Mixing it up: Interview with Goonamguayeoridingstella

With a name like Goonamguayeoridingstella it’s no wonder people have a hard time identifying just what kind of music this quirky group should be playing. Mixing just the right elements of rock, psychedelic pop, blues, surf, reggae, and even dub together to form a beautiful concoction of soul pleasing…

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Live at Korea Rocks: Interview with Gate Flowers

It’s Sunday night and I’m standing at the back of the Camden Barfly slightly tired and clutching a beer in my hand. If it were any other night I would probably be making my way home at this moment but I’m eagerly awaiting the next group that…

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Behind the Scenes in K-pop: Interview with SM Choreographer Rino Nakasone

We’re back again with another interview with a very talented person working in K-pop behind the scenes. Having previously talked to a producer for SM Entertainment, we recently had the opportunity to interview the choreographer behind many of the company’s most famous dances of the past few…

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Rocking in the UK - Interview with Galaxy Express

The big day has finally arrived as the kick off of the UK’s first Korean Rock tour ‘Korea Rocks’ begins tonight at Tunbridge Wells Forum. Yesterday we brought you an interview with the first of four acts Apollo 18 and today we give you world touring rock group Galaxy…

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Bringing Korean Rock to the UK: Interview with Apollo 18

With the imminent arrival of Korea Rocks to the UK (the first performance being held this Wednesday at Tunbridge Wells Forum) Beyond Hallyu were fortunate enough to have an interview with one of the groups that will be performing; award-winning post hard-core/post-rock act Apollo 18. Coming…

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Behind the Scenes in K-pop: Interview with JYP lyricist Jennifer Kim

A while ago we brought you an interview with a producer for SM Entertainment as part of our efforts to showcase the work of the creative people who work behind the scenes in K-pop and who often receive little recognition from international fans. Recently we were privileged enough to…

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A new Korean BBC world service? Interview with BBC for Korea

Founded in 1922 the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the UK’s public service broadcasting association who main goal is to provide impartial public service broadcasting to the UK. For this and various other reasons it is held with high acclaim and seen as being one of the most trustworthy…

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