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Contact Information
Name: J-RockS J-RockS
E-Mail Address: jakarta_rockstars@yahoocom
Address: Pinang Kuningan I UP 12 Pondok Indah South Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 12000
Indonesia

About Me
About Me: [Band Profile]
Jakarta Rockstars or mostly known as J-RockS [JRS] is one of new band in Indonesia, which is playing Japanese rock music. Founded in 09 November 2003 by Iman [vocalist], Sony [lead guitarist], Wima [bassist], and Anton [drummer] they are start their career through the indie band festival held by Nescafe [Nescafe Musik Asyik 2004]. After defeat their two rival, B-Five [Makassar] and Cool – Khas [Yogyakarta], JRS got their recording contract with Aquarius Musikindo and also got their first video clip as their another prize [“Mestinya Kuakhiri Semua”, which also made them become the champion of the contest]. At July 2005 finally they released their first album entitled “Topeng Sahabat”, contain 11 songs with some hits singles : “Mestinya Kuakhiri Semua”, ” Lepaskan Diriku”, “Berharap Kau Kembali”, “Ceria”, and “Selamat Tinggal Kekasihku”; the next 4 hits later are also made the video clip then. JRS sweetly combine the Japanese rock music with other genres according to the music influence of each member, like blues, punk, jazz, the point is they play in rock n roll area. ” Our music is freestyle..” that’s what Iman said to conclude. Even though born from a talent contest, all member of JRS are personally proven to own skill which cannot be assumed insignificant, in every their live perform they always present attraction – attraction which always can invite admiration also hysteria of all J-Rockstars [mention to all fans JRS]. Even one of guitar brand, Marlique, ready to endorse Sony, lead guitarist from JRS. Now with their music skill, which matured progressively, they ready to launch their second album soon, in early 2007.

[Management] :
J-RockS was under management of J-RockS Management;
Pinang Kuningan I UP 12, Pondok Indah
South Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia 12000
Contact person : Sigit (+62-81-513030185) [booking management]

[Member’s Profile]
Name : Iman Taufik Rahman
Part : vocalist + guitarist
P/DoB : Jakarta, 19 Juli 1982
Schools : TK Bakti Wanita Setia Budi, SDN 03 Pagi Malakasari Duren Sawit, SLTPN 255, SLTPN 230 Jaktim, SMUN 39 Cijantung, LPM Farabi
Hobbies & interests : music, book, movie, art, science fiction
Fave books : Japanese comics, Buya Hamka, Imam Al Ghazali, dll
Fave movies : Science fictions movies, Stephen Chow’s movies, Benyamin S’ movies, the Grave Yard
Fave music : Japanese rock, evergreen, funk, jazz, blues
Fave musicians : Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Laruku, Muse, Malice Mizer, Judy & Mary, RHCP, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jimmy Hendrix, Beethoven, Jeff Beck, dll
Idol : Rasulullah SAW
Instruments : [guitars] : G&L custom and Fender strato guitar; [Guitar’s effect] : tube breaker & sandrive [made by his friend]; EV Microphone
Music Influence : Kurt Cobain, Yngwie Malmsteen, Laruku
Most likely thing : balance of life
Most hated thing : failure
Quotes : “Bijaksanalah agar mufakat”
Contact : imanjrocks2@yahoo.com

