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yesTOURday Destination 2: Lokananta

TEN years ago, group of a restless creative juvenile created a shelter for bands/ musicians from Semarang to had their music tour independently in several cities. Or may I say, in a D.I.Y movement. 😀
They called their selves ”yesTOURday”. Their debut tour was successfully held in Jakarta, Bogor and Bandung, brought OK Karaoke, Something About Lola (S.A.L) and Wiwiek ‘n Friends in order to promoted their new albums.
Unfortunately after this ‘premiere’ event, Yestourday gone disappeared. Each crew including band members, were busied by their own.
Briefly, in 20th August 2016, Yestourday come back with their new excitement –along with some fat bellies among them—with a slightly different kind of tour. They brought S.A.L and Wiwiek ‘n Friends took audio recording and live performing videos at Lokananta, the oldest recording company (and music museum) in Indonesia; the big hero yet a ‘Wikipedia’ of Indonesian music industry.
Aside for promoting S.A.L latest album “Your Revolution”, and Wiwiek ‘n Friends new single, “Praaang”, destination Lokananta have some special missions. They would inform to the kids nowdays what Lokananta is. We all should be aware that Indonesia has a kick ass national recording company. As for S.A.L and Wiwiek ‘n Friends upcoming videos, who knows it could be a trigger for another musicians, planning their recording or live video at it, and hopefully would bring back it’s glorious, even though won’t be the same as in the old days.
Moreover, Lokananta has a marvelous audiovisual; the older you get, the better you get. It was an ultimate pride yet ultimate experience for both bands did live performance Lokananta.

*photographed by Mamet Mumeti, Monsterkopi

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Colored Hair Speaks Louder

PROFESSIONALS hairdresser around Indonesia was colorfully compete at a grand hair event. Where? When? It’s L’Oréal Color Trophy 2016 and 20th May was the grand final for their 35 finalists. Six categories were judged by its fusion colors creativity, cutting, styling, and mix matching look with the dress. It was about a package of appearance. Can’t have the Alessandra Ambrosio at the hair, yet a Lenong show at the dress and so the shoes, right? X)
Anyway those 6 categories are; The Color Trophy Award, The Men’s Image Award, The Young Colorist Award, special category Best Color Award, special category Best Cut & Style Award, and People Choice Award. As for the winner of Color Trophy 2016, would be compete globally at International L’Oréal Colour Trophy in Lisbon, Portugal. And the great story comes from Semarang.
Lie Kuang & Co Creative Salon holds up 5 awards for 4 categories. Winner and first runner up for “The Color Trophy Award”, first runner up for “Men’s Image Award”, winner for “Best Color Award”, and winner for “Best Cut & Style Award”.
Purity, The SWAG, The Flux, and Super Women are four different themes Lie Kuang & Co’s team presented for each category. “Purity” is a desert inspired hair style, which has enormous wavy hair in dark ash brown to light beige colors. This Purity got double award; its the winner of Color Trophy Award and The Best Color Award.
Move to “The SWAG”. This runner up for Men’s Image Award inspired by Hiphop culture; undercut and square layer technique in light ash blonde color. Futuristic atmosphere landed in “The Flux”, first runner up for Color Trophy Award. A dynamic short hair in light pearl brown to light burgundy colors. A dare-fierce looking beauty.
Last but not least, women-Anime-superhero were presented in “Super Women”. A strong character in smoked ash to pastel pink shoulder length hair. This strong-feminine got Best Cut & Style Award. Well, all the best for the international final Color Trophy at Lisbon Portugal in October, then bring the good news for Indonesia. 😉

Photograph by Dikha Dheansa and Lie Kuang & Co. creative team

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