Bima Sakti (Milky Way).
"Bima" is a name of a powerful black skinned Hindu God and also in Javanese Wayang Mythology. "Sakti" means "beyond powerful".
So instead of taking the Ancient Greek mythology like the origin of the name Milky Way, the translation took a local mythology that describes the shape of the galaxy that looks like Bima is fighting a dragon.
Recorded 17 January 2018 by Adrian Michel at Kaaitheater, Brussels.
Mixed By Randall Dunn, Figure8 Brooklyn & Avast Seattle 2018.
Mastered & cut by Helmut Erler at Dubplates & Mastering Berlin August 2018.
Photo by Estelle Hanania.
Artwork by Stefano Gerardi.
Curated by Gisèle Vienne as part of Europalia Indonesia 2017-18.
Special thanks to Arco Renz, Gisèle Vienne, Estelle Hanania, Qoma Ruddin, Tony the Priest, Rocketman, Europalia.
Published by Ideologic Organ Music SACEM