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Indonesia: Indonesian Jimi Hendrix

Categories: East Asia, Indonesia, Arts & Culture, Music

The blogger at When in Doubt, Blame the Traffic introduces the Indonesian Jimi Hendrix [1]. “A lifelong disciple of Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gugun's setlist consists primarily of note for note versions of Jimi and SRV tunes, together with a vocal performance that is on par with the originals. An SRV-style hat and sunglasses completes the image, but this Indonesian guitarist is not a soul-less copycat trundling out benign covers of the original artists. Gugun is the real deal – a virtuoso showman who plays his ass off and never misses a beat, aided by the rest of his trio, who are also very accomplished in their respective support roles.”