For as long as I’ve been working, I’ve been one of those people that really like Mondays. This is true now more than ever as weekends are keeping me far too busy with things I should’ve taken care of long time ago with little to no time for updates here. Hopefully that’ll change soon, but… Continue reading
Gord Sellar had the pleasure of watching bulnabangstarsausage club and Hwang Shin Hae Band live yesterday and has now written a most readable review of the evening, where he also addresses spectacles in Korean indie: Hwang Shin Hye Band and Bulnabang Star Sausage Club — Live at SangSang Madang
It seems like Happy Robot Record will release a CD+DVD set called THEY live – probably some time in October – with material from the THEY love MUSIC campaign. The first live THEY event was held late August with an Acoustic Session on August 29 and an Electronic Session on August 30 with artists like… Continue reading
A few years back Nudeviking was one of my favorite k-bloggers. Nowadays he doesn’t update as much, and the occasional posts end up in my feed reader long after the date the blog states they were posted on. Today my feed reader treated me to two delayed posts – both fairly amusing live reports: First… Continue reading
KoME has posted a lengthy live review from Youn Sun Nah‘s recent performance in Münich: Youn Sun Nah in Munich. In related news, one of Sweden’s biggest newspapers – Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) – published a brief review of her Voyage album today. Writing about clarity, purity and etheral beauty, the reviewer seems quite impressed, ultimately… Continue reading
Seems Youn Sun Nah did very well on her very first London performance this past weekend. London Korean Links has a review: Review: Youn Sun Nah and Ulf Wakenius at the Vortex.
World/folk act Orgeltanz released its first album, 요람에서 무덤까지 , on December 9. I’ve been curious about them since they were first mentioned at Korea Gig Guide (they have a Canadian belly dancer, Eshe, in the line up – how’s that for awesome?) and finally people out of Seoul get a chance to hear them… Continue reading
Yeongene‘s recent appearance in Tokyo with Duglas of BMX Bandits was covered by Japan Live. More on their joint activities in Japan was posted at this blog a few days ago.
KoME‘s sianface has produced two reviews over the weekend: – First there’s the album review of Jaurim‘s 7th full album, Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond: Jaurim’s new jewel is a strong album with a few faults…. – Then there’s a review from the first of Yoon Band‘s two appearances in June this year: Live report of Y.B.’s… Continue reading
KoME has posted a live report from Tomikita‘s first performance in London last month: Live report of TOMIKITA’s first UK performance at The Peel, Kingston on June 6th.