Monthly archive April, 2012

More Pictures: Loose Union Presents

We know we already posted a review and photos of the awesome Loose Union Presents launch party last weekend, but when we saw these photos of the night, taken by photographer Matthew Stroud, we had to share them with you. They’re just so good! Matthew’s just posted an entire album of photos from the night...
'Show Real Drama' at Festival Bo:m

‘Show Real Drama’ at Festival Bo:m

Now in its 6th consecutive year running, Festival Bo:m is a four-week (3/22-4/18) international event featuring artists of every discipline from around the world. As Korea’s leading festival in contemporary art, the event aims to bring innovative, avant-garde Korean and international art to Seoul, with a focus on discovering new artists. Experimentation and challenge are...
LMFAO in Seoul

LMFAO in Seoul

With the looming threat of North Korean missiles and the bitter cold just refusing to fuck off already, an excuse to “Party Rock” is exactly what SK needed to start this month off right. With all the hype around LMFAO’s live shows it would have been easy to coast on that rep and disappoint a few thousand people...

Events This Week: 26/04/2012

It’s all about live music this weekend, as well as a sneaky bit of film and a burlesque show. FRIDAY Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Ball There was a small army of Christian ajummas running riot last week with banners slaying Lady Gaga for “spreading unhealthy sexual culture”. The eccentric singer seems to set the flames...
Dayv Mattt

Dayv Mattt

We come across Korea-based photography blogs on Tumblr all the time but Dayv Mattt’s resonated with us more than others because of his superior pictures. His candid images, taken mostly on the streets of Seoul, manage to capture the vibrant feeling of so many different areas of the city. Read this interview with him to...
The Meet Market: For Queers and Their Allies

The Meet Market: For Queers and Their Allies

When we heard about The Meet Market we thought it sounded like an interesting, alternative and necessary event for the Seoul nightlife scene.  We were eager to find out more so got in touch with kim thompson, one of the event organisers, and grilled her about what The Meet Market is all about, her opinion on being...
Picture Review: Loose Union Presents

Picture Review: Loose Union Presents

Saturday night’s Loose Union event wasn’t so much the tentative first steps of a fledgling video and record label but a full-blown ruckus of a launch party, leaving us feeling like we’d been sucked in and spat out by the gloriously grungy hole that is Club DGBG.  Dark basement bars always promote a sense of...

Future Shorts Seoul: Spring

Future Shorts is the world’s biggest pop-up festival, allowing independent, award winning films to be screened all over the world. The festival takes place in over 150 cities and 60 countries and comprises a worldwide audience of half a million people, on and offline. After the huge success of the last edition, Future Shorts is back in...