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Artist Spotlight: Cherelle

Artist Spotlight: Cherelle

In our Artist Spotlight we always feature artists that we feel you need to get acquainted with for their unique style and wonderful music. This spotlight sees a non Korean featured for the first time. This singer is no stranger to Korean culture having become known for her Kpop covers and being invited to take […]

Art Corner: The Wonderful World of Jae Sun You

Art Corner: The Wonderful World of Jae Sun You

Art exists in various forms, from paintings to photography all the way to creative creations. Artist Jae Sun You’s work is cute, kitsch and as a lover of cats definitely caught my attention. This artist creates simply gorgeous illustrations and dolls with a child like innocence about them. His journey into art came as a […]

The Technological art of Soomi Park

The Technological art of Soomi Park

Designer Soomi Park has been gaining international recognition for her creative and technological multimedia pieces of work which offer commentary on society. The London based artist is currently studying for a MA in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Her piece the LED Eyelash gained interest from nation press around the world, with […]

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). […]

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, […]

Art Corner – 3hdl

Art Corner – 3hdl

3hdl (real name Jaemin Yang) is a young Korean artist who is part of the 5unday collective which also features artist Jooho Yi. His work is comical and with a certain cartoonish style. I wanted to find out more about the artist and his work. Mimi: Could you tell us about your background and how […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club