Korea’s foremost showcase festival, Zandari Festa will kick off in Seoul on September 28. So many fantastic bands will be playing that it’ll be impossible to catch them all. Although part of the fun with a showcase festival is to check out artists one isn’t necessarily all that familiar with yet, there’s a bunch of… Continue reading
Last year I attended Korean showcase festival Zandari Festa for the first time. I’d been hesitating about going for weeks, but ended up having such a great time that this year I made sure to plan a trip to Korea in time for Zandari Festa 2016. As this was I had prepared a bit better,… Continue reading
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
On May 3rd metalcore band Noeazy released a split album together with like minded Japanese band Gates of Hopeless. The tracklist counts eight songs total as each band has contributed four previously un-released songs. The album lead track is Noeazy’s “Shadow” for which Jeong Woo Ram has made the music video:
In August 2011 Shibuya-based label Octave Soul released it’s first batch of Korean indie CDs in Japan, starting with Sunkyeol and Vidulgi OoyoO. More releases followed and on January 18th it’s time for the first batch of 2012, with plenty of Korea’s finest music. Most albums have been licensed just the way they were originally… Continue reading
This article written after an interview with Noeazy was edited by Philip Gowman and first published on London Korean Links. One of my very first evenings in Seoul, I found myself at Club FF checking out a bunch of hardcore bands. Although I had a pretty good idea of what the roster would treat me to, one band in… Continue reading
The Noeazy article advertised yesterday is now live on London Korean Links: A meeting with Noeazy.
During my trip to Korea in October last year, I had the pleasure of catching metalcore band Noeazy live. It didn’t take long before I had developed a girl crush on the bassist and decided I wanted a chance to interview her. Although as all too often I never got around to doing much about… Continue reading