HeyHo! Records

heyho badge-blackAn indie-pop label based in Bekasi (Indonesia) which formed in late of 2009. Arief Bramantyo was the founder of this record label and He asked Rachmad Triyadi to join as a partner / Co-Founder. In mid 2010, Rusli Budianto also joined to help HeyHo! Records in Production and other sector. They started this label with releasing a self-produced CD-R single format. And in 2013, they finally release a CD-Pro debut album for a band called Sex Sux. This label were still exists until now, as a fact they’re already publish 17 releases for local band like Aggi, Beachweds, Boyfriend’s Dead, FAULT, Humsikk, Kick, MellonYellow, Melting Bitches, Sex Sux, Sharesprings, Skittle Alley, Smilelove, Sometimes Always, Tikki Tikki Tembo, The Sweetest Touch and The Wellington. Lately, it’s reported that they will release a compilation called Complete Discography at the end of year of 2015.

 

 

  • sexsuxSex Sux is an Indonesian Twee Pop duo formed in Bogor, Indonesia in 2010 by husband and wife duo Deni (vocals, guitar, keyboards, drum loops) and Melly (vocals, guitar, keyboards, ukulele). Sex Sux released their debut single, Feline Fever, in 2011. The first full length album, Sing Along With Bananas!, was released by HeyHo! Records in April 2013.

     

  • faultAn Indie-rock band from Bandung which formed in mid 2014 by Panji (Spiritualized Mamals), Pxru and Donal. It begins from a jamming post-punk band called Anchestor Worship. And then Panji recruited a guitar player, her brother Ori and Egi replacing their previous drummer. This formation brings another music concept of a band. Fault Finder was their first single and from this song they create this band name, Fault.

     

  • sharespringsA noise pop band in Jakarta. Formed (2006) with lineup consists of Billie (bass & vocals), Rusli (drums), Tyza (guitar & vocals), Ardhi (vocals & guitar) employing swirling, noisy guitars in an indie rock landscape from the late 80s. The band’s inspired by Yo La Tengo, Ride, The Legends, and Rocketship. In the beginning (2003), Ardhi relied on a dream pop band, Sasmita. Disbanded (2005), directly asked Tyza assisting him for a solo project. Later, they’re both teamed-up a band of Les Alison. One day, to complete performed they invited Rama (bass) and Rusli (drums). Sharesprings was finally named in 2006. The band established the element of late 80 and early 90 music. With a simple structure indie pop concept combines in shoegazing style and a noisy atmosphere settings. Rama left the band who was quickly replaced by Billie. Bridging the gap between the indie pop of Yo La Tengo and the noise twee of MBV’s early, Sharesprings intended a reputation by supporting with twee fusion for some songs.

     

  • thewellingtonAn Indie Pop band that formed in 2003 in Depok, Indonesia, consisting of Hanzalah Usaidi, Rinaldi Aban, Riftyza Gestandi, Feizal Akbar, and Rizky Ocktadinanta. They had been together since high school life but decide to start the band in 2003, after Tyza got some CD’s from his cousin which was include some Indie pop band like Blue Boy, Club 8, The Arrogant, Birdie, Blackbox recorder etc. Because they’re all love football. They named the band with something connected to football. It was named The Playmaker. They start to made some songs without thinking about sounds and skills. The early line-up were Hanzalah Usaidi (Drum), Riftyza Gestandi (Guitar/Voc), Rinaldi Aban (Bass), and Feizal Akbar (Guitar). In 2004 they recorded their first single, ‘Membiru’ and played their first gig in Interstudi College called “Goodbye Pangpol”. In 2006, Feizal Akbar split out from the band, and was replaced by Ajat M. Fajar who became their new drummer while Hanzalah Usaidi changed his role into Guitarist. After considering various names, the band settled for ‘The Wellington’, with its evocation of the capital of New Zealand. Two years later, the band recorded their second single, ‘Lost in Cairo’. The band finally got their way after Roque from Cloudberry Records asked them to joined their CD-R compilation for their regular fanzine. But after that, the band dissapeared from musical activity. They’re all busy with their own projects and life. In 2010, one of their friend. Rachmad Triyadi, asked the band to join his record label, ‘Heyho Records’ after listened to ‘Lost in Cairo’. But the band was in hibernation-period, and doesn’t know how to woke up. They met again in one night, and discussed for their ‘new chance’ and the result was positive. They start the band again. Feizal Akbar re-joined the band as a third guitarist, and Rizky Ocktadinanta from alternative-grunge band called Arc Yellow became their new drummer. They perform for the first time with the new line-up in Arief Bramantyo’s room. Arief Bramantyo is one of their friend from Heyho Records. One month later, they recorded two new songs with help from Gita Harry Wibawa (Mellonyellow) as additional keyboardist, ‘a Thousand yards’ and ‘Ocean’ for their first ever CD-R E.P released by Heyho Records.