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Month: February 2014

Despair of ‘Dark’ Tenor 2

This video really sounds my desperation as tenor 2, to be specific dark tenor 2 with narrow rage. Haha.. As a choir member it has been bothered me since several years ago. I used to sing as tenor 1 but then I found my voice getting darker. I lose my confident to sing, especially for ‘piano’ part. However, my experienced friend tell me that I can reach A or A# smoothly if I keep practicing. Haha.. Let’s see..

Oh about the video, this is a female-alto sings about her despair in singing Disney song that started on low notes and finished by very high note.

This is the Lyric :

These songs always start out just fine
Not a high note to be heard
You think that you’re gonna sound good
But trust me, this is just the verse..

You’ve got the power behind low notes most girls can’t
Pull off so well, heavens know they try…

But don’t get over-confident
You know how damn Disney songs wind up
They open low and finish high
Oh god, it’s getting high

Oh wait, it’s okay
The piano plays away
I can use my soft
Head voice for this part
I don’t sound as bad as I thought
Let the song roll on…
My range never bothered me anyway

It’s funny how I’m thinking
It surely ain’t that hard
And though I used to be self-conscious
It’s not the case anymore!

It’s time to see what I can do
No limitations, let’s hope this doesn’t fall through
It’s clearly not impossible
Screw it!

Here I go, an alto
Tryna sing these notes so high
But although I didn’t know
Shit, why did I give this a try?
Fuck, I’m back in this crappy head voice!
Please can I stop now?

Oh no, it’s come to the bridge, that can’t be good news
It’s getting about as high as I can go, dear god, whose
Idea was it to even let me attempt this?
I’m straining so damn hard, I’m fucked from here on out!

Fuck this shit, so done with it
These are notes I just can’t hit
Before my throat goes dry
My voice will crack and then I’ll cry
I can’t do this Disney bullshit
Fuck you all, I quit!
My range never bothered me anyway…

Anyway, above all, there is a very good male version for this popular song of Frozen. Its done by Caleb Hyles· He is a Tenor 2 fyi. >.<

The original Lyric :

The snow glows white on the mountain tonight
Not a footprint to be seen.
A kingdom of isolation,
and it looks like I’m the Queen
The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside
Couldn’t keep it in;
Heaven knows I’ve tried

Don’t let them in,
don’t let them see
Be the good girl you always have to be
Conceal, don’t feel,
don’t let them know
Well now they know

Let it go, let it go
Can’t hold it back anymore

Let it go, let it go
Turn away and slam the door
I don’t care
what they’re going to say
Let the storm rage on.
The cold never bothered me anyway

It’s funny how some distance
Makes everything seem small
And the fears that once controlled me
Can’t get to me at all

It’s time to see what I can do
To test the limits and break through
No right, no wrong, no rules for me,
I’m free!

Let it go, let it go
I am one with the wind and sky
Let it go, let it go
You’ll never see me cry
Here I stand
And here I’ll stay
Let the storm rage on

My power flurries through the air into the ground
My soul is spiraling in frozen fractals all around
And one thought crystallizes like an icy blast
I’m never going back, the past is in the past

Let it go, let it go
And I’ll rise like the break of dawn
Let it go, let it go
That perfect girl is gone
Here I stand
In the light of day
Let the storm rage on

The cold never bothered me anyway!


Friend from Japan : True Backpacker

It’s good to know that she is doing well. She is still posting on his web. Yes, she is Kei from Japan whom I met at Borobudur 2 years ago. I check her web, she continued her journey to other country after visiting Indonesia. even in 2013 she made it to USA and Hawai. You can check her trip record here. She always takes some picture and give little notes on each of them.

As I ever wrote here, she has become my inspiration to travel this world. Find interesting thing out there, get lost once, eat extreme culinary, and so on. After we met, I did not make many trip but I still keep that spirit in my heart. She told me, it is not necessary to stay at luxury hotel or travel with expensive plane, as long as you enjoy it you can live anywhere. Anyway, she always travels herself, bring her own backpack. Read more

Today’s Story

Currently I am working on a project with a Japanese guy, a project to deliver a the first cash recycling machine in Indonesia. He is from Japan company that provide the hardware and my company provide the software. He is nice guy, alway sharing information and help me if I encounter a problem. He is also good in learning Bahasa, what a shame I can not speak Japanese even a little.

