Dabang Band / 다방 밴드  … just another indie band from South Korea…

A Work in Progress

October 29, 2013 | Uncategorized | Permalink

This site is a work in progress, very obviously. When I told the others I wanted to quit the band, our singer/guitarist/songwriter Myoung Jae commented that it was a bit like breaking up with a girlfriend, when, even if you know it wasn’t working out, it was hard. It’s a bit like that, I suppose, […]

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. UPDATE (1 March 2023): Here’s […]

Maniadb.com Profile

October 10, 2013 | Uncategorized | Permalink

Maniadb.com has a pretty wide-ranging set of records regarding Dabang’s albums. I will integrate this information into album info pages when I have time…

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, […]