Gaon Charts January 2016

Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for the first month of 2016 this Monday–a few days later than usual as the lunar new year took place the week prior. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart While December was a rather good month… Continue reading

Sunwoo Jung-A @ Brussels, Belgium

Like it’s sister organization in London, the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) in Brussels will be arranging a Korean Music Festival this year. The event is KCC’s first music festival in Brussels and spans 3 weeks, from September 23rd to October 14th. Sunwoo Jung-A will have a show in central Brussels on the first Saturday of… Continue reading

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