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

Song Review: Sunny x Henry – U&I
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Song Review: Sunny x Henry – U&I

The Snowball Project mockumentary has been one of 2017’s best surprises, offering continually entertaining doses of heightened behind-the-scenes mischief for SM and Mystic Entertainment. The series’ soundtrack has been more hit and miss. The unapologetically lame Lemonade Love kicked things off in upbeat, earnest fashion, but Snowball‘s next mission saw each agency cover a song … Continue reading

Song Review: Girls’ Generation (SNSD) – Holiday
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Song Review: Girls’ Generation (SNSD) – Holiday

Of the two title tracks released from Girls’ Generation‘s tenth anniversary comeback, the bright Holiday was clearly designed to be the wide-appeal, summer-themed pop hit. It feels like a natural follow-up to 2015’s Party, but thankfully downplays that song’s gimmickry in favor of something less saccharine. In fact, Holiday more closely recalls the kind of … Continue reading