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: Over-the-top Kpop

Kpop music videos are always colorful and brilliantly executed and they definitely embrace an element of the weird more often than not. Today’s selection, however, pushed me beyond the initial “What did I just watch?” reaction, though. Before you start thinking that the shiny newness has not worn off this Maknae, let me tell you that there were several videos that did not make the cut for today’s post, including SHINee’s “Everybody” and “Ring Ding Dong.” In my wanderings down the kpop rabbit hole, I have found some videos that would make even David Bowie raise his eyebrows. Without further ado, I present to you Five Over-the-Top Kpop MVs!

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