K-INDIE: Nosea Debuts with “Elevate”

After seeing a lot of our faves talking about their debut including producers FRNK and Dress, we needed to start listening to Nosea’s debut EP “Elevate” immediately. Nosea (노세아) is made up of three members: singer-songwriter Kim Hanwoong (김한웅), producer Kim Kibum (김기범) and guitarist Kim Jinwon (김진원). The EP was released on August 5 and is made up of five tracks. It features electronic … Continue reading K-INDIE: Nosea Debuts with “Elevate”

K-INDIE : The Solutions Returns With Signature

The Solutions has always been a personal favorite of mine. It’s easy to connect with their music and their music. On July 29, the band released their newest EP called “Signature”, a definition of themselves. The band has been through changes and has struggled to complete a new album following their EP back in 2017. “Signature” signals the start of their new journey, going back … Continue reading K-INDIE : The Solutions Returns With Signature

K-INDIE: Doorlesshouse Rattles With Self-Titled EP

The band Doorlesshouse (문없는집) started out as a project band in 2018 when they joined the Summer University Festival. Currently, they are made up of two members: Son Hyojin on vocals and Kim Minsik on guitar. Their music does not conform to just one genre of music and rather explores different elements from indie pop to punk. After releasing their first single “Happyhappylife” in May, … Continue reading K-INDIE: Doorlesshouse Rattles With Self-Titled EP

K-INDIE: Thornapple is Back With New Album “Enlightenment”

Listening to Thornapple through the years have been an emotional ride, if not worth of many goosebumps. After a long wait, the somehow gothic band is back with their third full album called “겨몽” or so in English, called “Enlightenment”. Thornapple’s music has always raised pleasure and dreaminess while wallowing in sadness, pain and memory. And their new album is no different. Released on July … Continue reading K-INDIE: Thornapple is Back With New Album “Enlightenment”

K-INDIE: nokdu, Jacoby Drop Coin Wash

Producer Nokdu and singer Jacoby (of Jacoby Planet) has just released their collaboratove single called “Coin Wash” yesterday. These multi-talented artists was a breath of fresh air among all these indie releases lately. Jacoby has been working on a lot material but this is the the most recent. And including producer nokdu who we just learned of at least four months ago, was a perfect … Continue reading K-INDIE: nokdu, Jacoby Drop Coin Wash

K-INDIE: JIDA Releases New Single “Bloom”

Producer JIDA is back with her newest single called “‘Bloom’ released on yesterday made up of two tracks. Bloom features singer Ga Eun and paints many emotions with the low pitched piano and synths, made even warmer by thew vocals. Still In Our Time features singer 우예린 who also uses Japanese lyrics. The track was co-produced by singer and songwriter OBON and is about a … Continue reading K-INDIE: JIDA Releases New Single “Bloom”

K-INDIE: Band numnum Debut with EP “넘”

BGBG Records has just debuted a newest band called numnum yesterday with their first EP named after themselves, “넘”. The band is made up of three members E Jae (bass), Yunjoung Lee (vocal) and Seunghyuk Lee (guitar). I still cannot pin point the genre of music they use, but Yunjoung’s vocals really give you a hunger for more through distorted guitar riffs and techno sounds. … Continue reading K-INDIE: Band numnum Debut with EP “넘”

K-INDIE: SURL Drops New Single “Cilla”

SURL is one of Happy Robot Records’ newest bands and debuted in December with their first EP “Aren’t You”. Yesterday, they released their first digital single “Cilla”. It’s made up of two songs “Cilla” and “Dead Man”. The band’s name is said to mean “those who tell a story” and with these two new songs, they achieve that with messages about living free and toxic … Continue reading K-INDIE: SURL Drops New Single “Cilla”

K-INDIE : OOHYO Drops Album “Far From the Madding City”

OOHYO is undeniably one of our favorite indie musicians who could offer nothing than beautiful music and meaningful messages to her listeners. Yesterday, she released her sophomore album “성난 도시로부터 멀리 (Far From the Madding City)”. The album is made up of 12 tracks and is all about her observations living in an urban city. And rather than just focusing on the negative things, OOHYO … Continue reading K-INDIE : OOHYO Drops Album “Far From the Madding City”

K-INDIE: New Singles from OuiOui, Jang Pilsoon, Lee Luli and O3ohn

Another week where we hear new songs and basks in the glory that K-Indie music could only offer. Here are three new songs that we are currently loving. OUIOUI You know we love OuiOui and they just released a new single “Barabom” featuring Mind U’s Jaehee. It is a song fit for the spring season and we were actually surprised to see even the Korean … Continue reading K-INDIE: New Singles from OuiOui, Jang Pilsoon, Lee Luli and O3ohn

The Experience : Wanderland MUsic Festival 2019

I have never been to any other concert than those featuring Korean artists. And I haven’t listened to Western music in such a long while, too. But 2017 and 2018 were really nice to me that I was introduced to some indie musicians from the US and UK that I liked. Wanderland is an annual arts and music festival in Manila and they usually invite … Continue reading The Experience : Wanderland MUsic Festival 2019

K-INDIE : 놀이도감 Release His First EP “Playbook”

Released on March 7th, “Playbook” is the first solo EP of the singer-songwriter and guitarist 놀이도감 aka Kim Minsu, who is also a member of the band Silica Gel. Being with a band meant a life with a group of friends but the “Playbook” introduces various images and messages based on Kim MInsu’s memories and life working alone, one that suits him more. He did … Continue reading K-INDIE : 놀이도감 Release His First EP “Playbook”

K-INDIE : The Black Skirts Release New Album “Thirsty”

The Black Skirts has been preparing for his new album for almost a year. And on February 12th his grotesquely beautiful “Thirsty” dropped. The album is made up of 12 tracks and is a collection of beautiful tracks showcasing more of his abilities in various instruments. The Black Skirts describes his songs as grotesquely created, but somehow created a more lovely soundscape than he first … Continue reading K-INDIE : The Black Skirts Release New Album “Thirsty”

K-INDIE : PONY Comes Back With New Album “The Pacific Ocean”

Korean indie band PONY is no rookie in the scene. They debuted back in 2008 with a single and straight away followed it with their first album. Their next release was 3 years after with “Little Another 3 years after, they released their second album “I Do Not Want To Open The Window To The Outside World”. Yesterday, after 3 years, they released their 3rd … Continue reading K-INDIE : PONY Comes Back With New Album “The Pacific Ocean”