Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Akdong Musician Makes Me Rethink My Faith In Humanity

Why does this awful group continue to release music? If I ever go on a killing spree, I will blame AKMU.

Akdong Musician tries to follow a formula used by a lot of Korean indie artists in which the songs start off slow and gradually build up throughout the song. I generally like the formula if it is done well (for example, I love this song that follows this formula: Beautiful Days - Girl and Boy Meet), but the instrumental has to become more interesting as the song progresses. It has to make the buildup worth it or you just wasted 3-4 minutes listening to a droll piece of shit song that trolled the fuck out of you.

And that's exactly what happens whenever I listen to an Akdong Musician song. Their songs never progress; in fact, the songs just add some vocal wanking and become slower. Way to kick me in the fucking balls, Akdong Musician. Go over to Iraq and Syria and play your shitty music. Maybe then ISIS will realize that their lives aren't so bad after having listening to your music. They may end up redirecting their hate by going on Korean portal sites and telling everyone how fucking shitty Akdong Musician is and that these two fucking trolls are the real terrorists that must be eradicated for world peace.


  1. I cried laughing when I see fangirls claim on how "original" and "refreshing" these people are

    1. Oh and any more recommendations for Korean indie bands? The song you mentioned is just my style. If you're free, some Japanese indies too. Preferably with download links, because fuck buying music

    2. I stopped downloading music when MegaUpload went under because all of the new direct download sites are slow as fuck and laden with malware, so I can't help you on that front.

      For some bands/artists I like (just a small sample):

      Tensi Love - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LY04pAzshI
      Glen Check - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfDd9k3naOc
      Annyeongbada (Goodbye Sea) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vjyIYawA1o
      Guckkasten - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-mNXYebIBs
      Taru - Love Today - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bm5MA-XreU

      I don't have time these days to keep up on indie music, but here are some good places for it:


      I never listened to Japanese indie very much. I'm sure others would be more helpful with that.

  2. I like the part where we didn't have to look at their faces

  3. Imagine if AKMU took a more electro-pop path instead of this acoustic stuff

  4. Truly derivative try hard indie.
    This is pretty much what "indie" music in the west sounded 10 years ago.

    1. uhhhh, don't know about that
      indie 10 years ago was actually really good

    2. This song sounds like a...pseudo k-pop-country-oldies song to me

  5. lol I find their songs equally boring with their "Visuals"