Top Korean Songs of 2012
K-POP / REVIEWS / SPECIALS

Top Korean Songs of 2012

Hi there, people of the world! Am I the only who feels this year flew by faster than B.A.P made comebacks? No? Well, I know this much because my writers and I have once again joined our forces to serve up McRoth’s Residence‘s annual Top Korean Songs of the Year post for a fourth year … Continue reading

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[Review] [Album] Block B – “Blockbuster”

written by: drowningn00b Since their debut, every release from Block B is a time to pause and analyze the mainstream scene at large. Dalmatian has gone the shameless dance pop route with “ER”; Hi-Lite recordings have gotten glossier with higher production values; G-Dragon incorporated street and indie sounds into the label-giant’s releases; and 1llionaire is rising to be … Continue reading

[Review] [Single] Block B – “Close My Eyes”
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[Review] [Single] Block B – “Close My Eyes”

written by: drowningn00b Oh, the repackaged album. The purpose is two-fold: continued attention in the schizophrenic world of k-pop and setting a new phase in concept strategy. After “Bonamana”, Super Junior turned into aegyo heartthrobs, and Big Bang’s Taeyang went from pathetic lonely boy in “I Need A Girl” to sweaty, stalker zombie in “I’ll … Continue reading

[Review][Album] Dynamic Duo – “Digilog 1 & 2″
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[Review][Album] Dynamic Duo – “Digilog 1 & 2″

written by: drowningn00b Last year, several hip-hop records came out with long track lists. By long, I’m talking over 20 tracks. Hip-hop records with large amounts of tracks are not new, but the Korean records in question went beyond just one disc. The lead offender of track overload was none other than hip-hop impresario, Cho … Continue reading