Posts Tagged ‘korean pop’

4: A Year, and then some

Hey guys — it’s 2014. I was originally going to compile an end-of-year wrap-up post for 2013 like I’ve done every year since this blog’s inception, but let’s face it dudes: I basically fell off the K-pop radar this year, and the last entry on this blog — posted two months ago —  consisted of […]


Forget “Mama” and “Wolf.” This is the “made-for-performance” song that SMTown dreams are made of. (This post is brought to you courtesy of a week’s worth of writer’s block. If you don’t read this, you will probably hurt my feelings.)

Recent muzak #3

I’ve done exactly one of these music posts every summer for the past three years, which is sad because I usually only wind up writing these whenever I find myself too out of touch with K-pop to write anything intelligent, but am still hanging onto things just enough to keep up with the major releases […]

Album Review #10: “XOXO” – Exo

You know that weird, constipated feeling you get when you’re speeding up on the ramp of the highway and the gear hasn’t shifted yet, so you’re stuck feeling like you’re pushing a few dozen bricks with your tires for three hundred yards or so until the car finally kicks into high gear and you’re driving […]

K-pop Digest #1: “Dream Girl” — SHINee

If any of y’all were thinking that my lack of commentary regarding SHINee’s comeback was intentional, know that I am now slowly and tearfully eating my words from my last post. I’ve been keeping an eye on SHINee’s activities from the periphery, but I just haven’t had the time or energy to write about it […]