Posts tagged "music"

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...

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...

College presented by Brokenteeth & Multi

Remember that really good film Drive? Remember that it also had a fantastic soundtrack? Well, College, whose song ‘A Real Hero’ featured on Drive’s OST, will be impressing Itaewon this weekend with his unique blend of 80s synth grooves and nostalgic disco. Drive was one of 2011′s most well-received films. It featured solid acting by...
Unionway Fest 2012

Unionway Fest 2012

Unionway Krew are a skateboarding collective who emerged from the Korean punk rock scene in 2004, later inspiring Japanese band Smash Raid to create their own version on that island just over the East Sea. Both groups are bringing together a bunch of punk bands from Korea and Japan this Saturday for Unionway Fest 2012,...
LMFAO in Seoul

LMFAO in Seoul

With the looming threat of North Korean missiles and the bitter cold just refusing to fuck off already, an excuse to “Party Rock” is exactly what SK needed to start this month off right. With all the hype around LMFAO’s live shows it would have been easy to coast on that rep and disappoint a few thousand people...

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...

Events This Week: 29/03/2012

It’s nearly time for all events to just involve hanging out in Hongdae park, but not quite yet. So, here are some other things you can do this week instead. THURSDAY Open stage This sounds like a really cool event. It’s a great concept which is as simple as it sounds; a variety of artists...
Galaxy Express

Galaxy Express

Korean rock band Galaxy Express have been garnering a lot of media attention lately off the back of their forthcoming USA tour, which includes an appearance at the prestigious SXSW festival in Texas. The attention is well-deserved since they’ve been gaining recognition and praise from critics and fans alike since forming in 2006, particularly for...