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There is no time like the present and the present is here and now. Find out what’s going on.

23 JavaBeat

Sometimes you just need that Jamaican sound after a long hectic day in the Big Durian.

26 Angga Dwimas Sasongko

...shares his valuable insight about music in a very succinct way.



Oh the parties before the fasting, the storm before the calm.



10 The Scoop 12 What’s on 46 Fun Pics


Domestic Groove

Angga Dwimas Sasongko


40 Paradise Inn

Paradise or gastrointestinal hell? We report. You decide.

32 The Iconic Louis Vuitton Monogram In The Eyes Of 6 Photographers

We all know the monogram is for old people, chavs, and douche bags, lets see how these guys interpret it.

36 Food


Scoop - all the news Paradise Inn White Elephant

32 Style 50 Film 52 Art 68 - 74 Jakarta Listing 78 Gizmos


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We are now at the beginning of Ramadhan and we wish you all a very fruitful and relaxing time during the next four weeks as Jakarta slows down to a crawl and most of the populous spend most of their time fasting during the day and breaking the fast in the early evening. It’s a joyous time for the Muslims of Jakarta and the world as they show they have what it takes to control their inward and outward emotions and desires, and repent their transgressions over the past year or so. This is before the Idul Fitri celebrations come along a month from now where everything gets back to normal. For the rest of the community it’s a time of relaxing too as there isn’t a real lot to do around the place. You can find bars and restaurants open in the major hotels and malls but there’s definitely no clubbing or partying to be seen in most parts town. As people have said to me, it’s a good time to get some work done without too many nightlife distractions and if all else fails; Bali is not that far away for the weekend. We won’t be printing the beat magazine over the next few weeks as obviously there aren’t a lot of events or things for us to talk about going on during this period. It’s a different time to be in the capital of Indonesia, we hope you enjoy the quieter pace and the time for some reflection. We shall see you soon enough but meanwhile click on as we will be updating the site almost daily with the latest news and what’s on information and events. Happy Ramadhan, Selamat Menunaikan Ibadah Puasa

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Celebration Of Lights The Celebration of Lights will take place at Taman Bunga Keong Emas, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta from June 15 to September 2. The Lantern Party that will be held on a six hectare plot of land. The splendor of lanterns spread throughout the whole area will add dazzling brilliance to Taman Bunga Keong Emas. The event, which will start at 5 to 10pm on weeknights and 5 to 11pm on weekends, is a spectacular Disney-inspired entertainment fanfare. Besides the Lantern Party, Celebration of Lights will also showcase more enjoyable attractions for you and your family. One of them is the first of its kind, giant balloon, a hi-flyer balloon that will take you high up in the air. Want more? There will also be the Mahaka 4D Theater located outside Taman Bunga Keong Emas to complement your family vacation.

Harvest Festival 2012 Harvest Festival presents a concert with three performances by world-class artists. The first is Hillsong is very well known to the faithful, led by Darlene Zschech and Reuben Morgan and has achieved Gold status in Australia. The second is the Harvest Praise Ministry (HPM) to create music which’s touches heavenly hearts. HPM released its first album with a concert entitled “Beloved City”. The third is Jeremy Camp, winner of the 2004 GMA Dove Awards (New Artist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year) and the GMA Dove Awards in 2005 (Male Vocalist Artist of the Year and Rock Recorded Song of the Year). Jeremy Camp is a mixture of praise and rock ballads. They will appear in the Harvest Festival 2012 “The Next Level” which will be held at Eagle Eye International Stadium (Meis) Ancol on Saturday August 4 at 7 pm.

PapuaN Cultural Diversity Week This event is a part of the Ethnographic Exhibition series, a program from the Papua Center at the Social and Political Sciences Faculty of the University of Indonesia, to spread information about ethnic cultures in Papua to the public. Following the prior exhibition in Gianyar, Bali, the show will come to Bentara Budaya Jakarta in Jalan Palmerah Selatan. It will begin with a collective break of fasting on the opening day. The exhibition event will last until August 5 and will include activities such as a sculpting demonstration, film screening, cultural discussion on a number of issues, and traditional dance. The opening day will also feature the culinary side of Kamoro including fish, karaka (crab), and ulat sagu (sago worm).

Muslims all over the world have been waiting for the arrival of Ramadhan. In Indonesia there’s a homecoming tradition toward the Eid al Fit-r. The tradition is also observed by the majority of house maids which naturally creates great inconveniences within many urban households in Jakarta. With that in mind, Aston Rasuna Jakarta offers the Ramadhan package from July 19 through the end of August 2012. The offer is available for families and visitors from outside Jakarta looking to spend time with friends and loved ones during the month of Ramadhan and Lebaran. Guests can also enjoy break from fasting meal, Ta’jil, which is available in hi-tea fashion or light buffet meal at Mezza Café Bar & Lounge during the whole fasting month.


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Ramadan at Aston Rasuna

Indonesian Independence Concert The 67th Indonesian independence festivity has become the perfect event for the 2012 Independence Day Concert. The concert would serve to convey hope for a better future for Indonesia and to generate better appreciation among youngsters for the struggle of their forefathers. The younger generation is expected to be able to conserve Indonesia’s art and culture as well as its diverse natural resources. The concert is set in a spirit of nationalism that would showcase the love of the country by Indonesian public figures, youth and artists. The show which is directed by Yudi A. Tadjudin and choreographed by Hartati will be held on September 1 at 7pm in Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki . It will feature performances by Purwacaraka Big Band, Addie MS, Tommy Prabowo, Ananda Sukarlan, Aning Katamsi, Vina Panduwinata, Rita Efendi, Kikan Namara, and many more.

The biggest and most complete wedding festival in Asia will take place for three days from August 3 – 5, in Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). The 2012 Jakarta Wedding Festival will showcase more than 300 wedding vendors from Jakarta, Bali and other cities in Indonesia. The festival will also see a more innovative program concept than any other wedding festival with fashion shows from well known traditional and international designers. The event will also feature decorative concepts and wedding ideas that would inspire couples who are planning for their wedding. Hundreds of vendors for bridal, photography, catering and other wedding equipment will also be available at the event.

Jakarta Wedding Festival 2012

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Monday July 23rd BlackCat Jazz

Sing along on stage Sing with House Band BYSS Trio feat. Ryan Start 9.15pm Onwards

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Otel Lobby


Ramadhan Live Band feat Kumars ‘n’ The Soulmakers

Tuesday July 24th Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm


Tuesday Night Live Mariachi Live Mariachi Music by Los paraguas from 8 to10 pm

MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Ladies Night Every Tuesday enjoy fine tunes from a resident or guest DJ

New Musro

Inonk & friends Band (all round music)

Wednesday July 25th Aperitivo

Rock On Big Brothers Band

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Elbow Room

‘Sing It Don’t Spray it’ Join us for the karaoke night. Grab a mic and make your bathroom fantasy come to life


Salsa Wednesday Enjoy Salsa Dancing with your hosts Damaris & Iono From 9pm to midnight!

New Musro

Ladies On Top Black Swan Band (all round music, Top 40, Pop Music)

Otel Lobby

Wicked Wednesday Kumar ‘n’ The Soulmakers

Thursday July 26th


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BlackCat Jazz

Thursday Urban Jazz Funk Attack feat Barry Likumahua, Taufan Goenarso, Doni Joestran, Teddy Aditya

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Elbow Room

Tight Ass Thursday Decode Band Play Rock Music, Pop Rock, Alternative

New Musro

Friday July 27th


Time for Free Bonita & The HusBand


Blowfish Ramadhan Session Donnycoustic

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 9.30pm


Special Ramadhan Live Music performance with Funtastic Groove

Liquid Exchange Icon Band


Luv's Bar Nite Out


The Old Friends Band & Spinach Academy Country Music from 8pm – 11pm. DJ Nuez, Rejason, Chris Twist, Gladiator, Gisa Geez, Rully Lemon

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Saturday July 28th Blowfish

Blowfish Ramadhan Session Icon Band

Elbow Room

Tour The Max Acoustic session with Play 7

Erasmus Huis

Free film for July ' Kauwboy' 1.30pm & 4pm. Kauwboy wins first EFA Young Audience Award


Special Ramadhan Live music performance with Bubugiri


Icon Band


Red Square Nite Out

Sunday July 29th Black Cat

Sunday Chill OJ Music House Start 7.30pm

New Musro

Bahana Band play round music (Blues, Santana, Classic Disco, Slow Rock, Jazzy & Oldies)

Monday July 30th Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Black Cat

Open Mic Mondays Sing along on Stage with Byss Trio feat Ryan

Otel Lobby

Ramadhan Live Band feat Kumars ‘n’ The Soulmakers

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Tuesday July 31st Bentara Budaya Jakarta

Papuan Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm


Tuesday Night Live Mariachi Live Mariachi Music by Los paraguas from 8 to10pm

MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel


Ladies Night Every Tuesday enjoy fine tunes from a resident or guest DJ

New Musro

Inonk & friends Band (all round music)

Wednesday August 1st Aperitivo

Rock On Big Brother Band play Alternative, Rock, Pop Tunes

Bentara Budaya Jakarta

Papuan Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture Sculpting demonstration, Film screening: The Kamoro, Cultural dialog: Understanding Papua, The Kamoro traditional dances, Film screening: The Kamoro ceremonies

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm


Salsa Wednesday Enjoy Salsa Dancing with your hosts Damaris & Iono From 9pm to midnight

Otel Lobby

Wicked Wednesday Kumars ‘n’ The Soulmakers

New Musro

Black Swan Band (all round music, Top 40, Pop Music)

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Thursday August 2nd Bentara Budaya Jakarta

Papuan Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture Sculpting demonstration, Film screening: Promoting the Kamoro art, Cultural dialog: The future of Kamoro, The Kamoro traditional dances.

BlackCat Jazz

Thursday Urban Jazz Too Funk feat Yance Manusama, Taufan Goenarso, Lian Panggabean, Mathew Sayerz


Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Elbow Room

Tight Ass Thursday Decode Band Play Rock Music, Pop Rock, Alternative

New Musro

The Old Friends Band Country Music from 8pm – 11pm

Friday August 3rd Aperitivo

Time For Free Bonita & The Hus Band

Bentara Budaya Jakarta

Papuan Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture Flm screening: The Kamoro Sculpture, Cultural dialog: The Kamoro, The Kamoro traditional dances.


Blowfish Ramadhan Session Donnycoustic

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

Elbow Room

Fridays Out Live acoustic by Unknown Artist

Graha Bhakti Budaya Menjemput Impian (To Go For a Dream) Show starts at 7pm


Special Ramadhan Funtastic Groove

Liquid Exchange Icon Band

Saturday August 4th Papua Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture Cultural dialog: Reading the Kamoro sculpture, Film screening: The Kamoro ceremonies

BlackCat Jazz

Saturday Jazz Pop Starlite Start 6.00 PM. Sam Trio feat. Asty Amanda 9.30pm


Elbow Room

Tour The Max Acoustic session with Play 7

Graha Bhakti Budaya

Menjemput Impian (To Go For a Dream) Show starts at 1pm & 7pm


Special Ramadhan Bubugiri

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Bentara Budaya Jakarta


Blowfish Ramadhan Session Icon Band

Bentara Budaya Jakarta

Papuan Cultural Diversity Week : The Kamoro culture Film screening: The Kamoro, Film screening: The Kamoro sculpture

Black Cat

Sunday Chill Mr.Brightside Start 7.30 PM

Graha Bhakti Budaya

Menjemput Impian (To Go For a Dream) Show starts at 1pm & 7pm

New Musro

Bahana Band play round music (Blues, Santana, Classic Disco, Slow Rock, Jazzy & oldies)

Monday August 6th BlackCat Jazz

Sing along on stage Sing with House Band BYSS Trio feat. Ryan Start 9.15pm Onwards


Sunday August 5th

Burgundy, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Otel Lobby

Ramadhan Live Band feat Kumars ‘n’ The Soulmakers

Acousticas Acoustic time at 7pm

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Funtastic Groove Soundslike

All Around Music

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Immigrant | Friday 27 July | 9pm

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Berdasarkan kecintaan dan idealisme terhadap musik, Funtastic Groove terbentuk dan grup ini terdiri dari Kanda (piano harmony), Iman (vocals), Lita (vocals), Arie (drums), dan Ai (bass). Masing-masing dari mereka punya bekal keahlian disertai jam terbang yang cukup tinggi, Seperti Kanda, yang juga seorang instruktur di sekolah vokal dan seorang additional musician beberapa musisi Indonesia. Sedangkan dua vokalia yaitu Iman adalah jebolan Bina Vokali yang pernah menyabet penghargaan juara ketiga kompetisi Bina Vokalia dan Lita punya banyak pengalaman tampil di berbagai panggung. Begitu pun juga Arie dan Ai yang juga sering menghiasi acara di panggung musik lokal. Mereka berlima piawai memainkan berbagai aliran music; dari mulai Jazz, 80’s & 90’s, hingga musik terkini. Karena kualitasnya, Funtastic Groove secara berkala tampil di Immigrant. Funtastic Groove was formed out of the group’s mutual love and ideas on music. The band consists of Kanda (piano harmony), Iman (vocals), Lita (vocals), Arie (drums), and Ai (bass). Members of Funtastic Groove have considerable skill and experience. Kanda, for instance, is an instructor at a vocal school and an additional musician for several Indonesian bands. Iman, one of the band’s two vocalists, graduated from Bina Vokalia and had won third prize in a Bina Vokalia competition, while Lita, the other singer in the band, is a seasoned performer in numerous events. The other members, Arie and Ai, are also regular participants in many local music events. All members are skilled in various musical shades; from jazz, 80’s and 90’s hits, through the more current ones.

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Kanda, Iman, Lita, Arie dan Ai masih aktif tampil di Immigrant. Selama bulan Ramadhan, Funtastic Groove akan tetap menemui penggemarnya setiap hari Jumat pada tanggal 27 Juli, 3 dan 10 Agustus. Bagi Anda yang belum mengenal mereka, saatnya menyimak penampilan Funtastic Groove di Immigrant dan siapkan permintaan lagu untuk mereka mainkan untuk Anda. Kanda, Iman, Lita, Arie and Ai are still performing at Immigrant. During the month of Ramadhan, Funtastic Groove will meet their fans every Friday on July 27, August 3 and 10. For those of you who haven’t had the chance to see them, swing by Immigrant and get your song request ready.

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Bubugiri Soundslike

Acoustic Jazz, Pop

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Immigrant | Saturday 28 July | 8pm

Has Been

Bubugiri adalah Bubu dan Giri, dua orang yang disatukan oleh musik. Bubu sang vokalis, mulai bernyanyi sejak umur 5 tahun, dan pengalaman bermusiknya diuji lewat acara seperti Java Jazz Festival dan Jazz goes to campus. Bahkan, Bubu pernah masuk dalam 10 besar di kontes bakat yang diselenggarakan oleh sebuah stasiun TV Indonesia. Bubu juga meraih Favorit pilihan para Juri. Satu personil lainnya adalah Giri, adalah seorang musisi yang bermain instrument gitar sejak usai 14 tahun. Musikalitasnya pun diasah dari waktu ke waktu dan kepiawaiannya memainkan gitar sudah tidak diragukan. Bubu dan Giri pun menyatu dan berkat kualitasnya, mereka tampil secara reguler di beberapa tempat seperti Elbow Room, Loca, Smoking Joe’s, Umbra. Karena sarat dengan pengalaman pula, membuat mereka berdua masih dipercaya oleh Immigrant untuk menghibur para pengunjung. Bubugiri is Bubu and Giri, two distinct individuals united by music. Bubu, the vocalist, has been singing since the age of five. Her musical qualifications have been proven at events like Java Jazz Festival and Jazz Goes To Campus. Bubu has also been in the top 10 finalists in a talent search show on a national TV network and came out as the judges’ favorite. The other half of the duo has been playing guitar since he was 14. He is constantly honing his musical skills and has emerged as a bona fide guitar player. Bubu and Giri came together and thanks to their talent, have been performing regularly at places like Elbow Room, Loca, Smoking Joe’s, and Umbra. The duo’s proven skills won them a regular spot at Immigrant to provide entertainment for its guests.

