Suda (수다쟁이) : 북가좌동 349-17

Suda (수다쟁이) : 북가좌동 349-17

Despite having a very minimal solo portfolio, Sudachaengie (or Suda for short) has made himself known through his participation in various projects such as Speaking Trumpet, Cloudancer, and Get Backers. I’ve always loved his biting, dynamic presence in these groups,...
Love X Stereo : We Love We Leave, Part 1

Love X Stereo : We Love We Leave, Part 1

It feel like every time Love X Stereo is ready to explode, something holds them back. Now a duo, Love X Stereo are using 2015 as a rebirth for the band. We Love We Leave, Part 1 makes this apparent. The EP contains two new songs with their older songs getting a new...
Interview with 57

Interview with 57

Once again Bandcamp was beneficial in helping me find a band. 57‘s self-titled EP has a raw introduction and then shows off a variety unexpected by the end of the seven songs. Watching their live performances, it’s apparent that the pair feed off each...
Kwon Tree (권나무) : 그림

Kwon Tree (권나무) : 그림

Kwon Tree’s first full length album, 그림, received much critical acclaim since its release in November of 2014, even being nominated for four different categories in the Korean Music Awards. 그림 is a fantastic folk album that is undoubtedly deserving of this acclaim,...
JJK (제제케) : Noble Collision (고결한 충돌)

JJK (제제케) : Noble Collision (고결한 충돌)

JJK is one of the most prominent figures in Korean hip-hop, and he’s back with Noble Collision. The album is a documentation of his family life, making for a personal and intimate listening experience. Noble Collision has two qualities that keep it grounded: JJK’s...
A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part One

A Primer to Korean Electronic Music Part One

Over the last year, I’ve been finding that a lot of electronic musicians have welcomed Bandcamp as a place to release their music. Along with Facebook, it has become the source for where I find a lot of different artists. One major plus is that many musicians...
When K-Drama Meets Korean Indie

When K-Drama Meets Korean Indie

While often overlooked, OSTs are so important to the piece: the same exact scene can cause viewers to feel drastically different emotions based on the background music. The opposite is also true—listening to the tracks later on will bring back memories of the piece...
The Daisy : 사랑하나봐요

The Daisy : 사랑하나봐요

I decided to review The Daisy after listening to her OST “어떡하죠” from the drama Cheongdamdong Scandal. She has featured in other drama OSTs as well, singing “죽을만큼 보고 싶다고” from the drama My Dear Cat and “흔한 이별에 유난스러워서” from the drama...
[Update] Music Enkor Presents Amoeba Culture in 2015

[Update] Music Enkor Presents Amoeba Culture in 2015

Update February 27, 2015: only four weeks left, so whet your appetite with a new message, this time from the one and only, Zion.T! If you still haven’t bought your tickets, and I’m amazed you haven’t, go buy your New York or Atlanta tickets now! And...
Educate Yourself About Ktown Cowboys

Educate Yourself About Ktown Cowboys

Ktown Cowboys released their red-band official trailer via Deadline. The movie will debut at SXSW 2015 along with hosting a show at The Majestic featuring From The Airport, The Solutions, HEO, Big Phony, Victim Mentality, and YB. This will also be a chance to see...
Interview with EE

Interview with EE

To be honest, I wasn’t very familiar with EE before this. After listening to their music, I was instantly a fan. In their songs you can really tell how creative they are. I have never heard sound like this and was really excited to be able to ask EE questions...
전기흐른 (Electricity Flowing) : We Live By Night

전기흐른 (Electricity Flowing) : We Live By Night

It’s been a couple years since Electricity Flowing released Guilty Pleasure. I enjoyed the EP and it was nice to read that the duo have a new album. We Live By Night still contains the band’s fun electronic dance and disco sound, but the full length is...