Best of 2016 : Claire’s Picks

Best of 2016 : Claire’s Picks

Compiling a list of my top items is an immense challenge – I can never quite decide on whether one release is truly better than another. With that said, I will present five releases from 2016 that made the biggest impressions on me. Thornapple : Seoul Sickness...
Best of 2016 : Jean’s Picks

Best of 2016 : Jean’s Picks

Although I love indie music, I am not a person who listens to a whole album of an artist every time. And that is why I cannot fill up ten best albums in my list. However, I did my best to select my favorite albums and they are great albums. I listened to them more...
Best of 2016 : Reader’s Pick

Best of 2016 : Reader’s Pick

Voting for the Reader’s Pick for Release of 2016 finished on December 24, 2016. Actually it ended sometime the morning of the 25th because I forgot. Anyway, there were 325 votes for the release of the year. This is a lot more than I thought there would be, but...
Best of 2016 : Chris’ Picks

Best of 2016 : Chris’ Picks

It’s near the end of 2016 and the time where Korean Indie pulls together our favorite releases of 2016. As always, this list consists of music I was able to listen to this year. It feels like there were a lot more releases this year. Like previous years, my list...
Expanding “Korean Indie” Outside of South Korea

Expanding “Korean Indie” Outside of South Korea

2015 was a busy year for Korean Indie. It felt like there was a new release every week that deserved attention and showed how much Korean musicians were progressing. We had a ton of reviews and a lot of great interviews, I spoke at KCON 2015 (hungover) and Toronto...