Posts Tagged ‘big bang’

Year-end gayos 2012, part 2

I ended up liking the MBC show the most because it was actually exciting to watch all the way through despite its lack of collaboration stages. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge sucker for collabs (hence why my favorite performance was the SHINee/f(x) collabo which was, in all honestly, kind of a dud), but […]

Caesura: A Year in Music, 2012

And to wrap up 2012, here’s a rundown of the top 20 albums and EPs that left an impression on me this year. Gonna keep this one short.

Footnotes: A Year in K-pop, 2011

I had an unusually difficult time trying to figure out how to structure this list, and these difficulties mostly stemmed from the realization that I generally have a hard time picking favorites when it comes to K-pop. To be more specific, I don’t completely love everything and I don’t completely hate anything. But I guess […]


I’m beginning to believe that YG has commenced a massive takeover of my brain and my music tastes. I’m eating up everything that YG has thrown my way since last September – 2NE1’s album, GD&TOP’s mini…and now Seungri. Seungri. I just got his latest minialbum last night and haven’t had a chance to listen to […]

When Lady Gaga, Far East Movement, and Big Bang collide

GD and T.O.P. – “High High”: I should probably preface this by saying that I’ve never been a huge fan of Big Bang. I respect their work enough, but their music isn’t really my taste, I’m not blown away by Taeyang’s voice, and G-Dragon has always rubbed me the wrong way. (I do appreciate Daesung, […]