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My Other Vehicle (MOV Band) / Bio

MOV is an alternative rock band formed in Surabaya, Indonesia on July 2007. Their initial motivation to make alternative music in MOV is just for pleasure and hobby.
According to the band's name (My Other Vehicle) there's no special meaning or philosophy behind it, but to achieving our life destiny would require a lot of "vehicle".
Just like most of teenager who are still searching for their identity, MOV also experienced many transitional period where the band was trying to find a distinctive musical character by playing a variety of genres, like alternative rock, punk, progressive rock, christian rock, but all the genre ends on a red thread called: ROCK music. For now MOV become more solid with only 4 personnel, they are: Ciz (vocal), Bima (Bass), John (Guitar), and Nathan (Drums).

Rock Music and MOV looks like can't be separated, we can see it from the influences and favorite musicians of each personnel. Ciz like bands with a modern alternative rock genres such as My Chemical Romance, Muse, & Boys Like Girls. On the other side, John like to listen music with feel of a vintage guitar like Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, Joe Satriani, and Slash. Bima is crazy in love with Queen and Gun's n Roses, and Nathan’s beat drums was very influenced by Tre Cool (Green Day) and Travis Barker (Blink 182).

Achievement & Activity :

Live performance “Indiecoustic” at SBO TV (September 2010)
Guest star at Hard Rock FM Surabaya ( September 2009 & October 2010)
Guest star at MDC FM Surabaya (February 2010)
Opening act of She & Marvells at Jatim Expo Surabaya (July 2010)
1st place of Remaja & Budaya Band Competition at Widya Mandala Universty (May 2010)
Live performance “KIL Community First Annual” at Elbow Cafe Surabaya (April 17th 2011)
Live performance “KIL Rockin Surabaya” at Elbow Cafe Surabaya (May 16th 2011)
Live performance “KILacoustic” at Luigi Cafe (Loop) Surabaya (July 24th 2011)
Acoustic Live at Food Festival & BBQ Party - East Coast (Pakuwon City) every Friday ( October - December 2011).
Live Performance at MHTV Surabaya (April 3th 2012)
Live Performance at Foreplay Sutos Surabaya (April 15th 2012)
Guest star at Istara FM Surabaya (May 12th 2012)
Acoustic Live "Final Euro 2012" at cafe Tunjungan Surabaya (July 1st 2012)
Live Performance at BCTV Surabaya (July 12th 2012)
Live performance "UPH Music Festival" at Sutos Surabaya (August 5th 2012)
Guest star at EBS FM Surabaya (August 12th 2012)
Acoustic Live "Let's Go EP Launching" at Keiko Kedai Kopi Surabaya (October 19th 2012)
Top 8 at Java Soulnation - Surabaya region (November 4th 2012)
Acoustic Live "UPH Accounting Competition" at Ciputra World (November 10th 2012)
Acoustic Live 'New Year Eve" at cafe Tunjungan Surabaya (December 31th 2012)

Contact person (for Surabaya booking contact):
Chris (0817-5177-462)

General Info

Band Members
CIZ (vocal), JOHN (Guitar), BIMA (Bass), NATHAN (Drums)
Artist Name
My Other Vehicle (MOV Band)
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/movrules
Active Since
07/07
Genres
Alternative / Rock / Post Grunge

Contact Info

Location
Surabaya, ID

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