Every fan wants to know that their favorite group is doing well: that their music is selling, the members have name to face recognition, and their fandom is always growing. And in recent years, this drive has surpassed fandom-centered goals to reach for higher and higher awards and recognition. And
THAAD - the acronym spreading fear and speculation among K-pop fans. These days, if any China-adjacent K-pop controversy arises, THAAD is sure to come up. For some it’s a harbinger of doom, the end of Korean entertainment as we know it; for others it’s just another controversy, one that will
If you follow Girls' Generation and Sooyoung closely, you're probably thinking… wasn’t this drama released almost a year ago? We have dozens of other newer, more recent dramas to discuss, so why review this one now? Yes, it’s pretty old. But the heart of Perfect Sense remain important to its lead actress long past its
Sometimes when we listen to a certain song, we don't immediately recognise a voice singing an ad-lib in the background, or leading the song's chorus. And then we go for days and days, wondering and debating about who it is until someone gets their hands on the physical copy of the album, if
Highly-talented musicians have brought songs with addictive instrumentals to life with their own style and finesse.
In the rapidly evolving world of music, about a gazillion songs from all types of genres are produced daily. The K-pop discipline is no exception. Plenty of songs out there just so happen to share the same name but that doesn't take away from the creativity or thought that goes
K-Pop gets a rep for its 'box sets' and cleanly executed choreo, but every now and then a trend comes along that pushes K-Pop in a more theatrical direction.
One of my favourite of these is the trend for Fairy Tale inspired videos. I am fairly sure you can't have missed
Thread: Lion Heart: Success or Sajaegi
From OP - "According to some users on OH and Twitter, SM is doing a major sajaegi with Lion Heart because they don't want SNSD to lose the title as the 'Nation Best Girl Group' (especially after kicking Jessica out of the group). Do you
So August has been and gone and a number of you are facing down your returns to varying levels of school after the summer. Let's take a moment to recognise some of the unmissable Korean tracks released in August!
As usual, I couldn't even fit all my faves in, so if
Artists everywhere are always looking for ways to increase their revenue streams and in places with increasingly crowded music markets, this is especially important. A simple (in theory) way to do so is to increase your audience. Of course, without being able to create new human beings at will, you