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16 05, 2021

Shaun, the Way Back Home hitmaker back from military service in South Korea, talks about his new singles Blue and Closed Ending

By | 2021-05-16T14:15:06+00:00 May 16th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Shaun, the Way Back Home hitmaker back from military service in South Korea, talks about his new singles Blue and Closed Ending

South Korean singer Shaun returned last week with singles Closed Ending and Blue, the latter of which features rapper Wonstein. Both songs were released on an album titled #0055b7 – the hex code used in digital art for the colour blue. His first songs ...

14 05, 2021

K-pop star B.I releases single Got It Like That; new album to follow in June

By | 2021-05-14T07:30:06+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on K-pop star B.I releases single Got It Like That; new album to follow in June

Korean hip-hop artist B.I has released the track Got It Like That in collaboration with American artists Destiny Rogers and Tyla Yaweh.Got It Like That precedes the release of an upcoming album from the singer, born Kim Han-bin, that is set to arrive o...

14 05, 2021

Online Glastonbury festival 2021: Live at Worthy Farm – catch Coldplay, Wolf Alice and George Ezra on May 23

By | 2021-05-14T06:45:07+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Online Glastonbury festival 2021: Live at Worthy Farm – catch Coldplay, Wolf Alice and George Ezra on May 23

Summer is coming, which in the more temperate regions of the northern hemisphere means festival season. But while a rip to one of the biggest multiday events has long been an annual highlight for many, right now the idea of gathering together with a hu...

14 05, 2021

J. Yoon of South Korean pop rock band M.C the Max found dead at home. Foul play is not suspected, according to police

By | 2021-05-14T02:34:45+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on J. Yoon of South Korean pop rock band M.C the Max found dead at home. Foul play is not suspected, according to police

J. Yoon of prominent South Korean rock band M.C the Max was found dead at home on Thursday.The singer, born Yoon Jae-young, was 39, and had been part of the band since 2000. His agency, 325 E&C, reportedly contacted the Seoul police when it was unable ...

13 05, 2021

NCT Dream reveal new, grown-up K-pop sound on Hot Sauce, their first full-length album

By | 2021-05-13T14:15:06+00:00 May 13th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on NCT Dream reveal new, grown-up K-pop sound on Hot Sauce, their first full-length album

NCT Dream returned this week with their first full-length album, Hot Sauce, and it shows how much the formerly teenage- oriented K-pop group has grown up.Hot Sauce is the start of a new era for the Dreamies, with each song relaying how far the group ha...

12 05, 2021

Jay B of Got7 joins Jay Park’s hip-hop label H1ghr Music and will release new solo single on Friday

By | 2021-05-12T14:15:17+00:00 May 12th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Jay B of Got7 joins Jay Park’s hip-hop label H1ghr Music and will release new solo single on Friday

Jay B of K-pop group Got7 has signed with South Korean hip-hop label H1ghr Music, which is headed by Jay Park, the Korean-American rapper, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur.Jay B (Lim Jae-beom), also known as JB, is the latest of Got7’s members to ...

11 05, 2021

Who is really writing K-pop songs? Students among those not getting credit for their work, TV report alleges

By | 2021-05-11T14:15:11+00:00 May 11th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Who is really writing K-pop songs? Students among those not getting credit for their work, TV report alleges

The K-pop song you’re listening to may not have been written by the person paid for writing it, a new report in South Korea alleges.Saturday’s episode of Unanswered Questions, a television series airing on South Korean broadcaster SBS, investigated mul...

11 05, 2021

Is BTS and TXT label Hybe about to launch a new K-pop boy band? ‘Trainee A’ social media accounts spark rumours

By | 2021-05-11T12:15:05+00:00 May 11th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Is BTS and TXT label Hybe about to launch a new K-pop boy band? ‘Trainee A’ social media accounts spark rumours

The future members of the next big K-pop boy band may be slowly introducing themselves to the world under the name “Trainee A”.Last month, a series of social media accounts using the title began to introduce six male K-pop hopefuls. A number of produce...

8 05, 2021

Zee Zee’s jaw-dropping technique and touch, focused Hong Kong Philharmonic to the fore in Liszt piano concerto and Brahms symphony

By | 2021-05-08T08:45:12+00:00 May 8th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Zee Zee’s jaw-dropping technique and touch, focused Hong Kong Philharmonic to the fore in Liszt piano concerto and Brahms symphony

The latest sign of the concert scene’s robust return to life was an equally robust performance of works by Liszt and Brahms from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Austrian conductor Christoph Koncz. The concert on May 5, to cele...

7 05, 2021

Will the next BTS come from the US? K-pop companies look to the Americas for future stars

By | 2021-05-07T04:01:57+00:00 May 7th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Will the next BTS come from the US? K-pop companies look to the Americas for future stars

South Korean K-pop companies are increasingly eyeing the North and South American markets for their future plans.This week saw three power players in the K-pop world – Hybe, CJ ENM and SM Entertainment – confirm plans to move into the Americas to find ...