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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

[Herald Review] McCartney continues Beatles legacy in first Korean concert

“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make”― keeping the sounds of one of the most influential bands in history, the one and only Sir Paul McCartney finally graced the Korean ...

Updated : 2015.05.03 17:49

Paul McCartney concert delights fans in Seoul

Paul McCartney delighted his South Korean fans Saturday with a much-anticipated concert packed with his best-known songs. (Paul McCartney)The concert, the former Beatles member's first-ever in South K...

Updated : 2015.05.03 13:48

Paul McCartney to perform in Seoul on Saturday

Paul McCartney, a member of the legendary band the Beatles, will hold his much-anticipated first-ever concert in South Korea on Saturday.                                ...

Updated : 2015.05.02 11:38

ABBA tribute band coming to Chuncheon

ABBA tribute band Abbagirls will be performing in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, from May 2-3. The team will play live versions of ABBA’s worldwide hits including “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “Waterloo,” and “I Have a Dream.” Abbagirls is an ABBA tribute band from the U.K. that has...

Updated : 2015.04.30 19:07

‘Sixteen’ compete for spot in JYP’s next girl group

Mnet and JYP Entertainment have teamed up to launch the new survival-style debut program “Sixteen.”The program’s name refers to the number of contestants who will vie for a spot in the new seven-me...

Updated : 2015.04.29 18:57

Beast to hold 1st solo concert in Hong Kong

South Korean boy band Beast will hold a solo concert in Hong Kong next month, the group's management agency said Tuesday.The concert, "Beautiful Show in Hong Kong" will take place at Hong Kong Asia World-Expo Arena on May 30, Cube Entertainment said.During the event, which will be the grou...

Updated : 2015.04.28 21:38

K-pop label chiefs advance into other industries

Local entertainment agencies are expanding their businesses to cosmetics, golf, gaming and tourism to take advantage of the growing popularity of K-pop culture in the Asian market.   Leading the tre...

Updated : 2015.04.28 13:59

[Herald Review] Big Bang kicks off world tour with a nod to Seoul fans

“B, to the I, to the?” “Bang! Bang!”YG Entertainment’s iconic boy group Big Bang lit up the Olympic Gymnastics Arena at Seoul Olympic Park on Sunday, the second day of the Seoul concert that kick...

Updated : 2015.04.27 19:58

Lim Kim keeps ‘Simple Mind’ in third EP

In her third EP, Lim Kim has grown up, and learned to approach life with a “Simple Mind.” “It’s an album about looking at things as simply as possible,” Kim said at a press showcase at Lezhin Com...

Updated : 2015.04.27 19:57

Summer fests to burst K-pop bubble

Young K-pop boy and girl groups may take center stage in Korea’s music industry, but the Korea Creative Content Agency is looking to expand K-pop’s scope by promoting a number of emerging small-labe...

Updated : 2015.04.26 18:04

Eyelike: Brian Wilson, Calexico, Cama Incendiada

Brian Wilson is back with evocative albumBrian Wilson“No Pier Pressure”(Capitol)Brian Wilson‘s “No Pier Pressure” offers ample reason to celebrate the extended solo career that has followed his B...

Updated : 2015.04.24 19:45

Park Bo-ram on way to being ‘Celepretty’

Singer Park Bo-ram dropped her first EP “Celepretty” on Thursday.After making a splash on the star discovery program “Superstar K2,” 21-year-old Park made her official debut last August with the single “Beautiful” featuring Zico of Block B.The song made waves for its autobiographical...

Updated : 2015.04.24 19:20

[Herald Interview] U.K. piano prodigy Grosvenor to hold first concert in Korea

Benjamin Grosvenor is one of the rising stars in today’s international piano scene, but his playing is not like that of any of his contemporary competitors. Called by some the “Golden Age” pianist ...

Updated : 2015.04.21 19:39