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.
Last Saturday, The Mongoose had their final show “Dancing In The Moonlight: Adios! Mongoose… in Seoul”. They were a synth-pop indie band from Beatball Records. Ringu (링구) – the drummer of the band – is off to the army. He released a solo album last November titled “Moonbeam”, under the moniker Leopon. You can listen… Continue reading
Loro’s, the slow rock band with a cellist, is about to release its first full album, Pax. The 12 track album will be released on Tunetable Movement on February 1 and contains two songs previously heard on the band’s 2006 Scent of Orchid single.
Last week former Bluedawn member slowzz added a four song sample of his solo project “The Invisible Fish” to fuzzpop.net.
On January 22, Pastel Music will release a 5CD “special edition” compilation entitled “We Will Be Together” to celebrate their 5th anniversary. Disc 1-4 are Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter editions, primarily containing songs from licensed Pastel artists. CD 5 represents the “5th season” and contains 15 previously unreleased songs from Pastel’s Korean artists. See… Continue reading
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.