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 January 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for the first month of 2016 this Monday–a few days later than usual as the lunar new year took place the week prior. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart While December was a rather good month… 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 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

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