Apnea : ANA-042

Apnea : ANA-042

When I first saw the description for Apnea, it said “dubstep, DNB, rock, metal.” The mixing of electronic and rock isn’t anything new, but I was curious to hear how Apnea would incorporate dubstep into their music. The 2013 album is pretty...
Mot (못) : Ashcraft (재의 기술)

Mot (못) : Ashcraft (재의 기술)

Ever since their first album, rock band Mot has held their ground as one of the most distinctive and consistent musicians in Korean music. With their rhythmic unpredictability, aching dissonances, and eAeon’s tearful, wounded voice, the group’s music serves well as an...
Crush : Interlude

Crush : Interlude

Interlude is the perfect name for Crush‘s newest EP, as it is a bridge between his first full-length album Crush On You and his upcoming unnamed sophomore album (which I heard is to be released sometime this fall). This album has a total of five tracks however;...
Soro Sori (서로소리) : Secret Garden

Soro Sori (서로소리) : Secret Garden

From Soro Sori‘s first track, “Shilla Harmony,” on Secret Garden, I got the immediate feeling of Nujabes. The electronic chill style featuring piano, guitar, and a low key drum beat is calming and mellow. It’s a strength that continues...
Julia Dream : 불안의 세계

Julia Dream : 불안의 세계

In 2014, Julia Dream released their single Lay It Down On Me. The single was essentially one song broken into four parts. It was one of the best releases of 2014 showcasing the band’s psychedelic rock. With their 2016 release, 불안의 세계, Julia Dream releases a two...
Remains (리메인즈) : Dear Saint

Remains (리메인즈) : Dear Saint

Listening to Remains‘ Dear Saint, it makes me think of a mixture of R&B and pop rock. With live performances featuring Lee Seung Hyun on keyboards, Ji Myung Ahn on drums, and Ray Kim providing vocals, the band has a very stripped back presence with a highly...