Which Korean stars does Jack Black wish to  shape a band with

Which Korean stars does Jack Black wish to shape a band with

Jack Black had a just right time joking around all through his reside interview on January 20 via Naver's 'V' app. Jack Black took the honor of being the primary Hollywood superstarto seemat the 'V' app, and he mentioned his new film 'Kung Fu Panda 3,' his love for Korean music, Psy, and which stars in K-Entertainment he needs to shape a band with. 

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Jack Black said, "Korean fanatics are the best. I suspect Korean track is great. I cherished the band that opened for us during our concert and I feel Psy is awesome, too," revealing that he isa large fan of Psy, a call that just can notcross unmentioned when K-Pop is concerned. 

Park Kyung Lim, who used to be interviewing Jack Black, told him that she may call Psy as she is conversant in the singer. Alas, they will have tonow notwerein a positionto be triumphant in him as Jack Black settled for a video message instead. In the video, Jack Black relayed his greetings with, "Hey Psy, in case you are watching, please go watch 'Kung Fu Panda 3.'" 

Jack Black, who is a a section of a band called Tenacious D, joked that he, Park Kyung Lim and Psy ought tosort a band called Tenacious K. He said, "The 3peoplemust always form a band together," bringing much laughter. 

We would liketo peer that! Or possibly a collaboration? 


Korean-American Rock Band Royal Pirates Bring New Sound With Newest EP '3.3'

Korean-American Rock Band Royal Pirates Bring New Sound With Newest EP '3.3'

Royal Pirates 3.3 (Photo : Apple of the attention Co. and Universal Tune Korea) Korean-American pop rock band Royal Pirates returned on Dec. 1 with their newest album, a six-track EP titled 3.3.

On 3.3, the gang continues to increase their authentic music tastevia adding in a wealth of musical components to the other tracks.

"Let U Go" starts off3.3flawlessly with Royal Pirates' trademark pop-rock sounds, yet soon breaks out of the set mold and blossoms into a totally unique new sound. Once the refrain hits you can lose any semblance of regulateby way of your head bobbing.

The electronic environment of "Too Fast" brilliantly starts to introduce the target market to the band's new EDM endeavor. Round the 2:57 mark the song falls into a more space feel but soon returns to its catchy chorus.

Not simplest does "Run Away" determine regal Pirates as force to be reckoned with, but solidifies their position every bitprobably the mostbest bands in K-Pop. The catchy chorus in addition its quite so much of synths makes the lead unmarried a uniqueadvent indeed. Did somebody else have a mini musical center attack at 2:22?

"U I" slows down the album a little bit alongsidea section of new age funk. The track permits for a at easeexampleto absorbthe entirealternativeparts placed in the song, from the funky bass guitar to the brass trumpets in the background.

The album is not of route flawless. "Dangerous" is the black sheep of 3.3, with not much to provideas adverse toa captivatingglance at their musical astuteness. Similarly,"Without You" starts off with the ability ballad feels appropriate away. The toned down pacing is an entire contrast from the start of the album that leaves you in want of more.

As total 3.3is an awesome accomplishment for Royal Pirates. Their sound has evolved into a more exceptional EDM filled goodness this iscertainto paste around for a long time.

Check out Royal Pirates' comeback single "Run Away" below!

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Original member of Korean folk band C`est Si Bon makes a comeback in 48 years

Original member of Korean folk band C`est Si Bon makes a comeback in 48 years

Its an generation where other people can are living for one hundred years. Numerous days are forward of me. I made up our minds to accomplish back at the degree for the dream that I had to sacrifice to give a spice up to my family, acknowledged Lee Ik-gyun, 68, some of the long-established individuals of Koreas mythical folk track band C`est Si Bon Trio. When Lee seemed in a native communicate display program, he used to be complimented for his low-register voice. His voice over the telephone sounded low yet cheerful.

Lee, Jo Young-nam, Yoon Hyung-ju and Kim Se-hwan will carry out 2015 C`est Si Bon and Buddies Concert Season 2 at the Sejong middle of Appearing Arts on Sep. 26 and 27. As the concert enters the season 2 after four years because the C`est Si Bon concert began in 2011, Lee made a decision to signal up for on the stage after a 48-year-long break. In the film C`est Si Bon, which opened in local theaters previous this year, the foremost persona Oh Geun-tae (played through Korean actor Jeong Woo) is in keeping with Lees genuine story.

Different from the motion picture story, I'm truly not the user that betrays chums for love, Lee said. He joined the folk band when he studied civil engineering at Yonsei University. Lee took a damage from faculty to grow to be a singer but he had to sign up for the military in 1968 after receiving a realize of enlistment. Afterwards, he gave up on his dream and were running for a structure corporate for 40 years. i determined to live the 2d one existence thank you to C`est Si Bon band members, said Lee, who currently got here back to Korea after completing a bridge construction assignment in Nepal.

