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)
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)
A few weeks ago I came across folk pop rock singer-songwriter Soundhills (사운드힐즈) through a friend who lives in South Korea. I had the opportunity to hear his DIY CD through her and I was so immediately drawn to his beautiful voice and soulful touching melodies that I went on the search for more material. … More A View From Soundhills (사운드힐즈)
In late 2017 a band named Dayless popped up in my suggestion list on instagram. Since then they have changed their name to Audrey No and this past January they released their first single under the new name. For a long time I had wanted to interview them and get to know the band, so … More Time With Audrey No (오드리 노)
Occasionally in life, everything aligns in a way that presents you with an unexpected opportunity to do the thing that you love the most while watching others do the thing that they love the most. Thanks to those unexpected opportunities we were able to interview The Monday Feeling (TMF) in Los Angeles during their 2018 … More Sunset in SoCal with The Monday Feeling
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)
The Monday Feeling is a four piece rock band from South Korea touring Southern California this summer. Earlier this year marked a new beginning for the band when they had to recruit a new guitarist and drummer. Since then, they have recorded a new album which includes eleven songs. “Can I Be Yours” is a sneak … More The Monday Feeling in the U.S.