DJ Paijo and Zaskia Gotik Collaborate on New Song “GAMELAN MUMET”
The popular Indonesian DJ Paijo and the dangdut singer Zaskia Gotik have teamed up to create a new song titled “GAMELAN MUMET”, which combines traditional gamelan music with modern electronic beats. The song was released on YouTube on January 1, 2022, and has since gone viral with over 10 million views.
“GAMELAN MUMET” is a catchy and upbeat song that showcases the talents of both artists. DJ Paijo is known for his creative sound editing and mixing skills, while Zaskia Gotik is famous for her powerful vocals and sexy dance moves. The song also features lyrics that express the frustration of being stuck in traffic and the desire to escape to a more relaxing place.
The song has received positive feedback from fans and critics alike, who praised the fusion of gamelan and EDM genres. Some also commented that the song is a perfect anthem for the new year, as it encourages people to have fun and enjoy life despite the challenges. The song is available for streaming and download on various platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Joox.
In an interview with CR YT YANZ, the YouTube channel that uploaded the song, DJ Paijo and Zaskia Gotik revealed some behind-the-scenes details about their collaboration. They said that they met through a mutual friend who suggested that they work together on a project. They agreed to try something new and different, and decided to use gamelan as the main element of their song.
They explained that gamelan is a traditional musical ensemble from Indonesia, consisting of various percussion instruments such as gongs, drums, and metallophones. They said that they wanted to introduce gamelan to a wider audience and show its beauty and diversity. They also said that they wanted to create a song that reflects the culture and spirit of Indonesia, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
They added that they had a lot of fun making the song and shooting the music video, which was filmed in various locations in Jakarta and Bali. They thanked their fans for their support and love, and hoped that their song would bring joy and happiness to everyone who listens to it. They also hinted that they might collaborate again in the future, as they have become good friends and partners.
“GAMELAN MUMET” is not the first song that features gamelan and EDM elements. In fact, there have been several other artists who have experimented with this combination before, such as Rich Brian, Weird Genius, and Niki. However, DJ Paijo and Zaskia Gotik have managed to create a unique and fresh sound that stands out from the rest.
According to some music experts, gamelan and EDM are actually compatible genres, as they both share some similarities in terms of rhythm, melody, and harmony. They also said that gamelan and EDM can complement each other and create a dynamic and rich musical experience. They praised DJ Paijo and Zaskia Gotik for their innovation and creativity, and said that they have set a new trend in the Indonesian music scene.
Meanwhile, some social media users have also expressed their admiration and appreciation for the song. They said that they love the song’s catchy tune and lyrics, and that they can relate to its message. They also said that they enjoy watching the music video, which showcases the beauty of Indonesia’s nature and culture. They said that they are proud of DJ Paijo and Zaskia Gotik for representing Indonesia in the global music industry.