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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 tracks from that territory. DJ Noah is a co-founder of Luv Jones Records and producer […]

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Sec Paul

by Editor | 14th July 2016

Imagine combining a drumroll with a clock sound, and between them a silence, and it becoming a fascinating song? That’s what Sec Paul does on ‘Pink side, Pure Candy’. Enshrined in the future beats category, this song exposes very delicate balances, creating track structures formed of several rhythms, synthesizers and other surprising sounds. Through the […]

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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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Minu Kim, better known as Slom, is a producer and beatmaker from South Korea, now in L.A. He started producing beats two years ago, and has already collaborated with an array of artists and worked with labels like Soulection, Melodysoul …

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Jangmin Choi

by Editor

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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Sec Paul

by Editor | 14th July 2016

Imagine combining a drumroll with a clock sound, and between them a silence, and it becoming a fascinating song? That’s what Sec Paul does on ‘Pink side, Pure Candy’. Enshrined in the future beats category, this song exposes very delicate balances, creating track structures formed of several rhythms, synthesizers and other surprising sounds. Through the […]

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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 …

Read full article