Javasounds Vol 1: Jaipongan Music of West Java – Idjah Hadidjah & Jugala Jaipongan

Hive Mind Records are excited to announce our latest release, a collaboration with Kai Riedl of JAVASOUNDS to bring you these superb recordings of one of Java, Indonesia’s most famed music styles of the 70s and 80s, Jaipongan. The album, recorded at the famed Jugala Studios in Bandung, Java in 2007, features the incredible vocals of Idjah Hadidjah, the country’s most iconic singer of the genre, backed by members of the Jugala Studios house band. The album comes with a second disc of reworks of the
original tracks by boundary pushing electronic musicians from around the world, each offering a unique individual interpretation of the sounds they discovered in the original recordings.