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Selain kesibukan tampil secara rutin di beberapa tempat hang out di Jakarta, Bubugiri juga masih terus tampil di Immigrant. Selama bulan Ramadan, Bubugiri akan tampil pada tanggal 21 Juli, kemudian tanggal 28 Juli dan 4 dan 11 Agustus. Jangan lewatkan penampilan akustik mereka di Immigrant! Besides their busy schedule to perform at many hang outs in Jakarta, Bubugiri are still performing at Immigrant. During the month of Ramadhan, Bubugiri will start their string of performances on July 21, followed by more sets on July 28, August 4 and 11. Don’t miss their acoustic set at Immigrant!

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Roots Ska Steady

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Hard Rock Cafe | Sunday 29 July | 8pm

Have Been

Javabeat adalah sebuah band beraliran Reggae yang dibentuk pada tahun 2005 dan mereka menghadirkan nuansa musik roots, ska dan steady, yang membuat band ini unik dibanding band lainnya. Javabeat terdiri dari 7 orang musisi yaitu Firminoezry Wora (keyboard), Reza Susanto (vokal), Bimo Green Heaven (bass), Andi Saputra (gitar), Coenrad Scolastic (vokal), Jimboshi Trimudisya (perkusi), dan Sofyan Open (drum). Javabeat sudah banyak tampil di panggung kecil seperti di Kemang, maupun tempat seperti Hard Rock Café, hingga ke negara tetangga yaitu Singapore. Karena kualitas, pengalaman dan musiknya, membuat Javabeat tampil di Hard Rock Café Jakarta. Javabeat is a reggae band that was formed in 2005 and have been playing roots music, ska, and steady which makes them very aerie. Javabeat consists of seven musicians; they are Firminoezry Wora (keyboard), Reza Susanto (vocal), Bimo Green Heaven (bass), Andi Saputra (guitar), Coenrad Scolastic (vocal), Jimboshi Trimudisya (percussion), and Sofyan Open (drum). The band has performed in many venues in Kemang and at the Hard Rock Café, they also performed in Singapore once.

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Besides appearing regularly at Hard Rock Café Jakarta, Javabeat is also active in many events, either in Jakarta or in other cities. Do you want to listen to the sounds of Jamaica? Get down to Hard Rock Café Jakarta on Sunday.

Selain kesibukan manggung di Hard Rock Café, Javabeat masih terus aktif di banyak acara di Jakarta, maupun kota besar lainnya. Mau dengar musiknya? Datang saja ke Hard Rock Café setiap hari Minggu.

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Dice en The Soulmakers


Pop, Alternative, Jazz, Top 40, Any kind of music

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Otel Lobby | Sunday 30 July | 8pm Have Been

Awalnya, nama grup ini adalah Kumar ‘n’ The Soulmakers dan beralih namanya menjadi Dice en The Soulmakers. Grup ini terbentuk bukan karena persamaan latar belakang namun justru perbedaan musik yang menjadikan mereka menyatu. Para anggotanya punya keahlian dan pengalaman, dimulai dari sang vokalis yaitu Destardy atau lebih dikenal sebagai Dice. Wanita cantik ini pernah ikut bergabung dalam Tangga, lalu kemudian memperdalam lagi kualitasnya dan ingin memberikan yang terbaik untuk industri musik lokal dengan membuat proyek bernama Dice en The Soulmakers. Formasi lainnya adalah Romano pada gitar, dan Robby sang gitaris plus synthesizer yang juga merupakan seorang Sound Engineer. Sedangkan formasi lainnya ada Rizal pada bass dan Archie sebagai drummer. Karena kualitasnya pula, mereka diminta menjadi home band di Otel Lobby dan juga tampil di beberapa tempat lain seperti Bibliotheque. This group was originally named Kumar ‘n’ the Soulmakers but they must’ve thought Dice en the Soulmakers was a better name. The group wasn’t formed due to the same backgrounds, instead, it was the musical differences that united them. Each member has their own skill and experiences, such as Destardy aka Dice (vocals), a beautiful lady who was a member of the vocal group Tangga, before deciding join Dice en the Soulmakers. The other members are Romano (guitar), Robby (guitar and synthesizer) who also a sound engineer, Rizal (bass), and Archie (drum). They are currently a resident band at Otel Lobby, but they also perform in some other places in Jakarta, like at Bibliotheque.

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Dice, Romano, Robby, Rizal dan Archie tampil secara rutin setiap hari Rabu di Otel Lobby. Namun, intensitasnya bertambah saat tampil di bulan Ramadhan yaitu dua kali seminggu yaitu pada hari Senin dan Rabu. Penampilan grup yang satu ini tidak boleh Anda lewatkan di Otel Lobby. Siap untuk request lagu? Dice and friends appear routinely at Otel Lobby on Wednesday, but they will perform twice during Ramadan on Monday and Wednesday. Don’t miss their performance and bring some requests.

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Soundslike All Time Hits

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Hard Rock Cafe | Monday 30 July | 8pm

Have Been

Jogadanz adalah sebuah band yang sudah sering tampil di banyak klab dan kafe di Jakarta maupun di kota lain. Mereka terdiri dari Ole, Enya dan Ucy di barisan vokalnya, dan Galang sebagai pemain bass. Diko pada gitar, Virgy pada Keyboards dan instrumen drum dipegang oleh Ibnu. Kualitas musisinya dan secara lengkap satu band, sudah tidak diragukan lagi, dan mereka pernah tampil di banyak kafe di Jakarta, dan tentunya juga Hard Rock Jakarta, Bali, dan Malaysia. Tidak terhitung banyaknya kafe lainnya seperti di Score! Jakarta, Pisa Café Menteng, dan nama Jogadanz sudah menjadi jaminan mutu, sehingga Hard Rock Café Jakarta menjadikan mereka sebagai home band. Jogadanz is a band that has been frequently performing in many clubs and cafes in Jakarta and other cities. They are Ole, Enya, and Ucy (vocals), Galang (bass), Diko (guitar), Virgy (keyboard), and Ibnu (drum). The musicians’ talent is unquestioned and their experiences are countless. They have performed in some cafes in Jakarta, such as Score!, Pisa Café Menteng and they also once performed at Hard Rock Café Jakarta, Bali, and Malaysia. Jogadanz are rising stars, so Hard Rock Café Jakarta presents them proudly their new home band.

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They are scheduled to appear regularly at Hard Rock Café Jakarta and in the Ramadan, Jogadanz will still be ready to entertain you from Monday to Saturday. Come to Hard Rock Café Jakarta to know this band a little better and watch their great performances.

Kesibukan mereka masih tampil di Hard Rock Café Jakarta, dan pada bulan Ramadhan, Jogadanz masih akan tampil menghibur para pengunjungnya pada hari Senin hingga Sabtu. Buat Anda yang belum mengenal band ini, mari datang ke Hard Rock untuk menyimak penampilan mereka.

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Celeb Chosen Nine

ANGGA DWIMAS SASONGKO Movie Director, Activist While busy directing videoclips for the bands that he’s hooked on (for free), he’s been involved in supporting Faisal-Biem, the independent, non-party contestants, that is running in Jakarta’s recent mayoral election and made a special promotional movie for his campaign.

What music are you into at the moment? LMNOP by Jamie Aditya Graham

What was the first record you bought—any interesting story behind it? U2’s Achtung Baby was my first record. I bought the cassette when I was just 12 years old. My cousin introduced me to it. I instantly fell in love with U2. (My friends thought I was weird.) That album forced me to start learning English so that I could understand the lyrics.

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Achtung Baby. Not only because it’s the first album I ever bought, I seriously think it’s U2’s masterpiece. Even though lots of people think U2’s Joshua Tree is better, to me Achtung Baby is their ultimate album. It has the most complex repertoire, arrangement wise; plus their electronic, avant-garde exploration. Dark. Intense. Seductive. The most effective collaboration between U2 and Brian Eno.

What was the worst record you ever purchased? Scorpion. Forgot which album. I bought it out of curiosity. But even from the first track I didn’t like it. Maybe that’s why I don’t remember what the album was. It refuses to stay in my brain. Hehe.

Who do you want to be, other than yourself, next time you reincarnate? A bird.

What book are you reading now and what’s the score (1-10)? Nelson Mandela: Conversation With Myself.

Score? Hmm... I think the book is very inspiring. I’m more concerned about wishing a leader like Mandela could materialise in Indonesia and save this country.

What new movie should people see? Why? Soegija. Not because of the theme or the story. But more about the approach Garin Nugroho takes. He uses cinema almost like a diorama. That’s naughty. As a film director, it makes me wonder how Garin was able to convince other people—people with complex interests and big expectation, to be precise—to invest. And then he treated the movie, the investment, in a rather “unserious” way via the diorama approach. It really bothers me. Hahaha...

What song do you choose to start your weekend? “Pots of Gold” by Mamas Gun.

And song weekend?






“Tubuhmu Membiru, Tragis” by Efek Rumah Kaca.

What is your all-time favourite album? Why?

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sing the somber moniker of Grieve, a new record store in the Fatmawati area in South Jakarta is quickly establishing itself as the go to place for rare underground records of the darkly kind.

Opened to the public late last year, the store mostly specializes in records and merchandises of the heavy rock genre, namely heavy metal, doom, sludge, thrash metal, stoner rock, black metal, and its numerous varieties. Grieve Records sell the usual CD format but is trying to focus on the more-collectable, and rarer, vinyl format - a task it has found challenging, to say the least, according to co-owner Uri Putra.

The store’s metal-centric focus doesn’t keep it from stocking other genres, however. Other releases from underground artists of the nonmetal, namely indie rock kind, have found their way onto the store’s still-miniscule shelves. Nevertheless, Uri’s passion for the heavier spectrum of music makes Grieve ultimately a store for the metal militias of the city. As the singer of doom rock duo Ghaust (read as Ghost), Uri has spent much of his years splitting ears with the band’s brand of orchestral-sounding metal. He has spent even more time dreaming every musician’s dream of one day owning their own record store.

“One of my biggest impetuses for owning a record store is that movie (about a record store owner) ‘High Fidelity,’ which I saw in senior high school,” Uri says.

Grieve officially opened its doors on October of last year. Having only a few months under its belt, Uri humorously admits to the store’s management still being characteristically “chaos styled.” To this day, both Uri and Sayiba take turns in watching the store in shifts from the time it opens at 10 in the morning, until it closes at nine at night, “or whenever the last guy whose still browsing for stuff leaves,” Uri explains. “We’re definitely still in the learning process, especially in terms of sales reports and promotion,” he says. As a small store, the co-owners are still in the early days of building connections with labels and distributors that want to stock their releases in Grieve. Fortunately, both Uri and Sayiba have amassed a commendable amount of networking through their respective bands. Uri has released records through various labels around the world, and has relied on filling up a large part of the store with those labels’ releases. Having the under-distributed local independent bands stock their CDs and t-shirts was hardly a concern. To fill up the rest of the store, Uri and Sayiba purchase records online, buying in bulk to receive discounts. It’s clear that Uri and Sayiba cherish the personal atmosphere of the store, building a friendlike rapport with its customers. Though it sells products, Grieve is less “business” and more “hobby.” Like most other independent record store, Grieve is about stocking up its owners’ passion projects. “As a record store, we try to only carry music that we love, and we are always on the lookout for new, cool, weird and awesome music,” says Sayiba, paraphrasing Grieve’s mission statement. Sayiba adds that “financial concerns” are the least of the store’s worries.

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Both Uri and Sayiba are also keen on promoting their fellow underground musicians. “We are constantly distributing more and more stuff from Southeast Asia, especially here, in any formats.” Both Uri and Sayiba hope that Grieve will bring about a change, if a miniscule one, of how the younger generation of local music fans listen and purchase music; hopefully reintroducing the value of buying physical releases. “It has been a challenge,” Uri says. Not only has the sales of t-shirts surpassed the sales of records at the store, the dream of selling rare albums has not been met with much success, except with purchase from the same old record collectors around the city (most of them in bands themselves). Still, a 100-limited pressing, self-released splitrecord featuring both Ghaust and Kelelawar Malam sold within days, even though it was pressed in vinyl, an extremely rare format for local bands of any genre. That each copy cost Rp.180.000, a relatively hefty price for a local release, says that there is still a thirst for collectables. At the end of the day, the challenges and triumphs all add up to a much enjoyed experience for the co-owners. “We want to support the music we love and the ideas we agree with,” they both say.

Grieve Records Fatmawati 30, Rossi Musik Bld. 1st Floor, Jakarta, Indonesia 12430 217652938 +6281281533693

Along with Sayiba, the singer of the horror-punk band Kelelawar Malam (Night Bat), Uri finally felt he had enough wind to realize his vision of distributing records he thought were worth every music fan’s time, here.


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What (really) happens to Kemang during fasting month” Darren Dylan

On the final days prior to the start of fasting month, nightlife in Kemang was bustling with “closing parties” as if the Kemang nightlife days are numbered. Is it really?


you talk about the street vendors that sell cheap-to-nothing food, it’s back to the kampungs for them for the whole month. “Nobody eats porridge for breakfasting,” says Jono who sells porridge out of his small porridge cart in front of BCA bank Kemang. But what about the nightlife scene? One of our favorite places, Triple Nine, is definitely closed for the month.

Tunggul, a regular at one of Kemang’s nightspots, claimed that during last year’s fasting month, they served him up his usual whiskey sour out of a tea cup. He remembered that there were some conspicuous looking people coming in and out of bars and restaurants to “make sure” nobody was drinking alcohol or that the music wasn’t too loud. These people are from a random “public organization” and are resented by the Kemang crowd as they act as if they are above the law and think that they can get away with it. “It’s unfair as many of us in this industry can’t make a proper living for a month. Any establishment that offers food has to cover up their windows and even further bars are “obligated” to also empty their bar rack and do not display any alcoholic beverages.

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However, although no partying, all is not lost in Kemang. “SF (Second Floor) will be closed for the month, but Cox Bar will continue to operate,” says Cox Rar and SF operations manager. “We won’t be serving alcohol, and instead of 2am, we close at 12am”. Opening late after 3pm and closing at 12am seems to be the way for Kemang restaurants for the fasting month. However, this is not the end of it. If you need your day’s glass (or bottle) of fine cabernet sauvignon, Kemang’s premier wine retailer Vin+ is still open for business although their business somewhat drops 50 percent said Aga, manager of Vin+.


maintain business as usual in their premises. As clubs close down and lounges calm down during fasting month, it doesn’t mean Kemang will transform into a ghost town. “Our company is planning to do a break-fasting dinner in Kemang some time next week,” said Roy who works in an IT company with 35 strong employees. It’s also business as usual up at Toscana, the famous Italian restaurant on Jalan Raya Kemang too. According to the manager the restaurant is open from 11am till 11pm last orders, which effectively only knocks an hour off the day’s play. Break-fasting has become a tradition to strengthen bonds of families and friends, and Kemang provides the many food options for this tradition. So, the conclusion is you can still get away with a spot of wine and dine action in Kemang during fasting month, but in a more “subtle” way. Definitely no heavy partying though!

