I’ve enjoyed the music of Wings of the ISANG since I first heard “Lost (상실의 시대)”. I rooted for the band on Top Band 2 and must be responsible for… Continue reading
In September 2014 Goonam supported USA/Cambodian pop band Dengue Fever for a couple of shows in the US. Turns out that the two bands also spent some time together in… Continue reading
The fifth edition of Korea’s premier showcase festival Zandari Festa kicks off today, September 30. I have yet to make up my mind about what to see, but luckily it’s… Continue reading
When I first heard the idea of creating an international showcase festival in Korea, I thought it sounded very interesting but couldn’t really see it happening. Zandari Festa did come… Continue reading
Wings of the ISang released new album 의식의 흐름 (Stream of Consciousness) on September 6th, offering 84 minutes of post-rock inspired music spanning 2 CDs. Alongside new titles the album includes new recordings of old favorites “날개 (Wings)” and “상실의시대 (Lost)” as well as 2014 single track “망각”. The title track music video, created by Kim Bo Sol, was published this week.
Two months ago Lang Lee released her second full-length album. It’s a very strong release with great songs, intriguing arrangements, and of course Lang Lee’s characteristic vocals. Billed as her… Continue reading
Last year I went to the first ever Modern Sky Helsinki and had a fantastic time. So good of a time that I named it the best music festival I’ve… Continue reading
Korea’s national music chart Gaon published the charts for June last week. Lots of notable Korean indie music releases came out during the month. Here’s a look at how it… Continue reading
Lang Lee released her second full-length album 신의 놀이 on July 13. Billed as her final album, it is a 96-page book with lyrics and essays accompanying the downloadable tracks. The death centered release has been in the making for 3 years. Instead of using a record studio, the 10 songs from 신의 놀이 were recorded at Amenohi Coffee.