With over a million fans around the globe and sold out shows, the Texas rockers, Crown the Empire, made their way back to the UK. With the support from Volumes, an LA progressive metalcore band, and Coldrain, a Japanese group that has built their own considerable fan base in Europe, Asia, and North America, Crown […]

The Dublin Castle is one of the most beloved independent live music venues in London and has been helping create music history since 1979. Celebrated by many trendy and emerging artists as well as by outstanding bands, the Dublin Castle is still running thanks to hard work by its owners and promoters. After 1995, when Blur […]

Formed in 1993 in Japan’s Nara Prefecture, YAMATO The Drummers of Japan have been storming the world without a break, giving over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. After 19 years since their last show in London’s West End, the group will be back in March to rock the audience’s socks off in the prestigious Sadler’s Wells. […]

Seoul’s Zandari Festa is gaining recognition as one of East Asia’s coolest music festivals.  It started in 2012 and is South Korea’s largest music showcase event.  Now five years old, 2016’s outing will feature more than 160 Korean and international acts playing in a dozen live clubs across Seoul’s famed Hongdae entertainment district from September […]

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 […]

For the past few months I have been posting a lot about Korean rock music. To some, it might be slightly strange; however to some it might be interesting. Ever since I discovered it a few years ago, I have believed that it deserves wide coverage and recognition. I have conducted countless interviews with various […]

In 2013, London Evening Standard cited that the Korean Music Festival was “original, powerful and thrilling like nothing you have heard before.” It took further two years before the London Korean Cultural Centre, in association with Serious, co-ordinated more stirring celebration of live contemporary and traditional music. London has already introduced to us the vigorous […]

Florence and The Machine returned with their second album ‘Ceremonials’ two years after the success of their debut album ‘Lungs’. The album was bolder than the first and had a more defined sound, in short it was a brilliant accomplishment for Florence Welch. Having only done a couple of small shows after the release of ‘Lungs’ […]