An anonymous lounge manager mentioned that actually guests need not worry about such people as they are mainly illegal and the more established joints will do whatever it takes to

By: Amalia Hayati

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The History of Louis Vuitton Monogram

No one will deny that THE Louis Vuitton Monogram has reached iconic status. People see the Monogram in a different light, and through the eyes of six talented and rising photographers around the region, we will see what the Monogram means to them. The collective artistic photography shows the many facets of Monogram.

The Monogram itself was first debuted in 1896 and it celebrated its 100th anniversary back in 1996. It bears the Louis Vuitton initials, a small flower and a four-leaf clover. When it was first created, the monogram canvas was not how it is today, it was created from a woven material, used only for trunks and structured luggage. Therefore, the line has always been associated with the art of travel. It was only later in 1906 that the first coated monogram canvas was launched, but the material was too brittle for manufacturing soft-sided articles. The Monogram canvas as we know it today was the brainchild of Henri Vuitton (grandson of Louis Vuitton) later on, in 1959. It’s with this new material that we see the birth of various travel bags, city bags and small leather totes. From the timeless Speedy and Noe, to the more recent Lockit.

The Photographers Interpretation of Louis Vuitton Monogram I haven’t given much thought to how people interpret the Louis Vuitton monogram. But through the lenses of six photographers from around the region, I see how people see the Monogram differently. That it transcends across generations and style. You’d be amazed how people translate Monogram. The six photographers are Lan Chi Sheng (Taiwan), Le Tuan Anh (Vietnam), Micky Wong (Singapore), Sean Lee Davies (Hong Kong), Thananon Thanakornkarn (Thailand) and the talented Nicoline Patricia Malina (Indonesia).

“The beauty of street art, what we take for granted, can be tinkered with to produce something unique.” Sean Lee Davis, Hong Kong

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“When fashion becomes real, that’s when passion becomes a life companion of everyone.” Le Tuan Anh, Viet Nam

Q: What was your inspiration? A: I was inspired by the effortless style, yet functional, suppleness, endurance of the monogram and my dynamic life in the city (Jakarta). Q: What did you want to achieve with your concept? A: I wish my photographs will highlight and capture a laid-back lifestyle of a young active woman who enjoys life in good spirits and is passionate in the things that she does. Just like what I usually see and do in the midst of my work, e.g., going to book and music stores, indulging myself by chatting with friends in a

small cozy cafe, and walking around the small (flower) street market, taking pictures as much as I like. Q: What would your own monogram be like? A: A keep all Bandouliere 50, where I can stuff my camera, gadget, book, Ipad and agenda. Nicoline Patricia Malina is a Surabayaborn photographer who refined her art in photography while she studied in Utrecht. She has won many prestigious awards such as ”IconiqueSocietas Excellence in Fashion Photography” (2007), ”Young Photographer of the Year” (Elle Style Awards 2009) and ”Photographer of The Year” (A+ Scarlett Celebrity Fashion Awards, 2009). With credentials such as editorial photo shoots for Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Amica and Marie Claire, as well as few commercial photo shoots under her sleeve, it’s not a surprise that she was the chosen photographer by Louis Vuitton.

Nicoline described her inspiration and explained further on what is a Louis Vuitton monogram from her perspective. I’m sure her depiction of the monogram is quite familiar to you. I can’t agree with her more when she said that it’s all about effortless style and the dynamic life of Jakarta. “I see a laid-back lifestyle of a young woman; she is active, enjoys life in a good spirit, and is very passionate.” said Nicoline. You see how versatile Louis Vuitton Monogram is for women in Jakarta. From an informal lunch with friends, casual weekend, to the office. You see women toting them effortlessly.

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By: AmaliaHayati


was so engulfed with the image of Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina that I created in my mind (from seeing the promotional images) that my heart would skip a beat when I first sprayed it onto my wrist. Would it be like what I’d expected? Before I tell you about the actual feeling after I sniffed it for the first time, let me tell you of my own Signorina story. Because of the name Signorina, which means “young woman” in Italian, I imagined this would be something fresh, cheeky and full of life. But the design of the bottle, wearing the Vara bow with pride, shows that it has a sense of chic and style. It’s going to be like that favorite friend of yours who is bubbly yet stylish. And … I was right. Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina is everything that I’d imagined. It opens up with bubbly pink pepper and red currant which then contrasted with the blooming combination of the feminine and elegant feel

of jasmine, rose and peony. I don’t feel that there’s any single floral note that is more overpowering than the rest, they breathe together in harmony. But the best is yet to come. I love the dry down, because it delivers an unexpected sweetness of pannacotta that is a bit creamy and sweet. It blends together with soft musks and woody patchouli notes. After a second thought, I think the story that this fragrance is trying to tell, vividly portrayed in Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina video campaign. If you haven’t already seen it, you need to look it up. Oh, and I’m so envious of the girl’s Salvatore Ferragamo Varina flats collection on the video. If only I lived in my own fairytale... Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina is available in Eau de Parfum 50ml (IDR 900,000) and 100ml (IDR 1,250,000).

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Jonathan Wilson

Gentle Spirit


veryone knows surfy rock is dead and Jack Johnson is the one who killed it with those stupid feel good lyrics, that annoyingly toned waterman physique and the non-threatening, infuriatingly likeable persona. Bastard. But hey, even the beach bars of Bali have almost stopped playing it now, so it must be about time for it to take on a new direction… Enter stage left Jonathan Wilson. Actually reading that passage again I’ve decided it might be a bit unfair to lump Wilson in with the ‘surf rock’ moniker since there’s nothing overtly surfy about the scruffy Northern California resident. Having said that, Gentle Spirit is absolutely the kind of record that’s guaranteed to pop up on some nostalgic 70s revival surfy flick, bathed in fluttering flutes and woozy piano that keeps the whole thing nicely idling along in the slow lane.

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So slow in fact, upon first listen I had to check I hadn’t accidentally ingested a couple of valiums, the fragile vocals and languid aura lulling me into a state of blissful near paralysis atop my sofa. “Natural Rhapsody” drifts along sounding distinctly Pink Floydish, complete with spacey guitars and the kind of wandering five minute solo that Neil Young would be proud of, while the stripped back “Can We Really Party Today?” goes all Thoreau with Wilson nattering on about beavers and ragged rivers, his guitar and voice getting a rare chance to shine without the psychedelic clutter of most of the other tracks. “Can we really party today/with all that’s going on” he whispers lazily, leaving one wondering exactly what is going on up in Laurel Canyon (Wilson’s home) other than repacking the bong and chopping some wood out back. The obvious standout track on Gentle Spirit is the stunning “Desert Raven”, which once you’ve got past the first 45 seconds of wonky electronica becomes a soaring beauty of a song, the descending riff effortlessly falling off of Wilson’s fretboard in an intoxicating slice of hazy 70s reverie. At 90 minutes the more impatient listeners may find Gentle Spirit a bit too drawn out, but if you’ve got nowhere else to be then it’s the perfect Sunday soundtrack. Dan Ashcroft

King Creosote Diamond Mine

John Martyn Solid Air

Mercury-nominated Scottish folkies bring the calm.

Stoned British troubadour invents psychedelic folk.

Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here The kings of prog on fine form.

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T h ro u g h o u t Ramadhan the holy Special month of Ramadhan, Menu at P o r t i c o Portico Terrace Bistro Terrace will present Bistro Po r t i c o ’s Ramadhan Special Menu for breaking your fast. Try the Oxtail Stew, served with rice (90k), Mutton Fried Rice (65k), Mutton Curry (90k), and the Fresh Fruit Mocktail. Portico will also prepare some free dates and other sweets, too. Furthermore, on the weekends throughout the holy month, enjoy live performances by Request Band (Fridays 7 - 9.30 pm) and Suddenly September (Saturdays 7 pm – 9.30 pm). Sepanjang bulan suci Ramadhan, Portico Terrace Bistro menghadirkan Ramdhan Special Menu untuk buka puasa anda. Ada Oxtail Stew, disajikan dengan nasi (90k), Mutton Fried Rice (65k), Mutton Curry (90k), dan juga Fresh Fruit Mocktail. Portico juga akan menyediakan kurma dan berbagai macam makanan manis, gratis. Dan sepanjang weekend di bulan Ramadhan, antara jam 19.00 – 21.30, saksikan performance dari Request Band (Jumat) dan Suddenly September (Sabtu). Portico Terrace Bistro, Panin Tower Senayan City, Ground Floor, Jakarta Selatan. Ph.: (021) 7278 1787 / 0813 149 12828. Blackberry PIN: 296AD052. Twitter: @PorticoJkt

Ramadhan and Glorious Idul Fitri at Grand Hyatt Jakarta During Ramadhan and glorious Idul Fitri, Grand Hyatt Jakarta has invited Chef Ahmed El Sayed Haredy, Chef Ahmed Ali Abd El Hady and Chef Medhat Mohamed Ibrahim from Egypt, bringing with them the delicacies of Iftar from 20 July until 18 August 2012 at Grand Café. Restaurant Manager Mr. Mahmoud Mohamed Ali, will also be on hand to prepare traditional iftar drinks. Flying in all the way from the shores of the Red Sea, our colleagues from Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh will showcase the Egyptian cuisine that is famous the world over. Grand Café will feature signature dishes and traditional drinks for lunch, dinner, as well as for Buka Puasa buffet. See Haredy and Hady in action at the live stations at the Grand Café, as Mahmoud prepares refreshing Karkade and fragrant Arabic Coffee. Our Buka Puasa buffet is available at Rp. 298,000++ including free flow of iced tea, hot tea and coffee. For more information and reservations, please call +62 21 2992 1234, 5020 1234 ext. 8- 3300. All prices are subject to government tax or/ and service charge.


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For this Ramadhan and Eid holiday, indulge yourself with Bakerzin’s delectable desserts like the Green Tea Tiramisu (350k for 24cm diameter); a delightful Bakerzin fusion of Italian classic Tiramisu and Eid Mubarak Japanese green tea. Collection The recipe pairs a green tea sponge with layers of luscious cream, surrounded by green tea macaroons.There’s also the Caramelia Banana (375k for 23cm diameter); moistest and absolutely silky with banana and gooey streaks of caramel. Bakerzin’s special parcels will brighten up your holiday even more. You can choose from four types of hampers: Sapphire Collection (300k), Ruby Selection (400k), Emerald Hamper (600k), or Diamond Hamper (800k), all elegant and tasty gifts for the holidays. Get a special Early Bird Buy 5 Get 1 promo for these cakes and hampers, from July 13 – 30, at all Bakerzin outlets, or online via Ceriakan suasana Ramadhan dan Idul Fitri anda dengan dessert yang berkualitas dari Bakerzin. Sajikanlah dua cake ini untuk tamu ataupun keluarga anda: Green Tea Tiramisu (350k untuk diameter 24cm); sebuah fusion antara tiramisu klasik Italia dan teh hijau Jepang. Dengan lapisan spons teh hijau yang lezat dan krim, dikelilingi oleh macarons teh hijau. Atau coba juga Caramelia Banana (375k untuk diameter 23cm); paduan coklat valrhona, caramel dan pisang adalah kue paling lembut yang pernah dibuat di Bakerzin, benar-benar halus dengan pisang dan karamel yang pekat, disajikan dengan sempurna.Tersedia juga parcel lebaran karya Bakerzin. Pilihlah dari 4 macam: Sapphire Collection (300k), Ruby Selection (400k), Emerald Hamper (600k), atau Diamond Hamper (800k), sajian yang elegan dan nikmat untuk kerabat ataupun keluarga anda. Nikmati penawaran istimewa Early Bird Buy 5 Get 1 untuk pembelian kue lebaran dan hamper ini, tanggal 13 – 31 July 2012 disemua outlet Bakerzin, atau pesan via online di Bakerzin, Citos (021-75920250), Plaza Senayan (021-57900408), Pondok Indah Mall 2 (021-75920788), Plaza Indonesia (021-29923719), Mall Kelapa Gading 3 (021-45853905), Central Park Mall (021-29200195) dan Summarecon Mall Serpong (02129310576).

Ingin menikmati kembali ke zaman tahun 20-30an? Umbra merupakan tempat dengan desain interior yang mengingatkan kembali ke tahun tersebut. Selain tempat yang menarik, tentunya juga makanannya berkualitas. Salah satu unggulannya adalah Umbra Melt, yaitu sandwich isi daging sapi yang dilumuri dengan keju yang meleleh dan disajikan dengan sweet potato. Ada juga yang lucu dan unik bernama Mini Hamburg, Hamburger berukuran mini dengan sajian saus teriyaki, raspberry dan tartar buatan sendiri. Sedangkan bagi anda pecinta steak, jangan sampai melewatkan Grilled Tuna Steak. Sambil menyantap hidangannya, pastikan pula anda mencoba Hi Tea dan Silent Killer yang merupakan signature dari Umbra.

Do you want to go back to the 1920s – 1930s era? There is a place in Jakarta where the interior design will remind us of those eras Umbra and that place is Umbra. Besides the interesting design, they also offer quality food. One of the main dishes is the Umbra Melt, a beef sandwich smeared with melted cheese and served with sweet potato. There is also a unique one called the Mini Hamburg, it’s a hamburger in small size served with teriyaki sauce, raspberry, and homemade tartar sauce. Meanwhile, to those of you who love fish, the Grilled Tuna Steak you’ll enjoy. Also make sure that you taste the Hi Tea and Silent Killer which are Umbra’s hallmarks.

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The Club is part of Score! Jakarta, it is a semi club with an Irish Bar concept. It looks different than the main area at Score! Jakarta and you can feel it from the music, drink selection, and of course, the atmosphere. The Club is also a place to those who want to enjoy the club atmosphere without going outside as all you have to do is go next door.


