More to Love

When bassist Dimas Anindityo, drummer Mulyadi Triharsono, guitarist Yudhi Arfani and keyboard player Aulia Naratama began jamming with singer Irene Yohanna almost 10 years ago, they were so impressed with her languid vocals that they agreed to name their band Everybody Loves Irene. But of course, not everybody loves her — in fact, in their native Jakarta nobody beyond a tight circle of alternative-music fans has even heard of her.

The great thing about being a musician in an age of digital communications, though, is that local obscurity is no barrier to...

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