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

Gaon Charts May 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for May ten days ago. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart Plenty of excellent albums were released during May and many of the indie releases did show up on Gaon’s weekly Korean album chart. However, only… Continue reading

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

Summer in Europe 2015

Summers in Europe are getting better with every year–at least when it comes to Korean bands touring the continent. The IROK events listing has already been updated to reflect what remains, but here’s anyway a summary. Starting already mid-May Korean Cultural Centre UK hosted a K-Indie Rock Showcase in London where Dead Buttons and Patients–who… Continue reading

I Am A Singer 2: Super December Top 4

We’re almost at the end of our I Am A Singer 2 commentary series, where we’re currently rooting for Guckkasten to win Super December. In addition to myself Dahee of Dahee’s Plastic Castle and Fabien of Kimchi Popcorn have contributed their opinions to this post. All performances can be streamed from the official site and if you live in the right country chances are you can watch… Continue reading

I Am A Singer 2: Super December Top 5

More Super December on I Am A Singer 2. Only five contestants left after the previous week, with Guckkasten continuing to compete to win the entire season. In addition to myself Dahee of Dahee’s Plastic Castle and Fabien of Kimchi Popcorn have contributed their opinions to this post. All performances can be streamed from the official site and if you live in the right country chances… Continue reading