Jl. TB Simatupang 1st Floor Kav 17 Jakarta. Score! Cilandak Town Square


10.30pm – 4am (Wednesday-Thursday-Friday-Saturday)


100 (stand) 50 (seat)


House, tech house, progressive


DJ Andre Yosan


Apple Martini, Virgin Tropic Thunder (Mocktail)


Chicken Wings, Nachos


(021) 759 20 279

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PARADISE INN A Chinese restaurant with heavenly taste now opens in Jakarta!


ucked away on a corner in the basement level of Plaza Indonesia shopping mall, this Chinese eatery opened its doors for Jakarta’s foodies on June 26. Paradise Inn is another Singapore-based franchise restaurant. Speaking of which, a friend of mine remembered stopping by a Paradise Inn outlet at Changi Airport on his recent trip there. He told me that before his flight he had an invigorating Chinese herbal tea, infused with fruits, herbs, and flowers. More on this drink later. Recently my friend suggested a little get together for our group of friends after a day of work and he opted for the newly opened Paradise Inn. The central location makes it an ideal meeting point, especially for some of our friends working around Sudirman and Thamrin areas. The décor looks like an old school tea house, simple and charming. It could be an homage to the more classical era, but with some subtle contemporary touches. The food is said to be a variety of timeless favorite fares. Chinese comfort food, maybe? Whatever it is, we were about to embark on a culinary trip to China. Sharing is definitely the name of the game here. It’s always fun to try a little bit of everything that was laid out on your table. We began with a pot of the Jasmine, Osmanthus, Dried Longan, and Chrysanthemum Herbal Tea (25k). The menu explains that this drink nourishes heart and spleen, strengthens eyesight, and improves immune system. Hey, that’s good enough for us. It was a wonderful, hearty start to our meal. We then continue with one of Paradise Inn’s

signature traditional Chinese double-boiled soups; the Double Boiled Sea Whelk with Spare Ribs and Chinese Yam (128k). The portion of the soup here can serve two to four people. This soup is believed to improve your eyesight, maintains youthfulness, and nourishes your lungs and kidneys. One important piece of information; the broth for the soups is made with pork bones. We also shared some Crispy Fried Seafood Rolls in Wasabi Mayo Sauce (48k) and Crisp Fried Crystal Prawns in Wasabi Mayo Sauce (78k). The sauce really gives these dishes an appetizing lift. The Sautéed Asparagus with Spicy Homemade Sauce (88k) was next on the list. The belacanlike sauce adds a certain familiarity to this dish. My pork-eating friends enjoyed their Stewed Pork Belly served with Lotus Bun (15k) and Braised Vermicelli with Pork Trotters (88k), but my personal pick was the wonderful Sautéed Venison with Ginger and Spring Onions (88k). The meat is very lean and tender. It is a rare occasion that I get to eat deer meat, and I really enjoyed this dish very much.   My order of the Lychee Mojito Iced Tea  (23k) was really refreshing.The signature desserts here are truly yummy indeed. We liked the Durian Pancake (35k) and Mango Sago (25k). But our favorite was the Chilled Lemongrass Jelly with Lemonade (22k). Highly recommended. It was a good get together over a great selection of dishes, drinks, and desserts. We enjoyed our little tasty trip to China at Paradise Inn. This is one solid addition to Jakarta’s culinary scene. (Budi Iskandar)

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WHITE ELEPHANT Take a tasty trip to Thailand at this much loved restaurant. Welcome to White Elephant!


was one of those busy days and it started with a morning meeting at a client’s office in the south of town. It was way too early for my liking, and the meeting itself was rather boring. Thankfully the coffee was strong enough to keep me and my colleagues awake through it. Hey, you do what you gotta do to bring home the bacon!

Town Square, AKA Citos, to kick (re)start our day and we chose this Thai restaurant called White Elephant.

The meeting ended a little before noon, and we were starving. So, we decided to go to Cilandak

The dĂŠcor looked elegant for a mall eatery, with a lot of dark wood elements. Even the floor is of

Opened in 2009, White Elephant is owned and managed by Jittlada Group, which owns 11 Thai restaurants in Jakarta, and has been established for more than a dozen years.

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Another notable dish here is the Ped Ma Kam (69.5k); deep-fried duck with tamarind sauce, a Thai rendition of bebek goreng.

After all that deliciousness, we still had some room for the fantastic desserts. The Kao Nhiew We saw a mix of mostly local office workers Ma Muang (25.5k); sweet ripe mango with and a good number of foreign expats, with some glutinous rice was a good pick, while the Thai arisan ladies thrown in for good measure.White style mixed ice drink called Rua Mit (21.5k) Elephant seems like a popular choice with the could be a superb drink for buka puasa during lunch time crowd. The friendly staff informed Ramadhan! us that they do have a lot of loyal, repeat customers. Well, it was time to put some spice We tipped our hats to White Elephant for into our day! presenting the classic Thai combination of flavors, that harmonious balance of savory, sour, A green mango salad with chili and lime juice sweet and hot, in a pleasant setting. dish called Yam Ma Muang (21.5k) started us of very nicely. The bold flavors are a great picker- Another outlet of this restaurant can be upper; the dressing is tart from fresh lime juice, found at fX Lifestyle X’nter on Jalan Sudirman, salty from fish sauce, spicy from chilies and Senayan. Another branch will be opening in the sweet from brown sugar. near future in Kemang, so be on the lookout. (Budi Iskandar) Yes, we also had to have the usual fares like the Bangkok Style Tom Yum Goong (39.5k), White Elephant the ever popular hot and sour prawn soup Cilandak Town Square with lemongrass, and the Pad Thai (45.5k), fried Ground Floor B036 & 038 noodles with shrimp. But the one thing that we Jakarta Selatan all agreed to be the winner that day was the (Also at fX Life style X’nter F2 # 03) Gaeng Kiew Whan Look Chin Plakrai (45.5k) Ph: 021 7592 0367 (Citos) or fish balls in delicious, complex green curry. 021 2555 4021 (fX Sudirman) The green curry is as hot as the usual red one, Opening hours: 11:00 am – midnight but with a bit more sweetness to it, which is (Until 2am on weekends) wonderful. This dish is a must try for all!

a dark color, giving a posh look about the place. There’s also a beautiful room should you and your group feels like dining in a bit more of a private setting. This is one classy, yet still cozy, restaurant.


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in classical music world, but their existence is evident. The famous Cappella Amadeus music school has recently created one of the newest brass ensembles in town called Amadeus Brass. Founded by the accomplished violinist Grace Sudargo a few decades ago, Cappella Amadeus is renowned as a school that produces great string players. The fact that the school is now going to do brass ensembles is like a breath of fresh air.

As an ensemble type, the brass ensemble is very flexible. They pretty much can play a wide range of musical genres from madrigals to jazz and everything in between. Not only that, but the instrumentation for this ensemble is quite flexible and can be substituted. For instance, trumpets will double on piccolo trumpets and flugelhorns, or a horn can be replaced by trombone etc.

Collaborated with the Goethe Institute who helped to donate some musical instruments, Amadeus Brass is really serious in rehearsing and establishing themselves as one of the prominent brass ensembles in Indonesia. With the help of Goethe Institute who brought them a special teacher and an accomplished trumpet player: Christian Syperek, Amadeus Brass already had two preliminary concerts last May and November 2011.

In Indonesia, the history of the brass ensemble was started in the 19th century and initiated by a Dutchman named Augustijn Michiels or Mayor Jantje of Citeureup (an area in West Java). This kind of ensemble was later assimilated to the local culture and adopted to be one of the Betawinese original cultures called Tanjidor. In this version of the brass ensemble, they have a piston, trombone, clarinet, tenor saxophone, bass saxophone, drums, cymbals and side drums. Currently, there are more and more brass ensembles around Indonesia. Though they are not enjoying much popularity like the others

Now with their current teacher and a horn player: Jan Leukefeld, Goethe Institute and Amadeus Brass is once again going to present us with their first solo concert without any strings accompaniment. Make sure not to miss Amadeus Brass up coming performance at Goethe Institute on July 30th. Totally Brass 30 July 2012 starting from 19.30 onwards Goethe-Institut For more information: +6221-235 50 208 – 116 / 131 or


here are a lot of varieties in the classical music world. However, one of the most powerful yet rarely performed is none other then the brass ensemble. Also known as a brass quintet, this branch of classical music is actually a five-piece musical ensemble composed of brass instruments. The most common instrumentation is two trumpets or cornets, one horn, one trombone or euphonium/ baritone horn, and one tuba or bass trombone.

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Reality. Rewrite, Defend, or Stuck?

By: @JohanJT

Beberapa orang mencoba lari dari kenyataan seperti pekerja pabrik yang berpikir bahwa dirinya adalah agen rahasia hebat, beberapa inginnya mempertahankan kenyataan yang menjadi bagian diri mereka seperti ketiga pria yang memperjuangkan panti asuhan tempat mereka dibesarkan, beberapa terkadang terjebak di antara kenyataan dan halusinasi pikiran seperti wanita yang terjebak di dalam rumah ini. Nyatanya di dan Some people might or might not find it hard to accept reality. A protagonist rewrites the memories in his brain. Three guys choose to defend the reality they live in. A woman gets stuck in between a reality and a hallucination. Reality cross-check? Go to and!

Total Recall Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. Director: Len Wiseman. Writers: Kurt Wimmer, Mark Bomback. Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bill Nighy, Ethan Hawke, John Cho. Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell) adalah seorang pekerja pabrik pada umumnya yang mempunyai istri yang cantik namun merasa bahwa hidup dan pekerjaannya membuatnya frustrasi. Dia pun mengunjungi Rekall, sebuah tempat yang menyediakan pelanggannya dengan ingatan palsu yang ditanamkan ke kepala sehingga mereka bisa memilih untuk menjadi siapa saja. Douglas mencoba untuk memerankan seorang agen rahasia super hebat dalam kepalanya, tapi ketika teknologi Rekall rusak, dia menjadi buronan yang dikejar oleh polisi kaum radikal. Douglas pun harus mencari ketua dari perkumpulan gerakan bawah tanah bersama dengan petarung wanita tangguh yang menjadi teman barunya selama pelarian. Menjadi film layar lebar keempat yang disutradarainya, Len Wiseman (Underworld 1-2, Die Hard 4) memilih partner penulis yang cocok untuk film ini yaitu Kurt Wimmer (Salt) dan Mark Bomback (Unstoppable) yang memang fasih dalam menulis film action yang menegangkan. Dengan elemen Sci-Fi dan imajinasi teknologi dunia masa depan, film ini bisa menjadi film yang “gue banget” bagi para cowok apalagi dengan hadirnya aktris cantik seperti Jessica Biel dan Kate Beckinsale. Dari sisi cerita, mungkin kamu akan bisa menebak twist-nya dari setengah film berjalan, namun yang perlu kamu pedulikan hanya adegan action dan kejar-kejaran seru di dalam dunia kepala orang ini. Hati-hati bisa jadi film ini hanya memori palsu dalam otakmu juga! Like the original 1990 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, a factory worker visits Rekall – a facility center that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a different life or role they’d like to lead. He discovers that he is a super spy on the run when the procedure goes wrong. From the writer of the “Underworld” series, this film has some pretty giant shoes to fill as it may seem entirely too soon to feature a remake of the 1990 classic of the same name. Expect great sci-fi action and a very trippy story line.

Three Stooges Comedy. Writers & Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly. Cast: Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulus, Jane Lynch, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Hudson. Larry, Curly dan Moe adalah anak yatim piatu yang dibesarkan oleh seorang biarawati di panti asuhan. Ketika mereka tahu kalau panti asuhan tempat mereka dibesarkan akan dihancurkan untuk dijual, ketiga sekawan ini pun

beraksi untuk menyelamatkannya. Tanpa mereka sadari dan tanpa disengaja, mereka malah mendengar rencana pembunuhan yang tidak umum, apalagi entah bagaimana mereka juga menjadi bintang di sebuah acara realita televisi yang sedang fenomenal. Mereka bertiga pun menjalani petualangan dan pengalaman hidup yang tidak direncanakan namun akan tetap mereka ingat seumur hidup. Dari duo sutradara yang pernah membuat “There’s Something About Mary”, di film kali ini yang kelihatannya berbudget rendah, mereka mencoba untuk menjual hanya komedi dengan cerita yang bisa dibilang lumayan segar dan karakter-karakter yang kocak. Pintarnya lagi, duo sutradara penulis Farrelly ini memilih aktor dan aktris dari serial televisi yang memang sebelumnya terkenal dengan karakter komedi mereka seperti Sean Hayes dari “Will & Grace”, Jane Lynch dari “Glee”, Sofia Vergara dari “Modern Family”. Film ini akan menjadi tontonan yang lumayan untuk mengisi senggangmu di akhir pekan dengan pasangan ditemani tawa canda dan popcorn! See the cast? Yep, all veteran TV sitcom actors and actresses like Sean Hayes as Jack in Will & Grace, Jance Lynch as Sue Sylvester from Glee are put together by writer-director duo Bobby and Peter Farrely, better known as the Farrely Brothers, to serve you a simple story-driven comedy. The story itself is quite original with three nun-raised men trying to save their childhood orphanage only to stumble into a murder plot and somehow wind up in a reality TV show. Sure to be another wacky Farrely Brothers plot lined with ridiculous gags.

Silent House Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Directors: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau. Writer: Laura Lau. Cast: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Julia Taylor Ross, Seorang wanita muda, Sarah menemukan dirinya terperangkap di dalam rumah danau milik keluarganya yang jauh dari peradaban. Dengan tidak adanya teknologi yang bisa memungkinkan dia untuk berkomunikasi dan tidak ada jalan keluar, kepanikan dia mulai berubah menjadi teror yang tidak bisa diungkapkan ketika beberapa kejadian aneh mulai bermunculan di dalam rumah yang sunyi itu. Apakah itu semua hanya pikiran dari Sarah yang menjadi ilusi ataukah ada hal lain yang di dalam rumah itu menjadi sebuah misteri yang mengerikan. Mungkin tidak banyak yang tahu tentang duo sutradara penulis Chris Kentis dan Laura Lau yang juga adalah suami istri. Dari sisi portfolio karya film yang pernah mereka buat belum banyak, namun “Open Water” (2003) merupakan salah satu film budget rendah yang kreatif pernah dibuat mereka dengan perekaman tanpa putus. Di film kali ini, mereka kembali menonjolkan kreativitas perekaman panjang tanpa terputus dan koreografi kamera yang detil walaupun latar film ini hanyalah di dalam sebuah rumah kecil. Bagi yang menyukai tipe film unik dan juga menggemari genre horor, Silent House bisa menjadi tontonan yang membuatmu cukup terkagum dengan teknik dan gaya penceritaannya. From the same couple who brought you the hit indie film Open Water back in 2003 are now remaking a Paraguayan horrormystery. Set at a secluded lake house, one uninterrupted long shot which appears to be in real time. The inventive camera work depicts a woman terrorized as she cleans up a property with her father and uncle. Fear of the unknown is the hallmark of the scariest of movies so we shall reveal no more...



Prismatic Vibe: Art in Global Transition Now – Aug 30 This is an art exhibition that seeks to stage the relationships between different realities. The connections and fallout between artists, institutions and disciplines and the telling of a story of a society that faces a multitude of challenges and influences. “Prismatic Vibe” functions as an examination of the artists experiences. The Plaza, Level 27, Jl. M.H.Thamrin kav. 28-30, Jakarta

Various Arts of Indonesian Archipelago Now – Aug 10 An event dedicated to exposing the beautiful cultures of the archipelago stretching from “Sabang to Merauke”. City officials have encouraged artists from all over to join in and make this event a city highlight in the coming days, everything from textiles to paintings that are uniquely Indonesian for everyone to see. Taman Mini Indonesia. Jakarta

Gambang Kromong – The Betawi Experience

Now- Aug 7 The East Jakarta municipality have put together an exhibition in “Betawi” art for the festive Ramadhan period. Not only will it exhibit some of the Betawi people’s artwork, it will also be filled with traditional music, dance and pencak silat exhibitions. In the spirit of Ramadhan there will also be performances for people to watch whilst breaking their fast. Blanongan Ajungan DKI, Jakarta.

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n august the 4th, “Kopi Keliling” is holding a charity art exhibition called ACT. ACT is an art focused event comprising of 100 young artist who want to impact lives socially through their works. This event is supported and hosted by 1-15 coffee in their quaint coffee house in Gandaria.

