Strolling Below The Surface with Reasco (리아스코)

As our readers might know South Korea has an overlooked treasure trove of talented musicians hidden underneath their dominant music giant Kpop. Despite the lack of support these impressive indie artists continue to thrive beneath the surface producing some of the most wonderful and exciting auditory delights. While I was in South Korea this past … More Strolling Below The Surface with Reasco (리아스코)

Creando las Estrellas: Una Entrevista con Gumiho (구미호)

Entrevista por Cy y Mirella Nava Como nuestros lectores sin duda ya sabrán, Corea del Sur tiene una historia muy rica de música punk. Cuando se trata de la diversidad de la escena, sería difícil encontrar dos o tres bandas que suenen exactamente igual. Cada una tiene un color y sonido que agrega más capas … More Creando las Estrellas: Una Entrevista con Gumiho (구미호)

Skankin’ the Night Away with TalkBats! (토크뱃츠!)

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!)

Gazing at Frozen Bodies with Cold Cherry (차가운 체리)

Cold Cherry (차가운 체리) has been a band I’ve known for a very long time. They were introduced to me through a friend from Seoul, South Korea. The band has had a lineup change in the past. They started with two members and later added a drummer. After the original members withdrew they recruited a … More Gazing at Frozen Bodies with Cold Cherry (차가운 체리)

Exploring the Universe with Platform Stereo (플랫폼 스테레오)

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)

Mir Recommends – Land of Peace (랜드오브피스)

Last year I came across Land of Peace in the compilation album called “Winter Dreams,” which I believe was a project spearheaded by Love X Stereo, to celebrate the 2018 PyeongChang winter olympic games. From the eight artists that participated Land of Peace was definitely my favorite despite the fact that a few of my … More Mir Recommends – Land of Peace (랜드오브피스)

Above The Clouds With Cloudian (클라우디안)

At the beginning of February, I came across Cloudian on Kindie Español, a Facebook page dedicated to sharing South Korean music to Spanish speaking audiences who mainly reside in Latin America. Although, I’m one of the people who manages the page, I’m probably one of the least active, but thanks to my colleague Cecille I … More Above The Clouds With Cloudian (클라우디안)