Name : Sony Ismail Robbayani
Part : lead guitar
P/DoB : Jakarta, 24 September 1983
Schools : SD Widuri, SLTP Widuri, SMU 46, Univ. Tarumanegara
Hobbies & interests : music, Guitars, Blues, Broadcast, entertaintment, Sports
Fave books : RPUL, Yellow pages, anything that makes me smart, Make Your Own Bisnis Music by Dave Ellefson, Kung Fu Boy, Lampu Merah..etc
Fave movies : LOTR, Steve Vai Live in Astoria London, All Jessica Alba Films, Jurassic Park, trilogy Alien, Band of Brothers, Benyamin S’ movies
Fave music : rock n roll, blues
Fave musicians : Alicia Keys, The Beatles, Jimmy Hendrix, RHCP, Siti Nurhaliza, Steve Vai, Eric Clapton, John mayer, Kanan, Laruku
Idol : Jimmy Hendrix, Steve Vai
Instruments : [guitars] : Marlique Deluxe Sony series; [Ampli] : Mesaboogie dual rectifier and Crate powerblock ; [effects] : DOD volume pedal, Marshall blues breaker, JJ tube breaker custom, Boss super shifter, Boss TU-2 chromatic tuner, Boss DD 20 Digital delay
Music Influence : Jimmy Hendrix, Steve Vai, Steve Ray Vaughan
Most likely thing : guitar
Most hated thing : ???
Quotes : “Rock n Roll tapi teuteup sakinah”
Contact : ???

Name : Swara Wimayoga
Part : bassist
P/DoB : Jakarta, 29 November 1981
Schools : SD 01 Pagi Kelapa Gading, SD Angkasa IX, SMP 81, SMUN 39 Cijantung,UNIV Budi Luhur.
Hobbies & interests : music, hang out with friends, travelling, tour, share with senior musicians
Fave books : The Devil and Miss Prym, Dragon Ball, Crayon Shincan, Master Cooking Boy, BreakShot, Da Vinci Code
Fave movies : LOTR trilogy, Back to The Future Trilogy, Warkop DKI, science fiction,action, horror (not thriller), comedy, romance
Fave music : rock, punk, emo..just rocks
Fave musicians : Queen, Muse, MEW, Biohazard, Avenged Sevenfolds, Radiohead, Laruku,Naitomea, Tokyo Jihen, Amusement Parks on Fire, Twelve Tribes, God is an Astronaut, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Jaco Pastorius, The Wailers, Rammstein, Voodoo Glow Skulls, etc.
Idol : Brian May, Tetsu Laruku
Instruments : [bass] : G&L tribute 5 strings; [Ampli] : Mesaboogie 400+
Music Influence : Queen, Muse, Laruku, etc.
Most likely thing : getting perform with my band
Most hated thing : waiting
Quotes : “Hidup Sehat Banyak Karya”
Contact : wima_jrocks81@yahoo.com

Name : Anton Rudi Kelces
Part : drummer
P/DoB : Jakarta, 17 Agustus 1982
Schools : -, AKMIL
Hobbies & interests : music, movie, billiard
Fave books : Kung Fu Boy, Kung Fu Komang, Detective Conan, Lupus
Fave movies : Cinderella Man, Ghost, Armageddon, My Sassy Girl, Notting Hill, Moulin Rouge, My Bestfriend’s Wedding, Autumn in New York, Love Actually, Serendipity, Pretty Woman, and all of Julia Roberts’ movies
Fave music : rock, punk
Fave musicians : J-RockS, Green Day, L’arc en Ciel, Muse, Bryan Adams, Richard Marx, Kenny G, Sepultura, Sheila Majid
Idol : Tre Cool
Instruments : custom drumset, Ludwig snare, Tama pedals, Zildjian cymbals
Music Influence : Green Day, etc.
Most likely thing : beautiful girl
Most hated thing : being dissapointed
Quotes : “Life is beautiful”
Contact : ???

[Source] : Friendster account of each member, http://www.j-rocks.tk, http://diamondvirgin.blogdrive.com [Tirta’s blog], J-RockS Management [thanx bang Larry.. ^^ ], a’ Iman himself
Kontak Informasi
Nama: J-Rocks J-Rocks
E-Mail: jakarta_rockstars @ yahoocom
Alamat: Pinang Kuningan I UP 12 Pondok Indah Jakarta Selatan, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 12.000
Indonesia

