Sunmantra is a live electronic unit based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Fusing their musical influences from Electro and Techno classics to Post-Punk, Coldwave and Shoegaze numbers, Bernardus Fritz, Jonathan Pardede and Omar Joesoef stamps their own takes on electronic music: a sound centered on performance and vibration.
Sunmantra's captivating live performance has enabled them to secure slots on notable club nights in their hometown such as Dekadenz, Future Kulture, Sunset People Project, and Pon Your Tone to name a few. In 2018 they're headlining on two of Indonesia's biggest music festival 'Soundrenaline' and 'Synchronize Fest' and closes the year by opening slots for the Franz Ferdinand world tour 'Always Ascending' at Potato Head Beach Club, Bali.
Sunmantra has releases on various labels such as Yes No Wave, RDS Recordings, Nuff Music, Emerald and Doreen Dekadenz and Pon Your Tone for their collaboration with Bali-Based Rockabilly act The Hydrant on 'Trans Europe Ramblers'. Their debut EP 'ESOTERIC' released on Roam Recordings, San Francisco. In 2019, Sunmantra released a follow up EP 'Astral Turf' on NEIN Records, UK.