Not just limited to an exhibition, ACT will also have an acoustic musical performances. Talk shows that cover art and social issues and many more engaging events, an interesting note is that the visitors that come for this one day event will be allowed to take home the work that’s on display for free. Kopi Keliling is famous for its ever changing concepts in the art scene in Indonesia, keeping it fresh and always accompanied by the awakening feeling of coffee and this time around in conjunction with the Ramadhan period, they will also have “buka puasa” with your favorite brew and a hint of color and creativity. Get your tickets quick, because there are only 100 tickets on sale and all proceeds go to charity. So come enjoy make a caffeine and paintbrush inspired difference with Kopi Keliling. Spread the Love. 1-15 coffee Gandaria, Jakarta

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triple nine Wednesday 4 July

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riple Nine merayakan ulang tahun ke 4, dengan menggelar acara selama 4 hari berturut turut dari mulai tanggal 4 Juli hingga 7 Juli. Selama 4 hari, Triple Nine menghadirkan berbagai pengisi acara dengan beragam musik, dan serangkaian selebrasi tersebut diawali dengan acara seremoni yaitu pemotongan tumpeng pada hari pertama, selanjutnya, band dan para DJ dari mulai resident hingga bintang tamu tampil bergantian hingga berakhir pada hari Sabtu.

Triple Nine celebrated its 4th anniversary with a four-day party on July 4-7. Triple Nine brought a number of performers from various musical genres. The series of celebrations was opened with the cutting the tumpeng rice ceremony on the first day. It was followed by performances by guest and resident DJs that ended on Saturday.

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Magnum Café

Thursday 12 July

etelah sukses dengan Magnum Café sebelumnya, kini muncul kembali dengan tampilan berbeda. M Café: The House Of Chocolate hadir di lantai 6 west Mall di Grand Indonesia ini, menggelar acara peresmian dengan tema ‘New Magnum Café VIP Party’. Seharusnya, acara ini dilangsungkan di bagian outdoor, namun karena hujan yang mengguyur, acara dilaksanakan di bagian dalam. Usai sesi seremonial, para pengunjung bisa menyaksikan langsung para ahli cokelat membuat menu dan juga menikmati es krim Magnum. Selamat atas peresmian M Café! Following previous success of Magnum Café, the outlet returned with a completely different look. M Café: The House of Chocolate announced its arrival on the 6th floor in Grand Indonesia west mall through the New Magnum Café VIP Party. The program was slated for the outdoor area but pouring rain forced the party to be moved inside. After the opening ceremony, guests were invited to watch how the chocolate dishes were prepared by experts and enjoyed the glorious chocolate and ice cream deliciousness that is the Magnum ice cream. Congratulation for the opening of M Café!

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Friday 6 July

Soundbox Beach Life eading north of Monas always arrives with a moment’s apprehension. You never know what’s going to happen generally in this town but going north is guaranteed to unravel a few feathers. French DJs JIDAX were in the house, fourth floor to be precise, and just as we arrived, they were taking to the decks. Cameras flashing all around the stage as the guys started up a three hour set that began with an almost commercial leaning with twists and turns, later arriving into a deeper progressive zone that had every head in the house nodding and swaying in the beachside themed ambience. One part of JIDAX, Le Jide was standing up on the decks a few times belting out his signature “Let me see your hands up high” and “This is the best club in the world” and right then, he wouldn’t have been too far wrong. Great set, great place, and memorable moments.



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Full On Ferry


J Ferry Corsten kembali tampil di Jakarta, namun, kali ini Ferry tidak sendirian. Full on Ferry adalah konsep yang diusung oleh Ferry, dimana setiap penampilannya, Ferry yang menjadi host dan mengajak para rekan DJ lainnya untuk tampil bersama dalam satu paket hiburan termasuk tata panggung plus visual. Klab X2 yang menjadi tempat perhelatannya, terlihat berbeda karena set panggung yang tinggi, lighting spektakuler dan layar besar. Tampil satu persatu yang diselipkan dengan back 2 back, Ferry Corsten, Sied Van Riel, Kyau & Albert minus Giuseppe, memuaskan para penggemar musik Trance yang memadati X2. Satu paket hiburan yang sangat sempurna!

DJ Ferry Corsten returned to Jakarta; this time with a slew of DJ friends. Corsten introduced a new concept dubbed as Full on Ferry, where he acted as a host for performances by other DJs in a single entertainment package which included lights and visuals. The high stage, spectacular lighting, and big screen brought a distinct look to the show at X2 club. Throughout the show, Ferry Corsten, Sied van Riel, Kyau & Albert minus Giuseppe mesmerized the trance music lovers in back to back performances. What an entertaining night!

Soulshine Summer Edition


oulshine edisi ke 8 digelar di Eden Lounge pada pertengahan minggu. Acara yang kali ini bertema ‘Summer Edition’, menampilkan deretan DJ dari Discogusto seperti DJ Rocca, Onyx, Otto, Jazzybroyz plus Adieth Biggie. Usai dibuka oleh DJ Zanou yang merupakan resident dari Eden Lounge, para DJ bergiliran memainkan musik Soulful, House, Jazzy, Trippy, dan juga Samba. Soulshine akan berlanjut pada seri ke 9 beberapa bulan lagi.

Eden Lounge Wednesday 11 July

The 8th edition of Soulshine was held in Eden Lounge mid week. The Summer Edition program featured scores of DJ from Discogusto like DJ ROcca, Onyx, Otto, Jazzybroyz plus Adieth Biggie. After Eden Lounge own DJ Zanou set off the party, the DJs took turns to play soulful, house, jazzy, trippy and even samba. The Soulshine series will continue with the 9th edition in a few months.


Wednesday 11 July

RedRush Winners


etelah melalui proses penilaian, akhirnya program RedRush 2012 mendapatkan pemenang. Pengumuman sekaligus selebrasinya digelar di Prive pada tanggal 11 Juli kemarin, dengan menampilkan beragam acara hiburan seperti kolaborasi antara DJ Bone dengan Lala Karmela, MC Giri, duo perkusi The Angels Project, dan dalam acara ini terdapat pula mobil Ferrari F1. Kesepuluh pemenang yang beruntung, akan mendapatkan kesempatan untuk ikut program RedRush week di Italia dan juga menikmati sensasi mobil Ferrari F1 di sirkuit Maranelo, Italia.

Its that time of the month and after going through some deliberation, the 2012 Red Rush had finally found their winner. The announcement and celebrations were held at Prive on July 11 featuring a number of entertainers like a collaboration between DJ Bone and Lala Karmela, MC Giri, percussionist duo The Angels Project. A Ferrari F1 car also made an appearance that night. The ten lucky winners will participate in the Red Rush week program in Italy and experience the sensation of Ferrari F1 car at Maranelo circuit, Italy.

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Otel Lobby Thursday 12 July

Winter Traveler & Other Stories


Otel Lobby became the venue for the launching of The Winter Traveler by Erza S. T., who is a colleague and a writer for a number of media including this amazing magazine right here. Erza set up the event to reflect the very cool theme of his book. That evening Otel Lobby was transformed into a winter wonderland subarctic winter air coming from numerous AC units in the room. On top of that guests and invitees were required to wear winter clothing. Congratulation to Erza for the launching of The Winter Traveler. Brrr!

ebuah acara peluncuran buku dilangsungkan di Otel Lobby. Uniknya, Erza S.T yang merupakan seorang rekan, penulis untuk beberapa media dan sang penulis buku ‘The Winter Traveler’, membuat konsep acaranya sesuai dengan tema bukunya. Malam itu Otel Lobby diubah menjadi sebuah ‘Winter Party’ lengkap dengan suasana musim dingin yang dihasilkan dari banyaknya air conditioner terpasang di dalam ruangan. Tak ketinggalan para tamu undangan diwajibkan untuk mengenakan pakaian musim dingin. Selamat untuk Erza atas peluncuran ‘The Winter Traveler’. Brrrrrr!!

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LUV’s Bar & Dine Friday 13 July

Glam Rockafellas # 4


erial Glam Rockafellas kembali berlanjut dengan episode keempat yang digelar pada tanggal 13 Juli di LUV’s Bar & Dine. Keramaian malam itu diawali oleh tampilnya DJ Nathalie. Ia membuka acara dengan menggulirkan musik House, Electro yang menemani pengunjung yang mulai berdatangan. Para model yang tergabung dalam LV C&C pun seolah tidak mau ketinggalan beraksi dengan deretan baju glamor dengan dominasi warna hitam. Puncak acaranya dimeriahkan oleh tampilnya DJ Reynald. Set musiknya dimulai dengan kolaborasi bersama Pretty Asmara yang menyanyikan beberapa lagu. Selanjutnya DJ yang pernah tampil di Ibiza ini, kembali dengan set musiknya untuk membuat suasana di LUV’s semakin hangat. Acarapun ditutup dengan ‘Pumping Set’ yang dihasilkan oleh resident DJ Wachitarica di pagi hari. Sampai jumpa di seri kelima! The Glam Rockafellas series continued with the fourth installment being held on July 13 at LUV’s Bar & Dine. The party that evening was opened by a performance from DJ Nathalie with a set of house and electro music welcoming guests as they arrived. Her performance was complemented by models from LV C&C strutting clothing of the predominantly black glamorous line. The star of the evening was DJ Reynald. His set was started by Pretty Asmara belting out a couple of tunes before Reynald, who had performed in Ibiza, reappeared to fire up LUV’s. The show was closed with Pumping Set by DJ Wachitarica in the early morning hours. See you at the fifth episode!

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Score! Citos Friday & Saturday 13 & 14 July

Wanted jang pencarian band WANTED telah memasuki tahap Seleksi Tingkat Regional (Regional Selection) setelah melalui proses CD Submission dan CD Selection. Kali ini Jakarta sebagai kota ke-10 sekaligus kota terakhir penyelenggaraan Regional Selection. Para semifinalis beserta komunitas musik lokal langsung mengikuti Sharing Session yang digelar pada tanggal 13 Juli. Pada kesempatan itu, tampil David Tarigan (produser), Jimmy The Upstairs, Arian 13 Seringai, Ridho Slank dan Ricky Siahaan (jurnalis) dalam ajang pembekalan bagi para peserta. Keesokan harinya ke 11 band yang beraksi di hadapan dewan juri yang terdiri dari Pay BIP, Capung Java Jive, Dwi Santoso (Trinity Optima Prod) dan Anton Wahyudi (Direktur Motion). Dari kesebelas peserta di regional Jakarta yang diadakan di Score, Cilandak Town Square, terpilih satu pemenang yaitu De Neno untuk mengikuti WANTED Camp dan Final Selection di Jakarta.

After completing the CD submission and selection phases, the Wanted talent competition reached the regional selection stage. Jakarta was chosen to be the tenth city as well the last stop in the regional selection series. All semifinalists, along with the local music community, turned up for a sharing session on July 13. David Tarigan (producer), Jimmy The Upstairs, Arian 13 Seringai, Ridho Slank and Ricky Siahaan (journalist) were on hand to debrief the participants. On the next day all eleven bands performed in front of the judges that included Pay BIP, Capung Java Jive, Dwi Santoso (Trinity Optima Prod) and Anton Wahyudi (Director of Motion). De Neno came out as the winner. They are eligible to enter WANTED camp and final selection, also in Jakarta.


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annex building Saturday 14 July

Jayeslee live in Jakarta


emakin banyak artis yang mengawali karir lewat Youtube kemudian memperoleh ketenaran di luar. Salah satunya adalah duo Janice dan Sonia yang populer berkat lagu yang mereka luncurkan lewat situs tersebut. Kedatangan mereka adalah yang pertama di Jakarta, dan dara cantik blasteran Korea – Australia ini tampil di hadapan penonton yang memadati Annex Building. Awalnya mereka tampil dengan band dan selanjutnya, mereka menyuguhkan konser yang intim dengan berinteraksi lewat permainan lagu-lagu milik penyanyi lain yang mereka bawakan, sambil sesekali mereka campur dengan obrolan dengan penonton.

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Tuesday 17 July

More performers are coming out of Youtube and into the spotlights these days. Janice and Sonia gained popularity among the mainstream audience thanks to a song they launched on the web. Their visit to Jakarta was their first and the Korean Australian performers appeared before a packed Annex building. They began the set with a full band before shifting into a more intimate performance with a number of cover songs while occasionally interacting with the audience throughout the evening.

Best Mate Last Edition


alah satu acara penutupan sebelum memasuki bulan Ramadhan, digelar pada hari Selasa di LUV’s Bar & Dine. Barisan pengisi acaranya ada DJ Wien-Win yang tampil usai resident DJ Nathalie membuka acara dan selanjutnya, giliran para dancers, DJ Dani, VC Soul dan Dimasetya tampil hingga acara usai. Meskipun di hari Selasa, acara tetap berjalan dengan seru. One event before the beginning of Ramadan was held on Tuesday at LUV’s Bar & Dine. The line up included DJ Wien-Win who performed after resident DJ Nathalie opened the show, next, the dancers, then DJ Dani, VC Soul, and Dimasetya took over the stage until late. Even though it was Tuesday, the event still produced a ton of fun.

Saturday 14 July

RnB Parade


etelah sukses pada tahun lalu, gelaran akbar musik RnB dan Hip Hop bernama R&B Parade kembali digelar dan tahun ini berlokasi di Wahana Atlantis di Ancol. Sebanyak tiga panggung disiapkan dengan berbagai macam genre musik, yaitu dubstep & drum n bass, oldskool, dan hip hop & mash up. Kali ini tampil bintang internasional yaitu Iyaz dan Fatman Scoop sebagai penampil utama di panggung paling besar. Selain keseruan ada di panggung utama, tidak kalah seru di bagian musik Dubstep karena para pengunjung menikmati musik sambil bermain air di kolam, begitupun dengan panggung kedua yang terletak tepat di depan kolam renang besar. Fantastic!


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atlantis ancol

After last year’s success, R&B Parade was held again and this year it was located at Wahana Atlantis, Ancol. Three stages were built which ensured musical diversity. The stages played dubstep, drum n bass, oldskool, and hip hop , R&B and mash ups. This time, Iyaz and Fatman Scoop appeared as the main international stars on the biggest stage. Along with the big stage, the dubstep music stage seemed to get a ton of attention with the crowd enjoying the music while splashing in the pool.


Wednesday 18 July

Essential House


One more closing event before going a month of fasting was held at Poste on Wednesday. A bunch of young performers, DJ Arf Padang, Romeo, Danish W & Yorri, Antonio and Doxx were there to entertain. The night was fun because the attendance was all friends giving it a very casual feel. Moreover the electrifying house music thrown by the performers really brought the house down.

atu lagi acara penutupan sebelum memasuki bulan puasa, digelar di Poste pada hari Rabu. Sejumlah anak muda yang menjadi pengisi acara antara lain, DJ Arf Padang, Romeo, Danish W & Yorri, Antonio dan Doxx. Malam itu menjadi meriah karena semua yang hadir adalah teman. Selain itu musik House yang digulirkanpun mampu membuat acara semakin hidup.

Dragonfly Saturday 14 July

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marlboro light connections


rogram Marlboro Lights Connection 2012 yang dibuat oleh Marlboro dan menawarkan kesempatan untuk terbang ke Berlin, Istanbul, dan New York, kembali bergulir. Pada tanggal 14 Juli kemarin, acara digelar di Dragonfly dengan menampilkan beragam pengisi acara dari lokal maupun internasional. Dalam acara ini pula, disediakan kesempatan untuk para peserta mendapatkan kode yang terpampang di beberapa titik di bagian dalam Dragonfly. Para pengunjung yang memenuhi seluruh area klab, dihibur oleh penampilan dari para dancers, DJ Hogi, dan sebagai puncak acaranya, Grant Smillie dan Ivan Gough dari Australia yang tergabung dalam proyek bernama TV Rock, menghidupkan acara dengan gelaran set House yang dimainkan.

