Roadtrip! - BH Playlist

Image above: Chuseok traffic at a standstill from 1993 (source)

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The biggest annual Korean holiday Chuseok took place this week . Aside from being an excuse for K-pop companies to post up lots of photos (and, boy, do they do take full advantage of it!), Chuseok…

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Korean Indie Rock Interview: Black Bag

There is nothing I enjoy more than having the opportunity to interview some of my favourite Korean groups so I was practically jumping out of my seat when the chance came by to interview the highly talented indie rock group, Black Bag. Described by their record company Ruby Records as…

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Interview with Pink Elephant

If there is one genre of music in Korea that anyone is bound to find something they might like its Korean Indie. Outside of the normal spectrum of pop music, within the indie society you can discover many wonderful groups; ranging from the cute to the unusual. But each of…

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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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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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