Gugak Sounds – SOAS Radio

Gugak Sounds – SOAS Radio

Latest Episodes

Gugak Sounds Special – Park Jiha -Communion (Album Review)
March 04, 2018

  A closer look at Park Jiha’s newly released album “Communion”.  An album which, shows the direction of Korean Traditional Music. Join me as I review the album which is not only packed with good music but shows Park Jiha as a true artist in her very

Gugak Sounds S4 E3 – Jeju Kut Music (Shamanism)
November 21, 2016

This show is based on the shaman music of Korea’s famous island Jeju. I will be focusing on Shamanism in Korea as a profession as well as playing Shamanistic music from this region. This is to tie with the upcoming SOAS concert where we will have a

Gugak Sounds S4 E2
October 30, 2016

In this second episode I will be reviewing the album by the folk traditional group called second moon and their new album Pansori-Chunhyangga 판소리 춘향가 . Join Anna and I as we review 5 of the most captivating and interesting tracks on this album. Tracklist

Gugak Sounds S4 E1
October 23, 2016

In this episode join me as I tour through my 4 months of summer holiday through music. I will be talking about things I learnt and concerts attended as well as my plan for the year ahead. Track 1  Bulsechul – Pungryu City Track 2 Ensemble Geomungo &

Gugak Sounds S2 E23 ( Final)
May 12, 2016

Join me in this final episode of Series 2, where I touch a bit on the religious music of Korea (Buddhism and Shamanism)

Gugak Sounds S2 E22 Minyo Part 3
March 21, 2016

In this episode I will be diving into the future or rather would I say songs that have been influenced by Minyo. In the first half of the show I will be covering music from 3 different genres: Hip-hop, Rap, and Jazz. In the second part I will be discussin

Gugak Sounds S2 E21 Minyo Part 1
March 21, 2016

Episode 21 Minyo Part 1 This episode explores Minyo music in more detail. I will be talking about regions and what makes their singing unique to the region. I will be going further by also talking about the genre Jagpa and how it relates to Minyo and well

Gugak Sounds S2 E20
March 13, 2016

This episode is an introductory episode into the world of Minyo. In this episode, I will talk about the start of Minyo how it became and it significance to the Korea people. I will also be touching once again on the top of Han and how this is related to M

Gugak Sounds S2 E19 SE:UM – Korean Breath album review
March 07, 2016

This episode is an album review of one of Korea?s upcoming Gugak group SE:UM. In this episode I will be exploring their album; Korean breath and the entire tracks in the album. Join me as I explore and take you through this wonderful album packed with gre

Gugak Sounds S2 E18 SamulNori (interview with Professor Keith Howard)
February 24, 2016

Episode 18 Interview with Keith Howard This interview is with Professor Keith Howard, SOAS Professor and Ethnomusicologist. In this interview we talk about his interest in Korea, the music, his travels and how he came in contact Korean traditional music a