Song Review: Golden Child – Let Me
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Song Review: Golden Child – Let Me

One of the most refreshing things about Golden Child’s emergence as K-pop rookies is their full embrace of upbeat, unashamed pop music. As idol groups continue to push into the West with sounds appealing to current trends, Golden Child has maintained a more classic approach. From Damdadi to It’s U, their brand of hooky, high-energy … Continue reading

Top K-Pop Albums of 2018 (So Far)
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Top K-Pop Albums of 2018 (So Far)

Now that I’ve had a chance to spotlight the year’s best singles, it’s time to look at the standout albums of 2018’s first six months. As usual, I split the categories between full and mini, with three strong contenders from each. What are your picks? FULL LENGTH ALBUMS Infinite – Top Seed While their first comeback … Continue reading

Song Review: Kim Sung Kyu (Infinite) – Don’t Move (Shine Live Version)
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Song Review: Kim Sung Kyu (Infinite) – Don’t Move (Shine Live Version)

I wouldn’t normally review a special live version of a b-side, but I wanted to post something today about Sungkyu’s enlistment. Infinite have been my bias group almost as long as I’ve been into k-pop, and I’ve often considered Sungkyu my favorite k-pop personality. The fact that he’s successfully delivered solo work that differs from … Continue reading