Nuest Korea Band
To celebrate F.T. Island”s 6th year in showbusiness, FTHX Live in Singapore was held at the Indoor Stadium on 8th March 2014.
N-Flying, the latest band from FNC Entertainment, F.T. Island”s agency performed the opening act for the concert. The 4 members, consisting of Kwon Kwangjin (bass), Lee Sunghyub (guitar & vocals), Kim Jaehyun (drum) and Cha Hun (guitar) started with a rock version of Lady Gaga”s “Poker Face”. The young band who had been performing in Japan prior to their debut in Korea this April, continued with “One and Only” and ended the set with their 1st single “Basket” which reached number 2 in the Oricon Indies chart right after its release on 1st Oct 2013. . ... Read more
Dal Shabet Faces Heat For 'Be Ambitious': Man Of Korea Drops Suit, Band Still Under Fire For Lyrics, Choreography
Dal Shabet, Be Ambitious
South Korean girl group Dal Shabet is facing blowback from just about every aspect of their new music video “Be Ambitious.” South Korean girl group Dal Shabet is facing blowback from just about every aspect of their new music video “Be Ambitious.”. ... Read more
Choi Min Soo will be drawing musicians from major and indie settings to join in his own rock band 36.5.
A source close to Choi Min Soo told enews on April 2, “Choi Min Soo founded the band 36.5, drawing members through his old friendship with many musicians. The band will sing of the blues of life in the new genre of ′shaman rock′, which brings together shamanism and rock.”. ... Read more
After School’s UEE and NU’EST’s Minhyun and Ren has transformed into a rock band. The labelmates’s pictorial for the fashion magazine “W Korea” was unveiled, revealing their colorful, rock band concept. . ... Read more
Interviewing Galaxy Express over Skype in Konglish reminded me of Seoulbeats’ Epik High interview at a Verizon parking lot a couple of years ago. Both interviews were held under non-ideal circumstances, yet the respective groups did not disappoint in conveying their true thoughts about their current situation, music and future plans. . ... Read more
Awhile back, we had reported that Tyler Brûlé thought SNSD was one of Korea’s potential exports. For those of you who don’t know him, he is the editor in chief of global culture style magazine Monocle. On an interview on Bloomberg TV recently, Brûlé stated that Kpop is Korea Republic’s most effective and powerful weapon”.He goes on to say, “Samsung, Hyundai and LG are the brandnames of Korea Republic’s largest exports but now, what actually appealto most people are Korea’s power brands such as BoA, SNSD, Epik High, Super Junior and other Kpop singers”. . ... Read more
From top, Nunco Band”s fourth album “Skyland”, Gonne Choi”s second album “I Was, I Am, I Will” and the Go Go Boys” second album, “Happy”, all of which were sponsored by KT&G. . ... Read more
Korean drama starting today 2015/03/28 in Korea “Missing Noir M” (2015)Directed by Lee Seung-yeongWritten by Lee Yu-jinNetwork : OCNWith Kim Kang-woo, Park Hee-soon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Gyoo-cheol, Park So-hyun, Kang Ha-neul,…10 episodes – Sat 23:00SynopsisThis team focuses on not just simple missing victims but missing persons involved with serious crimes and or the mystery world. Two special unit detectives and criminals never heard of before battle against each other in this 10-episode drama. . ... Read more
When it comes to comedy, in “SNL Korea,” there are no boundaries.
On the March 28 episode, the “SNL” cast poked fun at an issue that has been in the headlines for a while–the Lee Tae Im and Yewon fight. After footage of the actual incident came to light, the public has been reeling in shock and picking sides. . ... Read more
Amber appeared as a guest host on the March 28 episode of “SNL Korea,” but she didn”t look entirely the same.
During the episode, Amber participated in a parody of the 2004 Korean movie “Windstruck” (or “Let Me Introduce You to My Girlfriend“), acting as comedian Yoo Se Yoon“s girlfriend. Wearing a long, brown wig and a baby pink shirt, Amber shocked viewers with a completely different image as she cooed to Yoo Se Yoon with aegyo phrases such as, “Ish dat sho?” and, “I wanna~.” . ... Read more