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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

언니네 이발관 (Sister’s Barbershop) – 가장 보통의 존재 (Most Ordinary Existence)

  Despite the name, Sister’s Barbershop was an all-male rock group – that is, until they split up two years ago. But they solidified their place in Korea’s music scene … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · 2 Comments

마빈 (Marvin) – Overnight

  I keep uploading Marvin translations to YouTube and they keep disappearing. I don’t know if they’re just getting picked up by YouTube’s spam filter or if he is just … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

이상의날개 (Wings of the ISANG) – 평행선 (Parallel Lines)

  The audio for “Parallel Lines” opens with the white noise track “Evening.” Although it’s white noise, Wings of the ISANG included a short story in the liner notes. I … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

강민경 (Kang Min Kyung) – 너여서 (My Youth)

  Kang Min Kyung of Davichi legend has finally made her solo debut with half a dozen very personal songs, mostly written by herself. “My Youth” may be the only … Continue reading

March 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

욘코 (Yonko) – 내가 아무리 잘못해도 (No Matter What)

  I’m getting worse and worse about just adding whatever kind of title I like instead of literally translating it, but who’s gonna listen to a song called, “No Matter … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

뷰렛 (Biuret) – 프랑켄슈타인 (Frankenstein)

  I would like to take just one moment to say how Frankenstein is one of my absolute favorite books ever. I disagree with the whole fear-mongering, “Your scientists were … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

검정치마 (The Black Skirts) – 섬 (Queen of Diamonds)

  I could have sworn this video had English captions when it was first uploaded? It’s not like Brian Cho couldn’t do a better translation than what I’ve come up … Continue reading

March 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

뷰렛 (Biuret) – 성냥팔이 소녀 (The Little Match Girl)

(Here’s an unofficial link to the audio)   In true Hans Christian Andersen fashion, the story of the little match girl is a truly dark one, full of a peculiar … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

욘코 (Yonko) – Cloud9

  I feel a bit bad for spending a week selfishly only uploading translations I wanted to do, but at the same time I was pleasantly surprised by how many … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

프롬 (Fromm) – 그녀의 바다 (In Her Sea of Happiness)

  Women’s Week Day 7   There has been almost constant news about the exploitation of women in Korean entertainment news lately. It’s been a struggle to watch the same … Continue reading

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment