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Seventeen hopes to shine like diamonds with ‘17 Carat’

After years of training and endless evaluations in a pre-debut system that was broadcast to the public, Pledis Entertainment’s new thirteen-member multinational boy group Seventeen finally made its o...

Updated : 2015.05.26 20:29

Lee celebrates past, tries anew with 12th album

One of singer Lee Seung-chul’s greatest strengths is his ability to amplify emotion without straining his voice, and make a melody dynamic without using conspicuous technique.Those strengths are out ...

Updated : 2015.05.25 18:47

Eyelike: Jang Yi-jeong, Faith No More, Keith Jarrett

Jang Yi-jeong shines alone on History’s 4th EPBy Won Ho-jung History“Beyond the HISTORY”LOEN EntertainmentBoy band History continues the dark, melodramatic mood of their previous song “Psycho” on...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:11

N.Flying hopes to bring something new to idol bands

“What sets us apart from previous idol bands is our hip-hop element. We have a stronger beat.”Those were words from Lee Seung-hyub, the leader of FNC Entertainment’s new boy band N.Flying, short fo...

Updated : 2015.05.21 19:00

Transcript of Yoo Seung-jun's interview about military exile

Below are excerpts from the live interview broadcast from Hong Kong on Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. Yoo Seung-jun -- also known as Steve Yoo -- was a successful K-pop singer whose career came to a halt in 20...

Updated : 2015.05.20 15:59

Yoo Seung-jun appeals to Korea to lift exile, vows to 'do whatever it takes'

Korean singer-actor Yoo Seung-jun earnestly appealed to Korea on Tuesday to lift the ban against him, returning him to his country of birth. The ban was levied against him 13 years ago over suspected ...

Updated : 2015.05.20 11:53

[Herald Review] ‘SHINee World IV’ enthralls exuberant fans

“SHINee’s back!” whispered Minho’s voice, and the Olympic Park Gymnastics Arena erupted with cheers of the 10,000-strong crowd on Sunday as SHINee took the stage on the last day of their three-day...

Updated : 2015.05.18 18:33

Korean indie bands to rock Liverpool festival

South Korea will host a showcase of Korean indie rock bands during a large-scale international music festival in Britain next week, to help their advance to the European market, organizers said Monday.Five teams will perform in the showcase, "Korean Stage in Liverpool," on Sunday, the last...

Updated : 2015.05.18 17:28

Eyelike: BoA, Snoop Dogg, ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ soundtrack

BoA stays true to her style with ‘Kiss My Lips’BoA“Kiss My Lips” (KT Music)BoA, arguably hallyu’s most iconic star, shows ease and maturity with her eighth studio album “Kiss My Lips.” The albu...

Updated : 2015.05.15 18:56

[Herald Interview] Jang Hyun-seung hopes to show new side through solo debut

When onstage as a member of Beast or half of the duo Trouble Maker, Jang Hyun-seung exudes charisma and sex appeal. But offstage, at a group interview on Monday at a cafe in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, Jan...

Updated : 2015.05.12 19:06

[Up & Coming] Cho Jin-joo talks lifelong relationship with violin

Up & Coming is a series of interviews with emerging artists in various fields of arts and entertainment. ― Ed.Widely hailed as one of the leading violinists of her generation, 26-year-old Cho Jin-joo...

Updated : 2015.05.10 19:02

Eyelike: Zac Brown Band, Chris Stapleton, Jon Regen

Zac Brown Band eclectic on ‘Jekyll + Hyde’Zac Brown Band“Jekyll + Hyde” (Southern Ground-John Varvatos-Big Machine-Republic Nashville)Zac Brown rightly names his new release after a famous, fictio...

Updated : 2015.05.08 19:42

Seowon Valley K-pop charity concert planned for May 30

Every May, a golf course on the northern outskirts of Seoul brings an annual K-pop charity concert to its estate spanning some 3.3 million square-meters.This year's event will be held on May 30 at the Sewon Valley golf course in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, with the largest-ever lineup in the ...

Updated : 2015.05.08 09:25

Big Bang: In it for the long haul

VIPs -- as Big Bang fans call themselves -- all over the world are rejoicing at the release of the group’s first single in three years and the single’s two tracks “Loser” and “Bae Bae” are kicki...

Updated : 2015.05.04 17:47

Big Bang’s ‘Bae Bae’ M/V explained

G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Seungri, and Daesung raised eyebrows online with the release of their “Bae Bae” music video. It was unusual in many ways, and -- as American music magazine Billboard put it...

Updated : 2015.05.04 17:34