Monthly archive November, 2012
Table People CD Launch ft. The Killer Drones and Genius

Table People CD Launch ft. The Killer Drones and Genius

Basement club DGBG was the venue of choice for indie record label Loose Union’s CD launch party for Table People, supported by Busan band Genius and new rock ‘n’ roll group The Killer Drones. The house was packed by the time Table People hit the stage to play a tight set of psych rock songs....
A Shot of Soju With: Artist Cora Kobischka

A Shot of Soju With: Artist Cora Kobischka

Interactive art. Painting. Jewelry. Sound installation. Drawing. Graphic design. Cora Kobischka is the Jack-(or Jill)-of all-trades when it comes to immersing herself into Seoul’s art scene. As a multidisciplinary artist and part-time creative director, Cora doesn’t close herself off into one medium of art, but dabbles her way into creative projects that goes far beyond...
Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Warm Apple Millet

Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Warm Apple Millet

Seoul Vegan Potluck, the once a month veg food fest had its fifth meet-up last weekend in Kyungnidon. The November Thanksgiving event was held on a gorgeous rooftop overlooking the city skyline. The weather was perfect, albeit a little chilly, but potluck-goers were more than happy to snuggle up next to the fire pits with...
Events in Seoul This Week: 22/NOVEMBER/2012

Events in Seoul This Week: 22/NOVEMBER/2012

Happy Thanksgiving US readers, we will be eating lots today in your honour. It’s freezing this week so make sure the weather doesn’t get you down by reading our post on 10 Reasons to Love Winter in Korea. If you’re too cynical for that to cheer you up then we also have an article on...
First Impressions

First Impressions

Though I would hate to say that first impressions are everything, I will say that they are usually good indicators of where our interests most genuinely lie. It was for this reason that as I looked back over the photos I had taken since first stepping off of the plane in Korea a few months...
Loose Union Presents: Table People CD Launch

Loose Union Presents: Table People CD Launch

Seoul-based band Table People, under Loose Union records, are releasing a CD of their psych pop this weekend at a party that promises to be huge fun. Fresh from creating home made, exclusive and individual covers for their CDs, coordinated by band member and Seoul Urban Art(ist) Eric Davis, the quartet will be rocking it...
In Pictures: Daniel Wang at Cakeshop

In Pictures: Daniel Wang at Cakeshop

This past Friday night at Cakeshop was absolute international music mayhem. Music People brought DJ Daniel Wang (Berlin/NYC) out to the ROK for its inaugural party, alongside Tokyo based DJ Akiyuki Tanno and our local favorite, disco surf DJ Jinwook. Wang is said to be one of most influential DJs and producers of his generation, and...
Stay Warm, Drink Makgeolli

Stay Warm, Drink Makgeolli

It starts out the same for most of us. You have just arrived in Korea. Your first night out, you slowly gather different sized coins until they add up to the amount of that little green bottle in the beverage fridge. The honeymoon period with soju ensues for a while, but for some like myself,...