From mrkwang we learn that not only did black metal duo Moonshine return with their third album, Eternal, a few days ago but that two full samples (Isolated and Moonshine Madness) and an album sampler from it are available for streaming from MySpace. Apparently they’re more dark gothic than black metal now and I’m not… Continue reading
After several years of silence, modern rock band Repair Shop has surfaced with a new song called Fall In Love on the soundtrack for the MBC drama Spotlight. The complete soundtrack was released on June 5 and also features, among others, songs from current TheThe vocalist INi, Yi Sung Yol and (a new and interesting… Continue reading
On May 29, Beatball Records re-released a few Lollipop Music albums. Mellow act Mellowyear‘s first album, The Vane, was one of them. The track 방갈로 can be streamed from the site and those of you that (like me) adore the ever so lovely O So Young should really try not miss out on 봄바람은 여기에… Continue reading
Singer/songwriter Jang Ki Ha (장기하) released his first single on boonga Boonga Record June 1. The title is 싸구려 커피 and a sample of that particular song can be heard over at Hyang Music.
Finally, more than four years since the band’s 2.5, Sweater has returned with a full album! This one’s called Highlights and it was released May 29 on Lollipop Music. Earip revealed that it was on its way in an interview with Lunapark6 in 2006 so they must’ve been working on it for quite some time…. Continue reading
New band Lilac Wine released a digital single called Bittersweet on Ruby Salon May 27. There’s a cellist and they’re making some sweet laidback jazzy tunes with vocals in English. Have a listen to the first track, Party, on the blog of Jelly Boy (who from what I can tell is responsible for the artwork).
The third song off indie rock band The Pony‘s debut digital single, 왼편에서, was posted on the Ruby Salon blog for sampling a while ago: 밤 새 미친 사랑을 나눠요. If you have yet to hear the other two songs from that single – have a look at our first post on them.
I’d like to apologize for the complete lack of updates the past couple of weeks and would also like to announce that updates will get more frequent from here on. I’m also working on a few specials that I hope you’ll enjoy, but more on that later!
Experimental duo 10 – the joint project of Korea’s itta and Japan’s marqido – has a bunch of new songs up on MySpace. itta tells us they’re currently making some exciting plans for the autumn. I can’t reveal anything more right now, but I will keep you posted ^^
mrkwang had a chat with the guitarist of girl rock band Bloody Cookie recently and learnt that they’re working on their third EP/single right now. More on that at mrkwang’s last.fm journal.If you have yet to hear these awesome ladies, a visit to their MySpace is highly recommended. And you might be interested in reading… Continue reading