Song Review: A.C.E – Savage
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Song Review: A.C.E – Savage

This May, A.C.E released one of 2019’s most thrilling title tracks: the rock-tinged, attitude-driven Under Cover. The guys seemed to have found their niche, taking the intensity of their debut-era material and fusing it to a complex, inventive instrumental. Their new release Savage (삐딱선) proves why I’m so adamant about idol groups finding the right … Continue reading

4MINUTE – Hate
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4MINUTE – Hate

I have a slight confession to make. Of all the major kpop girl groups, I’ve just never been able to get into 4minute’s music, and I find that baffling. I did love their entire Crazy mini album last year and Hyuna’s Red was one of my favorite tracks of 2014. They have so many of … Continue reading

SUS4 – Pick Me Up
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SUS4 – Pick Me Up

SUS4 debuted last year without much fanfare, and have since lost two members to become a three-piece. None of this is particularly encouraging news, but they’re back with their second digital single Pick Me Up. This time around, the girls have gone for a lighter version of the upbeat, girly pop that’s made groups like … Continue reading

FlaShe – Lip Bomb
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FlaShe – Lip Bomb

  Nugu girl group FlaShe, previously known for their cute releases, have succumbed and crawled down the sexy route. Unfortunately, Lip Bomb is kpop firing on half-cylinders. The song itself isn’t bad, despite sounding like a copy of a Brave Brothers’ track, but the production definitely lets it down. In order to stand out in the … Continue reading