Tags : K-indie

7 Korean Indie And R&B Songs For A Love Playlist

Korea has a lot more music to offer than just K-pop. In fact, there are thriving genres of music such as rock, underground rap, jazz, and more. K-R&B and K-Indie might be niche genres, but they also have large fan bases of their own. With soulful rhythm and lyrics, it’s sure to capture your hearts […]Read More

15 Korean Songs You Probably Missed In February

Every month, so many talented artists release music that it’s hard to keep up with it all! Most K-pop fans hear the mainstream releases and watch those videos, but there are many songs that go practically unwatched or just very underrated. Each of these videos below have been viewed less than 1 million times, with […]Read More

Getting To Know K-Indie Artist CIFIKA: Queen Of Electronic Music

Hidden along the border between Little Tokyo and the Arts District in L.A., is a Mediterranean-inspired dive bar called the Moroccan Lounge. It’s an intimate bar, far from the busy downtown nightlife, existing in its own corner. Normally, I wouldn’t go to the Moroccan Lounge since it’s far away from other popular spots. However, one […]Read More

Aseul, Neon Bunny, And More Perform At Zandari Festa 2017

This week in Hongdae, the largest music showcase festival in Korea was held! If you heeded the advice of What The Kpop as to why this is a must-attend event for music fans, then you were one of the lucky fans at the Zandari Festa and able to hear some of the most amazing indie […]Read More

5 Reasons You Should Attend Korea’s Largest Music Showcase Festival

There’s just one day left until the start of Zandari Festa in Seoul, and if you haven’t bought your ticket yet, then you need to get it today! As the largest music showcase festival in Korea, this amazing event takes place in Hongdae— the absolute mecca for the most talented indie bands in Korea. This […]Read More

WATCH: 10cm Asks For “HELP” In New MV

UPDATED: 10cm has officially made their comeback with the new MV for “HELP.” Formerly a two member duo, this is 10cm’s first comeback since losing one member and now going on to perform as a solo artist instead. Check out the beautiful, touching video below! What do you think? ORIGINAL: 10cm is making their comeback with […]Read More

WATCH: Drug Restaurant Drops “Drink O2 In The Water” MV

Singer Jung Joonyoung‘s project band Drug Restaurant is back at it again with an all new track! On August 4th at 12 p.m. KST, the indie-rock band’s new music video for “Drink O2 in the water” was released. The song is completely in English, and the music video is a lyrical video, showcasing those English lyrics. It […]Read More

WATCH: NELL Releases Heartfelt “Broken” Music Video

Indie rock group NELL has returned with an a new track. On July 25th KST, a music video was dropped for their newest track “Broken (부서진).” NELL made their start in the early 2000s and were under Woollim Entertainment from 2006 till 2016. They left in 2016 in order to create their independent record label, Space […]Read More

10 Korean Indie Bands You Need To Listen To Today

A passion of mine is letting people know about great Korean musicians outside of Kpop. I love Korean music! In my opinion, Korean music (and Japanese music too) tends to experiment a lot and try new things— sometimes even bizarre things! But, the artists always have a lot of fun with their sound. Korean music […]Read More