Gaon Charts 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the overall charts for 2016 back in January. Gaon provided another look back at 2016 last week, February 22nd, as the winners of the 6th annual Gaon Chart Music Awards were announced. Gaon Korean Album Chart Much like in 2015 the Korean boy bands had a good year in… Continue reading

Mini-Interview with Maansun

A couple of weeks ago Maansun opened. It’s a well-curated online store for Korean independent digital contents and although the catalogue is currently small I found it very impressive. Eager to learn more about this new venture I reached out to the team behind Maansun with a few questions. Why was Maansun created? Listening to… Continue reading

Previously Unavailable Downloads Now Available via Maansun

On December 5th a new online store for Korean independent digital contents opened: Maansun.

At the moment the online store, which accepts PayPal and Korean credit cards, carries a well-curated selection of music from Bulssazo, Wedance, Byul.org, Underwears Band, Jowall, Kuang Program, and Choi Taehyun. None of the releases currently on offer are available from the more popular Korean online music retailers.