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14 10, 2021

K-pop group Enhypen’s debut album Dimension: Dilemma pushes forward their musical odyssey in eight vibrant, catchy tracks

By | 2021-10-14T13:15:10+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on K-pop group Enhypen’s debut album Dimension: Dilemma pushes forward their musical odyssey in eight vibrant, catchy tracks

“Even if the world that unfolds is not what we are given/ To the unknown we run”, goes one of the lines from a song by K-pop group Enhypen from their first mini-album.The song, Intro: Walk the Line, appeared on their EP Border: Day One, released in 202...

14 10, 2021

Rolling Stones drop ‘Brown Sugar’ from US tour over lyrics depicting slavery

By | 2021-10-14T01:57:57+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Rolling Stones drop ‘Brown Sugar’ from US tour over lyrics depicting slavery

The Rolling Stones may have dubbed their tour “No Filter”, but the iconic rock band has filtered out one of their most popular songs from their set list.The band retired their 1971 hit song Brown Sugar from their current tour, for now, over “conflicts”...

13 10, 2021

Success of K-pop group Twice’s single in English, The Feels, set to be followed by release of their album Formula of Love: O+T=<3

By | 2021-10-13T14:15:17+00:00 October 13th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Success of K-pop group Twice’s single in English, The Feels, set to be followed by release of their album Formula of Love: O+T=<3

K-pop group Twice have entered a new phase of their career with the release of recent single The Feels, and are set to continue the momentum with their upcoming third LP, Formula of Love: O+T=

12 10, 2021

Western artists vie with BTS, Aespa for fans in Korea as music markets go global

By | 2021-10-12T14:15:11+00:00 October 12th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Western artists vie with BTS, Aespa for fans in Korea as music markets go global

While K-pop acts like BTS and Blackpink may be getting more popular in English-language music markets, music in English is also gaining a larger foothold in South Korea, a sign of the increasing connectivity of global music industries.Last week, K-pop ...

11 10, 2021

Rolling Stones on life without Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger’s undercover beer, their bittersweet No Filter Tour and their next album

By | 2021-10-11T14:15:20+00:00 October 11th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Rolling Stones on life without Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger’s undercover beer, their bittersweet No Filter Tour and their next album

Tragically, the other Rolling Stones have not started referring to Mick Jagger as the Thirsty Beaver.“At least not yet,” the 78-year-old frontman said the other day from Charlotte, North Carolina, where a couple of evenings before he’d enjoyed a beer a...

11 10, 2021

BTS fans frustrated over ticketing issues as live US concerts sell out

By | 2021-10-11T12:15:19+00:00 October 11th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on BTS fans frustrated over ticketing issues as live US concerts sell out

“Due to overwhelming past purchaser & Verified Fan presale demand for BTS Permission to Dance on Stage – LA, all shows are sold out & tickets are not available for the public on sale.”So tweeted the official Twitter account of US-based event ticketing ...

10 10, 2021

K-pop labels likely to hire more foreign staff, says industry veteran – but they need to speak and write Korean, and be ready to work around the clock, like Koreans, when needed

By | 2021-10-10T12:15:09+00:00 October 10th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on K-pop labels likely to hire more foreign staff, says industry veteran – but they need to speak and write Korean, and be ready to work around the clock, like Koreans, when needed

By Dong Sun-hwaK-pop is not just about the singers – there are countless unsung heroes working behind the scenes who dedicate their sweat and tears to producing and promoting albums.With K-pop continuing to sweep the world off its feet, more people tha...

10 10, 2021

Hong Kong’s disco era, when Madonna, Rod Stewart, Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung danced the night away in Lan Kwai Fong, was glamorous, camp and outrageous while it lasted

By | 2021-10-10T01:15:10+00:00 October 10th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on Hong Kong’s disco era, when Madonna, Rod Stewart, Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung danced the night away in Lan Kwai Fong, was glamorous, camp and outrageous while it lasted

In 1977, Saturday Night Fever exploded onto cinema screens across the globe. Many a teen swooned as a young John Travolta dressed in front of his bedroom mirror, preparing for his Saturday night burn across the dance floor at the 2001 Odyssey nightclub...

7 10, 2021

K-pop singer Lisa of Blackpink, full of confidence, talks about embracing her identity as Lalisa and her Thai heritage on her first solo single

By | 2021-10-07T23:45:14+00:00 October 7th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on K-pop singer Lisa of Blackpink, full of confidence, talks about embracing her identity as Lalisa and her Thai heritage on her first solo single

“From Thailand to Korea, and now here, went for the throat/Being the greatest of all time ain’t fantasy,” sings Lisa of Blackpink on her first solo single, Lalisa.Lalisa Manobal, better known as Lisa, is one of the world’s biggest Asian stars, and she ...

7 10, 2021

K-pop girl group Aespa’s first EP ‘Savage’ blends creative storytelling with addictive dance-pop

By | 2021-10-07T09:45:10+00:00 October 7th, 2021|Music|Comments Off on K-pop girl group Aespa’s first EP ‘Savage’ blends creative storytelling with addictive dance-pop

Aespa have gone to the next level with their first album, Savage, which arrived on October 5.A six-track EP, Savage comes almost a year after the K-pop girl group debuted with their first single, Black Mamba, last November. Fronted by a single of the s...