This had been an exciting and challenging project for me and my friends (N.E.A.R music). This movie is all about action, drama, comedy. So we have to be smart capturing the mood of every scene, and put it into our music. We love the movie and enjoyed the process very much. Can’t wait to watch it in the theaters.
Here is the official trailer! See it in cinema, April 14th 2016
Here is some behind the scene pictures of the music making process
Christmas 2014 I read a message on my phone from Pak Yoyo (Satrio Budiono, reputable sound editor) that there’s a movie going to be released soon and has no music scoring yet, and they’re looking for someone to make the music. Pak Yoyo asked if any of us interested (he post this message in a whatsapp group). So I instantly said “YES! I’ll do it”.
So he gave my number to the production house, and I contacted my friends to teamed up for this project.
Long story short, finally we’re official as the music scorer (penata musik) for this movie.The team called N.E.A.R Music (Nanin, Eja, Achi, Rahel)
The movie “Nada Untuk Asa” coming to theaters February 5th, 2015. Directed by Charles Gozali. It’s a great and very touching movie. I myself cried a little when I watch it for the first time :-p
So here’s a peek from my simple “home studio” during the process of making the music
Yeaayyyy finally this this movie is playing in 21cineplex theaters! We started working on this project few months ago. It was so exciting and very challenging, because this is our first time making music together for a real cinema movie.
Music by Aksan Sjuman and The Penderwicks. The Penderwicks consist of 5 young composers who share same interest in movie scoring.
And here’s The Penderwicks at the premiere held on Sunday January 5th 2014. (photo courtesy of AchiDewiLestari, left-right : Achi, Nanin, Michelle, Rahel, Areza)
So please come and watch the movie, bring your children and the whole family and watch it together. Let’s support Indonesian film, specially not so much children’s movie that we have here in Indonesia. I hope you enjoy watching it 🙂
Here’s a video from the JICC (Jakarta International Community Choir) Saturday Night Fever concert on March 17th, 2013. I was asked to make a medley acappella arrangement of these two songs for the concert, Fifth Of Beethoven and Jive Talkin’. It was quite challenging because these two songs were popular, and I wanted to make it sound “new”. I tried to come up with something interesting and modern, so I mix it up with beatboxing. I also beatbox for this song :-p (not on stage but from the sound mixer control room)
A special thanks to Indri who conducted the choir and made the backing track for this concert (she’s the one acting as the waitress)
And here’s some pictures from the concert. Lots of fun!