from THE JAKARTA POST -- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2008 -- PAGE 21 The most popular Indonesian bands or singers usually have the privilege to perform for their Indonesian fans overseas.
In concerts usually organized by Indonesian embassies or Indonesian student associations, they can expect to meet an already receptive audience who will sing along to all the lyrics.
However, with a more established music industry and a larger pool of talented musicians, it's about time we saw more Indonesian artists rocking under international lights and off the home turf.
But how do local musicians fare on the international stage where they have to perform alongside international, and better-known, acts for an MTV- literate audience which doesn't speak the language? Without a doubt, Indonesian musicians offer some of the best products in the region, which is the key to winning over international fans. In Malaysia, where the similarity …