The 2012 Marlboro Lights Connection program that was launched by Marlboro and offered chances to fly to Berlin, Istanbul, and New York has returned. The program was held at Dragonfly featuring numerous local and international performers. During the event guests were given the chance to attain codes displayed on several spots inside Dragonfly. Guests who packed the club that night were entertained by dancers, DJ Hogi, and the headliners, Grant Smilie and Ivan Gough from Australia, on their TV Rock project which turned the place upside down with their house music set.

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Saturday 14 July

Sebastian Krieg & Daniel Portman


alah satu ‘Closing Party’ sebelum masuk bulan Ramadhan, adalah di Club Voyeur, Illigals. Dua DJ internasional tampil di Club Voyeur, yaitu Daniel Portman dan Sebastian Krieg. Usai dibuka oleh penampilan DJ lokal, selepas tengah malam saat pengunjung yang ramai belum merapat ke dance floor, Sebastian Krieg langsung tancap gas dengan musik Progressive. Ruangan yang masih terlihat terang oleh lighting dan visual, dimatikan agar suasana terasa lebih menyatu dengan musiknya. VJ Mocco turut meramaikan visualnya di layar besar belakang sang DJ. Sesekali MC Cherryl menyemangati para tamu untuk lebih maju ke depan. Usai Sebastian, Daniel Portman yang sudah pernah tampil di Jakarta, semakin membuat suasana di Club Voyeur semakin hidup dan bagian depan pun semakin terisi. Tidak puas sekali tampil di depan, Sebastian kembali main setelah Daniel usai tampil dan acara pun ditutup oleh DJ lokal.

One of the last parties before the start of Ramadhan took place at Club Voyeur, Illigals featuring two international DJs, Daniel Portman and Sebastian Krieg. Following an opener by a local DJ, just past midnight, when most punters were still nowhere near the dance floor, Sebastian Krieg came on and immediately threw high voltage progressive tracks that got things going. Lights and visuals in the room were turned off to get everybody in tune with the music. VJ Mocco took control of the visuals on the big screen behind the DJ. MC Cherryl ocassionally encouraged the crowd to approach the stage. After Krieg’s first set, Daniel Portman who had performed in Jakarta before turned up the heat in Club Voyeur. Everyone was crowding the front area at this point. Sebastian Krieg came back on after Portman to finish what he started before a local DJ wrapped the whole thing up at the end of the night.

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Saturday 14 July



alam rangka selebrasi ulang tahun ke 3, Tribeca menggelar acara emas bernama “Awak3ning” pada dua hari tanggal 13 dan 14 Juli. Setelah hari pertama dibuka dengan acara seremoni dan hari kedua terdapat penampilan spesial dari Soul ID. Selama dua hari, berbagai DJ tampil dengan musik RnB, hip hop, maupun mash up. Pengunjung setia dari Tribeca tampak berdatangan dan memenuhi acara pertama dan kedua. Selamat ulang tahun ke-3 untuk Tribeca! To celebrate their third anniversary, Tribeca held an event called “Awak3ning” on July 13 and 14. The ceremonial celebration opened in the first day and in the second day, there was a special performance from Soul ID. Many DJs appeared and played RnB, hip hop, and mash up music and the crowd also packed the venue during both days. Happy third anniversary, Tribeca!

kuningan city Sunday 15 July

Ravelex DJ Campus Championship 2012


ompetisi DJ bagi para mahasiswa kembali digelar dan kali ini, Ravelex DJ Campus mengambil lokasi di Kuningan City, salah satu mal terbaru di kawasan Casablanca, Kuningan. Selama 3 hari, kompetisi bergulir dengan penilai dari pemenang kompetisi tahun kemarin. Selain pertandingan para DJ, acara ini juga dimeriahkan oleh workshop dari sekolah DJ maupun produk penunjang Dance Music di Jakarta. Pada finalnya, kompetisi juga diselipkan acara talkshow dan demo dari rekan industri musik di Jakarta. Sedangkan pemenang dari kompetisi adalah DJ Sabrina asal Malang, Ronald 3D dan Samuel dari Jakarta, dan Cherlis dari Bandung. Congrats!

The DJ Competition for university students was held again and this time Revelex DJ Campus was located at Kuningan City, one of the new malls in the Casablanca area. The three-day competition was judged by last year’s winner. Besides the DJ competition, the event was also rounded out by a workshop from DJ School and Dance Music Products in Jakarta. A talk show and demo from industry music partners completed this event. The winners of this DJ competition were DJ Sabrina from Malang, Ronald 3D and Samuel from Jakarta, and Cherlis from Bandung. Congrats!

red square Wednesday 18 July

From Russian With Love


ed Square menggelar acara dengan tema “James Bond” tepat beberapa hari sebelum bulan Ramadan dimulai. Acaranya dimeriahkan oleh pertunjukan kabaret yang menampilkan si Agen 007 James Bond bersama dengan para wanitanya. Bahkan dalam acara ini, digelar pula kontes mirip dengan James Bond. Seiring berjalan acara, DJ Ruffie dan Ricky Chattaway memainkan musik sebagai penghibur para pengunjung yang meramaikan Red Square pada malam itu. Pada saat itu pula, Red Square menawarkan promo minuman kesukaan James, yaitu Martini. Shaken not Stirred!

Red Square held a sexy secret agent event with a “James Bond” theme before Ramadan. The event was rounded out by a cabaret show that presented Bond, James Bond, along with his ladies. There was also a James Bond-look-alike contest. Through the event, DJ Ruffie and Ricky Chattaway played some thumping beats to entertain the guests at Red Square and the venue also offered Bond’s favorite drink, Martini as a promo. Shaken not stirred!

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Flirt Bar & Lounge MAP C9 Fashion Hotel 10th Floor Jl. Gunung Sahari 12 No. 2A Jakarta Pusat : 021-649.0808

RED SQUARE MAP N3 Vodka Classic, Commercial House Plaza Senayan Arcadia unit X 105 Jl. New Delhi No.9 Pintu 1 : 021- 5790.1281

GOLDEN CROWN MAP C6 Nightclub, Discotheque, Karaoke, Resto & Lounge, Health Club, Spa House, Funky Kota Glodok Plaza 5-8 Fl Jl Pinangsia Raya No.1 Jakarta Pusat : 021-6230.2888

STADIUM MAP D6 Underground Club House, Progressive, Trance Jl. Hayam Wuruk No.111 : 021- 626.3323

PRIVE MAP N3 House fX Lifestyle X’nter f8 Jl. Jend Sudirman Pintu Satu Senayan : 021-2555 4489 IMMIGRANT MAP I7 Resto-Bar-Club House Plaza Indonesia 6th Floor #E02-03 Access from new Louis Vitton lobby : 021- 3983.8257/58 LUV’S MAP K6 Drink, Dance and Dine Sexy music City Walk Sudirman Jl.KH. Mas Mansyur No.121 : 021-2555.8882 MILLENIUM MAP E6 Bar-Karaoke-Club Plaza Gajah Mada Fl 5 + 6 Jl.Gajah Mada No.19-26 Jakarta Pusat : 021-633.8842 MILLE’S MAP D7 International Executive Club Progressive-Funky Kota Plaza Lokasari 4th Floor Jl. Mangga Besar No.81 Jakarta Pusat : 021-625.5318 MUSRO MAP G9 Legendary Club Hotel Borobudur Jl. Lapanagan Banteng Selatan No.1 Jakarta Pusat : 021-384.2050 O!Club Map : E-10 Ohlala Lounge Building 2nd Floor. Mall Of Indonesia Lobby 7. Kelapa Gading Jakarta Utara : +62877 10 11 11 17

TEMPUS MAP D6 Live Music and DJs Ritz Carlton JL. Lingkar. Mega Kuningan : 021- 2551.8888 TIGA PULUH MAP L7 Band and DJ Le Meridien Hotel Jl.Jend Sudirman Kav 18-20 Jakarta Pusat : 021-251.3131 TRIBECA NYC MAP O7 New York Style Rnb and Hip Hop City Walk Sudirman Jl.KH. Mas Mansyur No.121 : 021- 2555.8758 TRIPLE NINE MAP T5 House, Electro Jl. Kemang Raya No. 20a : 021-718.2284 X2 MAP N3 X2 – Equinox Vintage Music, Rnb, House Electro, Progressive Plaza Senayan 4th & 5th Floor : 021-572.5559 / 572.556 X9 MAP U9 Castillo Building, Ground Floor. Jl. Kemang Raya 10A. Jakarta Selatan. : 021.7179 4492 2ND FLOOR MAP U6 Dine & Lounge Jl. Kemang Raya No. 43 A Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 718 2555

bars Attics Map U-8 Jl. Kemang Raya No. 24 A Jakarta Selatan : 021-2553 9450 / 51 BEYOND MAP P3 Bar, Resto & DJ Bar Graha Iskandarsyah Lobby Jl. Iskandarsyah No. 66 C

Jakarta Selatan : 021-7279.1832 Boutique Ktv Map N-3 Plaza Senayan Arcadia Unit X 205 – 207. Jl. New Delhi No. 9. Pintu 1 Senayan. Jakarta 021-5790 1283 BURGUNDY MAP I7 Exclusive cocktail bar Hotel Grand Hyatt. Jalan M. H. Thamrin Jakarta Selatan : 021-2992.1234 CAFE DE HOOI MAP R8 Expat hangout Jl. Metro Duta Raya Plaza II Pondok Indah Jakarta Selatan : (62) 21 750 0742 D’PLACE MAP X3 Steak & Beer House Unplugged Cilandak Town Square Jl. TB Simatupang Kav 17 Unit 34 Jakarta Selatan : 021-7592.0255 Sarinah Building Jl. Mh Thamrin No.11 Gf North Gate Jakarta Pusat : 021-310.7177 DeBurse Map O-4 Equity Tower – SCBD Lot 9 Lower Ground Unit E Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav 52 – 53 Jakarta 12190 : 021 – 2903 5451 Eden Lounge Map N-8 Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav 16. Jakarta Selatan : 021 – 526 7827 ELDORA Sports Bar MAP O10 Jl. Tebet Raya No. 58 Jakarta Selatan. : 021-8312634 Murphy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant MAP S6 Irish food and beer Kemang Raya 11a Kemang. : 021 718 3382 : 0818 833 643


MO BAR MAP K8 Clubbing Lounge Mandarin Oriental Hotel Jalan M.H. Thamrin, PO BOX 3392, Jakarta : 021. 2993 8888

: 021 - 251 3131 ANATOLIA MAP U5 Turkish Jl. Kemang Raya no. 110A Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 719 4658

MOONLIGHT MAP K6 Jazzy Lounge Jazz Pavilion Apartment Retail Arcade Jl. KH. Mas Mansyur kav 24 : 021-5794.1731

AH YAT SEAFOOD MAP N3 Chinese Jl. Pintu Lima Kompleks Gelora Senayan Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 570 5333

PLANET HOLLYWOOD MAP N6 Hollywood style Top 40 Jl. Gatot Subroto kav 16 : 021-526.7827 PORTOBELLO MAP L7 Wine, Lounge, Music Live Band and DJ Mid Plaza 2 Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav 10-11 : 021-570.7600 POSTE 47 MAP O8 Resto Bar The East Building Jl. Lingkar Mega Kuningan kav e32 : 021-2554.2707 SHY ROOFTOP MAP U6 Kemang 6 Building The Papilion, level 4 Jalan Kemang Raya no.45AA : 021 - 719 9921 TIPSY MAP T6 Wine & Bar DJ The Beat Building 2nd Floor Jl. Kemang Raya No. 29 Jakarta Selatan : 021-718.2970 The Shelter Map U-7 Jalan Kemang Raya 89 fl 5th . Jakarta Selatan : 021-719 24 55


ARO AROY MAP L7 Casual Thai Dishes Mid Plaza 1 Floor B1 Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav 10-11 Jakarta Pusat : 021-570 7600 Barley & Hops Map S-5 Cilandak Town Square Jl. TB Simatupang Kav 17 ground Floor Unit 34 Jakarta Selatan 12430 : 021-7592 0255 bibliotheque MAP N6 Restaurant & Lounge Sampoerna Strategic Sq Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Kav 45 -46 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 57956977 BIN 17 MAP O7 Wine House, Bar, Dining Jl. Mega Kuningan Barat IX Kav. E.4.3 No. 1 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 576 0939 BISTRO BARON MAP I6 Plaza Indonesia Extension , Level 1, Unit E 20-21 : 021-299-23505 BISTRO BOULEVARD MAP J9 Jl. Teuku Umar No. 1 Menteng - Jakarta Pusat : 021 3900 899

APHRODITES MAP M9 Expat resto and sports Club Rasuna Jl. H.R Rasuna Said kav c-22 : 021-527.3307

BIRDCAGE MAP Q3 A casual resto focussing on Euro comfort food. Jl. Wijaya 9/23 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 739 2430

AL NAFOURA MAP L6 Middle Eastern LE Meridien Hotel Jl. Jend Sudirman kav 18-20

BEYOND MAP Q3 European Asian Graha Iskandarsyah Lobby Level


Jl. Iskandarsyah Raya No. 66 C Jakarta Selatan : 021-727 91832 BLACK CAT MAP N3 Jazz Supper Club Plaza Senayan Arcadia Units X-208/209 Jl. New Delhi - Pintu 1 Senayan - Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 5790 1264 BLUE ELEPHANT MAP J9 Thai Royal Cuisine Jl. Cut Meutia No. 2 Menteng Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 315 0980 BLUEGRASS MAP N9 Komplek Rasuna Epicentrum, JL. HR. Rasuna Said - Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan. : 2994 1660 C’S MAP I7 Fine dining experience. Hotel Grand Hyatt. Jalan M. H. Thamrin Jakarta Selatan : 021-2992.1234 CALI DELI MAP K9 Vietnamese Sandwich Jl. Surabaya No. 22 Menteng Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 9801 1061 CANTEEN MAP O5 American Style Pacic Place Level 4 SCBD Jl. Jend Sudirman kav 52-53 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 579 73742 CANTEEN MAP K6 Plaza Indonesia 5th Floor. Jl M H Thamrin Kav 28-30, Jakarta Pusat : 021-315 6537. CASA D’ORO MAP I7 Italian fine-dining. Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jl. MH Thamrin No. 1, : 021- 2358.3871 circo bistro MAP P5 Jl. Gunawarman no. 30 : 021 - 739 57 05 COQUELICOT MAP W5 Le Bistro Jl. Puri mutiara Raya no 3b CIPETE, jeruk purut – kemang, Jakarta : 021-7663216


DAPUR BABAH ELITE MAP G7 Classic Jakarta Jl. Veteran No. 18-19 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 385 5653 DECANTER MAP N9 Mediterranean Plaza Kuningan, Menara Utara, Ground Floor Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said Kav. C1114 - Jakarta Pusat : 021- 529 63 888 DOMAIN MAP Q5 Resto and mashup. Panin Tower B2 Floor, Senayan City Jalan Asia Afrika Kav. 19 Jakarta 10270 : 021 - 7278 1641 ELBOW ROOM MAP T5 Casual dining and live entertainment. Jl. Kemang Raya 24A Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 719 4274 EASTERN PROMISE MAP R5 Indian and western food Jl Kemang Raya 5 Jakarta Selatan : 021-7179 0151 gravy dine & drink MAP U7 Ruko Belle Point Kemang Selatan 8 no. 55 A : 021.7179 2138 HACIENDA MAP O3 Mexican Grill Plaza Senayan Arcadia Unit X 105 Jl. New Delhi No. 9. Pintu 1 Senayan - Jakarta Selatan : 021-5790 1469 HAN GANG MAP P5 Korean Jl. Wolter Monginsidi no. 99 Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 7278 7789 HARD ROCK CAFÉ MAP I7 International Plaza Indonesia Entertainment X’nter Jl. MH Thamrin Kav 13 Unit LD 3EX-05 - Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 3199 0164




