May 25th, 2011


Indie spirit lives on in Hongdae’s cafes and clubs

Found this interesting article and wanted to share. It's not only about clubs, it's just about Hongdae overall. The place of my dream, btw))

Hongdae Donburi / Sangsang Madang Cafe

There is no shortage of places catering to chic trendsetters looking for luxury and glamour, but young, adventurous types seeking a raw slice of urban life still head out to the area near Hongik University in western Seoul. Despite a recent explosion of upmarket shops, the neighborhood’s indie spirit lives on in live music venues, underground clubs and chill cafes built on a foundation of artistic souls who have migrated here since the 1990s.

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