written by: MystifiedBulb Artist/Single: T-ara N4 – “Jeon Won Diary” Genre: Idol, Dance, Pop Release Date: April 29, 2013 Another week, another sub-unit… This time, it’s T-ara‘s turn to claw back some shreds of dignity from the Hwayoung scandal (which is still not being laid to rest just yet) using their sub-unit consisting of Eunjung, […]
written by: rickyom Artist/Album: G.NA – ‘Beautiful Kisses’ Genre: Pop Release Date: March 14, 2013 Sexy soloist G.NA finally makes a much needed comeback in an idol group-filled world. She does so with her 4th mini-album ‘Beautiful Kisses‘ in her 3 year long career.
Dear NY/NJ area based readership, Here’s an event you should definitely attend this weekend — it’s EastCon, a student-run and organized conference that focuses on bringing critical perspectives to East Asian pop culture. They’re the only annual conference of their kind in the country, and are having their first conference this weekend in Lewis Library […]
written by: McRoth Artist/Album: PSY – “Gentleman” Genre: Pop Release Date: April 12, 2013 The four-to-the-floor house beats and whiny synthesisers make a grand return to Haus YG Entertainment this week with “Gentleman” – the much-anticipated follow up to PSY‘s global hit, “Gangnam Style“. While it’d be ideal for most to judge this single as […]
written by: drowningn00b Artist/Album: Ga-in and Cho Hyungwoo – ‘Romantic Spring’ Genre: Ballad Release Date: April 08, 2013 K-Pop releases follow the seasons: winter is moody, the summer’s hopping, and the fall is tranquil. For spring, the music gets brighter, the voices are smaller and the overall mood has a lightness to it. Indie bands […]
written by: Mystifiedbulb Artist/Album: Davichi – ‘Mystic Ballad’ Genre: Ballad Release Date: March 18, 2013 After all the hassle of leaving Core Contents Media, setting up an independent label and then once again rejoining CCM, Davichi have returned with their album ‘Mystic Ballad‘. As the title suggests, Davichi have stuck with their trademark ballad sound […]