11.3 fri. to 11.5 sun.

Muhammad Irfan


10:50am - 11:30am
. Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of the Indonesian Music Market


Also known as Irfan Popish, a writer from Bandung, Indonesia, currently based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, as a Master’s student in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University. His works include a book called “Bandung Pop Darlings” (2019) about two decades of the Indie Pop Scene in his hometown, Bandung and “Numpang Gandeng,” a video essay about underground bands among the Indonesian Migrant Workers community in Taiwan. He also writes music articles in several media outlets such as Taiwan Beats or POP HARI INI and runs an initiative to share Indonesian and Taiwanese indie music under the name of ID-TW Pop Bureau. His academic research explores various music and youth culture issues.

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