At the beginning of May, I came across a new summer music festival in South Korea, in the lineup there was a band with the name TalkBats! that caught my attention. To my surprise it was a ska-punk band hailing from Seoul, South Korea. For those of you who happen to live in Los Angeles, … More Skankin’ the Night Away with TalkBats! (토크뱃츠!)
In the third edition of Non Stop Ska Festival, Kingston Rudieska (킹스턴 루디스카) was revealed to be in the lineup. Kingston Rudieska will be the first South Korean band to play in the music festival which is held in Mexico City from October 19-20, 2019. In 2018, Rebs and I were headed to the festival, … More Kingston Rudieska (킹스턴 루디스카) In Mexico!
At the beginning of March I came across a band called Platform Stereo (플랫폼 스테레오) on instagram a quartet that hails from the beautiful port city of Busan, South Korea and is composed of Kim Jin-Seop (vocals), Hong Dong-hyun (bass), Lim Jung-hoon (guitar) and Choi Seung-han (drums). I followed them for a bit before actually … More Exploring the Universe with Platform Stereo (플랫폼 스테레오)
This week’s recommendation is a three piece band self-described as Emo Pop called Adios Audio. Adios Audio’s sound is a combination of pop rock with yodelling highs, soft lows and emotive melodies. Adios Audio came to my attention through a gig poster from a band I follow on instagram. I was zooming in at the … More Mir Recommends – Adios Audio (아디오스 오디오)
Windy Cat is an alternative duo consisting of singer-songwriter Kim Hye-rim and producer Oh Young Suk. The duo debuted in 2010 with their EP Nobody Knows and have steadily pushed forward with new styles of music with almost each release. I got to know them through their EP Windycats which has a beautiful mixture of … More Mir Recommends – Windy Cat (윈디캣)