Posts tagged "Korean Indie"
Chincha Chats to Goonam

Chincha Chats to Goonam

In the past Chincha has featured interviews with Apollo 18 and Galaxy Express, both staples in the Korean rock scene. Starting April 24th they will make up one-half the bill for the Korea Rocks Tour in the UK alongside Gate Flowers and Goonamguayeoridingstella (Goonam). We caught up with Goonam’s guitarist Ung Joh recently, just after...
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...
Behind the Scenes on an Indie Film in South Korea

Behind the Scenes on an Indie Film in South Korea

Every year the expat film community in South Korea grows larger and raises the bar higher. 2013 will be no exception. Amiss is a feature film shot in and around Seoul. So far it’s been a yearlong journey and it’s still in full swing. Principle photography started at the end of September and wrapped mid-December....

Love X Stereo

We had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Annie Ko on the weekend about her love for music, her rock band Love X Stereo, and their upcoming performance at Rockdo, the free music festival happening at the Floating Stage on the Han River this Saturday (8th September). Introduce yourself! My name is Annie and I...

Wagwak’s Last Gig

“Hey, you going to Freebird for Wagwak‘s gig tonight?” was probably the most asked question in Seoul on Saturday night. As we approached the venue, Koreans to our left lined up for Cocoon, and meaty bros lined up to our right for Papa Gorilla’s.  We knew we were creeping closer and closer to Freebird as...

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...

Review: Sangsang Madang Deerhoof Show

Sangsang Madang is less like the other venues I’ve seen bands at.  For one, it doesn’t have a bar, meaning many members of the audience were making forays to the 7/11 across the road throughout the gig, in order to appropriately balance their alcohol to blood percentage.  Although, with the funereal atmosphere of the venue,...