Randomness #28

It’s been a while. This unplanned hiatus started with me enjoying a good few weeks in Korea, then continued with a few months back in Sweden with a focus on work and rest. I’ll be working throughout the summer, as I usually do, but have hopes that I’ll be able to manage my workload better… Continue reading

Olleh Music Indie Awards Winners, July 2012

The voting for the 7th edition of Olleh Music’s Indie Awards, covering July 2012, concluded last Sunday with the winners being announced yesterday: Best Album: Daybreak – SPACEenSUM (57%) Best Artist: Gonne (48%) Best Rookie: Hyehwadong Boy (42%) The other nominees fared as follows: Album Nominees: 2. Peppertones  – Beginner’s Luck (33%) 3. Huckleberry P & Suda – Get Backers (8%) 4. Momguamaum – Deja-Vu (2%) Artist Nominees: 2. Galaxy Express… Continue reading

May On Stage Sessions : Vidulgi OoyoO, Joyful Island, Park Jiyoon, The Pony, Harry Big Button

Every Thursday Naver Music presents a Korean indie musicians and bands through its On Stage Session series. In addition to introducing the artist, each ‘episode’ brings a set of high quality live videos and accompanying photos. The format has been created by Studio Lovo, that also share the videos on both Vimeo and YouTube with a slight… Continue reading

Vidulgi OoyoO in K.O.A. Zine

A couple of weeks old already, but I didn’t notice till today: K.O.A. Zine has published yet another great interview! This time Joseph Kim has been talking to Jong-Seok Lee of shoegazer act Vidulgi OoyoO: Vidulgi Ooyoo: Pigeon Milk & the Fountain of Youth