Posted: Oct 17th, 11:57
Stream our first compilation featuring the best of Seoul's underground scene.
Posted: Oct 9th, 06:39
Check out Baekma performing live at Big Bird in Seoul.
Posted: Oct 5th, 13:04
New music from New Blue Death
Posted: Oct 1st, 04:42
One song. One take. Played live at Loose Union's recording studio in Seoul. Used Cassettes pump out a short but sweet banger to continue the Live at Union Studio series. 유즈드 카세트의 매직스트로베리사운드와 발매한 싱글 <열대, 우리>
Posted: Sep 23rd, 23:04
Vans featured us on their documentary series, Living Off the Wall.
Posted: Aug 28th, 14:22
After a summer break we're back with a new video from Guten Birds!!! Check it out!! 루즈유니온이 여름 휴가를 마치고, 서울에서 활동하는 밴드 구텐버즈의 라이브 비디오와 함께 돌아왔습니다!
Posted: Jun 22nd, 07:54
Table People / 탁자 사람들 and Les Sales took their sweet time, but Doo Nyeon is on Itunes and Spotify and that other junk. So look for it if you live in in the US, UK, Europe, AUS, and Canada. And tell your friends about it.
Posted: May 28th, 04:32
Check out this article by the Korean Herald about the upcoming compilation record "Loose Union #1" 우리는 유명한 신문에있다!
Posted: May 23rd, 03:19
Loose Union presents Loose Union #1: A new compilation album celebrating Loose Unions second anniversary featuring Loose Union and friends cataloging some of Seoul’s best underground music.
Posted: Mar 26th, 02:41
Our second collaboration with Seoul's newest international concert promoters Lasrevinu is here! Filmed on March 8th, 2014 at Rolling hall here in Seoul LA based experimental pop outfit Baths performed a brand new song tilted "Ocean Death" that will be the first track on a yet unreleased EP. Check out our video for a sneak peak at what Baths will be dropping sometime in the near future.
Posted: Mar 18th, 12:15
Instrumental /electronic math rock duo Sighborggggg (spelling varies), release their first full track, an in-studio video and sample of their unique approach to composition titled “BRING IT”. nstrumental /electronic math rock 장르의 듀오 사이보그가 그들만의 독특한 작곡방식으로 만들어진 "BRING IT"을 필두로 스튜디오 영상을 담은 첫 정규 앨범을 발표했다.
Posted: Mar 13th, 15:48
A couple weeks ago chillwavers Washed Out played a sold out gig here in Seoul and our Loose Union video crew was there to capture the show. Check out the first in our new series "Live in Seoul" which was put together in collaboration with Seoul's newest promo company Lasrevinu.
Posted: Mar 10th, 23:46
Loose Union Alumni Josh Shell making it happen in America with his new project Belfry Hollers. They have been playing all over Chicago for about a year and were noticed and asked to record at the legendary Chicago Recording Company.
Posted: Mar 6th, 05:50
The Killer Drones strike with a new jam and a performance that lives up to their moniker in the 2nd installment of our new "Live at Union Studio" Series. If you live in Seoul take our advice and go see 'em live. Thank us later.
Posted: Mar 1st, 04:53
We'd like to take a moment to offer a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our man Brad Wheeler who mixed and recorded 선우정아 / Sunwoo Jung-A's record "It's Okay Dear" earlier this year. Last night they won "Best Pop Album of the Year" at the Korean Music Awards! Brad records most of our bands and does almost all the audio work for the videos Loose Union produce. Basically Brad is the unsung hero of everything Loose Union has ever done. Can't run this ship without him. With hard work and talent good things do happen to good people. Nice one dude!
Posted: Feb 27th, 03:42
New Used Cassettes Lyric Video!! Matt & his talented/beautiful girlfriend Suji created this together - super awesome work! 유즈드 카세트 기타리스트 맷과 맷 여자 친구 수지는 이 유즈드 카세트 뮤직 비디오 만들었어 - 둘이 엄청 창조적인 아티스트들!! 둘다 대단해 - 수고했어! 멋있어!! 응원 많이 해주세요!!
Posted: Feb 18th, 09:54
Two New Pax and Rex Releases! Have a listen to The Master and the Boy and Playing Sets.
Posted: Feb 10th, 14:59
In anticipation of their shows in Seoul, Eric interviewed Busan's Say Sue Me for doindie.co.kr
Posted: Feb 5th, 15:18
Love X Stereo kick off new video series of live performances filmed live in Loose Union's recording studio in Seoul. Check it out and stay tuned for more!!!
Posted: Feb 5th, 13:01
Hear the new side project from Danny and Matt of Used Cassettes.
