Gaon Charts February 2015

The various charts from Gaon covering the month of February were published last week. Following up from the status in January, here’s a summary of how the various k-indie related albums and songs fared this time around. Gaon Korean Album Chart Although February offered several interesting releases, only a couple of Korean indie albums sold… Continue reading

Randomness #21

As far as blogging goes, I haven’t exactly been productive since returning from my latest Korea trip. Many excuses could be made, but I’m gonna go ahead and blame the cat. Not that I actually own a cat, but during October I was cat sitting for a couple of friends. The cat was super cute… Continue reading

K-indie on Gaon’s Digital Chart, 2012.01.08~2012.01.14

A couple of years ago Korea’s Ministry of Culture launched Gaon–an official set of charts registering music sales. Streaming, downloads, background music for online sites and mobile sales all contribute towards the total digital charts and with the big increase in popularity of Korean indie music it’s no longer a rare sight finding Korean indie… Continue reading