A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part One

A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part One

Over the last year, I’ve been finding that a lot of electronic musicians have welcomed Bandcamp as a place to release their music. Along with Facebook, it has become the source for where I find a lot of different artists. One major plus is that many musicians...
When K-Drama Meets Korean Indie

When K-Drama Meets Korean Indie

While often overlooked, OSTs are so important to the piece: the same exact scene can cause viewers to feel drastically different emotions based on the background music. The opposite is also true—listening to the tracks later on will bring back memories of the piece...
The Daisy : 사랑하나봐요

The Daisy : 사랑하나봐요

I decided to review The Daisy after listening to her OST “어떡하죠” from the drama Cheongdamdong Scandal. She has featured in other drama OSTs as well, singing “죽을만큼 보고 싶다고” from the drama My Dear Cat and “흔한 이별에 유난스러워서” from the drama...
[Update] Music Enkor Presents Amoeba Culture in 2015

[Update] Music Enkor Presents Amoeba Culture in 2015

Update February 27, 2015: only four weeks left, so whet your appetite with a new message, this time from the one and only, Zion.T! If you still haven’t bought your tickets, and I’m amazed you haven’t, go buy your New York or Atlanta tickets now! And...
Educate Yourself About Ktown Cowboys

Educate Yourself About Ktown Cowboys

Ktown Cowboys released their red-band official trailer via Deadline. The movie will debut at SXSW 2015 along with hosting a show at The Majestic featuring From The Airport, The Solutions, HEO, Big Phony, Victim Mentality, and YB. This will also be a chance to see...
Interview with EE

Interview with EE

To be honest, I wasn’t very familiar with EE before this. After listening to their music, I was instantly a fan. In their songs you can really tell how creative they are. I have never heard sound like this and was really excited to be able to ask EE questions...
전기흐른 (Electricity Flowing) : We Live By Night

전기흐른 (Electricity Flowing) : We Live By Night

It’s been a couple years since Electricity Flowing released Guilty Pleasure. I enjoyed the EP and it was nice to read that the duo have a new album. We Live By Night still contains the band’s fun electronic dance and disco sound, but the full length is...
아진 (Azin) : Développé

아진 (Azin) : Développé

When I started listening to “级堡,” the first song on Azin‘s Développé, I thought I was listening to YUKARI. It was the first time that I heard two electronic artists sound so similar. Considering how far I’ve gone into the Korean electronic...
KIRARA (키라라) Audio Explosion

KIRARA (키라라) Audio Explosion

If you were unaware, KIRARA is prolific when creating music. Follow her SoundCloud and you’ll usually see something new daily. These are some tracks uploaded recently that you should listen to. “ct14062″ “ct14073″ “ct14071″...
Interview with Norwegian Wood

Interview with Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood released a couple of singles before Lost. The EP was really great and a better showing of the band with a fuller sound and more songs. I’d been waiting for the band to have a longer release and since Lost released, it was time for the band to...
GRAYE (그레이) : Junk Pixel/Empty Space

GRAYE (그레이) : Junk Pixel/Empty Space

GRAYE hasn’t been around for long, but he’s already made a name for himself with his nuanced and colorful electronic compositions. His music is complex but also accessible, which is an ideal combination. While his first mini-album Mon was catchy and almost pop-like,...
Soumband (소음밴드) : 연 (Yeon)

Soumband (소음밴드) : 연 (Yeon)

Listening to Soumband‘s Yeon, the first song “디오드레베” gives an immediate tone of folk and ballad. The introduction into the second verse then introduces a possible strong melodic pop rock sound. It’s apparent that the instrumentals follow...
Interview with Holy Hum

Interview with Holy Hum

It’s interesting when musicians discover Korean Indie, especially when they live outside of South Korea. Holy Hum is the solo work of Andrew Lee. Living in Canada, he hasn’t had much exposure to music in South Korea, but his song “Appendix C”...