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Gelombang Maju Jaya
Founder / Head of Music & Event Management
My name is Bobby Irfan, best known as Bobby Chaniago. Active in the creative industry for the last decade. Starts my career in a radio station back in 2013. My journey in the music industry begins while joining a music company, called Locker Media in 2016. Currently, I started to build my own music company with several partners, named Gelombang Maju Jaya, which have capabilities in several fields such as Music Management, Event Management, and Music Publicist. And also, I enjoy myself as talent curation team member for The Other Festival in Jakarta.
COMPANY / EVENT
Established in 2021, Gelombang Maju Jaya is a multidisciplinary music enterprise based in Jakarta, which doing some stuffs in several fields such as Music Management, Event Management, and Music Publicist. Came from small team, with big dreams. Together evolve into something.
- Artist genres
- Mainstream pop
- Band music e.g. rock, indie-rock, indie-pop, etc.
- Heavy music e.g. metal, hardcore, punk, etc.
- Alternative and/or experimental
- Any kind of music that I like and I think people needs to discover
- Currently, I worked with some names that have different genres, an alternative pop band, named Hursa, and five pieces of Black Metal, Avhath, as a talent manager. Also with duo-DJ, Diskoria, as Label Manager to handle their digital release. And another names that I’d love to work with.
- Artist types
- Currently famous acts
- Up-and-coming acts
- Undiscovered talents
WHAT I DO
- I look for bands to perform at my shows (e.g. promoter, festival owner/curator, venue, etc.)
- I help bands get booked for shows (e.g. booking agent, touring agent/manager, etc.)
- I help promote bands to new audiences (e.g. journalist, PR agent, media, etc.)
- I help bands develop their careers (e.g. A&R, producer, manager, etc.)
- Basically, I worked with musicians as talent manager, from developing side to booking side. But in the other role, I also helped musicians to promote their musical works as a PR agent, with my company, Gelombang Maju Jaya. And also, running a serial small gig platform named “Bikin Panggung” to showcasing many talented musicians.