New guitar pop band Sunstroke will release its debut album, called When The Sun Strokes You, on March 17. Head over to the site to hear a sample and learn more on the album showcase.
Perhaps best known as the female vocalist often employed by Peppertones, deb will release the first album of her own on March 18. The title is Parallel Moon and eight of the thirteen tracks can be sampled at her website. In a related matter, it seems like Peppertones too will release an album in March…. Continue reading
There’s an interview with naru over at KoME: Interview with new singer naru before the release of his debut album.
ROKON Indie Source Music Magazine‘s March issue is out! Korean music fans will take special interest in the Clazziquai live review (pg.21). You can get it as pdf when visiting ROKON’s homepage.
Korea Gig Guide has a short post dedicated to Kafka‘s appearance at Salon Badabie the past weekend: Kafka-esque.
Happy Robot‘s No Reply released its first single today. There are four tracks in total and Jake Shapiro of Boston’s Two Ton Shoe is featured on the title track, 고백하는 날. Judging from their song on the Story of Dogs compilation from last year, we can expect some light breezy pop with soft male vocals.
For the fifth time, the annual Korean Music Awards have been handed out. It all happened yesterday, but due to heavy traffic the KMA site is down right now. Fortunately for us, the Korean version of Wikipedia is already updated on the matter and it reveals that the awards of 2008 were distributed as follows… Continue reading
Liner just posted a new Tearliner song on his blog, complete with lyrics: 달콤한계절[Guide-2].
Should you be looking for some modern rock in the vein of Delispice, keep an eye open for naru’s first album, 自家撞着, that will be released on Happy Robot March 6. Samples for seven of the thirteen tracks can be heard in Happy Robot’s media section or at Hyang Music.
Loveholic will release a 2CD compilation called Dramatic & Cinematic, filled with songs they’ve made for various dramas and movies over the years, on March 11. This will be the last Loveholic release with vocals from Jisun.