KMA2016: Album of the Year

The nominees for the 13th Korean Music Awards were announced last week. The weeks leading up to the actual awards show I’ll be introducing the nominees from the “total” categories, starting with Album of the Year. Black Medicine – Irreversible With roots in some of Korea’s first generation death metal bands, Black Medicine formed in… 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