London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Jang Sa-ik profiled in Korea Times

Great profile of folk singer Jang Sa-ik in the Korea Times. A world tour is planned for 2011. Hope it includes the UK. “He began his singing career at the age of 46 after jumping from one job to the next, working as an electronics salesman, car shop manager, insurance clerk and furniture store manager.” … [Read More]

Two more 2007 album choices

As an appendix to the recommendations by the three critics who know Korean pop, rock and indie music much better than me, here are two further choices. I can’t help but sympathise with Jenny when she comments that 2007 was not an outstanding year. My own purchases of Korean music are somewhat random. When I’m … [Read More]