This week’s MVs cover everything summer has to offer, from bright colors and endless sunshine to heavy clouds and thunderstorms. Read on to see which of these videos catches your summer mood!Continue reading
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
I’ve been saving some of these videos in my back pocket, because NOW is the perfect time to celebrate all the comebacks we can look forward to this summer, including SEVENTEEN and Stray Kids. But first come let your heart sigh to BTS’ “We Are Bulletproof: the Eternal”. Read on. You’ll see what I mean.Continue reading
This was one of those weeks where fluff just didn’t stand a chance. Strong songs, deep songs, and the king of both — “Daechwita” — dominated my playlist. Come see if these are the songs that are speaking to you, too!Continue reading
Much like iKon, Stray Kids is one of those groups that snuck into my favorites list without me realizing it. Come see if I can keep myself to just 5 MVs as I share my favorite Stray Kids songs with you!Continue reading
Right. I’m easily distracted, that’s why! It’s been a great week to catch up on the new music I missed when I was being delightfully diverted by the MMAs and the MAMAs. Come see what has come out recently and if you like it as much as I do!Continue reading
Y’know, without MiataMama, these posts would not happen nearly as often as they do. She does a great job of curating the new kpop that comes out every week, throwing the songs I like most my way and pushing me to try new groups. I totally need to credit her as a co-writer!
Come see what has caught our ears this week and tell me if we missed anything!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
Knowledge Note: In the past, the b-side songs were the songs that weren’t the title song, the main attraction, but that still made it on to the album anyway. Sometimes it was just to fill up space, sometimes it’s because the artist felt like the song was strong enough to be released to the public, but the entertainment company didn’t agree. B-sides are a compromise.
Sometimes I wonder what musicians do when they’re not feeling pressured to create the perfect song, which is why I’m fascinated by the b-sides on most albums.
I love Stray Kids and their edgy-yet-playful sound, so I really loved hearing the b-sides on their latest album Cle 2: Yellow Wood. Come see if you like them as much as I do!Continue reading
You know how it is — every summer we get the tunes that makes us want to dance in our cars and roll down the windows to share the music we love with the world. Here are five of the tunes that have recently become my own personal ear worms, so I’ll spread the infection to you!Continue reading