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!
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)
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)
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)