Barasuara is a band from Indonesia, consisting of Iga Massardi (Vocals / Guitar), Gerald Situmorang (Bass), TJ Kusuma (Guitar), Asteriska (Vocal), Puti Chitara (Vocal) and Marco Steffiano (Drums). In 2015, they released their first studio album, Taifun , featuring the chart-topping singles Bahas Bahasa and Sendu Melagu. In 2016, Barasuara went on a tour called "Taifun Tour", which was a huge success in six big cities across Indonesia.
It did not take long after the release of Taifun until Barasuara received numerous accolades appreciating the revolution that they made in the music industry. They won AMI Awards in 2016 for "Best Alternative Production" and received a nomination for "Best New Artist". In addition, the album "Taifun" was placed second in the “20 Best Indonesian Album 2015” list by Rolling Stone Indonesia, and was also listed in the “10 Best Indonesian Album of 2015” list by CNN Indonesia. Their constantly keen and sensational stage act has won them the "Best Live Act" award at Rolling Stone Indonesia Editorʼs Choice Award 2016. Furthermore, they were also nominated for “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” and “Best Album of the Year” from Indonesian Choice Awards 2016.
Barasuara has only recently released their much-anticipated second studio album, ‘Pikiran dan Perjalanan’, under Indonesia's independent record label, Darlin' Records.