Catching up on Hyang Music's album sales charts, starting with the first week of last month:
Hyang Chart - 1st week of May, 2011
1. Dalmoon - 28
2. 10cm - 1.0
3. Nunco - Murder's High
4. Glen Check - Disco Elevator
5. Sogyumo Acacia Band - Ciaosmos
6. Suede - The Best of Suede
7. Neon Bunny - Seoulight
8. Cosmos Sound - 스무살
9. f(x) - 피노키오
10. Strokes - Angles
The new k-indie oriented additions to the TOP100 list were the following:
13. Bamseom Pirates/Ankle Attack - The Split
21. Demian The Band - You God Forgot
26. Wagwak - Lost In A Lot
65. The Rock Tigers - Electric Travel
73. 내일 - 새벽 기차
75. Honggaap - 홍갑 1
77. The Black Skirts - 201 (special edition)
81. The Killer CutZ - Loop Loop Red Red
87. Dalmoon - 옥탑라됴
See the full top 100 list here.
On April 23 noisy punk rockers Bamseom Pirates and post-punk-ish rock band Ankle Attack put out a split album called The Split. Ankle Attack contributed with 3 songs whereas Bamseom Pirates offered a total of 12 tracks.
Four member indie rock act Demian The Band made a much celebrated album debut with You God Forgot on May 4. All 11 tracks from the release can be streamed from the official MySpace.
An equally celebrated release was that of buzz act Wagwak's three track single Lost In A Lot, also released on May 4. Check out the official YouTube channel for samples.
Male singer/songwriter Honggaap released is first EP, 홍갑 1, through boonga Boonga Record affiliate boongboongp on May 6. The song 몰라요 has a music video.
"Electronic band The Killer CutZ" has Lazybone's JD wielding the drumsticks for debut EP Loop Loop Red Red, released May 3. The duo's official YouTube channel has a promo video and various other brief samples.
Saturday, June 4, 2011