Modern Sky Helsinki 2015

For the first time ever, Chinese indie music festival Modern Sky is set to take place in Helsinki, Finland. Plenty of great artists from the Nordic countries as well as China and other parts of East Asia are scheduled to play at the Hietalahti shipyard from August 28-29. Coming over from Korea, Sunwoo Jung-A and… 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

Olleh Music Indie Awards Winners, September 2012

It’s been a year since Olleh Music launched their Indie Awards, the September edition being the 8th set of awards handed out. The netizen vote concluded yesterday, Sunday September 10th, and with that the results are now available. Best Album: Verbal Jint – 10년동안의오독 (80%) Best Artist: Pia (42%) Best Rookie: CoreMagaZinE (39%) Album Nominees: 2. Lucite Tokki – Grow to… Continue reading

Olleh Music Indie Awards Nominees for September 2012

After something of a summer hiatus, Olleh Music’s Indie Awards have been resumed with the nominees for the eighth edition of the awards, to be handed out in September, revealed today: September Indie Award Album Nominees: – Verbal Jint (10년동안의오독) – Lucite Tokki (Grow to Glow) – Method (The Constant) – Neon Bunny (Happy Ending) September Indie Award Artist Nominees: – Gate Flowers – Idiotape… Continue reading

Doggyrich Offers New Neon Bunny EP and Old Demos from The Black Skirts Front Man

Following debut album Seoulight, earning her the Best Pop Album award at the KMA2012, Neon Bunny returned with the release of  EP Happy Ending yesterday, July 31st. Further developing the 80’s and 90’s synthesizer sound that characterized her first album, Happy Ending features heavier beats and bitchier lyrics. A new Neon Bunny music video has already been filmed, but so… Continue reading

Plastic TV’s 2012 Rising Star for Daum Music Bar

The video makers of Plastic TV Network have launched another project: 2012 Rising Star together with Daum Music Bar. The project entails both high quality live footage alongside interviews with the acts performing. Running from January through March a total of six rising indie starts will be introduced, with only The Freaks remaining. During the… Continue reading