It looks like July will be an exceptionally good month for music. Here’s some of what’s on the way:
Indie rock band Via, or 非我, released debut EP VIA first EP online on July 1 and now the CD is on the way. The name of the EP main track is 장마, meaning “rainy season” it is a most suitable title for this time of the year.
No Reply will soon release a digital single called 바라만 봐도 좋은데 (it might be ok to see you), sporting a “perfect reproduction of wellmade 90s sound”. For the recording Daybreak‘s Kim Sun Il has played the bass whereas Serengeti‘s Jang Dong Jin and Jung Su Wan have played drums and guitar respectively.
With the release of digital single 소녀 곡예사 earlier this week came an announcement about an upcoming mini album from W&Whale. The title is Circussss and it’s the group’s first CD release since 1.5 album Random Tasks came out two years ago.
As mentioned previously Standing Egg has prepared to release a new mini album. The title is Lucky, and although the trio has been busy releasing one digital single after the other this spring the titles are all new.
Indie rock quartet Humpbacks released a self-titled EP on July 1, but it’ll be another while before the CD is out. It holds three tracks, including 알콜시인 released as a digital single already June 1.
Sugar Donut guitarist Ash has been revealing one song after another from upcoming second full length album Dream through his YouTube channel: 순간을 그리네; Good bye; 햇살; 다시; Ocean; Ember. The song 다시 features Speakat vocalist Ryeowon whereas Good bye and two other songs will also be included in acoustic versions.
The album of previously unpublished No Reply songs Violet Sweets mentioned a few months back seems to be on the way, as indicated by the release of digital single 바라만 봐도 좋은데 earlier this month. The title of the mini album is comma,.
The first full length album from Linus’ Blanket is expected to be released some time in July. Containing both new and old songs, the sound is jazzier than what we’ve heard from them before. If you haven’t already done so, check out the music video for Show Me Love here.