Adhitia Sofyan on an Italian music webzine “Pansieri di Cartapesta”
Here’s the translation of the article, thanks to Google Translate!
“The Indonesian Sofyan Adhitia is an example of how the internet can bring about wide-ranging productions of artists who create in their own little world, in our case of a bedroom and make them famous. Quiet Down, his first album, dating back to 2007, while the 2010 Forget Your Bedroom Recording Plans Vol.2 (Japan zoom Vivid, 2012), both of Souncloud.com and WordPress author page, where you can also interact with musician and browse in the log book of his “journey”, a term which he defines experience as a composer.
The breakthrough came thanks to the popularity of some of his songs on the web and on local radio, such as Adelaide and Sky Blue Sky Collapse, which allowed him to climb the charts indie Indonesian, performing in numerous concerts and leave for Japan for ten-day tour. It was just a record label In Japan, (written Vivid Zoom, it should be Production Dessinee), which, given the popularity of the young producer has decided to give his last album.
Forget Your Plans demonstrates how you can find good music on the web is already saturated with emerging songwriters. The twelve tracks on the album follow elegantly gathered an emotional and very coherent sound. Adhitia seems arpeggio sign each with their own style and her young voice, but warm and bright, which adheres to each piece. From Jakarta to Forget Bandaged, the listener’s attention is kept alive by a gentle energy and his music is introspective but light as a feather, never pessimistic. Over the last pieces – just think of Midnight and again at Bandaged – we feel a growing maturity, almost as if the order of tracks on the album represented a way of life itself.
His texts, without lapsing into the pathetic, is a poem that recounts the experience: speaking of nostalgia, honesty, shyness, but especially love. The latter, however, is not described with poignant melancholy, but with great wisdom and practicality, not a feeling that binds man, who gives him the ability to self-affirmation. The ego is not a fulcrum around which a circle of the elect, but a part of the Whole, the Universe. In this way makes Adhitia freely interpreted his words, shaping his point of view with that of the spectator.
Article by Anna Maria Parente”