From Ruby Salon we learn that Birdy Bitz Alien released his first full album, Virtual Reality, in a digital version today. The 25 tracks rich album includes the remix mentioned below and the three songs from the digital Tomorrow single. The CD version will be out on April 21.
Ruby Salon posted the original and radio edit versions of Rubylight’s cover on The Hi-lights‘ Lost My Melody yesterday: 루비라이트 – Lost My Melody (cover ‘더 하이라이츠’). Birdy Bitz Alien, the “space travel alias” of the band’s guitarist Jelly Boy, has remixed it.
April’s ROKON Indie Music Magazine is now available from the site. Of special interest this month: goofy Super Kidd on the cover and in a one page article (pg.12). Also a snapshot from Crash‘s performance during last month’s Arch Enemy concert (pg.4).
Finally, we have made ourselves a proper layout for this blog! While announcing this, I guess it is a good a time as any to explain our mission, purpose, or whaterver you’d like to call it. Simply put Indieful ROK is supposed to be something akin to a blog aggregator, albeit with some contents of… Continue reading
Mark Russell reviews dreamy alt rock band Vidulgi OoyoO‘s recently released EP, Aero, on Korea Gig Guide today: Pigeon Poop
koreanpop.org posted a short piece concerning Nell‘s position in between indie and mainstream today, prompted by the band’s recently released album Separation Anxiety: Boys embrace: Nell, Separation anxiety
Liner has been composing again. New instrumental Tearliner song up at his blog: ‘무제’ [Studio Guide]. His buddy Kang Jihoon (the other half of Low-End Project) has assisted, playing electric guitar, and a couple of other people too can be heard in there.
Core/metal band PIA will be performing for EBS Space on April 7 & 8. It’ll be interesting considering that this is supposed to be an unplugged performance. The music for this show is labeled as “acoustic core”. The broadcast for this show will be on April 29.
Ibadi, new band with Horan of Clazziquai Project on vocals, will release its first album, Story of Us, on April 4. The music is described as modern folk/acoustic pop and something of a sample can be found at Pandora TV.
Gord Sellar (previously saxophonist of now defunct Dabang Band) issued a “Thank You” to Gim Hyung Tae (of Hwang Sin Hae Band fame) through his blog a couple of days ago: Thank You, Gim Hyung Tae Perhaps not that newsworthy in itself, but a good read if you want to familiarize yourself with No-Hold-Barred Artist… Continue reading