Jakarta Rockstars atau lebih dikenal sebagai J-Rocks [JRS] adalah salah satu band di Indonesia, yang memainkan musik rock Jepang. Didirikan pada 09 November 2003 oleh Iman [vokalis], Sony [gitaris], Wima [bassis], dan Anton [drum] mereka memulai karir mereka melalui festival band indie yang diselenggarakan oleh Nescafe [Nescafe Musik Asyik 2004]. Setelah kekalahan mereka dua saingan, B-Five [Makassar] dan Cool – Khas [Yogyakarta], JRS mendapat kontrak rekaman mereka dengan Aquarius Musikindo dan juga mendapatkan klip video pertama mereka sebagai hadiah lain [ “Mestinya Kuakhiri Semua”, yang juga membuat mereka menjadi juara kontes]. Juli 2005 akhirnya mereka merilis album pertama mereka yang berjudul “Topeng Sahabat”, berisi 11 lagu dengan beberapa hits single: “Mestinya Kuakhiri Semua”, “Lepaskan Diriku”, “Berharap Kau Kembali”, “Ceria”, dan “Selamat Tinggal Kekasihku” ; 4 berikutnya hits kemudian juga membuat klip video itu. JRS manis menggabungkan musik rock Jepang dengan genre yang lain sesuai dengan pengaruh musik masing-masing anggota, seperti blues, punk, jazz, intinya adalah mereka bermain di wilayah rock n roll. “Musik kami adalah gaya bebas ..” itulah yang dikatakan Iman menyimpulkan. Meskipun lahir dari sebuah kontes bakat, semua anggota JRS terbukti secara pribadi untuk memiliki keterampilan yang tidak dapat diasumsikan berarti, dalam setiap hidup mereka melakukan mereka selalu hadir atraksi – atraksi yang selalu dapat mengundang kekaguman juga histeria dari semua J-Rockstars [menyebutkan untuk all fans JRS]. Bahkan salah satu merek gitar, Marlique, siap untuk mendukung Sony, gitaris dari JRS. Sekarang dengan keterampilan musik mereka, yang semakin dewasa, mereka siap meluncurkan album kedua mereka segera, pada awal tahun 2007.

[Management]:
J-Rocks berada di bawah pengelolaan J-Rocks Management;
Pinang Kuningan I UP 12, Pondok Indah
Jakarta Selatan, Jakarta, Indonesia 12.000
Contact person: Sigit (+62-81-513030185) [pemesanan manajemen]

[Member’s Profile]
Nama: Iman Taufik Rahman
Bagian: vokalis + gitaris
P / Tanggal lahir: Jakarta, 19 Juli 1982
Sekolah: TK Bakti Setia Budi Wanita, SDN 03 Pagi Malakasari Duren Sawit, SLTPN 255, SLTPN 230 Jaktim, SMUN 39 Cijantung, LPM Farabi
Hobi & minat: musik, buku, film, seni, sains fiksi
Fave books: komik Jepang, Buya Hamka, Imam Al Ghazali, dll
Fave film: Sains fiksi film, film-film Stephen Chow, Benyamin S ‘film, Grave Yard
Fave music: rock Jepang, cemara, funk, jazz, blues
Fave musisi: Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Laruku, Muse, Malice Mizer, Judy & Mary, RHCP, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jimmy Hendrix, Beethoven, Jeff Beck, dll
Idol: Rasulullah SAW
Instrumen: [gitar]: G & L adat dan Fender strato gitar; [Gitar efek]: tabung breaker & sandrive [dibuat oleh temannya]; EV Mikrofon
Pengaruh musik: Kurt Cobain, Yngwie Malmsteen, Laruku
Kemungkinan besar hal: keseimbangan hidup
Hal yang paling dibenci: kegagalan
Quotes: “Bijaksanalah agar mufakat”
Hubungi: imanjrocks2@yahoo.com