Restaurants IMMIGRANT MAP I7 Resto-Bar-Club House Plaza Indonesia 6th Floor #E02-03 Access from new Louis Vitton lobby : 021-3983.8257/58 INDOCHINE MAP O3 Indochine & Supperclub fX lifestyle X’nter f8, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Senayan - Jakarta Selatan : 021 – 3003 0330 Jack Rabbit MAP N8 Cyber 2 Tower Jl HR Rasuna Said Blok X5 No 13 Jakarta Selatan : 021.2902 1357 JIMBARAN MAP A8 Beachside resto Pantai Karnaval Ancol Jakarta Utara : 021 - 640 1040 KADO MAP K7 Traditional Japanese Intercontinental Mid Plaza LG Floor Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav. 10-11 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 573 2030 ext. 6703 / 4735 KOI CAFÉ & GALLERY MAP S6 International Saberro House Jl. Kemang Raya No.10aJakarta Selatan : 021-719 5707 KENANGA MAP T1 Chinese Pondok Indah Plaza 2 Blok BA 2 No.9 Jl. Metro Pondok Indah : 021 - 769 6042 KAFE PISA MAP I8 Ice Cream & Italian Jl. Gereja Theresia 1 Menteng Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 3100 151/ 3928568 LARA DJONGGRANG MAP K10 Indonesian Traditional Jl. Teuku Cik Di Tiro 4 Menteng - Jakarta Pusat

: 021 - 315 3252 / 316 0288 Liquid Exchange MAP M9 Epicentrum Walk, Ground Floor 6F – Unit W 136 B Jalan H.R Rasuna Said : 021 – 2994 1441 LOWEY MAP O7 Nice hangout and good western food and drinks Oakwood Condiminions Lingkar, Mega Kuningan Jakarta : 021 - 2554 2378 Luna Negra (Italian) MAP N5 Plaza Bapindo Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 54-55. Jakarta Selatan 12190. Citibank Tower, Ground Floor. Sudirman. : 021- 2995 0077 MANCHESTER UNITED MAP J7 Resto - Bar - DJ Graha Mataram Podium Sarinah 2nd Floor Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 11 Jakarta Pusat : 021-2300.392 MARIO’S PLACES MAP K8 Live performance Top 40 & Oldies Menteng Plaza Ground Floor : 021-391.7301 MINUS 2 MAP O3 The Coldest Beer In Town fX Building 2nd Floor Jl. Jend Sudirman - Pintu Satu Senayan : 021-2555.4099 Murphy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant MAP S6 Kemang Raya 11a Kemang. : 021 718 3382 : 0818 833 643 MOS BURGER MAP N3 Japanese burger Plaza Senayan 3rd Floor Jl. Asia Afrika No.8 Jakarta Selatan MOYA MAP L6 Spanish Pavilion Apartment Retail

Arcade JL. KH Mas Mansyur kav 24 : 021 - 5794 1733 MOONLIGHT MAP L6 Food and Jazz music Pavilion Apartment Retail Arcade Jl. KH Mas Mansyur Kav 24 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 5794 1731 Otel Lobby Map M-9 Jl Epicentrum Tengah South Gate Entrance (The Annex Building of Bakrie Tower) Rasuna Epicentrum Kuningan Jakarta Selatan : 021-29941324 PASTA DE WARAKU MAP I6 Japanese casual pasta Grand Indonesia, East Mall, Level 3A. : 021 - 2358 0916 Pondok Indah Mall 2 Level 3 : 021 - 7592 0608 Mall Taman Anggrek, Unit E 16 A , Level 2 : 021 - 563 9590 PASTIS MAP M8 The Kuningan Suites Apartment Jl. Setiabudi Utara, Kuningan : 021- 5260 260 PAULANER MAP I7 German Brauhaus in the heart of Jakarta. Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jl. MH Thamrin No. 1, : 021- 2358.3871 PORTOBELLO MAP L6 East meet West Mid Plaza 2, 1st Floor Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav. 10-11 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 570 7774 ext 5100 PISA CAFE TEBET MAP O9 Food-Music-Sport Entertainment Jl. Tebet Raya No. 58 :021-837 83 805 PIZZA E BIRRA MAP I6 Pizza & Beer Plaza Indonesia Extension 5th Floor, Unit E 22-23 JL.MH Thamrin Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 319 28070

PLANET HOLLYWOOD MAP O6 American Jl. Gatot Subroto kav 16 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 526 7827 PORTICO MAP N2 East Meet West Senayan City, Panin Tower Ground Floor Unit 0. Jl. Asia Afrika - Jakarta Selatan : 021 – 727 81 641 POTATO HEAD MAP O5 Western Pacic Place Mall Jend. Sudirman, Jakarta : 021 - 5797 3322 RAMEN 38 MAP Q3 Japanese Ramen noodles and more. Kamome Building Lt. 2, Melawai, Blok M Jakarta Selatan : 021-7280 0268 ROLLING STONE CAFE MAP W6 Jln. Ampera 16. Kemang, Jakarta : 021 782 2828 SAKANA MAP K6 Japanese light meal Mid Plaza 1 Basement Floor Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav 10-11 Jakarta Pusat : 021-574 6452 SCORE! MAP X3 International and Indonesian Cilandak Town Square Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 7592.0279 SEGARRA MAP A7 Dining-Lounge Pantai Carnaval - Ancol Bay City. Jl. Lodan Timur No. 7 Jakarta Utara : 021.9959.9404 SHY MAP U6 Elegant fine dining The Papilion, level 4 Jalan Kemang Raya no.45AA : 021 - 719 9921 SMARAPURA MAP O10 Traditional Resto Jl. Tebet Timur Dalam II No. 43 : 021-837 02 402

Club SOCIAL HOUSE MAP I7 Restaurant, Bar, Wine Harvey Nichols Grand Indonesia East Mall 1st Floor Jl. MH Thamrin No. 1 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 2358 1818 THE CAZBAR MAP O8 International Jalan Mega Kuningan Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 5764582

TOSCANA MAP U5 Italian Jl. Kemang Raya No. 120 Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 718 1216 TRATTORIA MAP O7 Italian The East Building Lobby GF Jl. Lingkar Mega Kuningan Kav 3.2 No 1 - Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 5793 8574


TRIBECA MAP L6 Bar & Diner Citywalk Sudirman Jl. KH Mas Mansyur 121 Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 2555 8758 VIETOPIA MAP O4 Vietnamese Jl. Senopati no. 66 Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 726 1162


VIN + MAP T6 Casual but stylish wine bar with western food and great affordable wines. Jl. Kemang Raya 45B Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 7179 2577 VIN + MAP N3 Arcadia Plaza Senayan Jl. New Delhi No.9 Senayan Jakarta : 021 - 5790 1477

art ADORAMUS ART GALLERY Jl. Pangeran Jayakarta 143M Jakarta : 021 – 70001966 ARTEGRAPHIC INTEGRATED DESIGN Taman Kedoya Baru Jl. Agave VI, Blok C1 No. 20 Jakarta Barat : 021 - 58300100, 58300200 Bartele Gallery Rare Antique Maps, Prints and Books Taman Kantor E-3.3 Unit A1 4th Floor (entrance via the Cazbar) Jl. Mega Kuningan Jakarta t: +62 21 576 4575 e: w: BENTARA BUDAYA JAKARTA Jl.Palmerah Selatan 17 Jakarta 10270 : 021 - 5483008, 5490666 ext.7910 ART SEASONS Jl. Permata Berlian V,Permata Hijau Jakarta : 021 – 6845 3980 ART SEASONS Jl. Kemang Timur No. 63B Jakarta Selatan : 021 – 68453980 ARTSPHERE GALLERY Dharmawangsa Square City Walk Jl. Darmawangsa 6 Semanggi Jakarta : 021 – 7278 6661

ANDI’S GALLERY Jl. Tanah Abang IV No. 14 Jakarta : 021 – 3457130, 3843241 ARTNIVORA GALLERY Jl. Kemang Utara No. 50 Sisi Kiri Jakarta : 021 – 7199614 Bartele Gallery Rare Antique Maps, Prints and Books Taman Kantor E-3.3 Unit A1 4th Floor (entrance via the Cazbar) Jl. Mega Kuningan Jakarta : +62 21 576 4575 e: w: BIZETE GALLERY Jl. Gandaria I No. 9 Kebayoran Baru : 021 – 724 6725 BUDI GALLERY Jl. Ciputat Raya No. 58 Jakarta : 021 – 70622190 CEMPAKA FINE ART AUCTION Gedung Inter Asia lantai 1 Jl. K.H Wahid Hasyim No. 96 Jakarta Pusat : 021 – 3907779 CEMARA 6 GALERI Jl. HOS. Cokroaminoto No: 9 - 11 Menteng, Jakarta : 021 – 3911823 D’PEAK GALLERY JL.RS Fatmawati No. 56 Jakarta : 021 – 380 7047 EDITY’S ART HOUSE Jl. Gresik Blok FB 2 No. 9

Bintaro Jaya Sektor 7 Jakarta : 021 – 7450624 ELCANNA ART GALLERY Jl. Pakubuwono VI No. 35 Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 7211101 GALERI CANNA Jl. Boulevard Barat Raya Block LC 6 No. 33-34 Kelapa Gading Permai Jakarta Utara : 021 – 4526429 - 30 GALERI MILLENNIUM D’Best Fatmawati Jalan RS. Fatmawati No. 15, Jakarta 12420 : 021 - 7507282 GALLERY LONTAR / UTAN KAYU Jl. Utan Kayu 68 H Jakarta Timur : 021 – 857 – 3388 / 856 480 GLORY GALLERY Mall Taman Anggrek Jalan Letjen. S. Parman Kav. 21, Indonesia 11470 : 021 - 5639650 JAKARTA ARTS COUNCIL Taman Ismail Marzuki Jl. Cikini Raya 73 Jakarta Pusat : 021 – 31937 639 KOONG GALLERY Dharmawangsa Square City Walk Jl. Darmawangsa 6 Semanggi Jakarta : 021 – 72788263

KUPU KUPU ART GALLERY Jl. Kebon Sirih 17 – 19 Jakarta : 021 – 3983 – 6621/2 LINDA GALLERY Jl. Kemang Raya No. 46 Jakarta : 021 – 719 0888 NADI GALLERY Jl. Kembang Indah III Blok G III no. 4 - 5 Puri Indah Jakarta Barat, Indonesia : 021 - 580 5677 PHILO ART SPACE Jl. Kemang Timur 90 C Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 719 84 48 RURU GALLERY RUANGRUPA Jl. Tebet Timur Dalam Raya No. 6, Jakarta Selatan 12820 : +62 21 8304220 e-mail: SIGIARTS GALLERY Jl. Mahakam I No. 11 Blok M, Jakarta Selatan : 021 – 7260949 VANESSA ART LINK Graha MIK main lobby, Taman Perkantoran Kuningan Jl. Setiabudi Selatan Kav. 16-17 Jakarta : 021 5794 1411


More Embassies can be found on

Argentina MAP I7 Menara Thamrin R. 1602 Jl. Muhammad Thamrin, : 021 - 230-3061

Denmark MAP O7 Menara Rajawali, Jl. Mega Kuningan Lot 5.1 : 021 - 576-1478

Laos MAP P9 Jl. Patra Kuningan XIV No. 1A. Kuningan, : 021 - 522-9602

Saudi Arabia MAP Q10 Jl. M.T. Haryono Kav. 27 Cawang Atas, : 021 - 801-1533

Australia MAP L8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. Kuningan, : 021 - 2550-5555

Egypt MAP K9 Jl. Teuku Umar No. 68 Menteng, : 021 - 3143440

Malaysia MAP N8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-6 No. 1-3. Kuningan, : 021 - 522-4947

Singapore MAP O9 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-4 No. 2. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-1489

Austria MAP K10 Jalan Diponegoro 44 Menteng, : 021 23554005

Finland MAP O6 Menara Rajawali, 9th floor Jl. Mega Kuningan, : 021 - 576-1650

South Africa MAP M5 Wisma GKBI, Suite 705 Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 28 : 021 - 574-0660

Belgian MAP K8 Deutsche Bank Building, Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 80 Menteng, : 021 - 316-2030

France MAP J7 Jl. Thamrin 20 : 021 - 314 28 07

MĂŠxico MAP O6 Menara Mulia Building, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 9-11. Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 520-3980

Brazil MAP O7 Menara Mulia Building, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 9-11 : 021 - 526-5656 Brunei Darussalam MAP J9

Jl. Teuku Umar No. 9 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 3190-2390 Cambodia MAP U6 Jl. TB Simatupang Kav 13 Kebagusan, : 021 - 781-2523 Canada MAP M7 World Trade Centre, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Kav. 29 : 021 - 2550-7800 Chile MAP O9 Bina Mulia Building I, Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. 10. Kuningan, : 021 - 252 1982 China MAP N7 Jl. Mega Kuningan 2 Karet Kuningan, : 021 - 576-1039 Czech Republic MAP I8 Jl. Gereja Theresia No. 20 Menteng, : 021 - 390-4075

Germany MAP K7 Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 1 Menteng, : 021 - 3985-5000 Greece MAP M8 Plaza 89, 12th floor Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-7 No. 6. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-7776 India MAP P8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. S-1. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-4150 Iran MAP K8 Jl. H.O.S. Cokroaminoto No. 110. Menteng : 021 - 331-378, 331391, 334-637 Iraq MAP J9 Jl. Teuku Umar No. 38 Menteng, : 021 - 390-4067 Italy MAP K10 Jl. P. Diponegoro No. 45 : 021 - 3193 7445

Myanmar MAP J8 Jl. H. Agus Salim No. 109 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-0440 Netherlands MAP O8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. S-3. Kuningan : 021 - 525-1515 New Zealand MAP M5 Sentral Senayan 2, Jl Asia Afrika No 8. Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 570-9460 Norwegian MAP N7 Menara Rajawali Building, Mega Kuningan, : 021 - 576 1523/24 Papua New Guinea MAP O3

Panin Bank Centre, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1 : 021 - 725-1218 Philippines MAP K9 Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 6-8 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 310-0334

Spain MAP I7 Jl. H. Agus Salim No. 61 Gondangdia, Menteng, : 021 - 314-2355 Sri Lanka MAP K10 Jl. Diponegoro No. 70 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-1018l Sweden MAP N7 Menara Rajawali, Jl. Mega Kuningan Lot No. 5.1 Kawasan Mega Kuningan, : 021 - 2553-5900 Switzerland MAP P8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X3-2. Kuningan, : 021 - 525-6061 Thai MAP K8 Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 74 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 390-4052 United Kingdom MAP J7

Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 75 Jakarta 10310 : 021 - 2356-5200

Japan MAP I7 Jl. M.H. Thamrin 24 : 021 - 3192-4308

Portugal MAP O9 Jalan Indramayu No. 2 A Menteng, : 021 - 3156728

United States of America MAP H8 Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 5 : 021 - 3435-9000

Korea MAP P9 Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 57-58. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-1915

Russian MAP M8 Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said Kav. 7 No. 1-2. Kuningan : 021 - 522-2912

Vietnam MAP I9 Jl. Panarukan No. 11 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-9975

museum Forestry Museum MAP O6

Manggala Wanabakti Building, Jl. Gatot Subroto, Senayan : 021 - 570 3246 Museum Perumusan MAP K9

Jl. Imam Bonjol, Jakarta : 021 - 314 4743 The place where President Soekarno and his deputy Vice President Hatta wrote the proclamation of independence at the end of World War II. Former home of the Commander of the Japanese forces during World War II, Admiral Maeda, a supporter of Indonesian independence. Private collection of the Admiral’s in Indonesia. National Museum MAP H7

Jalan Merdeka Barat 12 (BRT Monumen Nasional), Gambir, Central Jakarta. : 021 - 386 8171 Indonesian history and cultural museum. Popularly known as “Gedung Gajah”, or the “elephant building” The National Monument (Monas) MAP H8

The 137-meter tall marble obelisk is topped with a flame coated with 35 kilograms of gold. It represents the people’s determination to achieve freedom. It houses a historical museum and meditation hall, and is open to the public. : 021 - 382 3041

Taman Prasasti/ Gravestones Museum


Jl. Tanah Abang I, Tanah Abang Central Jakarta 10160. : 021 - 314 2067 Gravestones of famous people during Dutch occupation (1700-1945). Statues, hearse, and a beautiful park. Textile Museum MAP I5 Jl. Aipda KS. Tubun 2-4, Central Jakarta 11410. : 021 - 560 6613. Inside, you’ll find over 300 indigenous textiles from all over Indonesia including cotton and silk batik, intricately woven ikat and various others. Opening hours: TuesThurs & Sun 9 AM - 4 PM, Fri 9 AM - 3 PM. Closed on Monday. Maritime Museum (Museum Bahari) MAP A5

Pasar Ikan, 1 North Jakarta. : 021 - 669 3406 These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to seafaring and the spice trade.

