You did everything you were told to do by the K-pop concert gurus. You upgraded to the blazing fast WiFi package. You set up multiple devices with multiple tabs open on each, except for that one site that will kick you off if you have more than one tab open. You registered on the sites ahead of time. You even found a credit card with enough room on it for those coveted P1 tickets! Finally, you gathered all of your friends and logged into the ticket sites at least an hour in advance. Continue reading
It is that time again when the weather warms up and the windows of our cars begin to roll down. And what better way to celebrate the change in season than with a cruizin’ summer Kpop Soundtrack? So come join The Fangirls as they share their picks for which songs you should be blasting. Continue reading
The reason I love music is for the emotions it can help me express. In my journey into all things Korean, I have found love songs that just stand out–they touch my heart, saying what I want to say more beautifully than I ever could. For Valentine’s Day, I’ve gathered some of the fangirls to share our favorite kpop love songs.
Are you watching The Unit? I have mixed feelings about survival music programs. I love the performances and I love discovering new voices, but I hate the idea of crushing youthful hopes and dreams. I am choosing to overlook the dream crushing part, though, and I am just going to focus on some of the amazing talent that is being showcased! Let me introduce you to: BIGFLO! Continue reading
Credit to @gehenna1986 (permission granted on Twitter) for this gorgeous piece of art.
This has been a rough week, y’all. Just . . . rough.
We are going to switch things up a bit and look at the other half of the Korean entertainment world…..namely KPOP. So join The Fangirls as we share our favorite MV’s from 2017. Continue reading
I love kpop in all its colorful, technological glory. The intense beats, the pretty idols, the video concepts — they speak to my fangirl heart.
On the other hand, I was a teenager in the 1990s, which means that sometimes I long for a good guitar solo or something a little less manufactured. So when I found some Korean rock bands, I was so, SO happy!
Music and I have an interesting relationship. I’ve lived in many parts of America and therefore have had the experience of the people around me liking many different types of music. From growing up with artists like Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton on the station wagon radio or my current location where the grunge of the 90’s was born. I’m also married to a musician (who does NOT listen to pop music) and live in a house full of very opinionated little music lovers. So my journey to becoming a Kpop lover was a slow one. Come join me as I discuss my first official bias and how I found his group.
Some of you may know that one of my other hats is as an author. Today’s post will give you a little glimpse into what I’ve been listening to for my latest Kdrama inspired novella series and my writing process as it relates to music. Continue reading
When doing a Kpop week it would be horrible if we didn’t give the hardworking ladies their time to shine. So join me as I count down my picks for the Top 10 most iconic female Kpop group MVs. Continue reading