Reviews
Review: My Bloody Valentine Live 2013

Review: My Bloody Valentine Live 2013

My Bloody Valentine live, 2013. Less than 12 hours prior to My Bloody Valentine’s Sunday night performance at Uniqlo AX the band unexpectedly released (through their website) their first full-length album in twenty-two years, entitled m b v. Due to the masses of online fans bloodying their fingers by repeatedly hitting their F5 keys as they...
Review: Dirty Projectors in Seoul

Review: Dirty Projectors in Seoul

“It’s like the opera, they’re only letting late people come in between songs. It’s actually kind of cool,’ David Longstreth, the amiable leader of Brooklyn-based band Dirty Projectors, jokes between songs as a few late comers try to burrow their way into the already packed crowd at Hongdae’s V-Hall. While the mood is certainly more...
Review: Beach House Live in Seoul

Review: Beach House Live in Seoul

The shiny new Interpark Art Center, nestled deep within the labyrinthine bowls of Hapjeong’s gleaming Mecenatpolis Shopping mall, provided an oddly fitting venue for Beach House’s unique brand of glistening dream-pop. Taking to the stage in a svelte sequinned silver blazer that appeared to have been crafted out of several small disco balls, backlit lead singer...
Looking Back: Chincha's 2012

Looking Back: Chincha’s 2012

This year has been immense! This is a list our favourite events, moments and articles from the last 12 months. We started 2012 off with a bang, reviewing the Crystal Castles and Justice gig at Seoul Electronic Music Festival before settling down to hibernate as much as possible throughout freezing JANUARY. In FEBRUARY it was all about...
In Pictures: Bass Attack's One Year Anniversary

In Pictures: Bass Attack’s One Year Anniversary

Bass Attack celebrated their 1 year anniversary by bringing together the best dubstep and drum ‘n bass DJs to Obeg (Club 500) in Hongdae and have them battle it out to see who could rock the house more. There were plenty of beats to keep the crowd dancing and plenty of Jager to loosen them up. Here are the...
The Tim Burton Exhibit: Horrifyingly Beautiful

The Tim Burton Exhibit: Horrifyingly Beautiful

The bizarre and creepy genius of artist, writer and director Tim Burton has worked its way around the globe from New York, Melbourne, Toronto, Los Angeles and Paris – to now South Korea, temporarily calling the Seoul Museum of Art (SeMa) home. The exhibit, which began Dec. 12 with Burton making his first trip ever to the ROK,...
In Pictures: B-boying in Seoul

In Pictures: B-boying in Seoul

The international B-boy crew Seoul Seekers celebrated their 1 year anniversary in style as they hosted the “RISE OF THE SEEKERS” event at Club Friction in Sinchon. The event brought together many of the local Seoul MCs and DJs as they kept the crowd going for most of the night. Many of the local B-boy crews getting together getting together and...
Gyotaku: Printmaking With Dead Fish at Jankura Artspace

Gyotaku: Printmaking With Dead Fish at Jankura Artspace

I was ten years old. Before following my classmates outside, I grabbed some sheets of white paper and a thick crayon—the homemade kind, comprised of old, leftover pieces of Crayola crayons, the colors swirled together, molded by cupcake wrappers. Outside, I pressed my paper against bark, leaves, bricks and chain-link fences, boldly rubbing my cupcake-shaped...