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
ZE:A”s Hyungsik posed in preppy outfits for “Esquire Korea“s February issue!
“Esquire Korea” unveiled the pictorial on the magazine”s SNS, which shows Hyungsik exploring the different levels of preppy attire from casual to dressy. During his interview with the magazine, Hyungsik opened up about his love life or lack thereof, sharing, “There are no girls who like me [these days]. That”s why I”m a bit lonely. If there”s a girl who likes me and I like her back, why would I let her go?” . ... Read more
The February edition of “Vogue Korea” features actress Bae Doo Na looking like Betty Boop with a theme that mixes a bit of the 1960″s and modern fashion.
Sporting makeup from the limited MAC x Toledo Collection, Bae Doo Na draws attention with her darkened eyebrows, intensely elongated lashes, and even flushed cheeks in red and yellow. . ... Read more