Battle of the B-Sides:  Ha Sungwoon, Kim Hyung Jun, Nine Muses, Agust D, TVXQ
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Battle of the B-Sides: Ha Sungwoon, Kim Hyung Jun, Nine Muses, Agust D, TVXQ

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

The Top Ten Best Songs by SS501
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The Top Ten Best Songs by SS501

SS501 was DSP Media’s juggernaut boy group in the mid to late 00’s. Along with groups like TVXQ, Shinhwa, Super Junior and Bigbang, they’re responsible for writing the template of modern k-pop, but unlike those other groups, I feel like they don’t often get as much recognition as they deserve. Leaving behind a stellar kpop discography, … Continue reading