written by: lolpenny Artist/Album: 4minute – ‘Name is 4minute’ Genre: Dance, Pop, Idol Release Date: April 26, 2013 I’ve spent a lot of time poking fun at the torrential downpour that is 4minute, but I think it’s finally time to give up this one-sided feud and accept them for who they are. HyunA and Co. […]
written by: lolpenny They say that there is a broken heart for every light on Broadway but the false starts and broken promises that have littered May Doni’s career could probably light up at least an alley way or two. She was supposed to debut through YG Entertainment but didn’t, featured on an obscure Cho […]
written by: lolpenny The problem with ballads in K-pop as respect to an American audience is that ballads are necessarily predicated on listener’s personal relationships to the lyrics. Nobody is listening to weepy Taylor Swift songs because she’s a musical genius; we listen because she tells our stories. So in addition to the usual monotony […]
written by: lolpenny Now that we have all had ample time to feel sorry about every negative thing we’ve said about HwaYoung, T-ara is back with a new single. Perhaps this is what Core Contents Media calls tact but it feels like a brick in the small of my back.
written by: lolpenny I do not know who NS Yoon G is but it’s probably okay because I’m guessing she hears that a lot. What I do know is this: it is not easy to be a solo female singer no matter who you are. It seems like with every subsequent release the beats are […]
written by: lolpenny T-ara has always excelled at creating the earworm, singles that are so freaking catchy you can’t help but love and loathe them in equal measure. It’s just the constructing of cohesive, worthwhile albums that is their achilles heel. Since their first album every subsequent release has been a grab bag full of […]