Reviews

The Tippler : Wasted Whale Blues

With a name like The Tippler, I expected a lighter, more direct rock and roll band. But The Tippler destroy any of those conventions with “Holyparanoia” on Wasted Whale Blues. The band sounds like a mix of blues, rock, and garage rock. They don’t focus on a specific...

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News

We’re Testing a Podcast. We’re Sorry.

So I came up with the idea to have a Korean Indie podcast. Actually, I wrote about it on Medium already. The plan is to record some test podcasts to see if it's something worthwhile doing and if readers find it interesting enough to keep going on a weekly basis....

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Open Call for Writers

You may have seen some of the posts on Korean Indie's social media about the "current" state of Korean music journalism. If not, don't worry because it would probably depress you. Currently Korean Indie is understaffed. We need more writers with unique voices who are...

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Interviews

Interview with Gongjoong Doduk

Without fail, I am floored each time I press play on experimental folk musician Gongjoongdoduk's 2015 debut album, Gongjoongdoduk. This whimsical beast of an album is packed tight with visceral nuances, funky chord progressions and dissonances, wild performances, and...

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Interview with …Whatever That Means

...Whatever That Means will be heading to the US West Coast for a tour starting July 23rd. They previously toured in 2011 and are returning to support their new split with Burn Burn Burn called Blowing Minds & Melting Faces. ...Whatever That Means are an interesting...

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Interview with First Aid

First Aid is one of the most prominent figures in the Korean electronic music scene. He has made a name for himself with his sizzling combination of technical finesse and a great sense of style. Many of you might know him from his project with Hong Hyo Jin, Room 306,...

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Interview with Tangerine

When I received an email from Tangerine, I didn't know what kind of music to expect from the trio. But Sugar Teeth is a great EP and one that I highly recommend. I thought that it would great for the band to introduce themselves, partially so I could learn more about...

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