Music from South Corea – Youn Sun Nah

Youn Sun Nah (born 28 August 1969 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean jazz singer and songwriter. With 23 years she startet her carreer with the Orchestra of South Corea . Later in 1995 she studied Music  in Paris at the CIM , one of the oldest Jazz High Schools in the World . Later she played in several clubs as mamber of a Jazz Quintet and won a lot of prizes . Her is her cover version of Metallica´s “Enter Sandman” and of the Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nail ) song “Hurt ”

If you wann read more about the song “Hurt ” have a look on my blog from yesterday :

Music from Korea – Jimi Hendrix vs Gayageum – Voodoo Chile

The gayageum or kayagum is a traditional Korean zither-like string instrument, with 12 strings, although more recently variants have been constructed with 21 or other numbers of strings. It is probably the best known traditional Korean musical instrument

Music from South Korea – Panic

Panic is a rock and pop musician from South Korea. Listen to his very nice piece “내 낡은 서랍속의 바다”:

Thanks for this suggestion, Alix!

Music from South-Korea- B.A.P

B.A.P  a boy group from South Korea , i´m really not a fan of boy groups , but could not resist to introduce  them, i was impressed of the energy of the music  and the video clip. They released in January 2012 their first album (EP)  called after their first single “Warrior ” , here is their song “Power M/V” whatever M/V means ^^

Music from China/South Corea- EXO

Exo , a chinese /south corean boy band . Formed in 2011 in Seoul, South Korea, EXO comprises twelve members separated into two subgroups, EXO-K and EXO-M, promoting their music simultaneously in both South Korea and China respectively. Their debut single “Mama” was released on April 8, 2012, followed by the release of their debut EP Mama on April 9, 2012

Exo- K for South Korea

Exo-M for China

Music from the US/South Korea – Trace Bundy/Sungha Jung

Trance Bundy is an US-american acoustic guitarist from Austin. And Sungha Jung is a south korean guitar player, born in 1996(!). Here’s their song “Canon“, a great one:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Alex, thanks!