Nama: Sony Ismail Robbayani
Bagian: lead guitar
P / Tanggal lahir: Jakarta, 24 September 1983
Sekolah: SD Widuri, Widuri SLTP, SMU 46, Univ. Tarumanegara
Hobi & minat: musik, gitar, Blues, Broadcast, hiburan, Olahraga
Fave buku: RPUL, Yellow pages, apa saja yang membuat saya pintar, Make Your Own Bisnis Musik oleh Dave Ellefson, Kung Fu Boy, Lampu Merah .. etc
Fave film: LOTR, Steve Vai Live in Astoria London, Semua Jessica Alba Film, Jurassic Park, trilogi Alien, Band of Brothers, Benyamin S ‘film
Fave music: rock n roll, blues
Fave musisi: Alicia Keys, The Beatles, Jimmy Hendrix, RHCP, Siti Nurhaliza, Steve Vai, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Kanan, Laruku
Idola: Jimmy Hendrix, Steve Vai
Instrumen: [gitar]: Marlique Deluxe Sony seri; [Ampli]: Mesaboogie dual rectifier dan Crate powerblock; [efek]: DOD volume pedal, Marshall blues breaker, breaker tabung JJ custom, Boss super shifter, Boss TU-2 chromatic tuner, Boss DD 20 Digital delay
Pengaruh Musik: Jimmy Hendrix, Steve Vai, Steve Ray Vaughan
Kemungkinan besar hal: gitar
Hal yang paling dibenci:???
Quotes: “Rock n Roll tapi teuteup sakinah”
Kontak:???

Nama: Swara Wimayoga
Bagian: bassis
P / Tanggal lahir: Jakarta, 29 November 1981
Sekolah: SD 01 Pagi Kelapa Gading, SD Angkasa IX, SMP 81, SMUN 39 Cijantung, UNIV Budi Luhur.
Hobi & minat: musik, bergaul dengan teman-teman, perjalanan, wisata, berbagi dengan musisi senior
Fave buku: Iblis dan Miss Prym, Dragon Ball, Crayon Shincan, Cooking Master Boy, BreakShot, Da Vinci Code
Fave film: LOTR trilogi, Kembali ke The Future Trilogy, Warkop DKI, fiksi ilmiah, action, horor (bukan thriller), komedi, roman
Fave music: rock, punk, emo .. hanya batu
Musisi Fave: Queen, Muse, meong, Biohazard, Avenged Sevenfolds, Radiohead, Laruku, Naitomea, Tokyo Jihen, Amusement Parks on Fire, Dua Belas Suku, Tuhan adalah seorang Astronaut, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Jaco Pastorius, The Wailers, Rammstein , Voodoo Glow Skulls, dll
Idola: Brian May, Tetsu Laruku
Instrumen: [bas]: G & L tribute 5 senar; [Ampli]: Mesaboogie 400 +
Musik Influence: Queen, Muse, Laruku, dll
Kemungkinan besar hal: mendapatkan tampil bersama band saya
Hal yang paling dibenci: menunggu
Quotes: “Hidup Sehat Banyak Karya”
Hubungi: wima_jrocks81@yahoo.com

Nama: Anton Rudi Kelces
Bagian: drummer
P / Tanggal lahir: Jakarta, 17 Agustus 1982
Sekolah: -, AKMIL
Hobi & minat: musik, film, biliar
Fave buku: Kung Fu Boy, Kung Fu Komang, Detektif Conan, Lupus
Fave film: Cinderella Man, Ghost, Armageddon, My Sassy Girl, Notting Hill, Moulin Rouge, My bestfriend’s Wedding, Autumn in New York, Love Actually, Serendipity, Pretty Woman, dan semua Julia Roberts ‘film
Fave music: rock, punk
Fave musisi: J-Rocks, Green Day, L’Arc en Ciel, Muse, Bryan Adams, Richard Marx, Kenny G, Sepultura, Sheila Majid
Idola: Tre Cool
Instrumen: custom drumset, Ludwig snare, Tama pedal, simbal Zildjian
Pengaruh Musik: Green Day, dll
Kemungkinan besar hal: gadis cantik
Hal yang paling dibenci: menjadi dissapointed
Quotes: “Life is beautiful”
Kontak:???

[Sumber]: akun Friendster masing-masing anggota, http://www.j-rocks.tk, http://diamondvirgin.blogdrive.com [Tirta’s blog], J-Rocks Manajemen [thanx bang Larry .. ^ ^], Sebuah ‘Iman sendiri

By: mas galih