Battle of the B-Sides: BoA, Luminous, Monsta X, 4minute, Sechs Kies
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Battle of the B-Sides: BoA, Luminous, Monsta X, 4minute, Sechs Kies

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: Kang Daniel & Ahn Yujin (IVE) – Move Like This (ft. Kim Yuna)
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Song Review: Kang Daniel & Ahn Yujin (IVE) – Move Like This (ft. Kim Yuna)

Over the past few years, Starship Entertainment’s Pepsi (or in this case, Gatorade) CFs have become a reliable summer tradition, bringing together a diverse array of artists. Apparently, they don’t have to be part of Starship’s roster to participate. And in the case of Move Like This, they don’t even have to be professional singers! … Continue reading

Song Review: CRAVITY – Vivid
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Song Review: CRAVITY – Vivid

May 31st, 2022 We arrived on the planet CRAVITY late last night and celebrated our successful voyage with an early sleep. No champagne for this team. Even if we had wanted a grand celebration, this planet’s quirky physics wouldn’t allow it. Gravity is constantly changing here. Our Mission Specialist dubbed it “crazy gravity,” or “cravity” … Continue reading