Proclamation Museum MAP L10

Jl. Pegangsaan Timur 56, Central Jakarta. On August 17, 1945, Soekarno and Hatta proclaim the Independence of Indonesia at 56, Pegangsaan Timur Street.

Textile Museum

Basoeki Abdullah MAP R6

Jl. Keuangan Raya No.19, Cilandak Barat, South Jakarta. : 021 - 769 8926. Famous Indonesian painter Basoeki Abdullah. Beautiful paintings, sculpture, masks, watches. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.30 PM daily, except Monday. Police Museum MAP P3 Jl. Trunojoyo 1, South Jakarta : 021 - 721 8144 Satria Mandala (formerly Wisma Yaso) MAP O6

Jl. Gatot Soebroto, South Jakarta. : 021 - 522 7949. Military Museum. Wisma Yaso is the former residence of Indonesian first president, Soekarno. Sasmita Loka MAP K9 Jl. Lembang No. 58 Central Jakarta : 021 - 3458771 The former house of Gen. Ahmad Yani who was kidnapped and murdered in the communist attempt to stage a coup in 1965.

Jakarta History Museum / Fatahillah Museum (Museum Sejarah Jakarta) MAP B5 Jl. Taman Fatahillah No. 2, Jakarta : 021 - 692 9101 Housed in the beautifully restored former Batavia City Hall (1710), An exhibition on prehistoric Jakarta. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.00 PM, except Monday. Puppet Museum (Museum Wayang) MAP K5

Jl. Pintu Besar Utara No. 27. West Jakarta : 021 - 692 9560 Located on the west of Taman Fatahillah. Houses a good collection of wayang from all around Indonesia. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.00 PM, except Monday. Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics (Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik Jakarta) MAP B6 Jl. Pos Kota No. 2, Jakarta 11110. : 021 - 692 6091 Housed in the old Dutch Supreme Court, the building was built here in 1870. Today it houses the Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics.

SHOP 707 MAP U-7 A mix of hip ‘urban’ fashion labels and collectable products Jl. Kemang Raya No. 8B, (next to Aksara, under Casa) : 021 718 051 Aksara MAP U-7 Quality books Jl. Kemang Raya No. 8B : 021 719 9283/88 Aquarius Mahakam MAP Q-2

Huge CD selection Jl Mahakam I No 5 Kebayoran Baru : 021 720 8413 Chic Mart MAP T-10 Homewares, accessories and gifts Jl. Kemang Raya No. 55 : 021 719 7813 Cosmo Supermarket MAP O-4

Japanese food products. Grand Wijaya Centre Blok K F20 Kebayoran Baru

Jl. Kemang Raya No. 8B, : 0856 9773 7636 Premium Factory Outlets MAP N-7 Quality seconds at a margin of the real price Ambassador Mall, Kuningan Rococo Rack MAP T-10 Discount branded shoes Dharmawangsa Square 2nd Floor Voila-Soled MAP S-10 Women’s clothes accessories and quality local made shoes. Jl.Panglima Polim V No. 23, Jakarta Workinghour(s) MAP J-7 Classic and sophisticated design for working women Grand Indonesia Shopping Town Shop Unit #LEVEL ONE - 15, East Mall : 021- 9998 8888

Goods Department Map J-7

A curated youth department store Plaza Indonesia Extension 4th Fl, Jakarta Kem Chicks Supermarket MAP T-9 Import supermarket Jl Kemang Raya 3-5 Kemang Kinokuniya MAP O-3 Top quality book store Plaza Senayan, Pondok Indah Mall2 and Grand Indonesia Monka Magic music shop MAP U-7 Vinyl record shop ak’.sa.ra retail complex

Monka Magic

Malls Plaza Indonesia MAP J-7 High-end shopping Entertainment X’nter (e’X) Connected to Plaza Indonesia Entertainment and Shopping Jl. MH Thamrin, Central Grand Indonesia MAP J-7

High-end shopping Jl Sudirman, Central Plaza Senayan MAP O-3 High-end shopping Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan Senayan City MAP O-2 High-end shopping Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan Pacific Place MAP O-5 High-end brands Sudirman Central Business District, South Jakarta

Pasaraya Grande MAP Q-2

Traditional handcrafted arts and general shopping Jl. Sultan Iskandarsyah, Blok M Mal Taman Anggrek MAP H-2

Mid-range shopping Jl. Letjen S. Parman, Slipi Central Park MAP H-2 High-end shopping Next to Taman Anggrek Pondok Indah Mall MAP R-6

General shopping Jl. Metro Pondok Indah, Pondok Indah

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The Point and Click Dictionary

The iPhone 360 Degree Panoramic Video Lens

This is the pocket-sized scanner that instantly looks up and displays word definitions. Eliminating the need to thumb through large books or type entries, the device slides easily over reading material, its integrated flip-up camera scans any word with the touch of a button, and definitions are instantaneously displayed on its screen. The scanner provides audible word pronunciations through its built-in speaker and the 2.4” color LCD has a 320 x 240 resolution that clearly displays definitions, comprehensive etymologies, and related word forms. Smaller than a smartphone, the portable scanner provides 500,000 definitions from the Collins English Dictionary and offers translations to and from French, Italian, Spanish, and German using the award-winning Collins foreign language dictionaries. Users can navigate the device via the touchscreen or the included stylus, and it has an integrated MP3 player, voice recorder, and picture viewer. www. $279.95

This is the iPhone lens that captures seamless 360º panoramic video. Using the same technology found in U.S. Army surveillance cameras, the lens has a curved mirror that gathers light from all directions and reflects it back into the iPhone’s camera, enabling video recording in all directions simultaneously without requiring image stitching. A free app automatically calibrates the focus, adjusts the exposure, and allows you to pan and tilt the viewing perspective up to 360º on the horizontal plane and up to 80º on the vertical plane. The lens captures video at 30 frames per second and at 1920 by 456 resolution for the iPhone 4S and 1280 x 304 for the iPhone 4. The removable lens attaches to the included iPhone hard case that can be used as an everyday protective cover. Includes a microfiber pouch for the lens. $79.95

samsung pocket

Digital Lomo Camera JOCO VX5

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is an Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) with a 832 MHz ARM11 processor. It is an elegant phone weighing as little as 97 grams. The display is a 2.8 inch capacitive TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 240x320 pixels. E262K color TFT has been chosen as the technology for the display. The device also has an Android browser, which helps in easy navigation. Full Touch BAR has been chosen as the Form Factor for the device. Cellular World. Jl. Teuku Umar 60, Denpasar. Rp 1.990.000

JoCo VX5 camera has a retro effect Lomo with CMOS sensor. This 12MP camera flash supported to help you when you shoot low light or low light. You don’t have to wait for the Lomo camera photo printing because it has a 2.4 inch LCD screen to see results faster. The images are stored on an SD memory card in JPEG format. JOCO VX5 has an SLR classic designs and six different filters. In addition to the normal mode, you can produce black and white photos with the Orea filter, antique photos with Rays filter, and add a reddish tinge to the edge of a frame.

Nokia 900 Enjoy fast application processing and multitasking on a live Dashboard. ARM Cortex-A8 600MHz and total available application memory up to 1GB (256MB RAM + 768 MB virtual memory) Experience the full web with Maemo browser. Browser powered by Mozilla technology, full flash 9.4 and AJAX support. Personalize your own panorama desktop on the 3.5 Inch 800x480 pixel touch screen. Fast wireless broadband. WiFi and HSPA data 10/2.0 Mbps. Chat with voice calls, internet calls, instant messages and SMS. Merge your phone book, Skype contacts and other contacts into an all-in-one address book. Email on the go with rich HTML and full QWERTY keyboard, Pre-installed Nokia Messaging that mobilizes up to 10 personal email accounts. Take high quality photos and wide screen videos using the 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics. Share to Ovi Share & Flickr or store in the massive 32 GB internal storage.Cellular World. Jl. Teuku Umar 60, Denpasar. Rp 5.999.000

In the car, on your desk, even in your backpack: Duo Deck is a turntable and cassette player that can fit virtually anywhere and go everywhere. Powered by four AA batteries and featuring a built-in speaker and an incredibly compact design, Duo Deck is ready to move. Bring it outside, on trips, to college, even to the beach. It’s the no-clutter desktop turntable and cassette deckand it is equally suited to be your ideal home or office record player. Set it on your desk and use the included USB adapter for power. You can even use the 1/8” headphone output to listen to your records without disturbing others, or expand your sound by connecting Duo Deck to a speaker system. Connect it to your Mac or PC using the included USB cable and you’re ready to transfer your music and convert it to MP3s. Plus, EZ Vinyl / Tape Converter software is included to make the process as easy as possible. £59.99


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This is the portable device that imports photographs and slides into an iPhone in one step. Trays that accept photographs (3 x 5, 4 x 6), slides (35mm), and negatives (135) slide into the converter’s open bottom slot while an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S slides into a cradle on top at an optimal height from the trays below. A free app enables an iPhone’s camera to automatically adjust the size and color of pictures and slides before taking a snapshot that instantly converts items into JPEG format. The converter’s LEDs provide diffused light free of hotspots, glare, or flash burn for perfect digital conversions. www. $59.95

DUO DECK Ultra-Portable USB Turntable

Instant Digital Camera - Z2300

The ‘z2300’ instant digital camera by polaroid has just been unveiled at the 2012 CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) line show. the 10-megapixel device features a built-in zink ‘zero ink’ printer, producing full-colour 2x3-inch prints in under a minute, either in full bleed, with a classic polaroid border, or on a sticker-backed page. A camera setting controls whether every shot is automatically printed, or only images selected after capture by the user. In addition to its printing capacities, the camera stores photographs digitally via SD card. A built-in editing program enables users to review and crop photos on the 3.0-inch LCD screen even before uploading to PC. $ 159.99

The One Step Photograph And Slide To iPhone Converter

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Mannekepis as

you head north out of Legian on the main road through Seminyak you may hear the sound of lively Jazz music, and the happy hubbub of friendly chatter amongst friends drifting across the open-fronted terrace of Mannekepis bistro.Warm wooden furnishings across the two storey premises and a cosy, buzzing feel complement the regular live music, bustling atmosphere and of course, scrumptious cuisine. Grab a table near the bar area downstairs for a view of the stage or head upstairs for a game of pool and admire the breezy balcony area looking down over Jalan Seminyak. The subtly updated menu courtesy of new Finnish Executive Chef Pasi Huuskois is pleasingly diverse, with a delicious mix of Belgian specialities and international dishes. The list of starters is peppered with such European classics as lobster bisque served with cream and tarragon, and French onion soup with cheese croutons as well as a few Indonesian favourites like soto ayam. To make sure you feel right at

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Mannekepis Jl. Raya Seminyak no.2 +62 361 847 5784

A brand new wine list (one of the most extensive you’ll find this side of Seminyak I’m told) provides a wide selection of wines by the glass that are beyond the standard Cabernet Sauvignons found in most places. Meanwhile an all new cocktail menu points me toward a refreshing Avalon Concoction (65k++), which is a mix of vodka, fresh apple juice and ginger ale, twisted with melon and cucumber shavings.

including tenderloins and sirloins served with a choice of accompanying sauces cooked à la minute, as well as burgers and the steak tartare. I opt for the interestingly named ‘Kill the Cook’ (165k++), which is 200g of imported Aussie tenderloin topped with two big onion rings and battered cheese sticks with sautéed veggies and a rich, herby sauce on the side. Dessert is, as you’d expect from a European bistro, an indulgent affair with Crème Brulée, Belgian waffles with vanilla and chocolate sauce and New York Cheesecake topping the sweet stakes. For my dessert the waiter recommends the all-new Oreo Parfait (45k++) which is quite simply a plate of chocolatey, gooey perfection.

The polite, attentive service and the soft sounds The main course offerings comprise a range of of jazz and blues washing over everything round seafood and pastas given that special touch such off the dining experience at Mannekepis nicely. as Prawn Fettuccini à la Mannekepis and Pumpkin Ravioli With Carbonara Sauce. Dedicated Dan Ashcroft carnivores will enjoy the many steaks on offer

home amidst the Belgian atmosphere, you will also find Escargots de Bourgogne, Frog Legs Provençale and Pate de Champagne. Looking to push the boat out I check out a plate of the fresh oysters (22k++/pc) coupled with the delicately flavoured Beef Carpaccio (55k++) with rocket, balsamic reduction and truffle oil.



Hard Rock Cafe

Maria Magdalena

Rooftop @ The 1O1 Legian



W Bar

The Rooftop 88






Bistro Batu Kali


Poppies Restaurant


Kopi Pot


rooftop 88 Friday 13 July

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Blackbox party


he Black Box Party at Rooftop 88 really lived up to its billing. It took a little bit of time for the party to pick up, but when it did, at around 12, it exploded. The crowd was immediately blown away when international performers like Triple Jem and The Joy Brothers took turns to man the decks. By the time the party was peaking at 2am everybody had gone ape in the decidely aviation, industrial outdoor atmosphere.

Ocean 27 Saturday 14 July



he happy-techno party at Ocean27 featuring DJ Hugo Marti offered more than what was expected by its audience. First there were the dancers in colorful costumes doing some exotic numbers that got the punters all riled up. Then the air turned jazzy when a live saxophone, guitar, and percussion complemented performances by DJ Hugo Marti and friends.

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potato head Sunday 15 July

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Potato Head Summer Opening Party 2012


s far as summer parties go, Potato Head set the bar pretty damn high with their Summer Opening Party. The party opened with support from Stevie-G and Lady Flic on a smaller stage to the side, who filled the festive daytime atmosphere with some mighty fine tunes. But it was all just prelude to the main event, Fatboy Slim! The visuals were immaculate and the lights looked they came from the DJ god’s themselves, as for the sound, well; everybody had to bounce to those all too familiar tracks. The crowd was wild and positively energetic and with more shows like this, the world would probably be a better place. Additional support by Stuart Mac and Dipha only made an already wicked night better.

The Beat Jakarta 69  

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