Archive for June 17th, 2012

Coffee Break: Busker Busker


Although they are definitely not the first indie group to make to the top of the charts, Busker Busker‘s appearance made a new breakthrough for indie and indie-pop bands in Korea.

What is great about this particular band is that it does not fit into the standard mold of other indie groups, sticking to off-air performances and generating only niche music fans. After their initial appearance on ‘Super Star K3‘, their miraculous comeback after being sent home, and finally ending up as the runner-up for the season, Busker Busker opened many doors for both the public to get a taste of indie music as well as for indie bands to generate a larger fanbase.

Consisting of Beom June Jang (lead vocalist/ guitar), Hyung Tae Kim (bass), and Brad Moore (drums), Busker Busker was formed with the vision of “creating a busking art group that focused on street performances and sought to ring an artistic cultural presence to the streets of Korea

Ghost: Episode 6

Ha! I never thought I’d say this but – I appreciated this episode for its slowness. Instead of giving us another case and another criminal, we took a more introspective look towards Ki Young’s past . Yes – this also means Daniel Choi is back! But with more information comes more questions, and we’re finally seeing the bigger case surrounding Shin Hyo Jung’s murder.SONG OF THE DAY“Burn It” by Block B from the Ghost OST [download]Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip

God of War eps 36 english Sub

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Sweet flag hair wash

At the National Folks Museum on Thursday, children wash their hair with water boiled with sweet flag, or changpo in Korean. Hosted by the museum, the cultural event is held on Dano, or the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.

f(x) Luna Shows Off Flowers She Received “Luna Over flowers”

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f(x) Luna Shows Off Flowers She Received "Luna Over flowers"

Luna of f(x) showed off her flowers.

On June 16, she posted on her me2day "Wow I can't believe we made our comeback. Thank you so much for all the love and support,” along with a photo.

She also added "Thank you for the flowers, food, and snacks the fans provided for f(x) today. I'm in tears. Please watch the stage of 'Music Core.’”

In the photo, Luna is smiling brightly in front of the basket of flowers she received from her fans. The photo goes perfectly with the beautiful Luna.

Fans who saw the photo commented "Luna got so pretty,” and "Luna over flowers.”

Photo: Luna’s me2day

Wonder Girls Achieving Wondrous Results on Music Programs

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Popular girl group Wonder Girls is making a big splash on various Korea music chart and programs.

Wonder Girls most recently received their first ‘Mutizen Song’ on SBS ‘Inkigayo’ on June 17 with their title song ‘Like This,’ receiving a lot of love.

Now in just one week since their comeback, Wonder Girls have swept all the music programs. Previously on June 14 took first place on Mnet’s ‘M! Countdown’ as well as KBS’ ‘Music Bank’ on June 15.

The title song ‘Like This’ garnered a lot of attention as it features a very different style of music from their previous songs. It is an exciting hip-hop song with the combination of electronic sounds and hip-hop beats

Super Junior's Kangin to Star in Japanese Musical Version of K-Drama "Goong"

Super Junior’s Kangin plans to make his comeback through Japanese musical version of “Goong,” or “Palace.” A representative revealed that Kangin was cast as a major role. The musical will take place at Tokyo Gotanda U-Port Hall on September 1.

Many consider this as sign of good tidings to come for Kangin, who had suspended his activities since 2009 after a series of unfortunate episodes. In July 2010, he enlisted in the military to afford time for self-reflection and was honorably discharged this past April.

Having returned after a three year hiatus, the news of Kangin’s role is expected to build anticipation among his fans. Kangin has already built up a steady reputation for acting through his roles in “Attack on the Pin-Up Boys” and “Hello Schoolgirl

Wonder Girls Sohee, Leg Tattoo? ‘Surprise’

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Wonder Girls Sohee, Leg Tattoo? 'Surprise'

Wonder Girls' Sohee gained attention through the mysterious design on her legs.

On June 16 broadcast of MBC 'Music Core' the Wonder Girls performed their title song 'Like This,’ however Sohee's legs gained the most attention.

In fact, it was neither a tattoo nor a pen mark. JYP Entertainment states, "It is a transparent stocking that has interesting designs on it. It is hard to find here in Korea and so I suspect that was why it gained a bit of attention.”

Professor receives French cultural order

Prof. Moon Si-yeon

By Alexander AhnMoon Si-yeon, professor of French language and culture at Sookmyung Women's University, won National Order of Merit for culture and the arts from the French government on Thursday.The French Ministry of Culture and Communication named Moon an officer in the Order of Arts and Letters, the second-highest French cultural order for foreign recipients in recognition of her efforts to promote French culture in Korea. Established on May 2, 1957, by the minister of culture, the award is one of France's top accolades recognizing significant contributions to the enrichment of French cultural inheritance in the form of arts and literature.Previously, Moon received the third-highest honor of honorary chevalier of the Order of Merit, from the French Ministry of Education in 2007

Luna shares a selca with a bouquet given to her by a fan

It has only been a week since the five ladies of f(x) returned to hit the stage once more, electrifying fans and the like with their newest summer single “Electric Shock.” To welcome the girls back into the game, various fans have sent the group numerous gifts to express their love and support.

Member Luna acted on behalf of f(x) to send her thanks to the fans by leaving them a heartfelt message, a selca of the singer posing and smiling brightly beside a fan-given bouquet ended the idol’s thank-you message to the fans.

Wow, I cannot believe we’re back, it just feels so amazing,” exclaimed Luna through her message on me2Day, “Thank you so much for all your love and support. Also thank you for your lovely gifts, snacks and flowers! We’re enjoying them very much