Tempatempat500album cover by meire todão (high resolution)

released on Monotype 28 April 2014


Tempatempat is an Indonesian word, chosen for its repetition and meaning
the meaning changes depending on how the word is broken:
Tempa Tempat means “forging place”
Tempat Empat means “fourth place”

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1. Bhadrakali
2. Mahakali
3. Mandala
4. Rift
5. Terminal
6. Encloses
7. Thicket of Light-Needles
8. Stay
9. Intersection of Rivers
10. Takataka
11. Slow March
12. Conifers
13. Yogyakarta
14. Encloses (Steve Roden Remix)


by cyclic defrost
“the looseness of the rhythms perfectly complementing the almost Sufi-esque imagery”

by stray landings
“a beautiful, exciting set of tracks…unexpectedly accessible”

by nowamuzyka.pl
“niezwykle dojrzały, oryginalny i spójny materiał…podróż pełną głębokich przeżyć”

by attn:magazine
“momentum within seamless repetition… a whole, a deliberate and clear agenda”

by critical masses
“as transcendental as it gets…remarkable compositional skill with his own voice”

by caleidoscoop
“zijn meest toegankelijke werk tot nu toe geworden…schitterend subtiele etnotronica”

by ondarock.it
“intimo, fragile eppure perseverante…tra gli ascolti più stranianti che farete quest’anno”

by vital weekly
“his most ‘pop’ like record…I quite enjoy all of this”

by beach sloth
“his most confident work…the songs morph into mantras”

by デンシノオトⅡ

by fyh!
“to album dość eteryczny, wydzielający coś jakby aurę spokoju”

by a day a life

by neat beet
“fascinating and thought-provoking…a complex collection”

by wake the deaf
“remarkably close to what could be labelled pop music”

by deep in the music
“abstract but focused”


Rift, dir. Simone Sörgel

Conifers, dir. Johann Baron Lanteigne

Yogyakarta, dir. Alex Halstead