Posts tagged "interview"
Love X Stereo: Looking Out from the Inside

Love X Stereo: Looking Out from the Inside

Love X Stereo gig more than any other band in Seoul.  In the relatively short time they have existed, the dance-oriented rock band have released three EPs and will release their newest one, “Glow,” this Friday. At the end of September, the band will embark on their first North American tour.  While mainstream Korean music...
A Shot of Soju With: Semipermanent's Erik & Tiffany

A Shot of Soju With: Semipermanent’s Erik & Tiffany

We started to film some of our Shot of Soju interviews and couldn’t be happier to launch this new project by chatting to the Jay-Z & Beyoncé of the Seoul expat community: Erik Moynihan and Tiffany Needham. They’re known for being the TV hosts of kick-ass Arirang documentary series, Semipermanent Seoul, and for being co-owners of...
A Shot of Soju With: Model Monika Rofler

A Shot of Soju With: Model Monika Rofler

The streets of Seoul city are Monika Rofler’s personal catwalk. Before learning how to say hello in Korean, discovering the smell of kimchi, or what the heck soju even was, Monika fled to Korea based merely on a strong gut feeling. She was offered a modeling contract and after living in multiple international cities, she...
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...
Chincha Films...Aweh Block Party

Chincha Films…Aweh Block Party

For edition number four of our Chincha films event review series we asked our filmmakers to shoot the Aweh Block Party (under Zandari Festa), which involved a garage party thrown by yours truly. The filmmakers interviewed us, an event attendee, multi-disciplinary artist Cora Kobischka, and Shins (Mike Hampton), a UK garage/ house/ bass DJ who...
A Shot of Soju With: Poi Expert Shin Masta

A Shot of Soju With: Poi Expert Shin Masta

Poi is a performance art in which balls, usually made out of wax, are suspended from a length of flexible material, usually plaited cord. It is held in the hand and swung in circular patterns. Choreographed dancing and movement is usually involved . When asked how he felt when he played poi there was a...
A Shot of Soju With: Actor Paul Stafford

A Shot of Soju With: Actor Paul Stafford

Three years ago, because he knew his chances of becoming an actor in London equaled to the same chance as an ajumma giving up her seat for anyone on the metro, indie producer and actor Paul Stafford packed his bags and moved to the ROK. Since then, he has created his own production company, was...
What You See is What You Get: CLARA 3000

What You See is What You Get: CLARA 3000

Where can I go to hear more music like this? A regular Seoul party-head asked me, dripped in sweat, and in complete awe of the beats that were filling up Cakeshop this past Friday night. My response: Anywhere she’s at. “She” refers to Clara 3000. This past weekend, I was lucky enough to snag a...