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Mate (메이트) releases ‘END OF THE WORLD’

Mate (메이트) releases ‘END OF THE WORLD’

Mate (메이트) returned from a long hiatus this October 3rd with a new single and now the pop-rock duo, formed by Jung Joon Il (정준일) and Im Heon Il (임헌일), releases the EP ‘END OF THE WORLD’ on November 4th, which contains 7 new songs (including “BABY”), although the track “아니야” will be ​​public until...
Mate (메이트) will return as a duo with new single

Mate (메이트) will return as a duo with new single

Rock-pop band Mate (메이트) is ready to return as a duo. Members Jung Joon Il (정준일), keyboard and vocals, and Im Heon Il (임헌일), guitar and vocals, are going to launch this October 3th the single ‘BABY’, which will be part of their new album. A teaser of the song and MV was already revealed:...
K-Indie Chart (2014.05.08)

K-Indie Chart (2014.05.08)

The show must go on and the Korean music industry begins to move again. Acoustic pop band Julia Hart returns and leads the top 10, and the new Mint Paper’s compilation album –with 정재원 (Jung Jae Won), 소심한 오빠들 (Sosimboys), 이선 (Yisun), 권영찬 (Kwon Young Chan), 피네 (Fine), 김은태 (Kim Eun Tae), 몽키즈 (Monkeyz), Life...
K-Indie Chart (2014.03.21)

K-Indie Chart (2014.03.21)

It’s time for a new K-Indie Chart and Beenzino finally is not in the top 10! I’m just kidding, Zino, you know I love you… But it’s true that you came down some places. Singer Leetzsche marks a good comeback remaining in the first place, Juuno -composer and music producer of Casker (캐스커)– debuts on...
K-Indie Chart (2014.03.04)

K-Indie Chart (2014.03.04)

More and more changes in the K-Indie Chart as the weeks pass and most artists make their releases. This time, veteran female singer Leetzsche is back with her 15th album and stands with the crown, while DICKPUNKS and their new live album rank second. Acoustic duo J Rabbit returns to the chart along with Lucid Fall,...
K-Indie Chart (2014.02.17)

K-Indie Chart (2014.02.17)

Again it’s time to check the movements in the Korean Indie music market. Jung Joon Il still does well in sales since early February, but the acoustic trio Sesame and Cotton Candy quickly takes the second place with their new album. Jang Kiha and The Faces and rock band Thornapple position their 1st albums in...
[acoustic live] Jung Joon Il (정준일) - Christmas Merry, Merry, 인사 (Greeting)

[acoustic live] Jung Joon Il (정준일) – Christmas Merry, Merry, 인사 (Greeting)

Jung Joon Il paid a visit to Super K-Pop! Check out the live performances of his amazing songs ‘Christmas Merry, Merry’, ‘Greeting’ 정준일 began his musical career in 2005 after winning second place in the 유재하 Music Competition. He formed the band Mate, which performs deeply emotional music, and debuted in 2009. 정준일 is the...
K-Indie Chart (2014.02.04)

K-Indie Chart (2014.02.04)

Ends January and the chart starts getting more activity. Jung Joon Il, of Mate (메이트), makes his comeback with his 2nd solo album and a 2CD special edition of the excellent Magic Strawberry Sound’s compilation is launched. Rapper Beenzino returns (again!) to the Top 10 with his 1st solo album -probably due to the launch...
Korean indie/rock releases of the week (01.13-01.19)

Korean indie/rock releases of the week (01.13-01.19)

Here is rather short list of releases and unfortunately again I’m not driven by any of these bands/singers. Yes, here you can see Royal Pirates new EP but come on! they are trying to follow CNBlue and FTIsland who can’t be called rock at all! Again, here is Rumble Fish who lost all her expressiveness...
[Indie2Go#077] Jung Joonil (정준일) - "괜찮아"

[Indie2Go#077] Jung Joonil (정준일) – “괜찮아”

Jung Joon Il (of Mate) for Indie2Go