The night unfolded with captivating performances that resonated with the audience. The seamless integration of various musical elements created an immersive experience, leaving concertgoers with lasting memories of a night filled with passion, talent, and the shared love for alternative music.
An Unprecedented Fusion of Cultures
HCTS transcended traditional boundaries, creating a musical fusion that echoed the vibrant collaboration between Sun Eater, a powerhouse in Indonesia’s music and entertainment scene, and TAPAUasia, the platform for Southeast Asia’s indie community and organizers of Malaysia’s eminent indie festival, TAPAUfest.
The concert was not just an auditory delight; it was a visual spectacle, with captivating performances by Hindia, .Feast, Mantra Vutura, and Midnight Fusic. The audience was treated to an eclectic mix of genres, proving that music truly knows no boundaries.
Unveiling a Vibrant Crossover Market
“HCTS wasn’t just about showcasing exceptional musical talent; it created an atmosphere of unity and collaboration, unveiling a vibrant crossover market where fans from both nations came together to revel in the shared experience. The lively crowd at Zepp KL reﬂected the success of this collaborative effort in promoting culturalexchange through music”, said Ahmad Faris, Creative Director of TAPAUasia Sdn. Bhd.
Rifanda Putri, Project Manager of HCTS from Sun Eater, added, “We are proud that this year marks our inaugural collaboration with TAPAUAsia in crafting the third edition of
‘Here Comes The Sun Eater,’ and it’s the ﬁrst time we are hosting it abroad in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We always strive to create novel experiences for our global audience. Through this partnership and experience, we aspire to cultivate more collaborations with additional partners and musicians for the upcoming HCTS events worldwide”
The Next Chapter
As the echoes of HCTS as the last show for TAPAUasia in 2023 linger in the air, anticipation grows for the next collaboration with Sun Eater. Stay tuned for more updates and announcements in 2024.