We have been worked on this project almost a year. The machine is on public piloting phase now, hope everything is going smoothly. Well, this morning I and him are supposed to standby in a pilot area, at Gandaria City Mall. We were called that there will be an event today so we have to ensure the machine is on best performance. But for some reason, the event is postponed to middle of March. We only meet the generous guy who offered us drink and also a beautiful SPG. haha. Read more

Life is Not A Marathon

I got this video from my wall in facebook. It is really inspiring. We can choose our own path, no need to follow or compare with others.

Live our Life


Dampak Bencana Alam Indonesia

Indonesia sedang menghadapi beberapa terjangan bencana alam, mulai tanah longsor, gempa bumi, banjir dan sekarang letusan gunung berapi. Sementara Gunung Sinabung di Sumatra Utara masih menahan muntahannya, Gunung Kelud di Jawa Timur dengan mengejutkan tiba-tiba meletus. Letusan terjadi hanya selang sejam setelah status Awas dikeluarkan oleh pihak berwenang. Letusan gunung ini termasuk dahsyat, bahkan diperkirakan lebih dahsyat dari letusan gunung Merapi di Jogja beberapa tahun yang lalu. Ribuan masyarakat terpaksa diungsikan ke berbagai daerah aman sesaat setelah gunung meletus. Kegelapan malam terpaksa harus mereka lawan untuk menyelamatkan diri mereka.

Efek dari letusan gunung berapi ini tidak hanya dirasakan oleh masyarakat sekitar gunung Kelud, tapi sampai ratusan kilometer dari lokasi kejadian. Masyarakat di Bandung bahkan bisa merasakan hujan debu beberapa jam kemudian. Di Jogja, Surabaya, Kebumen dan daerah sekitar, tampak ketebalan debu yang dihasilkan mencapai beberapa cm. Debu ini tentunya tidak aman untuk kesehatan dan juga untuk tanaman pangan. Masyarakat dihimbau untuk menggunakan masker agar tidak terkena penyakit pernapasan.

Dampak yang lebih jauh adalah hampir semua bandara di Jawa ditutup hingga saat ini. Debu dari gunung berapi ini sangat berbahaya jika masuk kedalam mesin pesawat, dapat menyebabkan shut down sehingga mesin pesawat mati.  Selain itu gesekan yang diakibatkan debu dan kecepatan peswat yang tinggi dapat menggores badan pesawat. Dengan demikian dampak terhadap ekonomi regional cukup besar. Beruntung, letusan gunung Kelud ini tidak sebesar letusan gunung Krakatau atau gunung Galunggung. Korban jiwa yang ditemukan pun belum banyak.

Apakah ada dampak yang signifikan terhadap dunia internasional? Sepertinya tidak terlalu berdampak kecuali ke penerbangan asing menuju ke Jawa yang harus ditunda. Indonesia pernah membuat bumi merasakan bencana dahsyat ketika Gunung berapi di Toba meletus. Letusan yang dahsyat itu bahkan bisa mengubah iklim di bumi. Bisa dibayangkan seberapa besar letusan yang dihasilkan.

Namun ternyata ada bencana lain di Indonesia yang membuat negara lain mengeluh, bahkan sampai ke Eropa dan Amerika. Di skala Asean, kebakaran hutan yang notabene bukan bencana alam murni, sangat mengganggu negara tetangga yaitu Malaysia, Singapura dan Thailand. Asap yang ditimbulkan sangat berbahaya jika dihirup oleh manusia dan juga mengganggu lalulintas di Bandara.

Bencana lain yang juga dikeluhkan adalah Banjir. Ini lebih dahsyat lagi karena yang komplain adalah UK dan US. Bagaimana ceritanya? Ternyata banjir bandang yang terjadi di Indonesia akhir-akhir ini membuat suhu di belahan utara dunia menjadi turun. Di Amerika bahkan bisa mencapai minus 50 celcius. cerita selengkapnya baca artikel ini. England Floods, Blame Indonesia.

So, Indonesia is run the world. :)


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