Monthly archive August, 2011

Global Gathering

In October, Digitalism are coming to Seoul as part of the world renowned Global Gathering festival. We have our tickets already, and are far too excited to drink cocktail bags and get palpitations when we hear Zdarlight and Pogo. Digitalism, however, are not the only ones on the lineup, Groove Armada will be there, as...

G.O.L.D P.A.N.D.A

Gold Panda is coming! Yes, yes he is. The much anticipated show will be on the 10th of September in Seoul, at the Rolling Hall. I personally love him and I think everyone else should love him too, because he is great. Gold Panda produces electronic beats like no other and will for sure have...

The Creators Project

If you haven’t been to Platoon Kunsthalle yet then you should probably take the opportunity to do so from Wednesday September 7th, which is when the venue begins hosting the second annual The Creators Project: Seoul 2011. The Creators Project is a worldwide initiative powered by Vice magazine and Intel. It champions alternative artists who...

Wagwak

We didn’t manage to post any Korean music last week so this week we’re bringing you something extra special. Wagwak are a Seoul-based duo who call themselves ‘multi-instrumentalists’, due to – you guessed it – the number of instruments they use to create their songs. They’re all over the Hongdae gig scene and have just...

Sunny Sokcho!

This summer shall not be over. The sun is currently hanging high and bright in a cloudless sky, so you must explore what Korea has to offer while it lasts. Last week Chincha!? went to Sokcho. Funnily enough it was during another week of rain, but we decided to take the risk and go anyway....

American Art Y’all

Try as I might be, I am not an arty person. Sure, I have delusions of creativity, but really, I don’t get a lot of it. Which is why it was great when (American) chingus of mine suggested hitting up the American Art exhibition at the National Museum of Contemporary Art last weekend. The collection...

Review: Jeffrey Lewis

Last week in this post I tried to start a movement against beards at gigs. This week I take it all back. There’s no one more beardy than Jeffrey Lewis at the moment, and after watching him and his facial hair play a blinding set at Freebird in Hongdae on Saturday night, I’m sort of...
Busan International Surfing Festival

Busan International Surfing Festival

On the first weekend in September (2-4th) there’s a surfing festival and contest in Busan. I didn’t realise that surfing was possible in Korea – since there aren’t really any waves – but I’m excited to watch the pros surf the foamies and get in on the action. I’ve never been to Busan myself, but...