Peggy Gou: Starry Night

Originally released as an Apple Music exclusive, Peggy Gou’s “Starry Night” plays by typical house music rules—hi-hats, machine claps, a thumping bass line, and prominent piano chords—and leans into the feel-good nature of the genre. Gou lays down a few Korean-language verses and splices them with spoken-word English. The accompanying video, which was directed by Jonas Lindstroem, proves cinematic with wide-angle shots of Gou dancing, …

Seoul’s Punto Blu Launches Y∞n1verse Art Residency + Exhibition

Seongsu-dong's newest social hub reveals its artistic vision

From Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art to the D Museum, Seoul’s art destinations nourish international travelers and inspire Koreans. Punto Blu, however, wants to do both. The brand new venue wants to provide a platform for emerging artists and garner attention from the global art community. Located in Seoul’s Seongsu-dong neighborhood, the open-concept concrete space features a bar, a smattering of chairs and tables, large windows to …

Tiger Beer’s Tiger Roar Collective + Global Talent Showcase in Seoul

One epic, immersive experience in South Korea, and the birth of a community to support the arts

As the sun set over the series of artificial islands known as Sebitseom, rising up from Seoul’s Han River, hundreds of guests processed into an experience of explosive, living art. The vision of Singapore-brewed, globally consumed Tiger Beer, “Tiger Roar” (as the raucous night was known) concluded a year’s worth of the brand’s Uncaged Night events. The diverse slate of talent—individuals drawn from various industries across a …