That mailbox of mine also contained a bit of information on Cocore: the summer album that Shawn Despres warned about a few months ago will be completely finished in a week. The title will be COCORElax and there will be 13 songs on it. I’ll let you know about the release date as soon as… Continue reading
Though I’ve always liked Cherry Filter, I had forgotten just how much (Youjeen‘s voice!). A post at Dahee’s Plastic Castle today was just what I needed to get my memory back: [K-Music Spotlight] Cherry Filter
Irish act So Cow has been mentioned on this blog a few times in the past because of his connection to Korea, and now it seems his name is getting better known in Korea too. The Chosun Ilbo has made news out of So Cow song Moon Geun Young from the So Cow LP, and… Continue reading
Shawn Despres of the Korea Gig Guide has had a short interview with Bulssazo, talking about the upcoming gig with Nosaj Thing and sighborg as well as feature gigs plans: Bulssazo’s Brief Return.
Seems like Popseoul‘s bi-monthly feature “Indie Spotlight” will actually be a monthly feature – It’s only been a month since they covered Loveholic, and today there’s a feature on The Melody (and consequently Taru): Have a read!
Once again, Mardi09 has found a new artist Under The Radar for Soompi. This time it’s Happy Robot‘s EZ Hyoung. And in case you missed the Under The Radar entry on Sprinkler in May, Not Another K-Blog has a summary.
Yesterday Javabeans posted a translation of a piece from Cine21 where the workspace of 11 intriguing, more or less famous people was presented. Jang Ki Ha was number 3: Artists and entertainers: Where do they work?. In the comments section of that post there was something else that might be of interest to any Jang… Continue reading
Via Korea Gig Guide I came across something interesting in The Korea Herald: Indie music makes a comeback. For the lengthy article, the reporter has had a closer look at Goonamguayeoridingstella, Trampauline, Hahn Vad (Amature Amplifier/Stretching Journey) and cheezstereo, while also talking to Pastel Music, boonga Boonga Record and Hyang Music. And since it mentioned… Continue reading
A week ago it was time for a new feature in Soompi‘s Under The Radar series. This time Mardi09 put the spotlight on G.Gorilla‘s Sprinkler: Under The Radar: Sprinkler
The Korea Times has interviewed The Plastic Day for an article: The Plastic Day Rises in Hongdae