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ngu ( In Indonesian means purple) is one of the top bands
in Indonesia known for their pop style, formed in 1996.
Ungu has 5 members and they are Pasha (vocalist), Enda
(guitarist), Oncy (guitarist), Makki (bassist) and Rowman
Ungu has reached Platinum Award two years after their first single
'Bayang Semu' in the first album 'Laguku' released in 2002.
'Tempat Terindah' as their second album in December 2003, hit the
top chart for 'Karena Dia Kamu' and 'Suara Hati'. The album sold
In 2005, the 3rd album put Ungu into the spotlight with their hit single
'Demi Waktu'. They got Platinum Awards only in two weeks after their
album 'Melayang' released, Double Platinum one month later and
Multi Platinum Awards for sold 800,000 records for this album.
Ungu was nominated for Most Favorited Band Duo in MTV Asia 2006
Awards, Best Video Director 'Demi Waktu' Abimael Gandy and Video
of the Year 'Demi Waktu'. And in the same year Ungu gained
mainstream popularity in Malaysia with the release of their single
'Demi Waktu'. Followed by their third album 'Melayang'.
In the same year Ungu released a mini album, SurgaMu to celebrate
Ramadhan in December 2006. 150,000 copies sold in 15 days.
'Untukmu Selamanya' as their 4th album released in 2007, sold
300,000 copies and got Double Platinum Award.
The third mini album 'Aku dan Tuhanku' in 2008 got Double Platinum
for sold 150,000 copies in two days.
'Penguasa Hati' as their latest album also promising like others, in this
album you can get Pop-Rock, Rap and Dangdut in a package. You can
hear in single named 'Hampa Hatiku'.
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■ Tokyo Band Summit
2003 TEMPAT TERINDAH
2007 UNTUKMU SELAMANYA 5
2007 PARA PENCARIMU
2008 AKU DAN TUHANKU
2009 PENGUASA HATI
■ ASIANBEAT 08-09 GRAND FINAL REPORT 16
APX500, PACIFICA 1511MS
BBNE2, OAK CUSTOM
■ MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FAIR JAPAN 2009 17
■ BEATSPOT Store
Cover artist of this issue is the most popular band in Indonesia,
"Ungu". Please check out their interview on page 8-9.
You can find our new products, "NX series" acoustic electric
guitar with nylon string and "S90XS/ S70XS" synthesizer with
newly added lineup of 76 key model. Try these instruments at
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MAKKI/ Electric Bass: BBNE2, BB2000, TRB6P II
ENDA/ Electric Guitar: APX500, Pacifica 1511MS, CV820WB
PASHA/ Vocalist & Acoustic Guitar: APX500, SLG100S
ONCY/ Electric Guitar: APX500FM, SA503TVL, SG1000
ROWMAN/ Drum: OAK Custom, Rick Marotta Hipgig
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BSM Vol.05 2009
BSM Vol.05 2009