During the 2-hour-long concert, C`est Si Bon and company will provide old pop songs adding When the Saint pass Marching In, which become played in the movie. Audiences will also experience their own songs reminiscent of We could Go on a Trip, Hwagae Market, Closed Clam Shells, and Thorn Tree Bird. Trot singer Jo Jeong-min, the concerts guest, will sing Bumble Bee, unhappy Movies, and A Long Hair woman with C`est Si Bon members. Jo Young-nam said, Thanks to Lee Ik-gyun with low-register voice and feminine singer Jo Jeong-min, vocal sounds of the concert have turned into enriched, more than ever.

At a local radio prove in 2009, Jo Young-nam, Lee Jang-hee, Song Chang-sik, Yoon Hyung-ju and Kim Se-hwan, who were the C`est Si Bon members, accrued all in combination for the primary time in 40 years. Kim said, whilst were practicing for the concert, we have got an excellent teamwork as though we separated just yesterday. As now Lee, the original member of the band, joined the concert, I wish six of us all may just function on the stage at some point in the future.

Im no longer a certified singer like other members. However, on each occasion C`est Si Bon members want me, I can remain with them as we did at that time, said Lee. The concert can be staged at 3 PM and seven PM on Sep. 26 and at 2 PM and six PM on Sep. 27. The price tag costs variety from 88,000 to 165,000 (approx. USD 141.9). For more information, touch 1544-1555.


Korean Rock Band YB To Hold 20th Anniversary Concert

Korean Rock Band YB To Hold 20th Anniversary Concert

(Photo : Facebook) Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Korean rock band YB will hold a special concert for their fans.

The band (also referred to as Yoonband or Yoon Do Hyun Band)rose in popularity during the 2002 World Cup, which was co-hosted by South Korea and Japan, for their soccer anthem "Oh Pilseung Korea." YB"s popularity continued after the band appeared on the show I Am A Singerin 2011.

YB"s 20th anniversary concert will be held from Oct. 15 to 18 at the LG Arts Center in Southern Seoul, South Korea. The title of their concert will be 20-Year-Old.

After their anniversary concert, the rock band will tour nine cities around South Korea, including Daegu, Busan, and Changwon until the end of the year.

The rock band YB consists Yoon Do Hyun, Heojun, Kim Jin Won, Park Tae Hee, and Scott Hellowell. The rock band is known for their explosive and dynamic live performances. They are influenced by classic rock groups with added modern elements. The group also combines their music with contemporary Korean cultural identity.

YB Band; "Oh Pilseung Korea"


Taya of SOREA band reveals cool Korean traditional drum performance remixed with Flo Rida

Taya of SOREA band reveals cool Korean traditional drum performance remixed with Flo Rida"s "GDFR"

Taya of SOREA band reveals cool Korean traditional drum performance remixed with Flo Rida

Taya of SOREA Band is gaining attention after her "Janggu" performance!

Janggu is a Korean traditional drum, and she played a "GDFR Janggu Remix", remixing Flo Rida"s "GDFR" to match her drum playing. Because of how the janggu works, she can dance and perform the instrument at the same tie.

"GDFR" is the group"s 9th song in their "Infinite Challenge of SOREA" where they show the possibilities of Korean traditional music. Check out the video above!


Korean Band Rocks Out in Mashup of AOA’s “Like a Cat” and Ariana Grande’s “Problem”

Korean Band Rocks Out in Mashup of AOA’s “Like a Cat” and Ariana Grande’s “Problem”

A great cover or mashup can make you love a song(s) even more. AND make you wish the artist releases the mashup/cover in an official digital single. That is what the rockin mashup of AOAs Like a Cat and Ariana Grandes Problem by a Korean band named DEHIGHT (DHAIT) makes me want to petition for.

This four-member pop rock band is composed of vocalist Lee Han Yeol, guitarist and leader Song Seung Won, Jun Chang Gi on bass, and Choi Sung Han on drums. They hail from the cities of Dongducheon and Uijeongbu in the Gyeonggi Province of South Korea. Within five years, they have performed over 100 times for the public, and they released their first official single in July of last year titled Farewell Frequency. They have since released two other singles.

DEHIGHT is well-known for their covers and I can definitely tell why. Check out the AOA x Ariana Grande mashup below:

You can visit their Facebook here.



South Korean Boy Band CNBLUE Bagged Asia Best Group at '2015 iQiyi Night Awards Ceremony' in China

South Korean Boy Band CNBLUE Bagged Asia Best Group at '2015 iQiyi Night Awards Ceremony' in China

CNBLUE Awarded ‘Asia Best Group’ at the 2015 iQiyi Night Awards Ceremony

CNBLUE has been awarded with ‘Asia Best Group’ award!