Posted: Jan 12th, 09:14
This friday uber-awesome Unknown Mortal Orchestra will be hitting Seoul and our boys The Killer Drones will be opening up the show. We've got some free tickets to give away. All you've gotta do is share this video. "Continue reading" for the details.
Posted: Jan 4th, 08:55
Table People are featured in the January issue of Groove magazine.
Posted: Jan 1st, 15:00
Hey y'all! Happy New Year! We'd like to kick things off with a wonderful short-documentary about an amazing drummer that always "played from the heart" and never gave up. Let 2014 keep us grounded.
Posted: Dec 20th 2013, 04:52
The new Used Cassettes album "Users" is now available to stream on Soundcloud and the bands profile page on Loose Union.com. Listen and enjoy.
Posted: Dec 19th 2013, 05:35
Loose Union's favorite techno rockers released an amazing music video today for their song "Fly Over" off of their new album Glow. The video is for the "Vavava Video Dance Project" and is directed by Vakki. Check it out cause its pretty amazing work.
Posted: Dec 19th 2013, 03:32
Loyalty, friendship and GOOD TASTE is what matters most to our buddy, Jay Diaz. Our honorary member chips in his 27 cents on the best of 2013.
Posted: Dec 18th 2013, 15:21
On Saturday, December 21st, the heaviest of Loose Union's heavy hitters invade FF, Seoul's number #1 indie experience.
Posted: Dec 17th 2013, 13:08
All right. Here is my list. It's not in any order.
Posted: Dec 17th 2013, 06:32
Chung and Eric had a few good tracks in there. But there was some glaring absences, especially in the hip-hop genre. Here is what I consider the best tracks of 2013. I guess I'm not allowed to say any from Used Cassettes or New Blue Death? Am I? Just assume any track from either is at the top of the list.
Posted: Dec 17th 2013, 05:12
On Saturday, December 21st, Used Cassettes will play at South side Parlor. Other bands playing include Life and Time, Myk Saltin Paper, Kholo, and an acoustic set from Danny Arens. Performing DJ's include: DBK (The Ja's), Justinrhyme (Art of Facts), Yu-Tang and Blondzia. There will be a special Christmas brunch served as well as pop up shops and cocktail specials.
Posted: Dec 16th 2013, 03:39
Our guy behind the scenes of Loose Union shares his best of... in no particular order. Although a bit indie rock heavy, this list presents a broader range unlike Eric's (Table People's poster boy). Kanye and Arcade Fire included, but not The National (due to the lack of listens ;))... and yes some Loose Union bands.
Posted: Dec 14th 2013, 14:32
Like the boss he is, Eric decided to spend his Saturday night compiling a playlist of his favorite songs from 2013.
Posted: Dec 13th 2013, 05:57
Used Cassettes have been busy this year. In support of their album launch on Sunday, December 15th at Magpie Brewery, the band has released a set of limited edition hats. Here is a video of the whole DIY process. Pre-orders for the hats can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: Dec 11th 2013, 03:45
After the release of "The Raven (Live)" music video yesterday, Used Cassettes have released the album version today as the first single off the upcoming USERS LP. The first full lenght album from the band will be released this sunday December 15th at Magpie Brewery. Performances start at 6:00 pm With Nick Incovino, followed by the Barberettes at 7:00 pm, and Used Cassettes at 7:30.
Posted: Dec 10th 2013, 01:55
Used Cassettes new music video "The Raven (live)" directed by Bae Doohan, has just been released. This is the second video off of the upcoming USERS LP that will be released on Sunday, December 15. A release party is scheduled for that day at Magpie Brewery. Performing with Used Cassettes that night will be Nick Iacovino and The Barberettes.
Posted: Dec 2nd 2013, 06:22
Juck Juck Grunzie kill a performance of "Walking in Dream" on new MNET show "Must." Watch it! 11월 4주 MUST LISTEN 선정 앨범 "적적해서 그런지 - Psycho" 중 꿈 속에서 여러가지 긴박한 모험을 하는 장면을 몽환적인 사운드로 표현한 곡, " Walking in a Dream" 매주 수요일 밤 11시 라이브 음악의 모든 것, MUST
Posted: Nov 23rd 2013, 16:34
적적해서 그런지 데뷔 앨범 싸이코를 아이튠즈에서 구매할수있습니나. 릴리즈파티에 와주신분들, 계속 적인 도움주신모든분들 감사드려요! Juck Juck Grunzie's debut is available on iTunes now. Thanks to everyone who came out to their killer album release show a few weeks ago. You can get copies of the record at their live shows too. Support some of Seoul's best new music!
