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 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

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