Best of Both Worlds: Korean Pop and Korean Indie

Best of Both Worlds: Korean Pop and Korean Indie

Some fans may be completely biased towards one grouping or the another, but I love both K-POP and K-Indie. As I grew to love them  I started to wonder, “Have artists, either solo or in groups, ever collaborated, or maybe ever will?” After doing some...
A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part Three

A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part Three

It’s time to return and present another set of Korean electronic musicians. If you read Part One or Part Two, then you already have a great selection of music. In this third part, it’s another set of artists and bands that you might not be familiar with...
Seoulsonic at The Majestic at SXSW 2015

Seoulsonic at The Majestic at SXSW 2015

K-Pop Night Out was a mixture of independent acts and Kpop, but Seoulsonic’s showcase at The Majestic was fixated solely on South Korea’s electronic and rock bands. With K-Pop Night Out, many fans were more interested in Crayon Pop or Epik High. At...
K-Pop Night Out at the Elysium at SXSW

K-Pop Night Out at the Elysium at SXSW

K-Pop Night Out is a big thing during SXSW. I didn’t really know how dedicated some people would be waiting in the cash line for a chance to see the Kpop acts like Hitchhiker, Crayon Pop, and Epik High. But I was there for the earlier acts, able to see Eastern...
EE at 405 Club at SXSW 2015

EE at 405 Club at SXSW 2015

I’ve only seen EE through music videos. EE’s show at the 405 Club was my introduction to their performance art/live music show. In a word: amazing. EE brought out a crew of dancers to supplement the live show with Yun-joung and Hyun-joon guiding the...
Geeks From Gangnam at SXSW 2015

Geeks From Gangnam at SXSW 2015

The Geeks From Gangnam event was one half a mixer to present different technology start-ups from South Korea and one half a live concert. Originally billed with four artists, it actually resulted in The Solutions, Asian Chairshot, and No Brain showing off their...
A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part Two

A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part Two

Hopefully Part One of the Korean Electronic Music Primer helped to open your ears to new music. In Part Two, here are another set of bands and artists that you should give a listen to. In this set, there are some familiar names and some musicians who play really...