Battle of the B-Sides: Limitless, Hwanhee, Sechs Kies, Royal Pirates, Ladies’ Code
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Battle of the B-Sides: Limitless, Hwanhee, Sechs Kies, Royal Pirates, Ladies’ Code

It’s time for a new Bias List feature! K-pop’s title tracks might gain most of listeners’ attention, but many album tracks are worth equal spotlight. I call these “buried treasures.” Beyond this, K-pop’s albums deliver thousands of additional tracks that settle for a more limited audience. It’s these songs that will become a part of … Continue reading

Song Review: ATEEZ – Dreamers
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Song Review: ATEEZ – Dreamers

Though it may not represent their definitive sound, 2019’s Wave is still my favorite ATEEZ single. It’s one of the most uplifting K-pop tracks in recent memory, with a brilliant build that saves all its vocal and instrumental fireworks for one knockout climax. New Japanese single Dreamers feels like a sonic successor, harnessing a tropical … Continue reading

Song Review: The Boyz – Drink It
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Song Review: The Boyz – Drink It

Up to this point, music released through the Universe app has felt extraneous to an artist’s discography, making its restricted music videos less frustrating. Still, I’m surprised by just how much content this platform is churning out. Whoever’s funding this launch seems to have an unlimited budget, releasing glossy videos almost every week. The latest … Continue reading