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Future Music Project

Future Music Project

With the second ever Future Music Project coming up this weekend, we sat down with Sam and Seb from Multi Seoul, company head and promoter/ resident DJ, respectively, to discover more about a night they say will include all their “favorite current popping underground sounds”. For an exclusive on which through-the-roof act the Multi guys...

WAGWAK: An Interview With Daehyun Kim

Dressed smart in a clean button-up, suspenders, gray shorts and a Noah and the Whale bag, lead singer of Wagwak Daehyun Kim met up with us last week to talk about his upcoming travels across Europe, Canada and the States. With Wagwak’s last gig in Korea coming up, it was great to get a chance...
G'Old Vinyl Korea Mixtape and Launch Party

G’Old Vinyl Korea Mixtape and Launch Party

The second mixtape for G’Old Vinyl Korea has been online for a couple of weeks, although the celebratory party is happening this Friday night at Exit. G’Old Vinyl, short for ‘Good Old Korea Vinyl’, is a website which creates and curates online playlists using records gathered from Hongdae bar Gopchang Jeongol, a basement haven for...

In Retrospect: On Sparrow Hills

Since it’s musicians On Sparrow Hills’ last gig this Saturday night, we asked vocalist, drummer and guitarist Adam Brennan to gather some photos for us which represent the three years that the band have been together (which is practically decades for an expat band in Seoul). Adam also supplied the captions for the pictures. Opening...

The Primary

The Primary are an expat Indie Folk band based in Cheongju, Korea. We write a lot about indie music, especially since there are many indie bands based in Korea, but after spending some time listening to The Primary we feel like this five-piece offer something slightly different from the standard paradigm. For a start they...

Exclusive! Social Underground Mix

Exit, the dirty garage bar near Hongdae Park, is one of our favourite venues in Seoul – mostly because it’s the only place we know where we’re guaranteed to find decent music on a night out. This is especially true at Social Underground, the electro night that takes over the compact-yet-cool venue on the first...

Interview: Moja

Tokyo bass-and-drums rock duo Moja are making a fleeting appearance in Seoul this weekend, to play at two gigs organised by Korean musicians Apollo 18. Moja, who are characterised by their ‘fast-paced, abstract blend of noisy rock and dance-punk’, met Apollo 18 while performing at SXSW last year in Austin, Texas. The Japanese band are...

Used Cassettes

Ahead of the Loose Union party this weekend we tracked down Adam Hickey from Used Cassettes and asked him a few questions about his band, how they started, and what’s on the horizon for the indie five-piece in the future. Used Cassettes have been working as part of Loose Union recently, and will be launching...