Songs from the street: The underworld of Indonesian buskers”. The Sydney Morning Herald April 18, 2015. http://www.smh.com.au/world/songs-from-the-street-the-underworld-of-indonesian-buskers-20150417-1mk7t8.html
  9. Bakkalapulo, Maria. Jakarta: Punk’s Last Refuge. Time Nov. 29, 2007. http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1689323,00.html
  10. Bakkalapulo, Maria and Ayumi Nakanishi. Why Indonesian kids are crazy for punk. GlobalPost Sept 29, 2009. Why Indonesian Kids Are Crazy for Punk
  11. Baulch, Emma. 1996. Punks, Rastas and headbangers. Inside Indonesia 48. http://www.insideindonesia.org/punks-rastas-and-headbangers-balis-generation-x
  12. Haska, Helma. 2008. Marginal and Tattooed. Inside Indonesia 93. https://www.insideindonesia.org/marginal-and-tattooed
  13. Luvaas, Brent. 2008. Global Fashion, Remixed. Inside Indonesia 92. http://www.insideindonesia.org/global-fashion-remixed-2
  14. Pickles, Jo. 2000. Punks for peace. Inside Indonesia 64. http://www.insideindonesia.org/punks-for-peace
  15. Tedjasukmana, Jason. 2003. Bandung’s headbangers. Time Asia June 16, 2003.
  16. Wallach, Jeremy. Dangdut trendy. Inside Indonesia 78. http://www.insideindonesia.org/dangdut-trendy.
  17. Walsh, Bryan. 2003. Inul’s rules: A new idol is putting some sex and sizzle into Indonesia’s pop-music scene. Time Asia March 17, 2003.
  18. Indonesia’s Aceh punks shaved for ‘re-education’: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16176410
  19. NY Times: “Real Punk Belongs to Fighters”: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/09/opinion/real-punk-belongs-to-fighters.html
  20. “Indonesia’s lewd and raunchy dangdut tests limits”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L7i91C4To0
  21. “Raunchy Dangdut Stirs Debate”: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17520726

MNFG used to inject sanity in recent debates about Indonesian popular music!

  1. “Punk Is Not a Crime (and Neither Is Islam)”: http://dissidentvoice.org/2011/12/punk-is-not-a-crime-and-neither-is-islam/
  2. The Korea Herald: The Gaga saga: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20120618000680


  1. Farah Mahdzan’s Malaysian and Indonesian popular culture site: http://myindo.com/
  2. Popular Culture in Indonesia book site: https://www.routledge.com/Popular-Culture-in-Indonesia-Fluid-Identities-in-Post-Authoritarian-Politics/Heryanto/p/book/9780415572705
  3. Punks Are Alright documentary: https://youtu.be/-98zn42lVAU
  4. Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia Conference, University of Pittsburgh, Oct. 10-12, 2008: http://www.news.pitt.edu/news/university-pittsburgh-present-interdisciplinary-conference-islam-and-popular-culture-indonesia-
  5. Thank-you video by American ethnomusicologist Rebekah Moore, completed at the conclusion of her research in the Indonesian rock scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFpdFL-5r1o
  6. Personal blog of prominent Indonesian music figure Rudolf Dethu: www.rudolfdethu.com
  7. Puppen: Lessons from A Pioneering Indie Band (Jakarta Post).
  8. OUT NOW!  Eternal Madness’s newest single, “Truth of Imagination”: http://www.reverbnation.com/eternalmadness