Hey everyone! Korea has been nothing but awesome so far, with lots of super nice people, great food, and, of course, easy access to all of my favorite music. As you have probably noticed blogging has suffered a bit because of this, but in little more than a week things should be getting back to… Continue reading
As some of you know, I’m in Korea right now (arrived yesterday) and will remain so for about three weeks. This means that for a while I won’t spend as much time as usual blogging, and release updates in particular will have to suffer. Just how often something at all will be posted we’ll have… Continue reading
KoME reported today that Clazziquai‘s Japanese Beat in Love album from 2008 is available through free and legal streaming site Deezer. In further Clazziquai related news, allkpop reports that the electronica act’s male vocalist Alex has recorded a duet together with Kpop singer J called Say I Love You. The song was released as part… Continue reading
Got a great surprise this morning when Kim Mingyu sent an email saying Cavare agreed to letting me offer a couple of Merry Go Round downloads on Indieful ROK in connection with the introduction to Korean twee pop posted last month – Thank you, Kim Mingyu and Cavare! If you like C-86 influenced bands, have… Continue reading
Took me long enough, but I finally set up a twitter account for Indieful ROK: https://twitter.com/indiefulrok. Expect music related tweets (that may not always relate to Korean indie) on a more personal level. And as a small reminder: Indieful ROK is also present on last.fm (where I add the “indieful rok” tag to any Korean… Continue reading
You have all heard about SPIN magazine, right? They have an “alpha site” called SPIN Earth, which features music related user generated material from all over the world. As of May 2009 they also feature MAP! Very exciting, I think. Have a look!
The number of entrants for the Pavlov CD give away we had going here for the past three weeks was very limited to say the least, but at least there were enough to get a couple of winners: congratulations are in place to Philip and Shay! Though it did make picking a song for MAP… Continue reading
Now this was a nice surprise! Mark Russell (of the Korea Gig Guide) was featured in a “Perspective” piece at JoongAng Daily yesterday, The quagmire of cultural crossings, and offered a link to Indieful ROK. Thank you!
So obviously that Pavlov poll isn’t functioning too well, so I suppose it’s better to just do this the plain old way. I wish to give away two copies of Pavlov‘s debut EP, 반드시 크게 들을 것. It’s the least I can do for messing up before MAP, February 2009 edition… For you to have… Continue reading
For those of you following the blog via RSS (hence not noticing what goes on in the sidebar), till the end of February mrKwang Store has a special discount for Indieful ROK readers! Just use coupon code surprise when checking out and you’ll get 10% off the items.