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Category Archives: Memories & Events

John Scott Interview, Summer 2003

April 4, 2015 | Memories & Events | Permalink

From the depths of an old hard drive, comes an interview amateur videographer John Scott did with us in the spring or summer of 2003. (The file is datestamped June 2003.) I figured I’d put it on Youtube rather than let it moulder in obscurity: The video includes a little live footage from a show at […]

Park Geunhong’s Indie World: Someone Remembers

August 12, 2014 | Memories & Events | Permalink

It’s nice to know someone out there remembers: I’m not sure Park Geunhong is, but he seems to be the cohost of an indie music program on Korean radio. Anyway, he mentioned Dabang Band on his show back in February 2014. He has some of his details mixed up, which isn’t surprising after so much time has passed, though […]

Taxi Blues Soundtrack, Features Dabang Band Song “Taxi Blues”

October 26, 2013 | Memories & Events | Permalink

The soundtrack of Choi-ha Dong-ha’s  award-winning Korean independent film Taxi Blues (2005) featured the Dabang Band song “Taxi Blues” from the album Product. Here’s an official trailer for the film: Here’s a longer trailer/sneak peek with more of the film: You can read more about the film here. Updated info link in English here.

Ssamzie Sori Festival (2002) Show

October 5, 2013 | Memories & Events | Permalink

On 5 October 2002, Dabang Band was only eight months old, when it played at one of the biggest annual indie music festivals in South Korea, the Ssamzie Sori Festival. In a lineup that included Psy (yes, that Psy), the Uh Uh Boo Project Band (in one of its last live performances), Jaurim, Sugar Donut, […]