Korean ska front runners, SkaSucks are gearing up for their first U.S. tour next month, and we’ve got all the information for you. SkaSucks have been around since 2005, becoming the biggest name in the Korean ska movement through hard work and dedication to their genre. They’re the creators of New Generation of Ska, a … More Tour Announcement: SkaSucks in the US!
There have been very few defining moments in my life, moments that take what I knew about the world, about music, sound, energy, and irrevocably shift their meaning. My entire worldview is morphed and I’m given a new outlook on how things are meant to be. That seems like a lot of lofty purple-hued language, but … More 2016 Dallas Korean Festival – No Brain
Korean punk rock legends, No Brain just finished a quick stop in Dallas last weekend, and this week they’re gracing us with new music! The song in the video is off of their upcoming 20th Anniversary album. Hard to believe it’s been 20 years of No Brain already – I’ve been around for a little … More No Brain – You’re My Everything
[10-3-16] Zandari Festa Day 3 was an insane whirlwind of bands for me. I somehow managed to catch 12 bands. This wasn’t the ideal way to experience some of these bands, but I took an approach to this festival with the idea that some of these bands might never make it to the States for … More Zandari Festa: Day 3
With over 150 acts to pick through for this year’s Zandari Festa, it is a safe bet that everyone attending will be having a fun, but difficult time narrowing down who to see. After the festival released the set times earlier this month, it’s become even harder to pick who to see because so many … More Zandari Festa – Top 15 Acts To See
Ahhhhh, Sugardonut.(슈가도넛) I found these guys way back in my early days of searching for Korean rock music. This was before torrents were running rampant, no one like All K-Pop or Korean Indie was around and K-Pop was hardly mainstream. I belonged to a few forums for Korean music and the few K-Rock enthusiasts I … More [Nostalgia Special] #5 – Sugardonut
Continuing on in my posts about bands that are influential to my status as a writer and participant in the Korean indie music scene, I’m adding Yellow Monsters to that list. I was around for the initial release and inception of Yellow Monsters. I’m pretty sure it was the first band I saw start up … More [Nostalgia Special] #6 – Yellow Monsters
Every year, summer brings hundreds of music festivals rolling out all over the world, each with their own unique spin on bringing the best musicians it can to as many fans as they can. Zandari Festa is no different in that respect, but it has a few things that no other festivals do. Like being … More Zandari Festa is Coming!
In the past few years, punk rock in South Korea has gathered a lot of momentum. Though it still has a long way to go to reach the popularity of its sugary-sweet peer in K-pop, or even the sudden surge in notoriety of its equally rebellious cousin Korean hip-hop, there are a few bands who’ve … More Melting Faces: Interview with …Whatever That Means
Punk trio Patients (stylized as PATiENTS) are in the midst of their third UK tour and they’ve taken some time to speak with us about their new drummer, past tours, as well as their plans for more international touring, and new music in the very near future! Patients has been a fixture in the indie … More PATiENTS 2016 UK TOUR!