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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Zandari Festa 2015 Review

Beginning of October 2015 I happened to be on vacation in Korea. I had already been there for a couple of weeks of vacation, meeting friends and going to various shows, without being able to make up my mind about whether or not I should go to Zandari Festa the last weekend before going back… Continue reading

Hello Rookie Final 2015

2015 saw the 9th edition of rookie musician competition Hello Rookie take place. Monthly winners were crowned for May through September with the grand final taking place November 14th. It was broadcast on EBS December 11th, with VOD now available both in regular and HD quality. Additional clips from the final, embedded below, have been… Continue reading

Monthly Hello Rookies 2015

The monthly Hello Rookie competitions are over for this year. As I haven’t gotten around to covering Hello Rookie month by month, here’s a summary for future reference. Part of the price when winning one of the monthly competitions is to perform on EBS Space 공감. Although the August episode was broadcast on August 20th,… Continue reading