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

Jambinai – A Hermitage

I fell in love with the music of Jambinai six years ago. When I fall in love with new music I’m usually very excited for whatever comes next only to become somewhat more disappointed with every new release until I end up listening to material more out of a sense of duty than anything else…. Continue reading

Randomness #35

In March I went on a business trip. While I remembered well from previous occasions how little free time that means–and so prepared blog posts in advance–I had forgotten all about how much extra work is required after returning home. I finally feel like I could balance my time better again, so the plan is… Continue reading

Nuits Sonores: Cool Korea @ Lyon, France

For the 2016 edition of electronic music festival Nuit Sonoroes in Lyon, France, Années croisées France-Corée du Sud together with Institut Français arrange a special program under the name Cool Korea ! Carte Blanche à Séoul. The line-up for the festival will be announced on February 3, but already the 12 Korean bands coming over to perform have been named.

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