koreanpop.org posted a piece on progressive/psych rockers The Mustangs’ second album today: Stud rhythm, masculine music: Mustangs, Acid Trip
According to hiphopplaya, a couple of my most anticipated Korean hip hop albums are coming out this month: The Quiett‘s Back On The Beats Mixtape Vol. 1 (April 17th) Loptimist‘s second album Mind-Expander (April 29). A good number of underground American rappers (like K-Otix and Army of The Pharaohs, to name a couple) have made… Continue reading
Modern folk duo Sogyumo Acacia Band has posted a downloadable song called Sogyumo MySpace Theme on their MySpace to celebrate the Korean launch of the site.
From Ruby Salon we learn that Birdy Bitz Alien released his first full album, Virtual Reality, in a digital version today. The 25 tracks rich album includes the remix mentioned below and the three songs from the digital Tomorrow single. The CD version will be out on April 21.
Ruby Salon posted the original and radio edit versions of Rubylight’s cover on The Hi-lights‘ Lost My Melody yesterday: 루비라이트 – Lost My Melody (cover ‘더 하이라이츠’). Birdy Bitz Alien, the “space travel alias” of the band’s guitarist Jelly Boy, has remixed it.
April’s ROKON Indie Music Magazine is now available from the site. Of special interest this month: goofy Super Kidd on the cover and in a one page article (pg.12). Also a snapshot from Crash‘s performance during last month’s Arch Enemy concert (pg.4).
Finally, we have made ourselves a proper layout for this blog! While announcing this, I guess it is a good a time as any to explain our mission, purpose, or whaterver you’d like to call it. Simply put Indieful ROK is supposed to be something akin to a blog aggregator, albeit with some contents of… Continue reading
Mark Russell reviews dreamy alt rock band Vidulgi OoyoO‘s recently released EP, Aero, on Korea Gig Guide today: Pigeon Poop
koreanpop.org posted a short piece concerning Nell‘s position in between indie and mainstream today, prompted by the band’s recently released album Separation Anxiety: Boys embrace: Nell, Separation anxiety
Liner has been composing again. New instrumental Tearliner song up at his blog: ‘무제’ [Studio Guide]. His buddy Kang Jihoon (the other half of Low-End Project) has assisted, playing electric guitar, and a couple of other people too can be heard in there.