By Faris Foat

Selepas hampir 3 tahun tanpa album, kini Sekumpulan Orang Gila (SOG) mengeluarkan single terbaru bertajuk Dermaga, yang merupakan salah satu lagu daripada album terbaru mereka yang akan datang, dijangkakan keluar pada bulan ini.

SOG terkenal dengan dua sisi bunyi muzik mereka iaitu keras dan lembut. Lagu ini menunjukkan sisi mereka yang lebih keras dan jika di album Bahtera kita sudah biasa dengan lagu Hentikan dan Mati, Dermaga merupakan gabungan kedua-dua lagu tersebut dengan sedikit upgrade.

Dari segi instrumental, ia seakan-akan mengandungi riff  metalcore yang dimainkan di latar belakang lagu yang mempunyai bait bait bunyi Architects. Walau bagaimanapun, bunyi metalcore itu tidaklah mempengaruhi genre utama SOG iaitu post-hardcore. Unsur metalcore tersebut hanyalah sebagai penambah perisa kepada lagu ini. Lagu Dermaga lebih mengetengahkan jeritan Riko, yang sangat hebat bagi aku, dan tidak lupa juga vokal Raja Nazrin Shah di bahagian korus yang kedengaran agak kasar serta raspy menjadikan lagu ini sangat heavy dan raw.

Lagu post-hardcore tidak sah tanpa breakdown, dan breakdown yang sedap didengari dan keras selalunya didahului dengan build up dan vokal pre-breakdown. Jarang sekali kita dengar sajak dijadikan sebagai lirik untuk pre-breakdown dan memandangkan SOG terkenal dengan elemen bunyi Nusantara di dalam muzik mereka, sajak tersebut merupakan idea yang bernas dan pada masa yang sama menguatkan lagi identiti SOG di dalam lagu ini.

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