Grading the K-Pop Agencies: Part Two (Plan A, Pledis, Star Empire, Starship, Top, TS, WM, Woollim)
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Grading the K-Pop Agencies: Part Two (Plan A, Pledis, Star Empire, Starship, Top, TS, WM, Woollim)

Disclaimer: As with my write-ups on the Big Three agencies, this is written from an outsider’s perspective. I’m not privy to any business-related financial information beyond what any other fan would know. The purpose of these articles is to examine how well these agencies are serving their artists and the general k-pop fan-base. Read Part … Continue reading

Grading the K-Pop Agencies: Part One (Big Hit, Brave, Cube, DSP, Fantagio, FNC, Jellyfish, MBK)
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Grading the K-Pop Agencies: Part One (Big Hit, Brave, Cube, DSP, Fantagio, FNC, Jellyfish, MBK)

Disclaimer: As with my write-ups on the Big Three agencies, this is written from an outsider’s perspective. I’m not privy to any business-related financial information beyond what any other fan would know. The purpose of these articles is to examine how well these agencies are serving their artists and the general k-pop fan-base. Big Hit … Continue reading

K-Pop Producer Spotlight: Daniel Caesar & Ludwig Lindell (Caesar & Loui)
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K-Pop Producer Spotlight: Daniel Caesar & Ludwig Lindell (Caesar & Loui)

If there’s anything I’ve learned from covering pop music for over a decade, it’s that songwriters and collaborators are just as important as the artists themselves. Though they often work behind the scenes, this feature is a chance to shine the light on some of k-pop’s most innovative and accomplished producers and composers. Daniel Caesar … Continue reading