The Venopian Solitude

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HIKAYAT GUNDIK BERIRAMA

TALES OF THE MELODIC CONCUBINE

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LAYAR    Layar(Sail)  tells the story of a songstress/storyteller discovers that they can explore other worlds and dimensions through their storytelling, and embarking on such journey, never to dock and leave the ‘sail’ to rot.

LAYAR

Layar(Sail) tells the story of a songstress/storyteller discovers that they can explore other worlds and dimensions through their storytelling, and embarking on such journey, never to dock and leave the ‘sail’ to rot.

MADHOUSES    Madhouses  delves deeper into the sceneries found during  Layar , elaborating on details during the storytelling process, to the point asking for characters to cry, die, shine, and find its way back for the sake of the storyteller.

MADHOUSES

Madhouses delves deeper into the sceneries found during Layar, elaborating on details during the storytelling process, to the point asking for characters to cry, die, shine, and find its way back for the sake of the storyteller.

JAUHARI    Jauhari(Jeweller)  is when the storyteller has mastery of their craft, and can articulately pull up any trick up their sleeve; be it telling stories of the peasants’ happiness, or the sorrows of the kings.

JAUHARI

Jauhari(Jeweller) is when the storyteller has mastery of their craft, and can articulately pull up any trick up their sleeve; be it telling stories of the peasants’ happiness, or the sorrows of the kings.

ZIGURAT    Zigurat ( Ziggurat, the pivotal infrastructure during the Mesopotamian ages ) entails the observation of corrupt institutions and leaders, with the storyteller taking a jab at the fat cats and how their greed has taken over their senses, leading to a corrupt ecosystem.

ZIGURAT

Zigurat(Ziggurat, the pivotal infrastructure during the Mesopotamian ages) entails the observation of corrupt institutions and leaders, with the storyteller taking a jab at the fat cats and how their greed has taken over their senses, leading to a corrupt ecosystem.

RUN    Run  explores the realm of the storyteller knowing someone personally, and seeing them becoming just like the people that they criticised, enforcing the vicious cycle even further, to the point the storyteller herself has to go through the same things.

RUN

Run explores the realm of the storyteller knowing someone personally, and seeing them becoming just like the people that they criticised, enforcing the vicious cycle even further, to the point the storyteller herself has to go through the same things.

CAMARADERIE    Camaraderie , is a tale of the storyteller finally comprehending the survival game; in order to survive, you need to know the right people, play the expected cards, and make the expected move, and kiss the right ass to make their way to the top.

CAMARADERIE

Camaraderie, is a tale of the storyteller finally comprehending the survival game; in order to survive, you need to know the right people, play the expected cards, and make the expected move, and kiss the right ass to make their way to the top.

DERAS    Deras ( Swift ) is of the storyteller going ‘along the swift current’, wherein they finally sees the recognition they has been hoping for. The song explores on them seeing the spotlight, and basking in the spotlight, while getting swept by the swift current of success.

DERAS

Deras(Swift) is of the storyteller going ‘along the swift current’, wherein they finally sees the recognition they has been hoping for. The song explores on them seeing the spotlight, and basking in the spotlight, while getting swept by the swift current of success.

BRACE    Brace  follows up  Deras , telling the story of the storyteller bracing all the fame and fortune, all the hatred and all the praises, adjusting to the change of pace and routine.

BRACE

Brace follows up Deras, telling the story of the storyteller bracing all the fame and fortune, all the hatred and all the praises, adjusting to the change of pace and routine.

PELACUR MUZIK    Pelacur Muzik ( The Music Prostitute ) is the storyteller losing themselves to fame and fortune, thinking that their stories are prophetic, their words are gospel, and sees all the listeners and fans of their stories as worshippers. They slowly loses their close companions, but not giving any mind to the lost relationships as their ego has engulfed them whole.

PELACUR MUZIK

Pelacur Muzik(The Music Prostitute) is the storyteller losing themselves to fame and fortune, thinking that their stories are prophetic, their words are gospel, and sees all the listeners and fans of their stories as worshippers. They slowly loses their close companions, but not giving any mind to the lost relationships as their ego has engulfed them whole.

BUBAR    Bubar ( Scatter ) entails the moment wherein God takes away all the storyteller’s success in an instant, for they have forgotten everyone and Him that have helped them to rise through it all.

BUBAR

Bubar(Scatter) entails the moment wherein God takes away all the storyteller’s success in an instant, for they have forgotten everyone and Him that have helped them to rise through it all.

DUST    Dust  is when the storyteller describing their state of being during the downfall, feeling like everything has crumbled into dust and scattered further by the wind. The intimacy of this song delves into the storyteller’s emotion of recalling the path they took, from the beginning until this moment.

DUST

Dust is when the storyteller describing their state of being during the downfall, feeling like everything has crumbled into dust and scattered further by the wind. The intimacy of this song delves into the storyteller’s emotion of recalling the path they took, from the beginning until this moment.

PHOENIX    Phoenix  is when the storyteller realises that there is no point in crying over spilt milk, so they decides to start anew. Having learned their lesson, they pick themselves back up, stronger.

PHOENIX

Phoenix is when the storyteller realises that there is no point in crying over spilt milk, so they decides to start anew. Having learned their lesson, they pick themselves back up, stronger.

The Venopian Solitude | 2019