잠자리의 집

House of the Dragonfly

못 ~ 자랑

Mot, “Bragging”   It took me a while to get into Mot, I’ll be honest. It wasn’t until one of my friends sat me down and ordered me to listen … Continue reading

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로큰롤라디오 ~ You & I

Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio, “You & I”   I absolutely love Rock n Roll Radio; their sets are always the best jams in the summer! Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like … Continue reading

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이상의 날개 ~ 메멘토

Wings of the ISANG, “Memento”   Every single Wings of the ISANG song is a poem. Every. Single. One. Not only do they have a sound distinct from anything in … Continue reading

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넬 ~ 섬

Nell, “Island”   Nell is such a force in the Korean rock scene, and yet a lot of their older stuff gets overlooked because their popularity overseas only started growing … Continue reading

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태윤 ~ 망부석

Teyun, “The Woman Who Became a Stone”   In Busan, there is a stone. It is said to be that of a woman, Mang Bu Seok, whose husband left to … Continue reading

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자우림 ~ 팬이야

Jaurim, “I’m My Fan”   There I was, sitting on the tatami mat floor of the common room at a guesthouse in Seogwipo, enjoying chicken and beer with some cool … Continue reading

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치즈 ~ Balloons

Cheeze, “Balloons”   To be honest, I did not expect this song to be so difficult. Dalchong’s vocals were so deceptive; when Yasu’s rap kicked in, I realized I was … Continue reading

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오왠 ~ 독백

O.When, “Monologue”   I’m typically not a huge ballad fan, but there’s something about this song that nestles in that perfect spot between the familiar and the unique. There’s something … Continue reading

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전기뱀장어 ~ 주륵주륵주르륵

Electriceels, “Pouring, Pouring, Pouring”   This translation is long overdue as it is my absolute favorite Electriceels song of all. There’s a bright melancholy that permeates this song that gives … Continue reading

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라이프 앤 타임 ~ Love Virus

Life and Time, “Love Virus”   I’m a huge Life and Time fan, but I wouldn’t say I’m not a huge fan of this song. It’s so different from their … Continue reading

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