K.O.A. Zine has published a readable interview with the shoegazeresque Daydream: From the Banks of the Muddy Anyang.
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
Always interesting koreanpop.org has a post on the most recent Bbang compilation, released last year: History of Bbang: Between recording and a record
While speaking of KoME; they have an interview with Motion Dive, that released a mini-album called In the key of life… last month: Interview with LA-based Korean rock band Motion Dive.
The February issue of ROKON Indie Source Music Magazine features pieces in English on The Rocktigers (pg.18) and Dr.Core 911 (pg.32) as well as an interview with girl punkers Shorty Cat (pg.20-21) and a review of their first full length album I Ain’t Be Controlled (pg.29). You’ll find the pdf in the upper right corner… Continue reading
Mark Russell of Korea Pop Wars just posted a small piece on Juck Juck Haeseo Grunge, calling them “the best band in Korea at the moment”: Chicks With Picks.
The fifth issue of ‘Broke In Korea’ came out a couple of weeks ago. If you’re not familiar with Broke, it’s a Korean punk ‘zine (written in English). The contributors to the ‘zine are mostly foreigners who are active in the South Korean punk scene. You’ll find a number of social and political commentaries in… Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, KoME published an email interview performed with Seoul based band The Breathing: Interview with The Breathing.