Hyukoh (혁오) : 22

Hyukoh (혁오) : 22

Hyukoh had been mentioned before through Xtian’s and SJP’s reviews of Mayson the Soul and Primary. 22 is the band’s six song EP showcasing the band’s low-key indie rock style. It’s has similar elements to Rock’N’Roll Radio and...
Genius : Lucky Mistake

Genius : Lucky Mistake

I have never heard of Genius before but I was introduced to them through Chris. They are a very interesting group made up of members Kim Il-Du, Lee Chung-Mok, and Steve C. Their newest EP is called Lucky Mistake which is comprised of three tracks. There are many...
DTSQ : Dig Out From a Box In the Basement

DTSQ : Dig Out From a Box In the Basement

I’m not exactly sure if there’s a relation between Telepathy and DTSQ, but the remix DTSQ did of “Techno Shoes” reminds me a lot of Telepathy’s original sound. Regardless DTSQ sounds like a continuation of the style and Dig Out From a Box...
Interview with PATiENTS (페이션츠)

Interview with PATiENTS (페이션츠)

Among the Korean bands that tour internationally, PATiENTS is one that frequents the UK. They previously toured during Liverpool Sound City and are heading back again. This time, they are seasoned, experienced and arriving with a new album, 18, to show off to the...

A Primer to Korean Rock Music Part Two

A Primer to Korean Rock Music Part Two

Time to jump back into introducing more Korean rock bands. If you missed Part One, I showcased some of the bigger, more well known names in the rock genre. Now it’s time to start highlighting slightly smaller bands and some other legacy rock bands. Pavlov If you...
A Primer to Korean Rock Music Part One

A Primer to Korean Rock Music Part One

I highlighted some Korean electronic musicians before and now it’s time to introduce some excellent rock bands in Korean rock music. This is going to be a longer list because there are a lot more bands under the “rock” genre. But let’s get...

10cm & Okdal Tour Hits NYC & Washington DC in June

10cm & Okdal Tour Hits NYC & Washington DC in June

The wave of Korean indie artists coming to the US continues with two of the biggest duos in the scene, 10cm and Okdal! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, 10cm’s Kwon Jung Yeol and Yoon Cheol Jong have been on a tear since their debut single,...
Idiotape & Jambinai Heading to Europe in May & June

Idiotape & Jambinai Heading to Europe in May & June

If you live in Europe, you’ve been lucky to get a lot of Korean bands heading over to tour. Now Idiotape and Jambinai are heading over for select dates around the European union. Jambinai is heading over in May and you can see the tour dates below. Idiotape has...