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Eyelike: Imagine Dragons, Sweet & Lynch, Sisqo

Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons“Smoke + Mirrors”(Interscope)Imagine Dragons’ second studio album, “Smoke + Mirrors,” is certainly one of the more technically ambitious releases of this young year...

Updated : 2015.02.27 20:00

[Herald Interview] Big ideas in Steve Barakatt’s upcoming Seoul concert

Long loved in Korea for gentle tunes such as “Rainbow Bridge” and “Day by Day,” composer and pianist Steve Barakatt has returned this time with an epic symphony that he hopes will “wow” fans.Bar...

Updated : 2015.02.26 20:26

Madonna takes a tumble at the Brit Awards

Madonna has given music fans a shock when she tumbled down several stairs at the Brit Awards. The 56-year-old queen of pop was closing Wednesday's ceremony in London with a performance of her song "L...

Updated : 2015.02.26 09:41

Seongnam Arts Center to present more operas

Gounod’s opera “Faust,” American choreographer William Forsythe’s dance performance “Heterotopia,” “Les Miserables” author Victor Hugo’s less-known play “Mille Francs de recompense,” and an...

Updated : 2015.02.24 19:52

[Herald Interview] ‘Thinking out loud’ with Ed Sheeran

Three-time Grammy nominee and up-and-coming singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is becoming one of the decade’s most notable breakthrough artists. The 24-year-old musician, who went quintuple platinum in th...

Updated : 2015.02.24 19:44

Classical music stars line up for Seoul concerts in March

As March quickly approaches, there’s no better time to celebrate the thawing of winter and the arrival of spring than a night filled with the soul-soothing classical bliss of Rachmaninoff and Chopin....

Updated : 2015.02.16 18:55

Eyelike: The Last Five Years, Love You, Honeybear, 'Fifty Shades of Grey’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Songs tell story of emotions in a relationship“The Last Five Years”Various Artists(Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight)Hollywood went to two actors with Broadway backgrounds to star in the film version of the musi...

Updated : 2015.02.13 18:58

Amber unveils first solo album

Amber, a member of K-pop girl group f(x), released her debut solo album on Friday.The album “Beautiful” was revealed at midnight online before its physical release on Feb. 16, along with the music v...

Updated : 2015.02.13 18:44

Ready to rock

When people around the world think about music and Korea, one word immediately springs from their lips: “K-pop!” What’s known to some in Korea, but very few outside, is that there is a rich stream ...

Updated : 2015.02.11 18:21

[Up & Coming] Novus Quartet: A jolly foursome in music

The four young lads, waiting for an interview with this reporter in the lobby of Seoul Arts Center one recent afternoon, might have been mistaken by passersby as classmates. The jolly foursome emits s...

Updated : 2015.02.09 19:54

Sam Smith dominates Grammys, but Beck with surprise win

Sam Smith, the British soul singer who was virtually unknown a year ago, dominated the Grammys Sunday with four awards, although adventurous rocker Beck was the surprise winner of Album of the Year honors.Superstar Beyonce and "Happy" creator Pharrell Williams also took home top prizes on ...

Updated : 2015.02.09 14:11

Foo Fighters, Idina Menzel hit Korea this summer

This summer already has all the makings of an epic concert season as two more big-name acts have announced their plans to perform in Korea. As part of its first-string lineups, CJ Entertainment announ...

Updated : 2015.02.08 19:39

Eyelike: Johnny Marr, Bob Dylan, Ne-Yo

Johnny Marr is on his game with ‘Playland’Johnny Marr“Playland”(Warner)When Johnny Marr completed his first solo album, “The Messenger,” in 2013, the man behind the beautifully maudlin rhythms o...

Updated : 2015.02.06 20:33

Sam Smith looks for Grammy glory

Fresh-faced British singer Sam Smith stands to make history Sunday at the Grammys with a chance to sweep all top categories, but he faces stiff competition from Beyonce and Pharrell Williams.  A bartender until a few years ago, the 22-year-old Smith has enjoyed a phenomenal rise as "Stay...

Updated : 2015.02.06 13:29

[Herald Review] Buble sexy, suave in first Seoul concert

As this generation’s Sinatra, the devilishly charismatic vocal sensation Michael Buble swayed and charmed his way into the hearts of his Korean fans during his first concert in Korea. Michael Buble ...

Updated : 2015.02.05 19:20