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RBA has been active in Indonesian music industry of since 2007. Starting his career in an Acid Jazz band in high school, to joining the rhythm section of Canisius Wind Ensemble, a Gospel-classical Orchestra, touring through schools’ events and churches around Java. He started his electronic music production matters and Disc-Jockey career in 2010 through an indie musical collective called Papermoon Records, learning fundamentals from Bandung's own Hmgnc, mainly in the eclectic genre. Later, he joined Dominion Records and Entertainment (formerly Lockermedia) in 2014 and began his career in the commercial music industry, debuting his commercial single at 2016. He also joined Trigger Production in 2018, continuing to dig deep about kinds of fusion neo-soul music he called as “SoulTheatre”.
RBA’s musicality is about the art of “SoulTheatre”. This so-called genre comes from the love of grooves that bring the soul to the theatre; deep, sweet, yet illuminating; crafting the art of dancing, singing, and the chemistry of white noises. RBA produces this “SoulTheatre” records with a root of Jazz, Soul, and R&B; with a touch of 808 influenced beats. He also DJs with a range as far from the sweet melodies of old school R&B, the shift beats of House, Disco, and Garage, ’til the floating sounds of nowadays’ Neo-Soul & Future Bass. It’s a wide range of music, almost everything that will probably makes you always do the D.A.N.C.E.
Along the years, he had worked in music projects with Indonesian artists like C.N.M, Nikita Willy, Barsena Bestandhi, Bleu Clair, Kevin Widaya, Teza Sumendra, Jevin Julian, CVX, Bimo Ganzar, Nadhira, Abenk Alter, Jérémie, Baila Fauri, Tiara Effendy, Gally Glitch, and still continuing to work with other names to date.