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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Concert notes: Jambinai at Rich Mix

The somewhat spartan surroundings of the main performance space in Shoreditch’s Rich Mix was an ideal place in which to enjoy one of the most interesting fusion bands to have come out of Korea. For LKL, it was the highlight of the K-Music festival so far, and it more than lived up to my extremely high … [Read More]

Concert notes: The Barberettes at the Forge, Camden

The three Barberettes, together with backing band of keyboard, drum and bass, received an enthusiastic welcome at The Forge in Camden for their two-night residency. They also did well to get coverage on London and national radio and national TV. Lola Kothari on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction pronounced them ‘wonderful’, and one member of … [Read More]

Event news: K-music 2015 — Pansori Night, 23 Sept

This could be the highlight of the 2015 K-music series, and it’s free – to help celebrate Chuseok: K-Music: The Pansori Night Wednesday 23 September | 7:30PM LONDON Cadogan Hall | 5 Sloane Terrace | London SW1X 9DQ FREE but ticketed The Pansori Night will bring together six talented performers for an evening of music, … [Read More]

Event news: K-music 2015 — No Brain, 11 Sept

This one will definitely be worth checking out: K-Music: No Brain + support Friday 11 September | 7:00PM LONDON Scala | 275 Pentonville Road | Kings Cross | London N1 9NL £10 + Booking fee In England, we know a bit about Korean art music and hold some preconceptions about K-Pop – but we don’t … [Read More]