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    In the Right Key: The Hugh Keice Interview
    October 13, 2014, No comments

    I was not going to cover the topic of music in my blogging career, but somehow, someway Hugh Keice managed to change my mind after an evening I had spent at the Korean Cultural Centre. It was back in May and the event was an…

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    11 new Korean bands to watch out for
    October 8, 2014, No comments

    There are new bands appearing in Korea all the time, but it usually takes a few years before they start to gain major attention. This can be a problem because most bands don’t stay together long enough to get anywhere.…

  • Learning Korean using K-Pop and K-Drama.
    September 30, 2014, No comments

    For most of us, our first introduction to Korea was through entertainment which led to a penchant for the Korean Language also known as Hangugmal~한국말. There are plenty of ways to learn this language but what about…

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    Korea’s New Generation of Ska
    August 26, 2014, No comments

    2014 was a devastating year for music festivals in Korea. But one of the high points is bound to be the New Generation of Ska Festival, a free street festival held in Sinchon on August 30. Ska is far from Korea’s most…

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    Friday Late Night: Korea at the V&A, London
    August 12, 2014, No comments

      Image courtesy of the Korean Cultural Centre UK  The Victoria & Albert Museum hosted a wonderful late night event back in May this year with the focus on Korean popular culture. The Museum is  the world’s…