Posts tagged "Reviews"
The Bad: Dirty Beaches Live in Seoul

The Bad: Dirty Beaches Live in Seoul

Since we received two opposing reviews for last weekend’s divisive Dirty Beaches in Seoul gig we decided to publish them both. To see another opinion on the event read Ben Linares’ piece. Dirty Beaches played Saturday at Art Space Mun in Mullae to an audience whose interests had been piqued by the band’s 2011 release,...

Peace, Love and Innertrip

As promised, Innertrip delivered all the nature, love, peace, respect, and music one would expect from a psy-trance, reggae and dubstep open-air festival. Getting there provided a gorgeous ride along the ITX line of the subway to Gangchon station. The only pitfall was the lack of reliable information about transportation to and from the venue....
Pictureplane

Pictureplane

Last weekend saw Pictureplane take to the floor of EXIT Bar in Hongdae. Having spent a lot of time at EXIT in the last year, it seemed like an odd venue choice as the space inside is small and there is no stage for artists to perform on. That said, it was a pleasant surprise...
pg. lost

pg. lost

SuperColorSuper’s latest show in Hongdae was a rare treat for alternative music fans in Korea. Hosted at the elusive Club DGBD, the venue was packed to the rafters with Seoul’s indie intelligentsia. The venue itself is great, and has a real intimate and genuine atmosphere – the perfect place to showcase pg.lost, who now reputedly...

Global Gathering Review

Last night saw the return of Global Gathering Korea to Hangang Park, Nanji, Seoul, bringing a smattering of world famous DJs, far too much vodka redbull, and just the right number of Koreans dressed up as Oompa Loompas. It was the final Global Gathering of the year worldwide and the final festival blow-out before we...

R-16 B-boy Masters Championship

The R16 World B-boy Masters Championship was recently held at Olympic Park. Frankly speaking, I had to google ‘B-boy’ to actually have an idea of what it was. I was wrong in thinking it was beat boxing; it’s actually what I would describe as break dancing. I instantly had a childhood flashback to RUN DMC’s...