On December 6, the 2015 iQiyi Night awards ceremony opened up in Beijing, China. Earlier, it was reported that CNBLUE was the only Korean artist to participate in this ceremony, and they ended up receiving the ‘Best Group’ award.

iQiyi is known as a professional video service provider established by China’s biggest portal site, Baidu. This year, it hosted the very first awards ceremony for movies, dramas, music, variety, and more for countries throughout Asia.

During the group’s acceptance speech, leader Jung Yong Hwa expressed, “Thank you, iQiyi. We built up many memories in China this year through concerts and such, and we hope to make even more memories in 2015.”

Additionally, CNBLUE graced the ending stage with a performance of “I’m Sorry” and “Can’t Stop.”cnblue 2 cnblue 3


South Korean Indie Band 10cm Drops Third Album,

South Korean Indie Band 10cm Drops Third Album, "3.0" On November 19th

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South Korean indie band “10cm” walked softly into fans’ heart with their third album, “3.0” and a music video for title song, "Missing You"!

The album includes humorously titled tracks such as "3rd Album Burdens" and "Why Do Women Always Get Upset" - doing what the indie band does best, making tunes with just the simple experiences in life by adding just a pinch of acoustics and a dash of harmonious vocals. With this album, 10cm transforms into story tellers as they narrate their simple daily lives.

Check out the full playlist for 10cm"s "3.0" album below, and the MV for the title track "Missing You" above!


Whether South Korean boy band Super Junior is coming back

Whether South Korean boy band Super Junior is coming back

As the new Super Junior’s image was posted, Super Junior’s fans have  raised the question if their idols are coming back.

The picture was posted via Shindong’s SNS on October 10th with a simple caption “#MV”. The viewers are impressed by the artistic in the image, where Super Junior’s members are holding a drum stick between their fingers.

It is reported that Super Junior is preparing for their 7th album titled “MAMACITA”, which will be released by the end of October.


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Album Review: Korean Indie Rock Band The Solutions Expand Their Sphere Of Influences On 'Movements'

Album Review: Korean Indie Rock Band The Solutions Expand Their Sphere Of Influences On 'Movements'

(Photo : Tumblr Image ) (Photo : Tumblr Image ) The Solutions are a Seoul-based duo comprised of Park Sol on lead vocals and Naru on lead guitar and backup vocals. Both members have been active in the South Korean indie music scene for several years.

The Solutions joined forces back in early 2012 and released their debut album on Happy Robot Records, self-titled, "The Solutions," later that same year.

The album earned them the Rookie Of The Year honors at the 2012 Mint Paper Awards and a respectable following. Since then, the band has continued to crank out songs with addictive beats, which are worth taking a listen to.

Earlier this month, the group released their second album titled, "Movements" and a music video to accompany the title track. "Movements" showcases a unique blending of several musical influences aside from the ones the band has already been associated with.

Big names in rock, like Joy Division and Coldplay, have been used to compare The Solutions" musical style, which I can definitely hear in the way they layer upon guitar sounds. This process adds a rich and rhythmic texture to the music that is similar too much of Coldplay"s music.

The Joy Division element to their songs can also be heard in the performance style of Sol, who showcases an amazing range and vocal dexterity in his singing. Thankfully, he is able to reach those high notes in "Movements" without sounding too whiny.

In the, "Movements" track in particular, the song sounds more like an excellent blending of alternative rock groups such as Peace and All American Rejects.

The song keeps a consistent and upbeat tempo throughout the entire song, which is very similar to "Bloodshake," performed by the English rock quartet, Peace. There are a few fadeouts here and there where Naru chimes in with his solo lines, but for the most part, the song has little downtime. And that"s the way I like it.

The track also has an opening snare drum effect (played by Naru), along with the guitar layers, which pulsates throughout the entire song and helps in keeping a steady pace. This, along with upbeat hooks ("Movements" is chalk full of them) reminiscent of American Reject"s, "Move Along," assists in making the whole song a danceable number.

The Solutions seem to be compared against everything from American alternative rock to Japanese groups such as, "The Hiatus" and "Art-School". But when asking the band directly what they felt their musical style and influence drew from, they point a specific time and place

In the past, the pair has described their music as "reinterpreting the British-American music of the 90s and the 2000"s."

This can definitely be heard in the fast paced beats of "Movements," which also has a certain melodic quality that I don"t seem to hear very often anymore.

The Solutions have also named Radiohead and New Order (the new group formed by the remaining Joy Division members after the 1980 suicide of frontman Ian Curtis) as groups they are influenced by. The duo seems to look up to that very presence.

Particularly for a two-man band, those are some mighty big shoes to fill

Listen to the album "Movements" by South Korean indie rock band The Solutions RIGHT HERE

Rehnuma Majid is a recent college graduate, artist, radio DJ, promoter and avid rock climber. Culture, advocacy and pie are her passions.