Song Review: PSY – Celeb
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Song Review: PSY – Celeb

I’m writing more about the new PSY album than I expected to, but he often releases multiple title tracks to promote his comebacks. Celeb is an interesting story. The song and video have been in the can since 2019, originally meant for release that year alongside his album. Who knew we’d be waiting almost three … Continue reading

Battle of the B-Sides: PSY, Elris, LOUD, Dreamcatcher, Xia Junsu
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Battle of the B-Sides: PSY, Elris, LOUD, Dreamcatcher, Xia Junsu

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 my “battle of the b-sides” feature. In this … Continue reading

Song Review: PSY – New Face
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Song Review: PSY – New Face

Listeners who are familiar with PSY‘s music through his colorful, viral music videos might not be aware of just how compelling he can be when he slows down and stops trying to grab youtubers’ attention. There are a treasure trove of b-sides that reveal a much more interesting side to his persona, and his pre-Gangnam … Continue reading

Song Review: PSY – I Luv It
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Song Review: PSY – I Luv It

I’m a firm believer that music shouldn’t be in the meme business. A dynamite song should be able to stand on its own, apart from any visual gimmick or performance trick. As silly and viral as everything about Gangnam Style was, the track itself possessed an incredible series of hooks that anchored its more off-the-wall … Continue reading

The Top Ten Best Songs by PSY
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The Top Ten Best Songs by PSY

He may be the most well-known k-pop artist to those unfamiliar with the genre, but PSY is much more than Gangnam Style. It’s an iconic moment, and responsible for introducing millions to k-pop (including myself, to a certain extent), but surrounding this massive achievement is over a decade of hits, many of which pull from disparate genres … Continue reading