The new releases this week are a battle between sweet ballads and solid, in-your-face pop. What side will you take? Read on and decide!Continue reading
Man, it has been a fruitful few weeks for kpop fans! From AKMU’s new album to ATEEZ’s new release, my ears have been happy happy HAPPY! Come see what I think you should listen to out of the new releases!Continue reading
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 . . . .Continue reading
One of my kids wanted a soda last night and I immediately busted out with “So-DA, S-O-D-A so-DA.” My kids looked at me quizzically and I realized that I have taught them a LOT about kpop, but not a lot about the songs I listened to in college. Come see what held my interest in the days before my heady descent into all things Korean!Continue reading
I have to start this post with a disclaimer: I know nothing about the technicalities that go into making a good rap. All I know is what sounds good to my ears, and what makes me punch the air when I hear a particularly good solo. So, in no particular order, here are my five favorite kpop songs with EXCELLENT raps.
Right before I fell down the kpop rabbit hole (I feel like I talk about that rabbit hole ALL THE TIME–to be fair, it was a defining event in my life), I was starting to get into what I call Power Coffeehouse. Power Coffeehouse included Phillip Phillips, Mumford and Sons, Bastille, Coldplay to an extent, Ben Folds Five…you get the picture. Continue reading
Oops. We had this post planned a few months ago and then it got a bit lost in the blogging shuffle. But we still have a few weeks of summer left so it is the perfect time to get that last bit of summertime cruizin in before school starts again. So join Clkytta & Kmuse as they share their favorite songs to blast in the car while the days are warm and long. Continue reading