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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
(Photo : FILA Korea )
(Photo : FILA Korea)
Kim Soo Hyun is ethereal and an otherworldly presence in his latest commercial for FILA Korea”s Heritage collection.. ... Read more
“W Korea” released the follow-up interview with ZE:A”s Siwan, which was featured in the March issue of the magazine.
In the interview, Siwan revealed his thoughts on acting, studying, and his hopes for the future as a rising rookie actor. Although the idol carefully stated that he feels as though he is better suited for acting than singing on stage as an actor, Siwan added that he is willing to work hard with what he has now. . ... Read more
Actor and singer HAHA, who first rose to fame on “Love in Magic” and “Running,” has been selected to host the tvN’s TV show “SNL Korea” starring his mother, Kim Ok Jung!. ... Read more
(Photo : KBS2 )
On March 4, the Korean publication Osen published an article that has ignited a heated debate about the KBS2 drama “Blood” and the warm reception the show may be receiving from international audiences. In an article titled ‘Blood’ doing well overseas, #1 on DramaFever, a reporter for Osen explored the success of the series with DramaFever users and international audiences. . ... Read more