As expected Raspberry Field has a new single out on July 5. The name of the two track digital single is 있잖아, and on the title track Sweet Sorrow‘s Kim Young Woo is featured. In order to introduce the new song the band’s vocalist Soy has directed a short film called Index Finger (검지손가락) where… Continue reading
This morning I learned thanks to Widhi that Peppertones have written and arranged the f(x) song Stand Up!. The song in question was first released on the idol group’s first full length album Pinocchio on April 21 and it was also included on the first album repackage edition, Hot Summer, released June 15.
While on the subject of The Invisible Fish, a visit to his site revealed that he has provided the music for new Boo Ji Young/Yang Ik-June omnibus movie Short! Short! Short! 2011 (애정만세) under his real name, Jeong Sanghoon. The movie got its official release on June 9. Check out the trailer here.
Manhwa company iSeeToon publishes Korean web comics – “webtoons”, apparently – in English as applications for iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Earlier this week, June 28, the company released a “dark romance” story called ill-Fated Relationship, 20 chapters romance between serial killers, written by Hwang Joon Ho. mrkwang is working for the company in question and… Continue reading
Korean rock is real offered some really interesting news today (although more so if you actually understand Korean yourself): “Nomad book” publishers and Happy Robot Records to start series of books Turns out some Happy Robot artists will have “musician books” published before long. The KOXX and No Reply this summer, followed by Daybreak some… Continue reading
Remember that 30 days of k-indie meme created by wassereis? Now there’s another one, courtesy of fuck yeah k-indie! and participants on Tumblr can be traced through the 30 days of korean indie tag. If you don’t feel like participating your self I’d at least recommend checking it out to learn more on what Korean… Continue reading
Today it was announced that Apollo 18, that have now returned to Korea after recording their new EP, will go back to Japan in July to play the last day of Fuji Rock Festival ’11. For some more Apollo 18 action in Japan – check out these photos from their last Japan show following the… Continue reading
Apollo 18 are in Japan to record some new material in the Zankyo Record studio. As hinted previously, while there they’ll be playing a show in Shibuya, Tokyo, on May 28: Bad Noise! 28 May – Apollo18, Sawas Phool + The Cold Tommy.
Some random news picked up during the week: It looks like Delispice is about to make a comeback with a new drummer: Delispice will resume activities with a new company after three years. Although as usual when it comes to allkpop one shouldn’t take too much note of the details as “project band” Yellow Monsters… Continue reading
Pika is spending spring in Berlin and via Facebook she announced today that she will hold her first concert there this Sunday, April 23: Pika Concert. Supporting her that evening will be VJ Z1, with whom she has a new “animation-film-graphic and music collaboration” going as White Rabbit. The first video from the duo was… Continue reading