Posts tagged "south korea"
SOL-SOL: Seoul Street Style

SOL-SOL: Seoul Street Style

Here are some cool Seoul style shots from SOL-SOL, a photographic celebration of youth culture, street culture and fashion. See more street photography from SOL-SOL on their Facebook page or follow them on tumblr.
St. Patrick's Day 2013 in Korea

St. Patrick’s Day 2013 in Korea

It’s no secret that the Irish have a thirst for travel. You could say it’s in our blood. Look in any city in any country and you’ll find at least one Irish pub kitted out in traditional bodhran drums, be-shamrocked dish towels and tea-stained maps of the Old Country. Some 87,000 people left Ireland between...
Digital Peace 2013

Digital Peace 2013

A new series of events at Platoon starts on Saturday under the banner ‘Digital Peace.’ Held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Franco-German Friendship treaty, the evenings and weekends aim to highlight the borderless nature of digital art forms that are flourishing in France, Germany, and South Korea. Comprised of conferences, film nights, and...
Events in Seoul This Week: February 28th - March 7th

Events in Seoul This Week: February 28th – March 7th

To round off February we interviewed the inspiring Korean American innovators behind IISE, the brand with the beautiful organically dyed bags, reviewed garage rock act Thee Oh Sees live at Sangsang Madang, and introduced upcoming travelling video workshop Bisque Rage (lobster rage!!!). Find out how to apply to the latter event here and we’ll keep you...
Thee Oh Sees Live in Seoul

Thee Oh Sees Live in Seoul

Thee Oh Sees, a band touted as one of the best current garage rock acts, played Seoul on Sunday night.  There are obvious reasons why they have garnered this reputation, but a reputation such as this sets expectations pretty high. Many of us born in the late 70’s to the late 80’s, who did most...
Introducing: New Blue Death

Introducing: New Blue Death

New Blue Death are a fresh new band coming out of Seoul comprised of former members of On Sparrow Hills and current members of Used Cassettes and Table People. They’ve been together writing, rehearsing and recording since the summer, opting to forego playing live before having recorded an album to ensure the songs and arrangements...
Barefoot Basterds Presents: Bisque Rage in Seoul

Barefoot Basterds Presents: Bisque Rage in Seoul

The prize for the most fun art crew on the planet has to go to the Barefoot Basterds. The loose collective combine travel, aesthetics and pure hedonism to create an “art collective for people that gives a fuck about not giving one.” One upcoming event Barefoot Basterds are planning while on their residency at Platoon...
Seoul Shindig Epic 90s Mix Vid!

Seoul Shindig Epic 90s Mix Vid!

Eliminate those year 2013 blues with this 80s/90s/early 2000′s mix video the retro party starters Seoul Shindig have created especially for us. Featuring the cast of Footloose (hi Kevin Bacon) and old-school jams from Boyz II Men, Sisqó and Weezer, this is such an awesome blast from the past that we’re currently trawling Ebay for Pogs, Beanie Babies and Tamagotchis. Shindig...