Interviews
Secret Zombie Meeting With Guitar Wolf

Secret Zombie Meeting With Guitar Wolf

If you have never heard of the Japanese punk band Guitar Wolf, it’s time to start questioning your adolescence. Their self-described style of “Jet Rock ‘n’ Roll” brings together punk, noise, and rockabilly to stereo obliterating decibels which the band may or may not use to save us all from a zombie apocalypse. Though their...
Asian Chairshot Plan World Domination

Asian Chairshot Plan World Domination

스크롤을 내리시면 한국어로 인터뷰 내용을 읽어 보실 수 있습니다. We chatted to vocalist and bassist Youngwon Hwang of Asian Chairshot to get the lowdown on spreading Korean indie all over the world, their current U.K. tour, and what working with Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder is like. 현재 영국에서 열심히 투어를 돌며  한국식 고유의 체어샷을 보여 주고...
FLORA Kicks off Asian Tour in Seoul

FLORA Kicks off Asian Tour in Seoul

Liron Meshulam, whose stage name is Flora, kicks off her Spring 2014 Asian Tour in Seoul with gigs at Mudaeruk, Studio Zemi and Jebidabang. Flora brings passionate, tingling and lyric-driven music from her hometown scene of Tel Aviv, Israel. Chincha chatted with Flora to hear more about her singular sound and what she’s excited to...
Interview: Les Sales' Cheong Daein

Interview: Les Sales’ Cheong Daein

Les Sales have been plugging away for two years, playing at nearly every haunt in Hongdae. Now they’re just about to release “Doo Nyeon,” a split album with another Loose Union band, Table People. Mike McGrath chatted with the lead Sale, Cheong Daein, about their new songs, where they got them from, and Korean indie rock...
Global Seoul, Global Lives

Global Seoul, Global Lives

Global Lives will soon launch a 24-hour-long film following a day in the life of a Seoul odd-job man, as part of a worldwide project aiming to bring a wider cultural understanding to its viewers. Chincha speaks to Sam J. Queen, director of the locally-shot documentary, as he talks projects, goals and some rather interesting...
Chincha Chats to Tengger

Chincha Chats to Tengger

Electronic music band Tengger [formerly (((10)))] launch their new EP “Electric Earth Creation” Friday July 5th at 9 p.m at Mudaeruk (The Lost Continent of Mu), Seoul. They talk about living on Jeju island, the sound of streets and markets, annoying their neighbours, and playing gigs in restaurants. Chincha: Tell us about the launch? Is this a new...
A Slice of Rural Life in the Middle of Seoul. Welcome to Marche@

A Slice of Rural Life in the Middle of Seoul. Welcome to Marche@

It’s likely that many expats living in the middle of Seoul miss going to farmers’ markets just like the ones at home; walking through various food stalls and having a chitchat with sellers and buyers on a lazy Sunday. I was one of them, too. Until I found Marche@. This Korean version of the farmer’s...
Catching New Blue Death

Catching New Blue Death

As the rain ceases to descend on a miserable day in Seoul, it’s a far cry from inside club Keu Keu, where New Blue Death’s Adam Brennan and Ethan Waddell are sat relaxing after their show. The atmosphere is chilled and ambient. Their set-up for the gig was not the most exemplary: no stage, band...