Gaon Charts June 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for June last week. Lots of notable Korean indie music releases came out during the month. Here’s a look at how it managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart June saw the release of several anticipated albums. Kiha & The Faces‘ 4th full-length album was released… Continue reading

Gaon Charts May 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for May ten days ago. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart Plenty of excellent albums were released during May and many of the indie releases did show up on Gaon’s weekly Korean album chart. However, only… Continue reading

Gaon Charts April 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for April last Thursday. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart While March was a good month for album sales, April didn’t deliver to the same extent. On the indie front, Busker Busker‘s 2012 album continued to… Continue reading

Gaon Charts March 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for March a week ago. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart March appears to have been an overall very good month for album sales in Korea. Tearliner‘s soundtrack for tvN drama Cheese In The Trap (치즈… Continue reading

Gaon Charts February 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for February today. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart January proved to be a relatively good month for Korean indie albums sales, but the same unfortunately can’t be said of the Korean album chart for February… Continue reading

Gaon Charts December 2015

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for December this Thursday. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart Picking up from a slow month in November, Korean indie albums sold better during December. hyukoh‘s 22 got another pressing selling out the week of release–total… Continue reading

Gaon Charts November 2015

Here comes the last piece of catching up on what’s been going on with Korean indie music on Korea’s national music charts from Gaon. Following October, just a day before the December charts are published, here comes November. Gaon Korean Album Chart The Korean album chart for November was unusually sparse in terms of indie… Continue reading

Gaon Charts October 2015

Continuing to catch up, following the monthly Gaon charts from September here’s what on the charts for October from the realm of Korean indie music. Gaon Korean Album Chart The Korean album chart for October offered 3 Korean indie releases. Monni‘s 10th anniversary best album sold nearly 1000 copies in just 5 days. Synth pop… Continue reading