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 March 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for March a week ago. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart March appears to have been an overall very good month for album sales in Korea. Tearliner‘s soundtrack for tvN drama Cheese In The Trap (치즈… Continue reading

Olleh Music Indie Awards Winners, May 2012

With the voting concluded yesterday, who won the May 2012 edition of Olleh Music’s Indie Awards is now clear. Best Album: Annyeongbada – Pink Revolution (56%) Best Artist: Peterpan Complex (40%) Best Rookie: Burntout House (58%) The other nominees fared as follows: Album Nominees: 2. Glen Check  – Haute Couture (38%) 3. Lowdown 30 – 1 (4%) 4. Noisecat – Sunday Sunset Airlines (2%) Artist Nominees: 2. Mongoose (36%) 3. Kingston Rudieska (13%) 4. Hanumpa (11%)… Continue reading

Concert Sketch Video for Annyeongbada’s Luminous Star

As illustrated by the latest Indie Go Chart from Daum, Annyeongbada‘s “야광별 (Luminous Star)” is the second most popular track from the band’s recently released second album. With a music video already produced for album main track “악마 (Devil)”, label Fluxus Music recognized the potential of “Luminous Star” and has put together live performance clips… Continue reading

Bye Bye Sea Return as Annyeongbada

Bye Bye Sea are set to return with their second full-length album on February 27th and it looks as though they’ve gone back to using their pre-Fluxus international name Annyeongbada. The title of the album is Pink Revolution and with twelve tracks total it includes their cover of Kim Kwang Seok‘s “변해가네” from last year’s… Continue reading

Black Bag Debut EP and SIEG Winter Campaign

Indie rock band Black Bag released first EP Beyond The Sky on January 11th. Having been around since 2009, they debuted the song “Beautiful Morning” on the 2011 Jisan Rock Festival Compilation last summer, now also included on the EP. The four members of the band are introduced in the EP teaser: