Concerts

Jann Klose Is Big in Indonesia, but He's Playing in Phoenix

Forget Japan: Jann Klose is big in Indonesia.

The songwriter and guitarist is something of a cult figure there, and he's still not sure exactly how it happened.

"It's a really weird thing," he says with a laugh while on the road in New Jersey. "People are still posting this song ["It's Not the Way," off the Black Box EP] that radio [there] played the shit out of a few years ago. Then they started playing my newer stuff as well, but it's hard to put an actual finger on it and find out what would happen if I showed up there. There's definitely something going on, and one of these days I'll have to go there and find out what it is. Maybe it will be my Rodriguez moment."

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Glenn BurnSilver
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