Korean DJs: Night Tempo & Miso


Firstly, we introduce Korean DJs related to Japanese music.

NightTempo is a famous DJ known for remixing Japanese city pop songs.
He doesn't only remix pop tunes but also produces his original songs.

His album "NEO STANDARD" mainly features Japanese female artists deeply involved in 80-90s idol songs and city pop, such as Kaoru Akimoto, Kyoko Koizumi, Maki Nomiya, and more.

His music genre is known as Future Funk, and it gained popularity around the world through his contributions.
Future Funk is the coexistence of Japanese city pop and idol songs with elements of House music and Funk through remixing.


Another Korean DJ active in Japan is Miso. She has remixed "Marunouchi Sadistic" included in Ringo Sheena's work "Hyakuyaku no Cho."
Let's see how she did with the following music video.

The Music Video for Ringo Sheena's "Marunouchi Sadistic (Miso Remix)"






Korean Indie Rock Artist/Band -Gongjoong Doduk & Say Sue Me-


Next, we will talk about Korean indie rock artist "Gongjoong Doduk."

Gongjoong Doduk, also known as "Mid-Air Thief" is a home recording artist from South Korea.
He has released two works from the Japanese label "Botanical House," hosted by the Japanese band Lamp.
In 2022, he released the work "Flood Format" under the name of "Bird's Eye Batang."



Say Sue Me is a four-piece indie rock band.
Their musical style has been described as "surf rock" or "surfgaze."
The band is influenced by 60's surf rock and 90's indie rock tunes such as music by Yo La Tengo, Pavement, Blur, Seam, The Ventures, and Cat Power.



Say Sue Me - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)


Say Sue Me has gained popularity around the world, and they have held concerts in Japan, the U.S., Europe, and other parts of the world.

The following video is their live performance on the YouTube channel of KEXP licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States.





In addition, The Korean rock band "Surl" held concerts with Japanese indie bands Mitsume and Regal Lily in Japan.

East Asia, including South Korea, has many notable musicians, besides the artists we have introduced this time.
Let us introduce you Hong Kong and Taiwanese music.




Source


Riot Act Media -Say Sue Me: http://riotactmedia.com/roster/say-sue-me/