Yennu Ariendra aka Y-DRA is a music composer, producer, musician, DJ and digital artist who works in the area of music, performance and also visual. Almost all of his works depart from the values of tradition and history in Indonesia, Java in particular. The methods of creation also involved a Javanese cultural approach, such embodiment, and instinctive expression, which intertwined between local and global, past and present, traditional and modern. In his previous works, He departed from the strong practice of traditional art, range from music, dance, performance, visual, and rituals, and put them in a new critical narrative and then re-create/re-translated them in contemporary forms.
Y-DRA No-Brain Dance album inspired from Dangdut Koplo, Dance Music that grows and develop in Indonesia, especially in Java.
All photo by Kiko Nunez