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[Indie Pick] Mandong

We’re back with a new Indie Pick and this time we’re taking a closer look at the jazz trio Mandong. Let’s dive in!


Mandong is a trio consisting of Ham Seokyoung (guitar), Seo Kyung-soo (drums) and Song Namhyeon. Originally it was only Ham and Seo. That was when they debuted in 2020, Song joined later on.

Their first release was the full-length album ‘Man in a hurry’. That was in August 2020.

Their second full-length album ‘BIG SUN’ was released in 2022, that is also when Song joined the group.

They also dropped the collaborative EP ‘The vibe is a chance’ together with Youra.

This year they have released the single album ‘Civilization’ and their third full-length album ‘The Bat’.

Go check out their discography on Spotify here.

You can find them on Instagram here.

A writer with a slight coffee addiction and a tendency to find K-Indie gems in the YouTube rabbit hole.