Thornapple : 서울병 (Seoul Sickness)

From the very beginning, Thornapple have possessed a distinct, folk-tinged spirit that combines elements of East Asian traditional music, 90s alternative rock and deeply introspective lyrics into a sonic tapestry that is at once coherent and constantly varying. I...

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Raw By Peppers : Spaceship Out Of Bones

Raw By Peppers jumps in and out of a suggested playlist on a monthly basis. Their EP, Spaceship Out of Bones, released in April and I took a couple quick listens in the beginning. Now I’ve spent some time with the EP and enjoy every single song. Five songs is...

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Riot Kidz : My Last Holiday

After listening to Riot Kidz various singles over the years, the band has released their first full length My Last Holiday. What this album results in is years of work that the band has put in. It’s pure pop punk rock influenced by various bands in Japan and the...

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Gus Releases New Single “Next To Me”

Gus released two amazing albums within a year. A Thing Called Tomorrow was his transition EP while Alexandria seemed to show his comfort as a solo artist. Five months after Alexandria, Gus released an new single “Next To Me.” Returning is a backing band...

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8390Project Preparing New Single for 2016

I received an email from Threekingz Records about a group called 8390Project. There’s not much information about the group and they release two singles back in January and October 2015. According to the email, they’re currently working on a new single that...

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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...

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Interview with Kanghee and Ninaian

Kanghee Choi and ninaian are two musicians who, along with their backgrounds in rock, post-rock and classical, are well-versed in the language of ambient music. Both of them are skilled at crafting absorbing soundscapes. At the end of last year, they collaborated on...

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Interview with Big Phony

I’ve been lucky enough to see Big Phony play live a few times, all of which have been in the United States. His stage presence is fun to watch as he interacts with the audience between each song. When he let me know that he was using Kickstarter to fund his next...

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