For the 10th consecutive year, rookie band competition Hello Rookie is running. Online auditions began in March, and a month later the 7 acts to take part of the live auditions for Hello Rookie of May were announced: post-rock aspiring bands with vocalists Ahn Dayoung and Raw By Peppers, rock band Sons of Tiger, alternative… Continue reading
Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for April last Thursday. Here’s a look at how the local indie music managed during the month. Gaon Korean Album Chart While March was a good month for album sales, April didn’t deliver to the same extent. On the indie front, Busker Busker‘s 2012 album continued to… Continue reading
Modern Sky‘s series of Strawberry Music Festival are soon to start all across China. This year the headlining acts are The Prodigy, Disclosure, and Modestep. Amidst a strong line-up of Chinese bands there are also four acts coming over from Korea: Apollo 18, Hyukoh, Rock’N’Roll Radio, and idol girl group EXID.
The Beijing edition takes place between April 30-May 2 with Apollo 18 and EXID playing on the Saturday, Rock’N’Roll Radio on the Sunday, and Hyukoh playing the Monday.Continue reading