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Song Review: UNI.T – No More
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Song Review: UNI.T – No More

Comparing the debuts of UNI.T and UNB encapsulates the k-pop scene as a whole. Both groups hail from KBS’s survival series The Unit, but there’s clearly been a stronger promotional focus on the boys. Not only did UNI.T debut second, but they’ve been given less original tracks and a cheaper music video (compared to UNB’s … Continue reading

Song Review: BTS – Fake Love
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Song Review: BTS – Fake Love

To be honest, BTS’ explosive international fame has coincided with my growing ambivalence towards their music. Though I enjoyed last year’s Love Yourself: Her album, I can’t say that either DNA or Mic Drop held a candle to their peak run of 2015-2016 singles. This has resulted in an awkward mix of feelings surrounding the … Continue reading

Song Review: Kanto – Salty
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Song Review: Kanto – Salty

Despite not being your typical idol, rapper Kanto was one of the many acts to compete in KBS’s The Unit rebooting series. Though he failed to make the show’s debuting group, he quickly became a standout character. With his gruff voice and commanding stage presence, his performances felt refreshingly edgy. In this way, Salty (시큰둥) bucks … Continue reading