Busan based surf-rock band Say Sue Me will be supporting Japan’s all-female punk-rock garage band Otoboke Beaver on the band’s Golden Week 2017 UK Tour. Following the tours first show… Continue reading
Busan based surf-rock band Say Sue Me will be supporting Japan’s all-female punk-rock garage band Otoboke Beaver on the band’s Golden Week 2017 UK Tour. The tour kicks off in… Continue reading
Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the overall charts for 2016 back in January. Gaon provided another look back at 2016 last week, February 22nd, as the winners of the… Continue reading
Today, February 28th, the winners of the 14th Korean Music Awards were announced. EBS Space 공감 had a livestream for the event and a 2h special of the awards ceremony… Continue reading
In less than a day the winners of the 14th Korean Music Awards will be announced. Although I usually love this time of the year–dedicating most of February to listening… Continue reading
Doing this the last couple years taught me that I’m really bad at making award predictions! Still, I think this is a fun exercise for anyone who pays even cursory… Continue reading
The nominees for the 14th annual Korean Music Awards were announced today at 11am, KST. The nominated albums and songs have been selected from albums and songs released between December… Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago Maansun opened. It’s a well-curated online store for Korean independent digital contents and although the catalogue is currently small I found it very impressive. Eager… Continue reading
On December 5th a new online store for Korean independent digital contents opened: Maansun.
At the moment the online store, which accepts PayPal and Korean credit cards, carries a well-curated selection of music from Bulssazo, Wedance, Byul.org, Underwears Band, Jowall, Kuang Program, and Choi Taehyun. None of the releases currently on offer are available from the more popular Korean online music retailers.
Last year I attended Korean showcase festival Zandari Festa for the first time. I’d been hesitating about going for weeks, but ended up having such a great time that this… Continue reading