BTS Holds Mini Concert on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

The performances just keep coming! On Nov. 29, BTS appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to perform for an impressive-sized crowd. The mini-concert is part of a series for the late-night talk show, in which artists can present a fuller set rather than one or two songs. BTS took full advantage of the solo stage, performing six songs: “Go Go,” “Save Me,” “I Need U,” “Fire,” … Continue reading BTS Holds Mini Concert on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

EXO Releases Post-Apocalyptic Video for Japanese Single ‘Electric Kiss’

Ahead of their first full Japanese album — set for release on Jan. 24 — EXO dropped the short version of title track “Electric Kiss.” WARNING: This video could be dangerous for those prone to epileptic seizures. Viewer discretion advised. Right from beat one, a fat brass hit demands attention before a syncopated series of claps and snaps come in to lay the groundwork for … Continue reading EXO Releases Post-Apocalyptic Video for Japanese Single ‘Electric Kiss’

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HyunA Claps Back in “Lip & Hip”

HyunA returns with the sassy new single “Lip & Hip” just four months after releasing her sixth EP, “Following.” Though a sexy and fun concept isn’t new territory for the 10-year idol, “Lip & Hip” is a direct middle finger to those who’ve criticized her previous work. HyunA, like many female idols, comes under fire when she does a sexy concept. In fact, look no … Continue reading HyunA Claps Back in “Lip & Hip”

Boruto is Not Naruto … and That’s a Good Thing

Back in July, I answered a call from two of my longtime friends, Emma and Chloe. We went to the same schools since I moved to town in second grade but only became friends in maybe sixth or seventh. Middle school was a trying time, but we found solace in our mutual love of anime and manga. So on this phone call, ten or so … Continue reading Boruto is Not Naruto … and That’s a Good Thing

Red Velvet Wows With Witch-y Antics in ‘Peek-a-Boo’

After their summer smash “Red Flavor,” Red Velvet is back with their fun new title track, “Peek-a-Boo” from their second full album, “Perfect Velvet.” From beat one, the song makes use of a music box-like melody, creating an upbeat dance vibe. The song lyrics are also playful, comparing new love to shiny objects and a game of cat and mouse played on a playground. The … Continue reading Red Velvet Wows With Witch-y Antics in ‘Peek-a-Boo’

BTS Chats with Ellen & Performs Mic Drop

The takeover continues! BTS appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Nov. 27, making their US daytime talk show debut. In addition to a quick chat, the boys also performed “Mic Drop” for the first time on American television. Ellen asked the band pertinent questions about their lyrics, which discuss mental health among teenagers and young adults, and how they handle their Beatlemania-esque fame. On … Continue reading BTS Chats with Ellen & Performs Mic Drop

BTS Releases MIC Drop Remix Featuring Steve Aoki and Desiigner, Smashes U.S. iTunes Chart

BTS’ highly anticipated collaboration with Steve Aoki and Desiigner is here! The “MIC Drop Remix” is the groups first release since performing at the American Music Awards, after the release date was pushed back a week to November 24. Aoki and Desiigner both met BTS in May, Desiigner in Las Vegas at the Billboard Music awards and Aoki in Los Angeles. Since then all three artists … Continue reading BTS Releases MIC Drop Remix Featuring Steve Aoki and Desiigner, Smashes U.S. iTunes Chart

‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride’ Episode 1 Recap and Review

“The Ancient Magus’ Bride” is one of the most anticipated anime of the Fall 2017 season. Based on the manga written and illustrated by Yamazaki Kore, “Magus” follows the story of Hatori Chise — an adolescent girl who sees faeries and becomes a sorcerer’s apprentice. She discovers her ‘gift’ is a side effect; she’s a Sleigh Beggy — a being with immense magical power, that … Continue reading ‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride’ Episode 1 Recap and Review

Taemin Drops Sexy, Sensual ‘Thirsty’ Performance Video

Not even a month after the release of his title track “MOVE,” Lee Taemin returns with the video for the ever so sexy and sensual “Thirsty.” The youngest member of SHINee is playing no games and taking no prisoners. Taemin’s voice softly whispers “Thirsty” while ice cubes clink in a glass, all before the beat has a chance to come in. Upon its entry during … Continue reading Taemin Drops Sexy, Sensual ‘Thirsty’ Performance Video

Hyorin Launches New Company ‘brídg3’

  In November, Kim “Hyorin” Hyojung established her own talent agency called Bridge.  In addition to her solo activities, she will also be the CEO of the company. A post shared by 🎤Hyolyn 효린 bridʒ (@xhyolynx) on Nov 12, 2017 at 6:40pm PST Through Bridge (stylized as bríd3), named for the melodic connective tissue between a verse and chorus,  Hyorin hopes to communicate with the public using … Continue reading Hyorin Launches New Company ‘brídg3’