Gaon Charts 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the overall charts for 2016 back in January. Gaon provided another look back at 2016 last week, February 22nd, as the winners of the 6th annual Gaon Chart Music Awards were announced. Gaon Korean Album Chart Much like in 2015 the Korean boy bands had a good year in… Continue reading

Gaon Charts June 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for June last week. Lots of notable Korean indie music releases came out during the month. Here’s a look at how it managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart June saw the release of several anticipated albums. Kiha & The Faces‘ 4th full-length album was released… Continue reading

Gaon Charts April 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for April last Thursday. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart While March was a good month for album sales, April didn’t deliver to the same extent. On the indie front, Busker Busker‘s 2012 album continued to… Continue reading

Gaon Charts March 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for March a week ago. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart March appears to have been an overall very good month for album sales in Korea. Tearliner‘s soundtrack for tvN drama Cheese In The Trap (치즈… Continue reading

Gaon Charts December 2015

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for December this Thursday. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart Picking up from a slow month in November, Korean indie albums sold better during December. hyukoh‘s 22 got another pressing selling out the week of release–total… Continue reading

Gaon Charts July 2015

After a 4 month hiatus, summarized in Gaon’s 2015 half-year charts, I figured it was time to start having a look at the various k-indie albums and songs that placed themselves on any of Gaon’s music charts during the month of July. Clearly it was the month for hyukoh following appearances on popular variety show… Continue reading