Stephen Epstein’s Us and Them

End of November the Asia-Pacific Journal published a peer-reviewed article by Victoria University of Wellington professor Stephen Epstein on Korean indie music: Us and Them: Korean Indie Rock in a K-Pop World. More specifically, it complements the 2014 documentary of the same name co-produced by Stephen Epstein and Timothy Tangherlini. The article does a great… Continue reading

Olleh Music Indie Awards Winners, July 2012

The voting for the 7th edition of Olleh Music’s Indie Awards, covering July 2012, concluded last Sunday with the winners being announced yesterday: Best Album: Daybreak – SPACEenSUM (57%) Best Artist: Gonne (48%) Best Rookie: Hyehwadong Boy (42%) The other nominees fared as follows: Album Nominees: 2. Peppertones  – Beginner’s Luck (33%) 3. Huckleberry P & Suda – Get Backers (8%) 4. Momguamaum – Deja-Vu (2%) Artist Nominees: 2. Galaxy Express… Continue reading