Monthly archive February, 2012

Something Useful: Smartphone Apps for Seoul and Korea

If you live in Korea (or are travelling the peninsula) then there are some essential apps you will need to make your time here run smoothly*. We’ve linked to the iTunes store for all the apps we have chosen, most seem to be multi-platform, though, and will work on your HTC, Samsung, etc. *Unless you...


Lauren Kilberg is making her mark on the blogosphere, as the owner of a 5-year-old destination and design blog, Double Takes, and a newer blog My Years of Living on the Floor (2-years-old, which is approximately 36 in blog years) solely dedicated to her explorations in Korea, and sleeping without a bed frame. She is...

Events This Week: 23/02/2012

Gigs, gigs and more gigs. This weekend is all about art, feelings, expression, music and performance; everything in the hipster bible. Hongdae, Gangnam and even Yongsan have events on, so there’s no excuse to stay in by your pixelated fire this weekend. It’s officially warm outside now (0 degrees). Friday Gogo Star, Super 8 Bit...

Garak Market

We all know that one of the best aspects of Seoul life is the cheap and readily available barbeque, donkas and kimbap – not to forget the plethora of western-style bakeries where you can stuff your face with all manner of korea-fied goodies. But for those of us for whom cooking means more than picking...

MEAGAN.IN

Meagan Mastriani’s blog—MEAGAN.IN—is simple yet informative, filled with her own gorgeous photography and unique insights into some of Korea’s hidden treasures. Having been in the land of kimchi for 18 months now, Meagan and her blog have transitioned out of the culture shock and the “newness” phase and into a true source for those seeking...
Super Sketch

Super Sketch

Last year we were lucky enough to catch Super Sketch at Theatre Zero in Hongdae, where we took some photography of the combination of live art and music that makes this night so special. This year Super Sketch is being held on Saturday the 25th of February at Platoon Kunsthalle in Gangnam, with the same...

Events This Week: 16/02/2012

FRIDAY Multi Presents Les Petits Pilous at Level in Sinsa Hot French electroooo. Check this post for all the details, including how you can potentially get in free before 12. Toro Y Moi with Vinyl Williams This is the gig that seems to be on everyone’s lips this week. Toro Y Moi performed in Korea...
Multi Presents: Les Petits Pilous (BOYSNOIZE/ FRANCE)

Multi Presents: Les Petits Pilous (BOYSNOIZE/ FRANCE)

Multi are back, bringing you more innovative electro sounds, this time from Parisian cousins Les Petits Pilous.  The French duo nabbed themselves a record deal with Boysnoize Records, one of the hottest labels on the planet, and have since been busy releasing two more EPs and remixing tracks on Turbo Recordings and Ed Banger for...