Congratulations to Joshua! By the roll of the dice, he’s won our contest for The Invisible Fish‘s debut EP Through The Glass Wall. Thanks to everyone who participated :) Joshua suggested we have an alphabetical listing of Korean bands/artists with their bios and other relevant info. Kind of like the ‘bandfile’ at ssamnet, i imagine,… Continue reading
As if I wasn’t excited enough about the return of Nico last night, the first news to reach me this morning is that mellow psych pop act Sagitta too will return with a second album in just a few days. The title is Hello Stranger and the date is May 3. They have switched labels… Continue reading
Jelly Boy posted a song from his space travel alias Birdy Bitz Alien’s recently released album Virtual Reality on the blog this morning: Little Match Girl. Cute dreamy electronics as usual, but the glockenspiel and strings adds a touch of melancholy and makes me even more exited about the eventual arrival of that album in… Continue reading
Nico is back! This all too unknown modern folk pop duo released their second album, 중곡동 연가, yesterday. The album is also available in a limited edition, which for just a little extra money will get you their four years old first album, A Boy Behind The Curtain. Samples can be found at Hyang Music.
Goofy rockers Super Kidd will release their second full album, called Action Lover, on May 15. After hearing 어쩌라고 on their debut EP, I had thought they’d go big already after their first album with fangirls flocking by their feet, but I suppose the goofyness (put on display in the 2006 movie Like A Virgin… Continue reading
KoME has gotten the news that Yoon Band will make two shows in the UK on June 6 and 8 respectively. The support acts are English Steranko, that followed YB through their European tour some years back, and Korean American electronica guy Tomikita (who btw will play in Seoul with YDH himself as guest late… Continue reading
Roughly two months after reforming as a band, hardcore punk rockers 99anger announced that a new demo is in the making. Two new songs and a re-recording of The Answer will be featured on the demo, which will be made available from MySpace once they’ve finished.
Acid Jazz/Reggae duo Aquibird will release a “Special English Album” called Whose Dream on May 6.
Tomorrow, April 29, Park Joon Hyuk will make his album debut on Pastel Music. The album is called Private Echo and from it you could also hear his fellow Pastel colleagues Han Hee Jeong/Dawny (of Bluedawn fame) and Cho Ye Jin (of Lucite Tokki), featured on one song each.
Sorry, I believe we’re both slightly too busy in real life at the moment but at last a long overdue post on stuff that has already been released by now: Psych/Garage Pop/Rockers Nunco released their second album, Tales on April 25. A day earlier Peterpan Complex had put out their fourth album, Love, punkers Burning… Continue reading