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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Tengger’s European Tour – the London performance

Long-standing LKL readers will recall that one of Anna Lindgren’s first contributions, way back in March 2007, was a feature on experimental Korean musician itta. At the time, itta had several musical projects on the go, one of which was the duo 10 with Japanese musician Marqido. The two of them are now married, and … [Read More]

Korean-Japanese duo 10 performs in Stoke Newington

Tomorrow, Sunday, is your last chance to catch experimental Korean-Japanese duo 10 before they head back to Seoul. 10 FINAL CONCERT IN LONDON WITH THE RUNS F$?&ED 4 WAYS IDLERICH Time 27 February · 20:00 – 23:00 Location Ryan’s bar 181 Church Street, Stoke Newington, London N16 0UL [Map] London, United Kingdom Featuring: 10(itta x … [Read More]

10 (itta and Marqido) perform in London

For the adventurous music lover there’s a rare opportunity to catch the experimental electronic music duo 10 in London this month. Seoul-based 10 (so named because the duo formed on October 10 five years ago) comprise Korean itta on vocal, keytar and toys, and Japanese Marqido on bass synth and laptop. Both musicians have their … [Read More]

10 Comes to Europe

10, LKL’s favourite Korean-Japanese experimental indie music duo, is coming to Europe to challenge, amaze and entertain audiences in Spain and France. Half of the duo is itta, interviewed by Anna Lindgren in March this year. The other half is Marqido, who describes himself as a Noise Artist. Here are the tour dates: 28 Sep … [Read More]

A meeting with itta

By Anna Lindgren While I’ve come across some more or less experimental Korean music over the years, nothing had prepared me for itta (있다). I was swept away by the 11th track on her first official album, “11”, and asked her to do an interview with me. Fortunately, she accepted. At 4 years of age, … [Read More]