SALTNPAPER (솔튼페이퍼) : Spin

SALTNPAPER (솔튼페이퍼) : Spin

It’s been an interesting transition for MYK to his SALTNPAPER persona. As MYK, he collaborated and guested on tracks for Epik High and Shirosky, but started to transition towards SALTNPAPER in 2013. His MYK work was excellent and I wish there was more released....
Akua : Fresh Always On

Akua : Fresh Always On

When I was in Los Angeles for KCON 2016, Annie from Love X Stereo asked if I ever heard Akua. I told her I knew the name, but never had a chance to hear their music. She plugged in her iPhone into the rental car and started playing their music. I’m not sure if...
FIRST AID : Back to the Innermind

FIRST AID : Back to the Innermind

One of the many things that I admire about electronic musician FIRST AID (especially after interviewing him) is his desire to learn, explore, and challenge himself as an artist. He does not limit himself to one method but rather immerses himself in several musical...
MAAN (맨) : Right next door to MAAN

MAAN (맨) : Right next door to MAAN

It’s been a bit over a year since MAAN‘s last EP Come Around. The time between shows that the band has been quietly improving and polishing their sound into something more unique. Come Around reminded me a lot of Rock’N’Roll Radio, but on Right...
Bud : Moan

Bud : Moan

My weekly Bandcamp check resulted in finding out about Bud. One of the difficulties with a name as simple as theirs is that searching for specific information was difficult. Somehow I was able to find the duo’s Facebook page which gave a little background on...
Neon Bunny (야광토끼) : Stay Gold

Neon Bunny (야광토끼) : Stay Gold

If you look at Neon Bunny‘s discography, she actually doesn’t have a lot of releases. She started in 2011 with Seoulight and released Happy Ending in 2012. She didn’t return until 2014 with “It’s You” and then kind of disappeared...