K-Pop Producer Spotlight: ESBEE
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K-Pop Producer Spotlight: ESBEE

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. ESBEE Years … Continue reading

Song Review: Victon – Unbelievable
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Song Review: Victon – Unbelievable

Since their debut last November, I’ve struggled to really connect with Victon’s sound. Debut track I’m Fine was fun but lightweight, and the jerky production of follow-up Eyez Eyez just didn’t captivate. Interestingly, their strongest moment thus far has been the streamlined dance pop of What Time Is It Now, which was only promoted as an … Continue reading

Song Review: Victon – Eyez Eyez
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Song Review: Victon – Eyez Eyez

Boy group Victon debuted last November and have quickly amassed a strong fanbase. Being label-mates with superstars Apink certainly helps, but based on their music alone I still need a little convincing. I’m Fine was a decent earworm of a single, but pre-release What Time Is It Now was better. And now we have the glitchy … Continue reading