Top 5 Kpop MVs: Is It Strong Or Is It Deep?

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
Advertisements

Top 5 Kpop MVs: A Sad Kind of Happy

Do I need to say anything besides IU AND SUGA HAD A COLLABORATION!!! Maybe I do — I also loved other songs that have debuted lately, and they’ve covered an interesting range of emotions — happy, sad, and a sad kind of happy. Bet you can’t guess which one I’m most excited about, though. Read on to see what other music has grabbed my attention, and whatever you do, DON’T miss out on the bonus track!

Continue reading

Top 5: BTS Explores “Black Swan”

“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