In recent years, Seoul Jazz Festival have established themselves as a serious presence in the Korean capitals live music scene. Their stellar lineups have been bursting at the seams with top quality acts. This year they have outdone themselves with their first lineup announcement of 2018.
Internationally renowned festival South by Southwest has announced another set of acts due to appear at the event in 2018. Similar to last year, Korean artists feature heavily on this release with an incredible NINE artists listed.
Earlier today, Gigguide.Korea reported that French indie band Phoenix will be returning to Seoul later this year.
Podcasting is a particularly popular medium for those who want to write about Korean culture, especially music. The vast majority of them cover K-pop, and that's not something we have the slightest interest in here at KSM. There is hope, however, thanks to an evergrowing group of broadcasters who want to expose some of the real gems coming out of Koreas alternative scene. Here's our rundown of the best English language Korean music podcasts you should follow.