Monthly archive March, 2013
Q&A: LA DJ Total Freedom

Q&A: LA DJ Total Freedom

We met up with prominent LA DJ Total Freedom, aka Ashland Mines, in Itaewon ahead of his gig at Cakeshop tonight. Name-checked by many as the best DJ in LA at the moment – Interview Magazine even say the best DJ in the USA – the music curator, party thrower and artist had just touched...
Events in Seoul This Week: March 28th - April 4th

Events in Seoul This Week: March 28th – April 4th

We’re super excited because this Saturday we’re hosting our very own affair, the pop-up international film festival Future Shorts. While we’ve been busy organising this night of awesome mini movies, we’ve also been uploading a bunch of other new content to the site for you guys to enjoy. Since it’s currently Seoul Fashion Week, Charlotte...
5 Brands Getting a New Life in Korea

5 Brands Getting a New Life in Korea

Repurposing and reinterpretations of styles is one of the coolest things about looking at fashion on an international scale. Korean fashion is bursting with clever, and at times puzzling, reinterpretations of Western trends. What’s on the street back home – florals, high-top sneakers, Peter Pan collars, studs – have their own intensity and look in...
Review: Grimes Live in Seoul

Review: Grimes Live in Seoul

Claire Boucher’s love of K-pop is well known to those with an interest in the 25-year old Canadian artist and so Grimes‘ first foray into the Korean peninsula could be seen as something of a pilgrimage. Backstage attendances by Min from Miss A and the Cardinal of K-pop himself, G-Dragon, meant that the Vancouver natives’...
Chincha Chats to Korean Jazz Singer Shinae An Wheeler

Chincha Chats to Korean Jazz Singer Shinae An Wheeler

Shinae An Wheeler is a Korean musician from a different era who is driven by her love for music. She believes in its ability to make things better and bring people together. Her amazing voice sounds at home performing jazz, doo-wop, and everything in-between. Chincha talked with Shinae all the way in New Zealand to...
Events in Seoul This Week: March 21st - 28th 2013

Events in Seoul This Week: March 21st – 28th 2013

Before reading about the events of this weekend, let us take you back to last Saturday where we constructed a videobooth, introduced the trailer for the short films we’ll be showing at next weekend’s Future Shorts Film Festival, and set fire to skateboards. Full moving documentation below. ONGOING Peter Lindbergh’s ”Images Of Women” Exhibition Paris-based...
SuperColorSuper Releases Spring Line-Up for 2013

SuperColorSuper Releases Spring Line-Up for 2013

Concert organisers SuperColorSuper have released their new Spring line-up ahead of the Grimes gig and afterparty happening this weekend. The music purveyors renowned for bringing excellent musicians to South Korea are hosting This Will Destroy You, Cold Cave, Wye Oak, The Dodos and Pregnant. As well as this mix of rising and established acts covering a multitude...
Chincha Presents: Future Shorts Film Festival

Chincha Presents: Future Shorts Film Festival

If you follow Chincha on Facebook you’re probably already aware that we’ll be hosting this season’s Seoul Future Shorts Film Festival at Platoon Kunsthalle. On Saturday the 30th of March, 2013 we’ll be showing a selection of short films at the Gangnam venue, chosen by the original London-based film distributors, Future Shorts. We will screen seven...