Articles tagged “Korea”

3 Underground Labels in Seoul, Korea to Watch

undeaMaking music in this YouTube era may not be considered as special or mysterious as it was in the past. Nowadays, anyone can make a track or imitate playing music, and there are a whole lot of tips and references from experts that you can rely on. With entry barriers lowered, the difference in output seems preferably evident. Even though the methods might be similar, the attitude and experience towards music as an artform reflects a clear difference in the result. Like an artisan slogging its way towards a masterpiece, we shed light on Korean underground artists who firmly continue to create their own music while maintaining a low profile and ask them about their labels and music.rground labels seoul korea

Making music in this YouTube era may not be considered as special or mysterious as it was in the past. Nowadays, anyone can make a track or imitate playing music, and there are a whole lot of tips and references from experts that you can rely on. With entry barriers lowered, the difference in output […]

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5 Korean Holy Grails Chosen by Record Collectors

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Music from all countries existed for a long time as its own original culture. While the music of a certain time may not have been special to contemporaries, it can evolve into a valuable heritage for future generations. Just like the psychedelic rock of Korea from the 1960-70s, Korean music from the golden days is […]

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Sunaoira Is the Next Generation of Korean Record Collector

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There are numerous kinds of record lovers — collectors or “diggers” as we refer to them — around the world and they each have their own way of finding various kinds of music. We refer to them as “diggers,” but this time, we’re highlighting a slightly different record collector from Daejeon, South Korea. With a […]

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Introduction to Korean Mellow Pop Albums

Article by Jaehoon Lim With winter in full swing, Discogs paid a visit to Seoul Record Fair last November. Now established as the largest record fair in South Korea, record enthusiasts from all around South Korea gathered for this annual event. During the 2 day record digging marathon, Discogs had the pleasure of meeting local […]

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