Features

Top 3 of the MonthCountdowns / Music Shows & Specials / Concert Reviews & Recaps / Album Reviews / Legendary Songs / Grading the K-Pop AgenciesGreat Performances / Buried Treasure / Producer Spotlight / K-Pop Retrospectives / Miscellaneous


TOP 3 OF THE MONTH

Looking at the best kpop releases of each month.

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

June 2016

July 2016

August 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016


COUNTDOWNS

My top 50 singles of each year.

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Top 50 Singles of 2015: Part 1, Part 2

Midyear

Mid-Year Best Of: Top Songs of 2016

Mid-Year Best Of: Top Albums of 2016


MUSIC SHOWS & SPECIALS

Sometimes I’ve just got something to say about Korea’s biggest idol spectacles.

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Thoughts on the 2015 SBS Gayo Daejun (12-29-15)

2015 KBS Gayo Daechukje

Thoughts on the 2015 KBS Gayo Daechukje (12-31-15)

2015 MBC Gayo Daejejun

Thoughts on the 2015 MBC Gayo Daejejeon (1-1-16)

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2016 MAMA Awards: Ranking the Performances (12-4-16)


CONCERT REVIEWS & RECAPS

For those wonderful times I actually get to see my beloved idols in person.

Infinite Effect

Infinite Effect in L.A. (January 10, 2016)

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Exo – Exo’luXion in Vancouver (February 12, 2016)

KCON 2016

KCON 2016 (July 29-31, 2016)


ALBUM REVIEWS

Infinite Only: The Eye / Air / One Day / True Love / Thank You / Zero

News – Quartetto


LEGENDARY SONGS

Ten out of tens — all of them.

01. Infinite – The Chaser

02. G-Dragon – Crooked

03. B1A4 – Lonely


GRADING THE K-POP AGENCIES

JYP Entertainment

SM Entertainment

YG Entertainment


GREAT PERFORMANCES

Spotlighting the best of the best.

01. Sungkyu & Woohyun – The Day The Sun Rises

02. Raccoon Boys – Thriller

03. Beast – Fiction


BURIED TREASURE

Putting the focus on spectacular b-sides.

2PM – Uneasy

AOA – 10 Seconds

Apink – Drummer Boy

Astro – Fireworks

Astro – Lonely

B1A4 – I Didn’t See It

B1A4 – Melancholy

BOYS24 – Time Leap

BTOB – Yes I Am

BTS – Lie (Jimin Solo)

Double S 301 (SS301) – Saxophone

EXID – Are You Hungry? (Yum Yum)

EXO – Artificial Love

EXO-CBX – Rhythm After Summer

f(x) – Airplane

GOT7 – Who’s That

Key & Doyoung – Cool

Monsta X – That’s A Foul

MyName – Reason

Nine Muses – Action

Oh My Girl – I Found Love

Pentagon – Pretty

Seventeen – Beautiful

Seventeen – Healing

Seventeen – Still Lonely

Snuper – Yes Or No

Taemin – Guess Who

Taeyeon – Good Thing

Twice – I’m Gonna Be A Star

UP10TION – Stuck On You

VIXX – Desperate

VIXX – Six Feet Under

Woohyun – Everyday

100% – A Day Like Today


PRODUCER SPOTLIGHT

Because k-pop doesn’t come out of thin air!

Black Eyed Pilseung

Brave Brothers / Brave Sound

Duble Sidekick

Hitchhiker

Jinyoung (B1A4)

LDN Noise

Rphabet

Seo Young-Bae & Iggy

Shinsadong Tiger

Sweetune

Thomas Troelsen

Yoo Young-Jin

ZigZag Note


K-POP RETROSPECTIVES

Videography megamixes for some of the biggest artists.

1 – INFINITE (2010-2015)

 

2 – BEAST (2009-2015)

 

3 – B1A4 (2011-2015)

 

4 – NINE MUSES (2010-2015)


MISCELLANEOUS

The Bias List’s Ultimate Halloween K-Pop Playlist

Designing A Comeback: The Perfect Infinite Album

Five Ways to Fix K-Pop Star

Most Influential Group Of 2015

Top Five Most Underrated K-Pop Rookies (Female)

Top Five Most Underrated K-Pop Rookies (Male)

Top Ten Best K-POP CHRISTMAS Songs

Where to Buy K-Pop Albums Online

Year in K-Pop so far: Risers & Fallers