Category Archive: Indie Music

Mar 09

Episode 043: Do You Know Dokdo?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/www.korea-underground.com/ku/dokdo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe welcome a new host and then dig deep into the topic of the disputed island of Dokdo and Korea’s seeming obsession with hating on Japan. New music in this episode was provided by the band Walking After U and their song Blind. Comments, tips, suggestions, or questions about …

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Jul 06

Episode 041: The Dating Game

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/dating.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode Steve and Teresa discuss tips and ideas for dating a Korean. If you’re in need of ideas or things to do to surprise your Korean partner, we’ve got some things in here that might help. There’s also new music from Southway, an indie band out of …

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Jun 08

Episode 040: Gimme!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/gimme.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode Teresa tells us all about the culture of gift giving in Korea and some of the problems foreigners run into when they find themselves in those situations. We’ve also got new music from singer Aseul and her song Dazed, Aseul was on our show previously in …

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May 12

Episode 039: Terrible 2s

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/terrible.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode Steve and Teresa kick back, go off script and discus the show, life, and anything else that comes up. It’s a free-for-all in this second anniversary show. Thanks to all of you who’ve kept listening to the show and welcome to all of our new listeners! …

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Apr 13

Episode 038: No Means No!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/nomeansno.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadGoing off a story regarding an Australian woman who was raped while on holiday in Korea, Steve and Teresa discuss rape and sexual assault in Korea. They go over how Korea defines rape, how it’s sometimes handled by the authorities (hint: not very well!), and what you should do …

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Feb 24

Episode 036 – Faptacular

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/fap.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDid you ever see a Korean porn video and wonder why it was so bad? Well in this episode Steve and Teresa sit down and talk about the sorry state of porn vids in Korea and how they came to be. There’s also some trippy new music from the …

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Nov 19

Episode 032 – Pumpkin Eater

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/pumpkin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve and Teresa sit down and discuss whether or not Korea has a problem with cheating and plagiarism. We also talk a little bit about the big protest that happened last weekend in Seoul and what got people so pissed. We’ve got some great new music from Korean artist …

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Nov 05

Episode 031 – Death of a Korean

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/death.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this year’s Halloween episode Teresa and Steve talk about death. We discuss our thoughts on it and then discuss Korean burial traditions. We look at how it was done in the past and how it’s changing in modern times as well as what happens to foreigners that might …

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Oct 15

Episode 030 – No, You Make Me A Sandwich!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/sandwich.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve and Teresa sit down and discuss the state of women and gender roles in Korea. We cover how Korea came to be such a strong patriarchal society and also how things are finally changing for the better. Teresa brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin! with some shocking …

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Sep 08

Episode 028 – You Don’t Know Jeong!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/jeong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve and Teresa discuss the Korean concepts of Jeong (정), Han (한), and Nunchi (눈치), their meanings in Korean culture and whether or not they can really be defined in English. Teresa brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin’ and we’ve got new music from Tierpark. Be sure to …

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