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Shine your two-tone shoes, don that pork pie hat and get your skanking ass out to Sinchon for the New Generation of Ska Festival 2014.
On Aug. 30, from 2 to around 11 p.m., 12 great ska acts will be performing at a free outdoor festival near Yonsei University.
Since arriving in Korea, Kholo Matsafu has stepped up to every opportunity that has crossed her path. The MC-turned-musician has worked hard to fine-tune her “musical vocabulary,” collaborating with other talented artists and participating in various music festivals under the name KALA. Unafraid of skipping across genres and media, the singer is ready to share her serene aura and deep, sultry voice with her fans in Korea and abroad.
Shinae An Wheeler / 안신애
I am the bossy Barberette. I play guitar and write songs. Being bossy is my role. I choke the other girls.
Grace Kim / 김은혜
I usually sing the main melody, and I am the playful one with a big smile — because I have a big mouth.
So Hee Park / 박소희
I am the baby Barberette. I sing the low harmony and keep the harmony stable.
The lounge we settle into is dotted with several disengaged couples. The candlelight glints off their phones in the dimly lit booths. Pop music blares through the sound system, a stark shift from the eclectically infectious rhythms that Pentasonic had just poured out a few minutes earlier.
Seoul’s favorite expat festival set for May 16-18
The HBC May festival is the definitive expat music festival of the spring/summer, and is the largest independent artist showcase in Korea. This year’s lineup features 100 live acts in 16 independent venues, spanning from Haebangchon to neighboring Gyeongnidan in Yongsan-gu.
The Godfathers of Korean Punk
Guitar and vocals
Kyungrok Han a.k.a. Captain Rock
Bass and vocals