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The SIGIT
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The S.I.G.I.T. or The Super Insurgent Group of Intemperance Talent is an Indonesian rock band based in Bandung, Indonesia. Although the band doesn't like to be categorized, they've been described as a Garage Rock band and often compared to Wolfmother and The Datsuns, even dubbed as 'Indonesian Answer To Wolfmother' by some Australian media.
Origin of The Name

Band name origin is rumored to be derived from Rekti's father, Sigit.

Brief history
1994-2002
Period of formation. In this period, they met each other, played and hung up together, fought each other, rehearsed a lot, and wrote their song.

2002-2004
In 2004, The S.I.G.I.T. signed to Spills Records and released their self titled debut mini album (EP) and performed many bar gigs and venue. Their first single, Soul Sister soon became a local radio hits in Bandung and Jakarta, MTV Trax Magazine described them as "The Hottest Rock N Roll Band".
After contributing on movie soundtrack for Catatan Akhir Sekolah (CAS), their fanbase grow rapidly. Did I Ask Your Opinion, which appeared as OST on former movie, finally became their first single to be broadcasted on MTV Indonesia.
After leaving Spills Records, they began to spread their stage performance to bigger venue and region...

2005-...
Their name appeared on NME's Stereo (30 July) "The S.I.G.I.T. - Black Amplifier. Scorching, gonzo Zep Rock from our hot new Indonesian Friend"

2006
Signed to FFWD and released "Visible Idea of Perfection" in December under FFWD's subsidiary label FFCUTS

2007
Signed to Australian Caveman! and released "Visible.." which distributed by Reverberation. They toured Australia in June to coincide the release date.

2009
Appearing at SXSW 2009 in Austin Texas. Toured California and Hong Kong. Released "Hertz Dyslexia" on June with a sold out solo concert in the biggest indoor venue in Bandung.

Australian Tour

In 2007, an Australian rock band Dallas Crane was inviting The S.I.G.I.T. to join their Australian tour as an opening act band. The S.I.G.I.T agree that invitation and become known by Australian people in indie music scene.

Fans

The S.I.G.I.T has gained die hard fans, not only in Indonesia, also in Australia, USA, who call them selves The Insurgent Army. Many of Insurgent Army shows their loyalty to The S.I.G.I.T in unique ways.

Members

Rektivianto Yuwono (Vocal, guitar)
Farri Icksan Wibisana (Guitar)
Aditya Bagja (Bass, backing vocal)
Donar Armando (Drums)

Discography


Albums
Visible Idea of Perfection (2006 on FFCUTS Records/2007 on Caveman! Records/ Reverberation)

EPs
Self Titled (2004 on Spills Records)[8]
Self Titled (2007 on Caveman! Records/ Reverberation)
Hertz Dyslexia Part.1 (June 2009 on FFCUTS Records, includes DVD)
Hertz Dyslexia Part.2 (Due to be released later in 2010 on FFCUTS Records)

Compilations/Soundtracks
Catatan Akhir Sekolah movie soundtrack (2005)
Radit dan Jani movie soundtrack (2008)

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