South Club is a South Korean band. The line-up consists of Jang Wonyoung (장원영; drums), Kim Euimyung (김의명; bass), Kang Kunku (강군구; guitar) and Nam Taehyun (남태현; vocalist). The latter is the CEO of the agency the group's under, South Buyers Club. Member Choi Yoonhee (최윤회) left the band approximately in September 2017.
Nam Taehyun has announced that he will be recruiting members for his new band via his tumblr on January the 6th, 2017. In the post he has stated that he is looking for people who can play instruments and that there are no restrictions "in age, nationality" for the members of his future band. The line-up has been established on February the 10th. 35 days after formantion South Club has given their first gig as a co-ed group in one of Korea's night clubs.
On May the 19th Taehyun has confirmed that South Club released their first single Hug Me on May the 26th. The band released their debut mini-album "90" in June, all the tracks have been written and produced by Nam Taehyun. On July the 9th, the band release their first single "아니" (No)
In September 2017 fans have noticed that Yooni is never in pictures with South Club anymore; soon after that the band performed at festivals as four which pretty much confirmed the rumours about her having left, although the agency never released the official statement regarding her departure. After that moment on, the co-ed band turned into a boy band.
South Club has released the OST to the drama Black "Take Me Out" on October 15th followed by the OST to Children of 20th Century "소년, 소녀" (Boy, Girl) released in November.
The band's first release as a four piece was a single "Who Is This Song For?", which they dropped on December the 5th, 2017.
All of South Club members have been in other bands before: Kunku and Euimyung were performing with a rock band APNEA from 2011 to 2016, Wonyoung was a member of a live performance group FOUR SOME RE:PROJECT, while Taehyun is an ex-member of a popular idol group WINNER, which he had to leave in November 2016 due to mental health issues according to the official statement.
Other than official music releases, Nam Taehyun also uploads covers to his Soundcloud page under the name SOUTH_CLUB.
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