Korean indie game Sugar Cube, developed by Turtle Cream, won Best Game at the Independent Game Festival in China 2010. Today, March 1st, the theme song for the commercial version of the game, Sugar Cube : Bittersweet Factory, was released and it has none other than Linus’ Blanket‘s Yeongene providing the vocals. The game studio… Continue reading
Singer/songwriter Lee Young Hoon released his first full-length album, 내가 부른 그림, on January 10th and will hold his first this Sunday. In promotion of the event a video has been released showing album song “봄이오면” performed by Lee Young Hoon together with an ensemble consisting of Loro’s drummer Doe Jae Myoung, Yeongene and Soran… Continue reading
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 Yeongene was edited by Philip Gowman and first published on London Korean Links. If you’re into Korean music and have a thing for cute pop you are probably already familiar with Linus’ Blanket. And if you are, you are probably well aware that the name of the band’s adorable vocalist is Yeongene (연진) . It… Continue reading
Yeongene‘s Bonnie Gene got its European release yesterday according to plan. Via the PoppyDisc Facebook group I not only came across review of the album in question, but also learned that one of the Burth Bacharach covers on the album, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, will get released as a digital single next week,… Continue reading
I’ve had an e-mail interview with the ever adorable Yeongene, learning more on the upcoming Linus’ Blanket album as well as her planned European releases. All turned into an article for London Korean Links, as usual: A meeting with Yeongene.