G-Dragon – ‘Untitled, 2014’ (M/V Review)

On June 7th, 2017, G-Dragon released the music video for ‘Untitled, 2014’, a song from his self-titled album, ‘Kwon Ji Yong.’ The twenty-nine-year-old leader of the mega-hit group BigBang is currently performing around the world on his Act III: Motte tour, which will reach the US in July. The release of this album, which has already topped iTunes charts in 39 countries, comes in the … Continue reading G-Dragon – ‘Untitled, 2014’ (M/V Review)

BTS Exploration Pt. 1: “I Need U” MV (Regular)

Published on April 29th, 2015, the music video for “I Need U” was a concept unheard of from BTS. Sure they had songs like “Danger” and “Boy in Luv” that talked about the hardships of being a teen in love, but showing deeper struggles (addiction, abuse, depression, etc.) that are experienced in life was left untouched until the release of this music video. As far … Continue reading BTS Exploration Pt. 1: “I Need U” MV (Regular)

DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

The line wrapped around the building with excited fans ready for a night of more than just K-pop.

Brought to us by The Yoo Group and Transparent Agency, DEAN and his fellow Club Eskimo crew members MISO, offonoff and 2XXX! make their third stop in Dallas to perform at Gas Monkey Live. This is Club Eskimo’s first American tour, but it didn’t show at all. Everyone was oozing with charisma and charm. Seeing them live was most definitely a treat for the eyes and ears. Continue reading DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

AKMU – ‘Melted’ (M/V Breakdown and Comments)

Sibling duo Akdong Musician (AKMU) does a number on our feelings with their beautiful 2014 music video, ‘Melted’. Singers Lee Chan-Hyuk and Lee Su-Hyun have been making music since 2014. They have a unique style that is reflected in the cute, heartfelt and sometimes heartbreaking nature of their songs. AKMU’s “Melted” makes a bold statement by showing the best and worst of people through the innocence … Continue reading AKMU – ‘Melted’ (M/V Breakdown and Comments)

Alan Z “Pay Me” Music Video Review

Less than a month ago, independent artist Alan Z returned on the scene with a new single, “Pay Me,” and music video. Making a full move away from January 2017’s original song “Distance,” Alan Z lets listeners and naysayers know that he’s not the 1, 2 or 3 to play with in this new chapter of his career. “I ain’t doin’ nothing free, so let … Continue reading Alan Z “Pay Me” Music Video Review

K-Indie Song Review: The Black Skirts – ‘Ariel’ (Covered by ideadead)

SoundCloud artist “ideadead” creates the musical version of a rainy day by covering The Black Skirts with song “Ariel.” Breaking into the music scene can’t be an easy task. For Korean indie artists, building a following can be especially difficult in a market dominated by K-pop and K-hip-hop superstars. However, this acoustic cover and its original are certainly worth listening to. ideadead’s cover begins with … Continue reading K-Indie Song Review: The Black Skirts – ‘Ariel’ (Covered by ideadead)

TEN – ‘Dream in a Dream’ MV Review (and Comments)

TEN of NCT U broke out with his solo “Dream in a Dream” on April 6, and the music video is decidedly a visual feast from start to finish. SMTown’s YouTube channel describes the work as “Oriental sounds that harmonize with TEN’s dreamy vocals“ featuring “lyrics [that] search [for] the meaning of true love at the border line between dream and reality.” “Dream in a Dream” opens with TEN, clothed … Continue reading TEN – ‘Dream in a Dream’ MV Review (and Comments)

FAKY Is Staying Wild and Free With Their New Song “Someday We’ll Know”

FAKY returns with their latest track “Someday We’ll Know.” The group brings back their EDM style which has a softer sound with heartfelt lyrics to back it up. The song focuses on dealing with pain and love. While people don’t figure out how to deal with these emotions, just know that you’ll have it figured out someday so, stay wild and free! We watch the … Continue reading FAKY Is Staying Wild and Free With Their New Song “Someday We’ll Know”

ONE OK ROCK To Tour With Linkin Park

Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK will be joining Linkin Park and Machine Gun Kelly on Linkin Park’s “One More Light World Tour.” It was planned for the band to only be a part of Linkin Park’s Japan venture in early November, but through ONE OK ROCK’s Facebook, it was announced that they will also be touring with the band in the U.S. this summer. A … Continue reading ONE OK ROCK To Tour With Linkin Park

Ayaka Returns With ‘Kotonoha’

  Japanese songstress Ayaka will be releasing her first single in three years titled “Kotonoha.” Her 2014 hit “Nijiiro” being her last single. For those who are unfamiliar with her work, but have played “Final Fantasy 7: Crisis Core” will remember Ayaka’s gut-wrenching song “Why” being played during the heartbreaking ending of the game. “Kotonoha” is currently being used for NHK’s drama “Tsubaki Bunguten.” “Tsubaki … Continue reading Ayaka Returns With ‘Kotonoha’