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2nd Anthem

Celebrate the Pop Anthems – is 2nd Anthem’s motto. Formed in 2009, 2nd Anthem is comprised of seasoned traveling café musicians and vocalists. They gathered their experiences together in handpicking songs to create a wide repertoire that appeals to the Asian region. Secondly, It is their desire to bring back the radio anthems and hits that have been missed by the audiences in café’s and bars. In a set, 2nd Anthem will occasionally throw in forgotten hits from the likes of Roxette, Color Me Badd, Ace of Base, NKOTB, A-ha, Swing Out Sister, Amy Grant, Nena and many more.

Current Song Highlights are from Lady GaGa, Pitbull, Katy Perry, LMFAO, David Guetta, Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars, Adele, Beyonce to name a few and they constantly building a strong repertoire from the current radio charts.

 

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The Members

 

AYU – vocals

Influences                           :    Alanis Morisette, The Cranberries, Oasis, Nirvana, Radiohead

Genre                                  :    Rock, Alternative

Worked with                       :    AB Three, Slank, Indonesian Idol, Shanty, Opening Act for Slank (1998)

Band History                       :    Columbian Latin Band (2004), Asia One (2004), Jogadanz (2005), B-Party (2006), Asia Reforms (2007)

Educational Attainment     :    Academy Secretary of Widya Mandala, Surabaya

 

DHILA vocals

Influences                           :    Celine Dion, Whitney Houston

Genre                                  :    Pop & Pop Rock

Discography                        :    Merah Delima, Cincin Kembar, (Asli Group) (1998), Vocals with Reynold Panggabean (2008-2009)

Appearances                       :

  • Sinetron            :    Pilar-Pilar Kecil (SCTV), Mambo (SCTV)
  • Advertisements  :    TELKOM (Layanan Masyarakat), Pucelle Splash Cologne, Kacang Garuda, Mesin Cuci LG
  • Print                   :    Look Of The Month ‘N Year (Look Magazine)

Performed with                  :    Delon, Bella Shapira, Rebeca, Julia Perez (all backing vocals)

Band History                       :    Casual (2005), Genic (2006-2009)

Educational Attainment     :    Public Relations (D3)

 

DAVE – vocals

Influences                           :    Eric Bennet, Michael Buble, Justin Timberlake

Genre                                  :    RnB, Pop

Band History                       :    Platinum Band, Escape, Biru, Jogadanz, OP Band

Attended                             :    PETRA University, Surabaya

 

EDUARD – guitars

Gear                                    :    Fender Deluxe Custom Stratocaster Guitar, LTD H-100, FM Guitar, Boss GT-10 Guitar Effects Processor, ARAM Acoustic Electric Guitar, MIPRO ACT 707S Wireless System

Influences                           :    Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi)

Genre                                  :    Rock, Pop, Funk, Blues, New Wave

Other Musical Skills           :    Bass, Drums, & Keyboards

Band History                       :    Earthrise Philippines (2002), Swerve Philippines (2004), Casual (2005), Genic (2005), Nemo (2006)

Discography                        :    “Seribu Kali Lagi” with Nemo Band

Schools attended                :    Bina Nusantara University

 

ZACKEY – bass

Gear                                    :    Alembic Epic Series, Boss GT-6B Bass Effects Processor.

Influences                           :    John Patituci, Jacko Pastorius, Louis Johnson, Victor W, Steve Bailey

Genre                                  :    Funk, Rock, Latin

Other Musical Skills           :    Guitar, Harmonica, Conga

Awards                                :    Best Bassist (Festival Antar Fakultas UNPAD 1997

Discography                        :    Dimanesi (2003), Two Tone FOD (2000)

Worked / Appeared with    :    Marcel, Warna, Shanty, Kris Dayanti, Titi DJ, Arif TOFU, Rita Efendi, Hentriesa, Harry Roesli, Mico Protonema, Andi Rif/, Rika

Band History                       :    Potato Chip Band 1995, Innnuendo 1997, Hit Blower (UNPAD Big Band) 1998, New Fresh 2000, Dimensi 2002, Asia Reforms 2004-present

Educational Attainment     :    AMD Sastra Perancis UNPAD

 

ARIE – drums

Gear                                    :    Mapex Black Panther Snare, Zildjian & Paiste, Cymbals, Pearl Double pedal

Influences                           :    Aksan Syuman, Roger Taylor(Duran Duran)

Genre                                  :    Rock, Funk, New wave

Other Musical Skills           :    Bass, Guitar

Band History                       :    Reunion band (1999-2001) , Cordova Band (2001-2002), Funky Kopral (2002), Ariyo Wahab, Mozza etc. (2003-2004), Warna Warni (2004-2009)

Major Gigs                          :    Hugos Club Surabaya – Jogja – Semarang, Hardrock Cafe Jakarta, Hardrock Cafe Singapore, Borneo Balikpapan, Dejavu Samarinda, Flame Cafe Malang, Botol Cafe Makasar, Colors Café Surabaya & Makasar, Liquid & Retro Café Makasasar

Educational Attainment     :    Bina Nusantara University

 

IMANK Keyboards (not in picture)

Gear                                    :    Korg X50, Synthesizer, Roland AX synth (keytar), M-Audio Axiom (keyboard controller), M-Audio Fast Track (converter) Yamaha PSR or 700 (keyboard)

Influences                           :    Mozart, Jordan Rudess, David Foster, John Lord, Keith Emerson

Genre                                  :    Rock, Blues, Soul, RnB, Fusion

Other Musical Skills           :    Guitar

Discography                        :    Firman R. Pirsow (Makassar, Maret 1983)

Band History                       :    Legend Band (Makassar), Fresh Colour (Bali), Soundclip (Bandung), Sarara (Jakarta), Sembilan Band (Jakarta), After Nine (Jakarta)

Musical Training                :    Yamaha Music (basic piano), Trinity Music (harmonic chords), Farabi Music

 

GIG LIST

 

(current)

Paulaner Brauhaus, Hotel Indonesia – Kempinski : 2010 – present

Sun City Lounge, LTC Glodok – Jakarta : 2010 – present

Score Jakarta : June 2009 – present

Stix, Parklane Jakarta : April 2012 – present

Fourties Kemang : May 2012 – present

 

Hard Rock Café Jakarta

Pisa Café Menteng : June – August 2009

Fame Station Bandung : June – November 2009

Kamasutra Jakarta – January 2010

MU Café & Bar Jakarta

Manhattan, Hotel Borobudur

 

PT. Abhimata Citra Abadi 20th Anniversary, Manchester United Café Jakarta, 23 December 2009

Gran Melia Hotel Jakarta’s New Year’s Eve 2010 (with Yovie & Nuno)

Valbury Annual Gathering, Four Season’s Hotel Ballroom, 16 March 2010

Goes To Hollywood, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Staff Party, November 2010

Groovy at 114, The Philippine Independence Day Dance Party at the Millenium Hotel Ballroom Jakarta

 

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