5 Bands to Watch at Zandari Festa

5 Bands to Watch at Zandari Festa

As Zandari Festa grows year after year, I’m starting to consider it one of the best festivals that any visitor to Hongdae should attend. Taking place October 2-4, Zandari is like the best compilation album ever. While looking through the list of bands, I thought...
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...
Best of 2014 : Chris’ Picks

Best of 2014 : Chris’ Picks

It’s near the end of 2014 and I’m going back and looking at my favorite releases of 2014. I don’t rank albums, but compile the albums that stuck in my regular rotation throughout the year. 2014 was definitely another strong year for Korean bands and...
Interview with Kernelstrip

Interview with Kernelstrip

I found Kernelstrip through a WATMM video. His album Walking Through The Galaxy wasn’t available online yet, but after talking to him online, he sent a CD through Saebyeok. I was able to meet him during my trip to Seoul and asked if he’d be interested in...
Kernelstrip : Dazzling

Kernelstrip : Dazzling

Kernelstrip’s second EP Dazzling is more of a collaboration than full EP. There’s one new song by Kernelstrip and five remixes from other artists like KIRARA, YUKARI, Stray, Damirat, and HH. That doesn’t take anything away from the EP, but adds a...