Video Premiere: Batavia Collective – ‘Propulsion’

Indonesian trio Batavia Collective are sharing their new music video and single, “Propulsion,” and you can check it out right here at New Noise.

The Jakarta-based trio—Doni Joesran, Elfa Zulham, and Kenny Gabriel—take their sound to new heights, with jazz chops, expert skills, a breathtaking and powerful instrumental, all connected through enticing melodies and dramatic passages.

Batavia Collective are inspired by the streets and sounds of Jakarta, with an eclectic blend of erratic patterns and colorful themes. The seasoned musicians initially met by playing covers of popular hip-hop and jazz songs, eventually moving to to start their own band together and creating their own compositions.

The band offer more insight surrounding their musical process:

“We create the music through jamming, and afterwards, we vote on certain compositions together. In the end, the purpose is mainly to have fun.”

Preorder and buy the track here, and watch the video for “Propulsion” below:

For more from Batavia Collective, find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Photo courtesy of Batavia Collective

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