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K-music 2020 online: Jambinai

The first online concert of K-music 2020 features one of the most popular acts from previous years.

K-Music Greats I: Jambinai

Saturday 31 October, 5pm
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Jambinai present traditional Korean music in a new and innovative way, with their ground-breaking post-rock sound that combines folk, metal, jazz and ambient electronic elements in a mix of traditional Korean and modern instruments. With their huge following they have wowed stages at major rock festivals, including Glastonbury and Robert Smith’s Meltdown.

Their third Bella Union record Onda was released in 2019 and performed at K-Music that year. This K-Music Greats show will feature 20-minutes of highlights from a 2020 concert where they played their most popular songs including, Time of Extinction and Sun. Tears. Red.

‘Korea’s Jambinai impressed with their genre-blurring sound, applying traditional folk instruments to eruptive instrumental drone-rock reminiscent of Sonic Youth’
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‘Drawing on post–rock and metal, they were soon astonishing audiences at festivals around the world as leaders of the new wave in Korean music’
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Full online programme details are available at and

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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