Top 5 MVs: Sit Up and Pay Attention to These New MVs!

On last week’s post over on Facebook, DwaSoK fan Melissa mentioned that we were moving into Kpopvember, and she was RIGHT. The releases from these last couple of weeks have been amazing – strong, emotional, and downright skilled. Come see the gems released by Taeyeon, GOT7, HyunA, DAWN, and IU!

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Top 5 Kpop MVs: Speak Indie to Me

Slapping an “indie” label on a band isn’t easy, in my mind. Indie music has evolved to have a certain sound and setup — it isn’t just music produced by musicians who are independent of the big labels anymore.

My definition of indie has come to mean a band whose focus is on the vocals and the instruments they play — they aren’t necessarily worried about their visual concept and dancing is very, VERY low on their priority list!

Come enjoy some indie music with me and see if you agree . . . .

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Top 5 Kpop MVs: ALL the Quirk

Kmuse knows me so well. She was entertaining me with quirky kpop videos the other night that totally fit my impromptu video qualification list.

Off the wall sense of humor? Check!

Catchy melody? Check!

Fun visuals? Check!

Disappearing and reappearing flowers, awkwardly dancing clones, eerie marionettes, angry teddy bears, and a cross-dressing Siwon and imaginary motorcycles — what more do you need? Come watch these MVs to entertain your brain AND your ears!

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Top 5 Kpop Tunes: Going Instrumental

There’s something to be said for a melody that can stand all by itself. It proves the skill of the songwriter who created it and shows off what they can do without voices. I also find myself listening to the versions of the songs that include the vocals very differently, and I can appreciate them as two different works of art. Come listen to these instrumentals and tell me if they help you hear these songs in a new light.

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