In part two of this episode Steve, Teresa, and Eugene finish up our long talk about the K-Pop industry and also get to know more about Eugene and his podcast, Cafe Seoul. Be sure to visit their website at https://cafeseoulpodcast.wordpress.com/ Music in this episode was provided by Table People and the song was Real Good Time. Check out the Featured Artist tab at http://www.korea-underground.com for more information.
In this episode Dan gives us some information about banking and investment in Korea. We’re also joined by Philip Brett from Angle Magazine and delve deep into the music and art of the southern half of South Korea. New music provided by The March Kings.
In this episode talk about the fractured nature of the foreigner community in South Korea and we sit down with Brian and Hyelin from Stompy Ruffers, a company out of Deagu that is looking to create American-Korean cultural fusion. Check them out at http://www.stompyruffers.com We also have new music from Language of Shapes. And if you’d like to support the show with a bit of money, check out our patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/koreaunderground
As we mentioned in the last show, Dan was a guest on Cafe Seoul. Go check it out. Even though he was unfaithful, we still love him. Head over to Cafe Seoul’s Spreaker page and give it a listen. They’re also available in iTunes.
Our first episode of 2015! We hop in the Way Back Machine and review some of our personal highs and lows for 2014 and talk about some of the more noteworthy news stories of the last year. Special guest James Anderson joins us to talk about The Land Of the Mourning Clam, his comic strip about Korea. We also have new music from Yukari. Happy New Year, everyone!
In this special episode of Korea Underground I interview journalist John Francis Power about his article on Korea’s use of blackface and also racism in Korea. Check the show notes at www.korea-underground.com for links about the topic.