Posted: Nov 23rd 2013, 16:23
Sweetieface is a new short film by Canadian filmmaker Mark O'Brien with a script by author Katie Boland. The film stars the pair and features music from Loose Union's New Blue Death and Used Cassettes. Check out the trailer featuring NBD's "The Violent Season."
Posted: Nov 14th 2013, 14:32
Eric Davis interviews Witchhats' Kris Buscombe before their 11/16 show in Seoul.
Posted: Nov 11th 2013, 09:38
스플릿 CD 발매(11월 16일, DGBD)를 기념하여 테이블 피플과 레 세일즈가 Part 1 / Part 2로 나누어서 서로를 인터뷰하였습니다. 이번 Part 1은 레 세일즈의 정대인이 묻고 테이블 피플의 에릭 데이비스(Eric Davis)가 대답했습니다. Do Indie is an awesome new site dedicated to the independent music scene here in Seoul. With the new split EP between Table People and Les Sales due out this weekend Do Indie has decided to have the bands interview each other. Here is part one of two where Les Sales Cheong Daein interviews Table People’s Eric Davis.
Posted: Nov 8th 2013, 03:17
New single from their upcoming split EP with Les Sales titled "Doo Nyeon"
Posted: Nov 5th 2013, 04:01
Used Cassettes go Rat Pack on their new music video. The featured song is the intro track for Used Cassettes' new album "USERS" - coming out soon on Loose Union. 유즈드 카셎츠 새로운 뮤직 비디오! 이 음악은 유즈드 카셎츠의 새로운 앨범 인트로 곡입니다! 이번에 좀 댄디하게 했죠. 이 비디오는 멋있게 하는 Tailorable BlueLabel이랑 콜래보래션 했어요. 여러분 즐겨주세요!
Posted: Oct 24th 2013, 04:24
Check out a new write up on Juck Juck Grunzie over at Korean Rock is Real, a webzine dedicated to the best independent rock music coming out of Korea today.
Posted: Oct 16th 2013, 10:11
H.B.C. Festival is a mini-festival with a block party vibe that goes down twice a year in the Haebongcheon(HBC) neighborhood located in the foot hills of Namsan in central Seoul. Taking place every spring and fall HBC Fest sees crowds of party people fill the streets around a few different venues in the hood This fall Loose Union faves New Blue Death(Friday), Used Cassettes(Saturday), and Slow Dress (Saturday) will join the line-up. Also be sure to check out special solo performances from Used Cassettes Danny Arnes and New Blue’s Adam Brennan @ DOJO on Friday and Killer Drones’ Grey Watson @ Hungry Dog on Saturday. “Continue Reading” for the full schedule of HBC Fall Fest 2013.
Posted: Oct 16th 2013, 02:16
Here's an hour long documentary that was broadcast on EBS Radio here in Seoul this week about the independent music scene here in Seoul through the lens of foreign musicians. The second half of the documentary focuses on Loose Union and what we've been doing here in Seoul over the past few years. "Hongdae Exit 9" features music and interviews from New Blue Death and Used Cassettes. Have a listen!
Posted: Oct 14th 2013, 00:48
Les Sales have a Korean only interview up at 8 Seconds Blog. If you don't speak Korean you can at least fawn over them looking good in vests.
Posted: Oct 13th 2013, 16:14
Check out Love X Stereo's latest interview with rifraf.com
Posted: Oct 11th 2013, 07:52
This weekend marks the 2nd annual Zandari Fest here in Seoul. Similar in concept to North American festivals like Austin, Texas’ SXSW or Toronto, Canada’s NXNE Zandari will take place in various clubs and bars all over Seoul’s Hongdae area this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 11-13). The line-up features some of Seoul’s best independent artists including Loose Union alumni Juck Juck Grunzie and Used Cassettes. Both Perform Sunday For more info check out Zandari’s Website
Posted: Oct 11th 2013, 03:44
THE FOLKS OVER AT SUPERCOLORSUPER HAVE GOT THEIR FIRST SHOW OF THEIR FALL LINE-UP THIS SUNDAY IN SEOUL. TORONTO'S I AM ROBOT AND PROUD WILL BRING BEAUTIFUL ELECTROPOP BLEEPS AND BLOOPS TO MAGPIE BREWING CO.'S BASEMENT IN HBC THIS WEEKEND. SHOW DETAILS INSIDE
Posted: Oct 2nd 2013, 05:22
WELCOME TO OUR NEW SITE. TO CELEBRATE WE"VE GOT A NEW MIX TAPE FROM LOOSE UNION BANDS AND OUR FRIENDS. "CONTINUE READING" TO CHECK IT OUT.