Getting into the genre categories of the 10th Korean Music Awards, we started off with the Best Rock nominees yesterday. Today we continute with the nominees for Best Modern Rock Album & Song, again recycling a bit of text on the albums and songs already covered already when we went over Album and Song of… Continue reading
With the year of 2012 turning into 2013 a few weeks ago, there are now plenty of lists covering the best of what 2012 had to offer – so also when it comes to Korean indie music. Chris has already offered a list of his favorites on the site and our contributor has Sangha shared… Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago SmackSoft, headed by Whang Bo Ryung, announced the Infinite Extent of Sound 2012 SMACKSOFT U.S.A. Tour starting on October 8th and closing a month later, on November 7th. Dates and venues in Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago and New York, as well as a quick stop in Tijuana, Mexico, were announced at the… Continue reading
Courtesy of music webzine 100BEAT, Daum’s Music Bar has presented a summary of 2011 listing some of the best singles and albums the year had to offer. The lists have been posted part by part throughout January, with the TOP 10 albums revealed this week: 1. Chang Kiha & The Faces – 장기하와 얼굴들 2…. Continue reading
Via R.O.K Scene I learned that the first episode of Korean indie music show Seoul Underground is now online: Seoul Underground: SMACKSOFT. In the episode you’ll hear Stuart Reece have his questions answered by Whang Bo Ryung and consequently learn som of what she has in mind for the 4th full length album. For some… Continue reading
A well written review of Whang Boryung‘s SmackSoft EP can be found at koreanpop.org: Whang Boryung (황보령), SmackSoft. Not merely discussing the new EP and Whang Boryung’s previous achievements, the review also mentions that she’s expected to release her third full length album around March.