[NEWS] MIDEM: Kpop Night Out – Cannes, France


Each year Cannes’ international music event Midem includes a series of musical showcases by artists around the world. 

The Kpop Night Out event, organised by the Korean Creative Contents Agency (KOCCA), presents a night of Kpop music from four acts. On Friday June 3rd the Grand Salon at Carlton Hotel will play host to Ego Function Error, Guckkasten, Eluphant and Idiotape.

Here’s the low down on the Korean acts playing at this years Midem festival:


Ego Function Error

Formed in 2013 EgoFunctionError are a four-piece psychedelic girl punk band. Their energetic performances around the Seoul indie scene have gained them an impressive following. This month marks the release of their first ep, the cleverly named EP EP Shake.




A four member psychedelic rock group, Guckkasten debuted in 2007 and are one of the most recognised alternate artists in South Korea. With plenty of awards under their belt, and an impressive list of appearances you can’t help but pay attention to this group.

Guckkasten last year performed at the London Korean Festival and lead singer Ha Hyunwoo is thought to be the man behind the Our Neighborhood Music General mask on King of Masked Singers.



Formed of rappers Minos and Kebee as a sub-unit during their time at Minos‘ label Soul Company in 2006. The rappers are now signed to hip hop label BrandNew Music and are well known for their ability to tell a story unlike most other artists.



Formed of leader Dguru a former DJ, songwriter Zeze playing synthesizers, and drummer DR, IDIOTAPE combine dance beats, electro punk ruffs, and rock and roll drums to produce electronica unique to their unit.

READ MORE: Exclusive interview with IDIOTAPE


Kpop Night Out Schedule:

20:00 – 20:30: Ego Function Error
20:45 – 21:15: Guckkasten
21:30 – 22:00 : Eluphant
22:15 – 22:45: Idiotape




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