“Indonesian duo Senyawa is one of the most intense live bands in the world” – Red Bull Music Academy
“Senyawa can be counted among the most thrilling, edgy and original live performance units anywhere in the world.” – The Wire
“Senyawa forged a sound that brings with it another dimension of weight, one that can’t be measured.” – The Quietus
“Senyawa`s music rises from the belly of the beast and crawls out of its gaping maw” – Pitchfork
“Generally speaking, Senyawa operate on a force-of-nature level” – Resident Advisor
“Alkisah” tells a story of a society who disbanded themselves from a collapsing civilization and regroup to build a new one for the future. However, that future may not be there because the impending doom is upon them. What comes after is all that matters.
The album is co-released by multiple independent record labels across the globe, in which the labels are given full freedom to design their own version of cover art and packaging, and curate their own remixes/reinterpretations of the album as part of the release.
This decentralized method of music distribution allows the album to be more accessible, while at the same time redefining music exclusivity by sharing its ownership, and empower smaller scattered powers to grow and connect.