Indonesian artists Cellosux, Angelana and more unite for collaborative EP ‘It’s Not So Sunny’

The collaborative project was recorded over three days during the Rekam Kamar Camp

Seven up-and-coming Indonesian musicians have collaborated to release a joint EP entitled ‘It’s Not So Sunny’.

The collaborative project features singer-songwriter and producer Cellosux, bedroom pop singer Angelana, singer-songwriters Nadhif Basalamah and Irsyad Agni, producer RMHRTO, indie-pop duo LUZERN and pop-punk band Ringgo 5.

‘It’s Not So Sunny’ – out last Friday – was recorded over the course of three days, when the above musicians banded together for a songwriting session dubbed the Rekam Kamar Camp, otherwise known as REKAMP at the Rekam Kamar studio in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Listen to the collaborative EP below.

“This idea started right after a futsal game, whilst exchanging stories about the difficulties of making music these days. Suddenly Rama thought, maybe we could create a fun collaboration too, especially among all of us who are still struggling as musicians,” said Ringgo 5 vocalist Nabil in a press statement.

The recording process of ‘It’s Not So Sunny’ was filmed, and has been uploaded onto YouTube. Watch the first episode below.

Cellosux, who most recently co-wrote and produced Rasyiqa’s debut single ‘Reckless’, made his debut in 2018 and has notably released a stream of singles this year, including ‘LOSER’ in late May.

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Newcomer Angelana debuted in February with the single ’28’ followed by ‘Pretend’ in August. Producer RMHRTO will make his debut with the record, while indie-pop duo LUZERN formed in 2020 and have released one single, ‘B L O O M’, to date.

Nadhif Basalamah – who debuted in 2018 – recently released two singles this year, ‘Something More’ and ‘Letting Go’, while Irsyad Agni debuted this year and has released five songs so far.

Pop-punk band Ringgo 5 released their debut album ‘Emotion’ in 2017 followed by their 2020 EP ‘Not Alone, Just Lonely’.

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