Songwriter and guitarist most well known as a member of the Indonesian rock band Sheila on 7. The group debuted in 1999 with a self-titled album and went on to release several more hit albums, including a greatest hits album.
He was raised in a musical family. His mother was a singer and his grandfather was a saxophonist. He got his first guitar at the age of fourteen and would later join the band Dizzy in high school.
In addition to Sheila on 7, he has served as a member of a second band, Jagostu.
He married Sarah Diorita in 2009 and they have one child, El Pitu Candra.
He is joined in Sheila on 7 by Akhdiyat Duta Modjo.