Reno Pratma

by the partae
Where are you currently based?
Bali island, Indonesia.
What’s the music scene like in Bali / Indonesia at the moment?
The music scene in Bali and Indonesia is growing now after the pandemic. Music concerts and festivals have started again. I think its a good start after recovering from the pandemic.
Your latest single is out now, what’s it called?
Just dropped a new single in Bahasa Indonesian language called ‘Aku’ released by Extra Sensorial Productions London-Bali.
What influenced the sound and songwriting?
I think the influence comes from the 50s 60s music
How did you go about writing this track?
I started writing this song alone at first and then I showed it too my good Friend Dave Syauta the vocalist of the Paps Band Bandung and he really liked it and we finish it together.
You have an album coming out in early 2023, please tell us about the songwriting influences:
The influence on the new album is really different from my previous one. The new album is more personal to me and i wrote alot of the songs during the pandemic which have more emotional meaning.
Please tell us about the songwriting process for your new album:
Actually i started writing right before the pandemic while I was still in Melbourne city and then went back to Indonesia and continued writing throughout the pandemic.
Where and when did you record/produce/master and who did you work with?
I started recording in Stonedeaf music studio in Bali with my producer Cipta Gunawan and also recorded some songs in Sagala Rumah studio Jakarta shout out to Mang Xonad and all the crew. Also recorder some songs in House Records music studio in Renon Bali.
How did you approach the recording process?
I took my time over two years to record and just kept it fun as usual how music is supposed to be.
What programs/equipment did you use?
Different studios had different programs. Some we used protools some used logic pro and all the analog hardware.
Please tell us a little about what we can expect from this new album and how it’s different from your past releases:
There’s alot of surprises from the music arrangements and the lyrics. Alot more slower tempo songs on this album. Just wait and check it out! Haha
Who are you listening to at the moment?
Im not listening to alot of music at the moment because I’ve been focusing on recording my new album.
What’s planned for the remainder of 2022 going into 2023?
Writing and making alot more new music and skateboarding.
Favourite food and place to hangout?
My favorite food is Indonesian food for sure but depend where I’m at in the moment.

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