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PATAHAN

Simak Dialog

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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3.68 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2005

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. One Has To Be (13:34)
2. Spur Of The Moment (13:02)
3. Kemarau (11:07)
4. Worthseeing (16:22)
5. Kain Sigli (19:49)

Total Time: 71:52

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Line-up / Musicians

- Riza Arshad / acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano and synth
- Tohpati Ario Hutomo / electric, synth & acoustic guitars
- Adhitya Pratama / electric fretless bass
- Endang Ramdan / Sunda kendang and toys
- Emy Tata Makassar / kendang, ceng-ceng, kethuk, vocals and poetry reading (Bahasa Indonesian language)
- Nyak Ina Raseuki "Ubiet" / vocals (tracks 2 and 5)

Guest musician:
- Marla Stukenberg / poetry reading (German) (5)

Releases information

CD Moon June MJR015 (USA 2005)

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SIMAK DIALOG Patahan ratings distribution


3.68
(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
17%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
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Review by Ivan_Melgar_M
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4 stars About 2 months ago I reviewed "Demi Masa" by this excellent Indonesian band SIMAK DIALOG, and rated it with 4 stars due to the surprising combination of sounds, flavours and styles, so when I placed "Patahan" in the CD player, they surprised me again but for different reasons.

If "Demi Masa" was an ode to the unexpected, "Patahan" is more what I would expect from a Fusion band (at least during the first two tracks), with excellent piano performance, splendid guitar by virtuoso musician "Tohpati Ario Hutomo" and a solid rhythm section, in this case with the peculiarity of not using drums but Indonesian Kendang percussion.

The general mood is calm, relaxing and fluid with an audience so respectful that there's almost no "Live feeling", but this doesn't stop the band from improvising and giving the best of them.

As I said before, the album is very relaxing, mainly during the first two tracks "One Has to Be" and "Spur of the Moment" in which "Riza Arshad" carries the weight of the band with an amazing piano performance in the vein of "Chick Corea".

But after that everything starts to change "Kemarau" is a vibrant experimental track with radical changes from martial to peaceful and some haunting chorals, but the really complex material comes with "Worthseein", almost frenetic jam session where all the musicians allow themselves to shine and demonstrate how skilful they are.

The closer "Kain Sigli" begins with a simultaneous narration in two languages, "Emi Tata" in Bahasa language and "Marla Stukenberg" in German, after which an incredibly beautiful acoustic guitar solo captured my attention.

The rest of the track is more experimentation and jamming with "Nyak Ina Raseuki - Ubiet" singing and scatting with a background of guitar percussion and synths....Frenetic and delightful.

Even when Jazz is not my passion, it's obvious for me that the performance and composition is amazing and that would be extremely unfair to rate "Patahan" with less than 4 stars.

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3 stars A very interesting jazz album from Indonesia. This is a live album from the interesting ethno-jazz combo Simak Dialog. The audience is polite listening to the music so the live feeling is not particular great. Then again, this type of music is not attracting rowdy audiences. Ethno-jazz.. ... (read more)

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