Loveholic will release a 2CD compilation called Dramatic & Cinematic, filled with songs they’ve made for various dramas and movies over the years, on March 11. This will be the last Loveholic release with vocals from Jisun.
K.O.A. Zine has published a readable interview with the shoegazeresque Daydream: From the Banks of the Muddy Anyang.
If you are interested in hearing itta‘s new sound, head over to her MySpace and have a listen to Moonlight!
Head over to Korea Gig Guide to read Mark Russell’s brief account of the past weekend’s Sanullim tribute at Salon Badabie: Echoes of Sanullim.
There’s a review on the debut EP, 앵콜요청금지, of lo-fi band Broccoli, you too? over at koreanpop.org.
A while ago I had an email interview with the founder and the overseas marketer of Ruby Salon. The questions revolved around running a small label in Korea and digital singles. From the answers I wrote something for London Korean Links, posted today: Ruby Salon and the digital singles phenomenon
Beatball Records offers two new releases on February 28: the second album from progressive rock band The Mustangs, Acid Trip, and the debut EP, appropriately called Appetizer, of garage pop band Sweetsoap.
YB (Yoon Band/Yoon Do Hyun Band) will once again play on South By Southwest (SXSW), Austin, Texas. This year they’ll have two performances on March 13. See times and stages here.
Always interesting koreanpop.org has a post on the most recent Bbang compilation, released last year: History of Bbang: Between recording and a record
99anger has become a band again. In a blog entry at the hardcore punk band’s MySpace today, Hyun announced that former member Hyun-Jong will go back to being the drummer while Jin, Hyun’s best friend, will pick up the bass.