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How Daehan’s beats spread from San Francisco to Seoul

by Editor | 16th March 2018

Born in the Bay Area and now based in Los Angeles, Daehan has managed to build a following that flows from California to South Korea, where his parents hail from. Prolific on SoundCloud and now also working as a producer for Korean hit factory Joombas Music Group, Daehan’s fresh, summery sound is perfectly suited to […]

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You’ll play Peggy Gou’s new EP more than ‘Once’…

by Editor | 1st March 2018

Enjoying both a Resident Advisor and a Vogue profile, it girl Peggy Gou can definitely claim to have a great musical talent too. Her most recent release through Ninja Tune, ‘Han Jan’, is a ’90s electro tribute where she raps in Korean, her mother tongue. Catch her at Primavera Sound this year and watch for […]

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South Korea

South Korea

by Editor | 15th June 2016

Thanks to an ahead-of-the-curve approach to technology and support from artists around the world, South Korea has a large influence on the global music scene. Its main export, K-Pop, is hugely popular in the country: the top ten best-selling albums of 2012 were all released by local artists. South Korea was ranked as the 33rd […]

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From our experience looking into new music trends in Asia, South Korea is the country with the most diverse and developed underground scene. As with many other talented artists from South Korea, Slom has moved to LA in order to continue developing his career. The consistency and quality of YOYO, The Plan8 and 4kapas’s productions make it clear that South Korea is at the forefront of new music in Asia.

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Born in the Bay Area and now based in Los Angeles, Daehan has managed to build a following that flows from California to South Korea, where his parents hail from. Prolific on SoundCloud and now also working as a producer …

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Jangmin Choi

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We head to Seoul to chat venues, trending tracks and local tips with Jangmin Choi, who runs VISLA magazine from South Korea’s capital. Tell us a little about yourself, your involvement with music etc… My name is Jangmin Choi. Most people call me Jangster. I was born in Seoul and grew up in Seoul and San Francisco during the golden …

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peggy gou

You’ll play Peggy Gou’s new EP more than ‘Once’…

by Editor | 1st March 2018

Enjoying both a Resident Advisor and a Vogue profile, it girl Peggy Gou can definitely claim to have a great musical talent too. Her most recent release through Ninja Tune, ‘Han Jan’, is a ’90s electro tribute where she raps in Korean, her mother tongue. Catch her at Primavera Sound this year and watch for […]

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Soundscape 004: DJ Noah (South Korea)

by Editor | 1st March 2017

MusicMap’s Soundscape series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every couple of weeks we visit a different country and ask a local scenester to serve up a mix of the best new …

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