The 2021 K-music showcase

Usually at this time of year we have the pleasure of several Korean bands coming to England for festivals such as Brighton’s Great Escape and Liverpool’s Sound City, and often we get to see the bands as they pass through London. No such luck this year, but instead we have an online showcase over the […]

Idiotape play the Oslo Hackney

These guys completely blew us away when they played the Rich Mix three years ago. Don’t miss this gig. Idiotape Thursday, 25 July 2019 | 19:00-23:00 Oslo Hackney | 1A Amhurst Road | London E8 1LL Tickets £16.80 from Ticketweb Check for updates on Facebook event page “Seoul’s Idiotape have been making waves internationally with […]

LKL Critics’ Choice 2011: Philip

2011 all told was not a bad year for K-pop, and K-indie too is reaching listeners through more outlets. My own record-buying was somewhat slower than in previous years, but nevertheless I picked up enough to have a lot of rejects in my pile. And here are five of the disks that will stay with […]