The ninth annual Sound City festival took place in Liverpool over Bank Holiday weekend, and we were there to catch this years showcase of Korean talent. Six acts from South Korea’s indie scene attended the festival this year to deliver a host of impressive, and unique sets.
g.o.d’s Son Ho Young has returned as a solo artist after five years. His mini album May, I features six tracks, including a collaboration with Huckleberry P, and title track My Weak Point.
Last night Manchester’s Northern Quarter played host to an impressive showcase of Korean indie talent. Night & Day Cafe on Oldham Street was the venue for Superheroes of Korean Rock, a showcase presented by Manchester-based record label Splitting the Atom.
Block B’s latest release, Blooming Period, is headed by the title track Toy. The group rarely shy away from interesting, and different, music video concepts, and Toy is no exception.
One group that always catches the attention of this MV dissector is VIXX, and their latest teaser, 2016 CONCEPTION Art Film, is no different.
I haven’t paid attention to Panic! since my high school years, the beginning of their career. I had no idea that the album I was stepping into now had P!atD embodying one of my music pet hates: one person with a band name.
Signed to Swing’s Just Music Entertainment, Giriboy has been taking the hip hop scene by storm since his 2011 debut, Show Me the Money 3 appearance, and mentor and judge position on Mnet and Starship’s NO.MERCY; now he’s back with Pushover, featuring BrotherSu.
FYKE are the new project of Taiwanese American artist Enik Lin of IAMMEDIC.
EXO have released their christmas track. Though their claim to the Kings of Kpop crown will always be debatable, the talent EXO possess is undeniable. All of their 2015 tracks have be impressive, but Sing For You stands its ground as a favourite for many reasons.
Zico released his mini album, Gallery, just over 48 hours ago in Korea, and the release includes the mv for title track Eureka.