By: Andre Syahreza
This article was originally published in Latitudes magazine, a renowned bi-monthly magazine focusing on Indonesian culture. The magazine hailing from the island of Bali previously existed in paper form and was especially known for its in-depth critical articles and beautiful photography. As a tribute to all contributors of this magazine Latitudes.nu presents a selection of articles published in the years 2001-2004.
Jakarta’s club scene is booming. Everyone wants to hear the funkiest sounds and be seen on the hottest dance floors. Andre Syahreza, arbiter of Jakarta style, reports on a peculiar development—trainee DJs going to school to study the curriculum of cool.