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Rocking the house Seoul Style at Breakin Convention 2013

Rocking the house Seoul Style at Breakin Convention 2013

Another Breakin Convention has come and gone. This year saw the 10th Anniversary of the annual festival celebrating hip hop culture and championing hip hop dance theatre. Many companies and crews represented with breathtaking performances and showed just why dance is considered an art form. With many forms of expression being shown on stage the […]

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 […]

Project Soul Collective at the Breakin’ Convention 2013

Project Soul Collective at the Breakin’ Convention 2013

This weekend sees the return of the annual Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The three day hip hop dance festival has always showcased the latest moves of the best hip hop dancers from around the world. This year sees a special anniversary programme celebrating the past decade of hip hop […]

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, […]

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