Jang Sa Ik

Jongno, Seoul, 14 May 2016, 9am. Coffee with the Drawing Hand My first appointment of the day is at 9:30am with Kim Jieun, aka The Drawing Hand: I am due to pick up the original of her 2015 Christmas Card design for LKL – and also I am due to pay her the balance of […]

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Jang Sa-ik profiled in Korea Times

by Philip Gowman 21 March 2010
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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.” […]

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Two more 2007 album choices

by Philip Gowman 20 December 2007
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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 […]

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