When we left off in our interview with Luna Lee, we were just getting into the emotional weight she puts into all of her performances. She’s an artist who relies heavily on the emotional impact of a song to get a feel for her own music, and she shares that same spirit and open candor with us … More [Interview] Luna Lee (Part 2)
Without a doubt my favorite part of SXSW is the connections we make. Over those ten days, we have the profound opportunity to talk to people we may never otherwise even know. By extension, one of the pleasures of being able to interview indie artists is their willingness to share parts of themselves they usually don’t … More [Interview] Luna Lee (part 1)
Unfortunately, not everything was all dream collabos and debates about beer. SXSW this year was rocked by the savage ugliness that sometimes seems to creep up in America in large doses. More often than not, it affects not just those who live in the States, but anyone who has a wish to visit. Such was … More [Interview] Neon Bunny (Part 2)
Zandari Festa – Korea’s largest music showcase festival has just a few days left before applications for international artists are no longer open! This is a great opportunity for bands to get out there and spread their wings. Two of our staff have been to Seoul for this festival already and can eagerly attest … More Zandari Festa – Open Applications!
One of the joys of South by Southwest is reconnecting with some of the artists you got a chance to talk with the previous years. So when Iim Yoo-jin (better known under her stage name Neon Bunny) walked into the back room of Starbucks to meet with us, I instantly went in for the hug. … More [Interview] – Neon Bunny (Part 1)
It’s raining today. It’s one of those days where you don’t want to do anything put listen to something soft and love while watching as fat teardrops speckle your window. On a day like this, I’m reminded of a band that I’d come across while looking over the bands attending last year’s Zandari Festa. Room306 is a … More Cy Recommends – Room306
Anyone who knows me knows I have an affinity for big voices. And while South Korea certainly isn’t lacking in talent, after a while hearing the same type of R&B just becomes… blah. However, when multiple members of clube$kimo hype up one singer in particular, trust I’m going to take an interest. Of course it helps … More Cy Recommends – SAAY