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 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 October 2015

Continuing to catch up, following the monthly Gaon charts from September here’s what on the charts for October from the realm of Korean indie music. Gaon Korean Album Chart The Korean album chart for October offered 3 Korean indie releases. Monni‘s 10th anniversary best album sold nearly 1000 copies in just 5 days. Synth pop… Continue reading

Gaon Charts January 2015

As I wrote a month ago, this year I’m back to keeping track of what happens on the various Gaon music charts with k-indie related releases. As the week-to-week changes are fairly repetitive I’ve taken to tweeting anything interesting on the weekly charts when I find something worth mentioning. Gaon generally updates with monthly charts… Continue reading

Soran and Yellow Monsters Sing for Orange Revolution Festival

Korean owned chained Smoothie King launched the Orange Revolution Festival in August to showcase the talent of Korean indie bands through a series of concerts and busking events, where the audience was encourage to dress in orange. Five concerts were held as part of the initiative from mid-August through mid-September and corresponding digital singles with… Continue reading

Acoustic Collabo Sing with Noblesse

Acoustic Collabo have proven fairly popular since the release of their first album last year, not least with “그대와 나, 설레임”. Yesterday, February 29th, the acoustic duo returned in a collaboration with R&B singer/rapper Noblesse doing a song called “Love Diary” for digital single True Romance Part.1. Source: Bugs Music