Riko Prayitno (guitar - kiri) dan Achmad Pratama / Toma (bass - kanan). Ada kesan pribadi yang mendalam kepada Riko. Entah karena saya berdiri pas di depannya atau karena saya foto dengannya atau saya memang mengagumi orang yang bisa main gitar? Masih kebayang lho pas sampai rumah. Hehehe.
Indra Massad (Drum). Indra emang ganteng. Tapi sayang baru keliatan pas mau bubar aja. Tempatnya di belakang sih.
Mocca are Indonesians music band formed in town of Bandung in 1997. The band's musical style inspired from retro sound of the '70s with a bit of swing, bossanova, Swedish pop and jazz. The story began when two best friends -- Arina and Riko -- got together in a college band. After a year of struggling with the boredom of performing other people's music, they decided to write their own songs. In 1997, they composed four songs that unfortunately were not well-received by the rest of the band. After much squabbling and conflict the band split up, leaving Arina and Riko mystified and alone with their deserted material.
In late 1999, they asked Indra and Toma to join and MOCCA was born. They now had a group with the same vision and awareness of music. Their debut album "My Diary" contains 13 songs written from a girl's point of view and her diary entries. The album starts with a Once Upon A Time and is followed by a song telling of a first encounter with her Secret Admirer. Then after much hesitation in Twist Me Around, she decides to go steady with the boy in Me & My Boyfriend. In Telephone they break up, understanding that When the Moonlight Shines, they just weren't meant for each other and thus, Rain Will Fall, Life Keeps On Turning.
From waltz and bossanova to '70s disco and rock, each song (written in English) has a different beat determined by the girl's mood. When playing live, MOCCA is supported by six additional players on keyboards, guitar, percussion, trumpet, trombone and sax.