K-Music 2018


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Last Show: Sunday 30 th September 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

SsingSsing have been making waves across the globe, bringing glam rock and funk elements together with a charismatic theatrical twist that takes inspiration from shamanic tradition. In the words of vocalist Heemoon Lee “in Korean traditional art, male shamans, called baksu, have the body of a male. But as mediums, they need more than a single sexual identity, because they're channeling both male and female spirits. When I act a female character and sing, I have to overcome the fact of my being a male sorikkun (singer), and try my utmost to bring a more neutral, unisex feeling to the performance”

Reminiscent of the rock and worldbeat of Talking Heads, SsingSsing seamlessly combine their storytelling with cool wit and stunning Korean vocals.

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"Hee-moon Lee, Da-hye Choo and Seung-tae Shin strutted and harmonized like a young Madonna on steroids. Dressed respectively as femme fatale, ingenue and badass, they kept a multicultural crowd on their feet"

New York Music Daily

"Very glam, very rock and roll and very ready to play with the concept of gender" (NPR)