Song Review: SF9 – Now Or Never
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Song Review: SF9 – Now Or Never

Over the course of their young career, SF9 have tackled a number of concepts. This constant shift in sounds may make it difficult for casual listeners to get into their music, but it’s proven the group’s impressive versatility. With new single Now Or Never (질렀어), the guys are tackling a genre they call “dark pop,” … Continue reading

Song Review: AOA – Bingle Bangle
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Song Review: AOA – Bingle Bangle

So many veteran idol groups have gone through changes these past few years — some of them losing members and some disbanding altogether. Seventeen months after their last comeback, AOA are still kicking, but without their former main vocal Choa. So while Bingle Bangle (빙글뱅글) retains the fun, upbeat style the group has pursued for … Continue reading

Song Review: N.Flying – How R U Today
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Song Review: N.Flying – How R U Today

If any group might have been spared the effects of k-pop’s prolonged tropical love affair, I assumed it would be one like N.Flying. Since reemerging with new member Hweseung last summer, they’ve consistently delivered a rollicking brand of punchy power pop, as joyously silly as it is addictive. Tropical house doesn’t usually play well with … Continue reading