유카리 (YUKARI) : LASS

유카리 (YUKARI) : LASS

YUKARI has been one of Korea’s most impressive electronic musicians for a while. Her first LP, Echo, was not only stylish and groovy but extremely polished. She’s a well-seasoned producer, which makes her material truly shimmer. In her recent single, “LASS,” YUKARI...
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...
The State of Korean Music in 2014

The State of Korean Music in 2014

When it comes to Korean music, I don’t consider myself an expert of the history of the rise of rock music. Since I only started listening to Korean indie and rock music around 2007, there are plenty of years that I missed and only partially caught up with...
Oh Hee Jung and friends : Set Adrift REMIX

Oh Hee Jung and friends : Set Adrift REMIX

I enjoyed Oh Hee Jung’s Set Adrift a lot. I thought it was an excellent EP and I still listen to it regularly. It seemed out of nowhere, Oh Hee Jung got some fellow musicians to remix songs from the EP. Set Adrift REMIX is an album where her songs are...
Young Gifted & Wack : 2013 New Wack Music

Young Gifted & Wack : 2013 New Wack Music

After reviewing 사람12사람’s Raindrop, Cloud, Typhoon and the Sun, I started talking to the duo on Twitter. I bought the EP from the band directly and waiting for its arrival. When I opened the package, I found Young Gifted & Wack’s 2013 compilation...
Chris’ Favorite Albums of 2013

Chris’ Favorite Albums of 2013

2013 had a lot of amazing albums. I actually can’t believe how many great albums released. Some took a lot longer to record and a lot of them were surprises. 2013 was definitely the year where I used bandcamp as the place to find new music, other than buying a...