Previews
New Year's Eve in Seoul 2013

New Year’s Eve in Seoul 2013

Welcoming in the new year and surviving the end of the world is more than enough reason to pop open the bubbly and replace your somak with socham. Begin 2013 with a flask of your own homemade makegeolli or skittles soju and countdown your way into one (or two, or three) of the events below....
Post Text: The Destiny of Shit

Post Text: The Destiny of Shit

“POST TEXT is the name of an upcoming series of exhibitions and events that center around design, Korea, and the often unexpected exchanges that can happen between two cultures.” Samwon Paper Gallery is the host of the first exhibition in this series which – interestingly and incongruously – will be exploring the link between culture...
Unsung Skateboarding Magazine Launch

Unsung Skateboarding Magazine Launch

Although I think it’s awesome that Unsung Magazine is launching, a publication that will highlight skateboarding in Korea, I’m mostly writing about it for an excuse to repost this seriously great Penny Skateboards video, A Seoul City Night, made by Kadence Distribution in Seoul. There are some really cool architectural shots in the vid, and...
Seoul Roller Boogie Night

Seoul Roller Boogie Night

A roller skate disco jam from the 80′s in the hustle and bustle of Gangnam? Yes please! Musicians Young Men’s Electronics Association (YMEA) are joining forces with Project Outings, both Korean networks of dance music DJs and producers, to throw Seoul’s first ever roller boogie at Platoon Kunsthalle on Saturday 10th of November. The line-up...
BLOCK PARTY

BLOCK PARTY

As part of the inaugural Zandari Festa in Hongdae, the international “casual creative” website AWEH is throwing a block party and has asked Chincha along for the ride. Loose Union, Oh! Records and a bundle of other cool cultural collectives in Seoul are also involved, meaning this joint party is going to be MASSIVE. Zandari...
Seoul Fashion Week SS13

Seoul Fashion Week SS13

Seoul Fashion Week SS13 tickets go on sale today from 2pm on Yes24. The tickets will be sold on a label to label collection, meaning that one-day pass tickets will not be available. Instead, people must buy the tickets for the collection that they want to see. This is because the amount of seating available...
VLUF Garage Fest Vol.4

VLUF Garage Fest Vol.4

Every time  the super-sick Seoul garage party series VLUF returns it just gets bigger and better. With a zombified House of the Dead visual theme this time around, volume four is set to be a cutting-edge Halloween appetizer come two weeks early. Featuring no less than nine bands representing numerous musical genres, including post rock musicians Eastern Sidekick, indie...

48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project, an international competition where filmmakers have exactly 48 hours to create a film from scratch, is returning to Seoul this month. As one of the biggest film competitions in the world – spanning over 120 cities – 50,000 people have been involved in making 4,000 films during this annual contest. On...