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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

다린 (Darin) – 까만 밤 (Midnight)

  I covered Darin before when I translated “After.” I was really moved by her haunting vocals and the stripped-down instrumentals. This song has an entirely different feel, and if … Continue reading

July 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

최낙타 (Choi Nakta) – Just Friend

  I think my favorite part about this slightly funky track is that the gender roles are a reversal of the norm. When it comes to casual relationships, usually it’s … Continue reading

July 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

전기뱀장어 (The Electriceels) – 요트 (Yacht)

  I don’t know who wrote the YouTube video description, but it says they once watched an American TV show about people who go around Miami in short sleeves and … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

헤이맨 (Hey Men) – Sea You Again

  This is a perfect summer bop, and I think the reason I like it so much is because it reminds me of when I went out to Greenplugged Donghae … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

콜드 (Colde) – 없어도 돼 (You Don’t Need My Love?)

  I’m so thankful I get requests like this, because it brings my attention to missing translations. I don’t usually think to translate popular artists like Colde, even though I … Continue reading

July 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

김사월 (Kim Sawol) – 붉은늑대 (Bloody Wolf)

  This song drips of Kim Haewon’s influence, and I love it. His name may only technically appear as an arranger, but the magic that results when he and Kim … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

신설희 (Shin Seol Hee) – Cinder Cone ∙ 유영 (Swimming) ∙ Horizon

  I don’t typically publish translations together, but all three of these songs are brought together for this music video and I feel like that’s not entirely insignificant. Plus, the … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

피에타 (Pieta) – 표류 (No Promise)

  Korean Indie recently released an OP about how a lot of bands tend to focus on the visual presentation of their music (i.e. music videos) rather than the sound … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

레이지본 (Lazybone) – 열대야 (Tropical Night)

  Lazybone, like Crying Nut and NoBrain, are hangovers from the 90’s Korean punk and ska scene that still rock the stage harder than pretty much every band that’s come … Continue reading

July 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

RDHD (알던형들) – Still With You

  Last I heard, lead Kim Pro was taking time off for shoulder surgery, but I guess RDHD are back now. I guess that also means I can finally stop … Continue reading

July 8, 2019 · Leave a comment