Sometimes I just need to listen to singers that could fill a stadium with the sound of their compelling voices, people who sing with their entire bodies, not just their vocal cords. (Onew, “Nessum Dorma”, Tokyo Dome. Still gives me chills.) Come see if the videos I have for you this week fit the bill!Continue reading
Spring in Korea brings out all the ballads. Anyone who knows my tastes knows that ballads are an automatic “no” from me unless it has a certain je ne sais quoi. K-fans, for you I have dug through all the ballads cluttering up my YouTube suggestions to bring you these gems. Read on to see if I dug deep enough!Continue reading
I LOVE to dance! Usually, my Saturday mornings are spent at my local K-pop dance class, where we learn the latest chorus choreography from freshly released K-pop music videos. But as our city is currently sheltering-in-place, classes have been put on hold. So what’s a girl to do when she’s just gotta dance?! Well, come check out the awesome YouTube channel, K-Kardio, with me and see how you can get your groove on too!Continue reading
안녕하세요? Hello, fellow Kdrama and Kpop fans! Has the Covid-19 sheltering got you down? Are you bored? Are you looking for ways to distract yourself and perhaps broaden your horizons? Maybe you’re thinking to yourself- “Now I finally have time to learn a bit of Korean!” Well, luckily for us, BTS has launched a new video series to do just that! Will these new Korean lessons help us in our Kdrama binges and Kpop bias stalking?! Join me as I check them, out!Continue reading
This post is totally and completely inspired by Dreamcatcher’s “Sahara” video. I loved watching them have so much fun lip syncing to their own song in the hallways of their entertainment company, and it immediately brought a lot of other favorite MVs to mind. Read on for a little more fun and laughs.Continue reading
What I love about any kind of art is seeing how people take it and bend it in different ways. Combining traditional sounds and modern expression, trying a beloved song in different formats, pairing a behind-the-scenes video with a popular B-side — all of these variations found their way onto my YouTube feed and I had to share. Come and see if you like them as much as I do!Continue reading
New kpop makes me so unbelievably happy, and I had a lot to choose from this week! I will admit that some of it was new to me — how did I miss N.Flying releasing an album last year?? Come see what had me singing along and what brought a grin to my face (I promise these were separate events!).Continue reading
It’s safe to say that BTS has our hearts. The more vulnerable and real they are, the more we love them! With their seventh anniversary on the horizon, the release of their latest album is a great reflection on the journey they’ve had for the last seven years — and where we as fans have gone with them. Come see what The Fangirls thought of Map of the Soul: 7.Continue reading
Can you have a drama without an OST? Of course not.
I’m so excited for the new music that’s coming out with the latest batch of dramas — come see what I found! And keep your eyes open for the one MV that *could* be from an OST, but isn’t.Continue reading
“A dancer dies twice — once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.”Martha Graham
One of the things I love most about BTS is their vulnerability. It seems that once they started finding their style and expressing their own thoughts, there have been deep themes about connection and loss and the imminent end on the horizon, the feeling that the wave they’re riding won’t last forever.
Their new song, “Black Swan”, explores this theme in depth, beginning with that soul-wrenching quote from Martha Graham. Come see what all the hype is about — I promise it’s worth it!Continue reading