Posts tagged "south korea"
Getting Tattooed in South Korea

Getting Tattooed in South Korea

“I still can’t believe I’m getting a fucking tattoo.” Tom, a Chincha writer and photographer, breathes out just moments after feeling the needle prick against his thigh. There was no turning back, Tom’s virgin skin was officially inked. Chincha helped Tom get his very first tattoo by setting up an appointment with Johnathan Fleming, a talented...
Chincha Films: VLUF House of VANS

Chincha Films: VLUF House of VANS

Here’s another addition to the Chincha Films event series: a video of the recent party crew VLUF and skate brand VANS collaboration at Daerim Warehouse near Seongsu. We filmed the event, which showcased the skate skills of some newly-sponsored South Korean boarders (plus anyone else who wanted a go), and caught some of the party...
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,...
The Good: Dirty Beaches Live in Seoul

The Good: 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 read another opinion on the event head to Grey Watson’s piece. While most people rely heavily on websites like Pitchfork or magazines like Under The Radar to hear the latest in up-and-coming artist and...
Exploring Ansan

Exploring Ansan

I’m always excited to visit the area around Ansan station because it teems with multicultural diversity. It’s a melting pot of Korea’s migrant working class, and represents various points on the map including India, Russia, Malaysia, and Thailand, just to name a few. Visiting this area feels like I’m stepping outside of Korea, as my senses...
Events in Seoul This Week: February 14th - 21st 2013

Events in Seoul This Week: February 14th – 21st 2013

Dear reader, we hope you enjoyed your Lunar New Year break and have managed to stave off potential rickets from all the SPAM you ate. If you have any fluro-pink jellied meat left over then please refer to our handy guide on how to make that gift set worthwhile. We even teach you how to...
A Shot of Soju with: Japandroids

A Shot of Soju with: Japandroids

Tonight, many of you are celebrating this year’s holiday of love by rocking out with the Canadian band Japandroids. The duo are currently on their Celebration Rock tour and took some time out to knock down a couple of soju shots with the Chincha crew. It’s the boys first time in Seoul and we wanted to...
WIN TICKETS: Jackmaster in Seoul

WIN TICKETS: Jackmaster in Seoul

Seoul’s premiere underground bass club Cakeshop regularly bring the newest and hottest DJs to the city, but hauling Jackmaster to South Korea is even more of a massive coup than usual. The musician is the co-founder of Numbers, one of the sickest labels in the UK right now with a DJ roster that includes the...