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South Korea’s punk scene and the rest of the country

In October 2014 I had the opportunity to check out the South Korean punk and indie scene. How and why I got there, you can read later in another article.

The first big surprise was how much the Koreans can drink. And I’m from Germany. In the same time I put away a bottle of beer (5-6%) the others tossed down a bottle of soju (20 %). But the second big surprise helped with the first: after the shows the bands and their audience went eating (and drinking) together instead of (just) drinking in a bar. That was quite nice. Continue reading