South Korean boy group EXO has just released a live album from their 4th headlining tour, “EXO PLANET #4 – The EℓyXiOn”. The tour marked as one of the biggest tours by a South Korean artist in 2018. Consisting of 35 songs they performed on their Seoul encore date, the live album showcases EXO’s ability in performing live—in audio format.
To kick off the start of 2019, Jakarta-based quintet Ringgo 5 has released a brand new single called “U” on January 25th, 2019.
Sub Pop is a Seattle music label founded by Bruce Pavitt in 1986, known for catapulting the grunge genre in the 1990s. Many would think that Sub Pop’s glory days are all in the 90s past, but the label kept recruiting fresh music from around the globe.We have compiled a playlist showcasing Sub Pop’s newest releases; sample the diversity of genres and listen to the great taste of this legendary label.
More than a year ago, Korean indie rock band Cheeze disbanded, leaving vocalist Dalchong on her own and taking on her band’s name as her new solo act stage name. Since then, she has been releasing a few songs under the name “Cheeze” – including the intriguing Short Film Sequence series.
Known for his works with The Velvet Underground and Nico and his endless experimental endeavours in rock music, Reed’s 1972 album “Transformer” was a game-changing release that gave birth to glam rock.
Weezer are back without a warning, releasing an album full of covers of the past decades’ popular songs. It looks like River Cuomo and the gank are inviting us to their live-band karaoke session with the release of “The Teal Album”.
Heavy Trip (2018) is a profound take on metal music in a movie, wrapped up in a dark comedy. Directors Juuso Latio and Jukka Vidgren have successfully managed to bring out the best of the aggressively subliminal vibes of the Finnish metal scene in a form of fiction.
Other than boybands and girlbands and melancholic pop ballads, the Korean music industry is also filled with more-than-proficient rappers and producers specialising in hip hop. This week, we have picked out our favourite K-hiphop jams for you to enjoy from both once-underground Korean rappers and skilled idol rappers.
James Blake is not a stranger to music fans all over the world. The singer-songwriter-producer has contributed in producing and being featured in some of the finest albums of this decade. As a singer-songwriter, James Blake has released four studio albums, including his latest album, Assume Form, which was released on January 18, 2019. The Electropop / Alternative R&B album is an introspective take on his past ghosts, which was explored on his first three albums, the aftermath, and everything in between.
American Football has released a new single titled “Uncomfortably Numb” off their forthcoming full-length album “American Football (LP3)”, which will be release on March 22nd. This track features Hayley Williams of Paramore singing together with vocalist Mike Kinsella.