Archive for August, 2008

Nell – Stay

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Nell is a South Korean indie rock band, named after an Academy Award nominated film. Formed in 1999, the band consists of Kim Jong-wan on vocals , guitar and keyboard, Lee Jae-kyung on lead guitar, Lee Jung-hoon on bass guitar and Jung Jae-won on drum. It was during one of their performances in a live club when they were picked up by Seo Tai-ji and soon became the first band of Goesoo Indigene record label in 2002.

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Cherry Filter – Romantic Cat

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Cherry Filter started out in 1997 as three men and a girl formed an obscure Korean rock band that played in clubs before "hitting it big". The unique sound – comprised of emotional ballads , punk rock, rave and trance – has given them fame across the nation. The song Romantic Cat from the album Made In Korea made Cherry Filter famous. Enjoy the video of the said song below.

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Epik High – Fan

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Epik High is a South Korean hip hop group from Seoul, South Korea. Epik High was relatively unknown to Koreans in the beginning of its career due to hip-hop music’s lack of popularity in Korea. Their success began with the release of their second album, titled High Society . Upon the success of their third album, Swan Songs , released in late 2005, Epik High has become one of the most popular hip-hop figures in Korea. Members of Epik High are:

  • Tablo – rapping, vocals , songwriting, programming
  • Mithra Jin – rapping, vocals , songwriting
  • DJ Tukutz – turntables, programming, samples, songwriting,vocals
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Clazziquai – Project Sweety

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Clazziquai is a Korean fusion band that combines several genres including electronic music, acid jazz and house. The group’s first short unofficial albums were released online in 2001, remaining underground until the release of their first album Instant Pig in 2004, which sold very well . Since then, their music has been used in various movies, and were given the chance to perform at various events.

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