We kick-off the weekend with this mellow and catchy track by South Korean artist HYE SUNG, a rework of “I’ll bite your soul” by underground myth Shiloh Dynasty.Read full article
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IMLAY is the moniker of 20-year-old Seoulite Han Kim. Although he initially wanted to become a rapper, his penchant for producing chill trap and future bass ended up taking him on tour around Asia, as well as collaborations with many artists and great projects. We asked him a few questions to better get to know his production […]Read full article
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 […]Read full article
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.
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 …