From the city of Makassar, a group of youths call themselves as Taman Impian. This name comes from a public garden which they used to gather, With a sextet line up; Nica a.k.a Cici (Vocal), Jell (Back Voc, Gitar), Faad (Back Voc, Gitar), Ari (Bass), Armin a.k.a Macan (Drum), Ryal (Hammond/Organ/Melodica/Sequencer, Back Voc) this outfit become one of Makassar’s finest.
In 2016, through the annual gigs in Makassar (Musik Hutan), they started their journey. With Jamaican Sound foundation plus harmonious local infusions, they bring colorful styles inspired from ska, reggae, rocksteady, and even dub. In many gigs, they played repertoires from classical artists such as Derrick Morgan, Toots & The Maytals as well as bands with big influences such as The Specials and The Selecter. They also includes the inspirations from the legends list from legendary Trojan Records.
This outfit released the album “Eargasm” in 2019. This debut is such a marker as a result of Jamaican music movement from the central part of Indonesia. Taman Impian is now preparing their next album. Keep up with the latest news and updates from them on their Instagram, FB, soundcloud and YouTube channel.
Check this fabulous “Eargasm” here:
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