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Korea Rocked the Camden Barfly

Korea Rocked the Camden Barfly

The 28th of April saw a special concert at the Camden Barfly featuring four top Korean indie bands: Galaxy Express, Goonam, Gate Flowers and Apollo 18 as part of Korea Rocks. ‘Korea Rocks’ was organised by Hyundai Card Music to introduce K-rock and K-indie music to UK audiences. In London, the audience got to experience […]

My Mother the Mermaid (2004)

My Mother the Mermaid (2004)

Director: Park Heung Sik Casts: Jeon Do Yeon, Park Hae Il, Ko Du Shim, and Kim Bu Seon Genre: Fantasy and Drama Running Time: 110 minutes Na Young (Jeon Do Yeon) is sick and tired of her nagging mother and sensitive father. A few days before her first overseas trip, her father leaves home without […]

Soulful Rock with the Gate Flowers

Soulful Rock with the Gate Flowers

For the last of our Korea Rocks UK band profiles, we look at the band Gate Flowers. The group made of Park Keun Hong (Vocalist), Yeom Seung Shik (Guitarist), Ryu Jae In (Bass), and Yang Chong Eun (Drums) gained popularity after participating at the Korea’s talent competition, ‘Top Band’. In 2011, Gate Flowers received the […]

Go Wild and Loud with Apollo 18

Go Wild and Loud with Apollo 18

Apollo 18 will be bringing their wild and loud rock music to the Korea Rocks Tour here in the UK. This Ilsan post-hardcore and post rock band was formed in 2008. The members Kim Dae In (Bass), Choi Hyun Seok (Guitar), and Lee Sang Yun (Drums) believe that in their hearts, there is loud music. […]

All Aboard for Galaxy Express

All Aboard for Galaxy Express

It’s time to take a journey of punk rock music with Galaxy Express one of the performers for the Korea Rocks UK Tour. Galaxy Express, a garage rock and punk rock band, was formed in 2006. The band consists of three members: Lee Ju Hyun (Vocal/Bass), Park Jong Hyun (Vocal/Guitar), and Kim Hee Kwon (Drum/Shout). […]

A Werewolf Boy (2012)

A Werewolf Boy (2012)

Director: Jo Sung Hee Casts: Song Joong Ki, Park Bo Young, and Yoo Yeon Seok Genre: Romance, Fantasy and Drama Running Time: 125 minutes A family move to the country side as their teenage daughter Soon Hee (Park Bo Young) suffers from a lung ailment. While they get used to their new home and surroundings, […]

The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)

The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)

Director: Lee Young Jae Casts: Jeon Do Yeon, Lee Byung Hun, and Lee Mi Yeon Genre: Romance Running Time: 143 minutes Kang Su Ha (Lee Byung Hun), who just graduated with a major in Education, comes to a small country town as a primary school teacher. A 17 year old student named Hong Yeon (Jeon […]

Goonam Brings in the Retro Folk Rock Music

Goonam Brings in the Retro Folk Rock Music

As Korea Rocks comes to the UK we will be providing you profiles on the bands that will be playing in the Camden Barfly on the 28th. In this first instalment we profile a great band with a unique sound. The folk rock indie band Goonamguayeoridingstella or Goonam for short, play a mix of rock, […]

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