October 1973. The lights in New York’s Boogie Down Bronx Club faded. The floor slowly filled up with people who came to spend the next few hours partying. This time, however, the youth gathered in the room did not groove to the music of James Brown; instead, DJ Kool Herc launched his DJ set. On that particular […]

After almost a decade of keeping the music of PATiENTS alive with the respected Kwon (piano & vocals), Sumin (bass and lead singer) and Jae- hyuk (drummer), it was time for some changes. A few months ago, the band came to the terms that it was necessary for them to let Jae-hyuk go and seek […]

A great annual spring tradition for fans of Korean indie music in the UK is having the opportunity to see Patients perform!  Since 2014, the ‘hybrid punk’ trio have flown from Seoul to England each May, and this year is no different as the act will be playing concerts in a handful of cities and at […]

Bands from all over the world travel to music showcase-style festivals like The Great Escape in the UK and SXSW in the US each year to share their music with new audiences and network with other musicians and music industry professionals. Started in 2012, Zandari Festa is Korea’s largest music showcase festival.  And while it’s […]

Exceedingly open-minded, outspoken and humerous, who else could it be but No Brain, a Korean punk rock band founded in 1996. Often called “the godfathers of the Korean punk scene”, No Brain is comprised of Woo-yong (Bass), Hyun-seong (Drums), Min-jun (Guitar) and Sung-woo (Vocals). Whenever I see their shows, there is always a thrilling atmosphere in the […]

EE are an imaginative, vigorous and “total art performance group”. The husband-and-wife duo, who hail from South Korea, have been rocking their audience’s socks off since 2008. Yun-Joung Lee and Hyun-Joon Lee effortlessly merge art, music and dance together and then formulate it into a one of a kind, high powered performance. Yun-Joung is no […]

I have seriously lost count of the number of K-Indie bands that have performed in the UK in the past few months. From rock, funk, and punk to blues and soul bands, they have all showed off their talents and abilities of being good musicians. We have already had a chat with the awesome DEAD […]