Hello Rookie Final 2014

This year’s edition of rookie band competition Hello Rookie kicked off with the online auditions opening up in March. Monthly winners were chosen from May through September, and the grand finale took place in November. It was broadcast on EBS mid-December, and yesterday the rookie performances were finally uploaded to the Hello Rookie YouTube channel…. Continue reading

2014 Band Discovery Top 3

Following what used to be the SangSang Madang Band Incubating program, KT&G are now hosting the SangSang Madang Band Discovery competition offering 3 new bands an opportunity to play the 2014 Sangsang Fest in November. The Top 6 was picked in the beginning July with indie pop bands The Lads and Cranfield, bluegrass and country… Continue reading

Randomness #14

Compared to the week before, the latest week has been a breeze. I turned it into a much needed exercise in taking it easy, and it was successful enough for me to want to try the same thing. In addition to working less I’ve been listening to a lot more music, starting with my preparations… Continue reading