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News, Reviews, and more about Korean indie music

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The purpose of Korean Indie is to help international readers discover the huge diversity of music in South Korea. While the term “indie” usually defines one type of music, Korea is full of exciting and cool bands that play a wide range of sounds, and we want visitors to discover them all, regardless of genre.

Korean Indie is always working to promote interesting bands and musicians through our different channels.

Current Staff

Chris Park
Editor at Large

Oversees as a whole.


Xtian (Christian Paula)

Contributed to McRoth’s Residence with a focus on Korean indie and hip-hop music.

ethihoff (Ethan Hoffman)

First time contributor, long time lover of Korean indie music. Can’t get enough of that “coffee shop music.”

Rachel (Rachel Epperly)

Began reviewing music on my site Musical Dialect. A composer of music myself and inspired by Korean indie music for many years, specifically rock and hip-hop.

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Korean Indie was founded by Anna Lindgren Lee, Chris Park, and Mark Russell in 2011.

Past Staff

Anna Lindgren Lee (resigned – no longer has any affiliation)
Managing News Editor

Mark Russell (resigned – no longer has any affiliation)

Jessica Lee

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