Like all great adventures, the Dead Buttons gig at Zandari Festa ended too soon. Deep in the belly of Seoul’s Club FF surrounded by layers of graffiti and stickers on neon washed walls, a small stage held Dead Buttons and all their energy, all their sound, all their passion. As the venue filled and the […]

There is no denying that South Korean K-Pop has become a global phenomenon, but it is not the only one that captured the Western audience’s attention: Korean rock and pop-rock music are also getting steadily more popular. While K-Pop tends to be over-hyped and over-manufactured at times, K-Rock surprisingly does not require such promotion. With […]

The members of Bursters did not have any particular expectations when they arrived to the UK for the first time ever. “For years, I’ve wanted to come to the UK; now that I’m here, everything is so new to me… and this is our first time outside of Korea (laughs) so being here is amazing. […]

Bursters, a post-alternative hardcore rock band from South Korea, comprising of Roh Dae-gun (vocal), Lee Gye-jin (guitar, synths), Jo Hwan-hee (bass), Ahn Jun-yong (guitar) and Jo Tae-hee (drums), first gained popularity when they reached the finals of one of the most popular Korean talent shows, Superstar K; their appearance undoubtedly contributed to their success as […]

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 […]

Windmill Brixton in London was never meant to be a live music venue; as the owner said, “(…) it kinda evolved; late night sessions at the bar revealed that the regulars carried a wealth of experience in musicianship, sound engineering and promoting, and since we drank there anyway we decided that we should get a […]

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 […]