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[Herald Interview] Kisum gets ready to make her ‘Musik’ heard

Hip-hop artist Jo Hye-ryung, better known by her stage name Kisum, released her second EP “Musik” at midnight on Wednesday. “Musik,” which is Kisum spelled backwards, consists of five tracks – t...

Updated : 2016.06.23 15:33

[Herald Interview] Korean conductor Park June-sung wins big at Aram Khachaturian

Germany-based Korean conductor Park June-sung is celebrating his multiple wins at this year’s 12th Aram Khachaturian International Competition, including a joint first place crown for conducting and ...

Updated : 2016.06.22 17:30

Rolling Stones bringing 'Exhibitionism' to NYC

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rolling Stones are bringing an exhibit of more than 500 recording and artifacts from the band’s archive to New York City in November.  “Exhibitionism” was launched in London i...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:56

Mamamoo to hold first solo concert

K-pop quartet Mamamoo is set to hold its first solo concerts from Aug. 13-14, two years after its debut, announced the group’s agency Rainbow Bridge World. Titled “2016 Mamamoo Concert-moosical,” ...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:54

Wonder Girls gear up for comeback

K-pop girl group Wonder Girls are set to release a new album “Why So Lonely” at midnight on July 4, announced the group’s agency JYP Entertainment. At midnight on Tuesday, the group unveiled the r...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:53

Jury gets peek at making of Led Zeppelin's epic 'Stairway'

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Rock 'n' roll history played out Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom as original recordings of Led Zeppelin working through the song that became the epic “Stairway to Heaven” were played for jurors and the songwriters discussed failures and successes in the making of t...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:45

Park Yoo-chun's lawyer calls on police to reveal charges made by alleged rape victims

An attorney for Park Yoo-chun, the embattled member of boy band JYJ, called on the police Wednesday to make known the details of the charges raised against the singer-actor who has been accused or raping several women.The lawyer said the police should provide information made by the three ...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:24

[Herald Interview] Soprano Kim Eun-kyung discusses homage to childhood

Once again tackling nonclassical operatic repertoires, Baekseok Arts University professor and soprano Kim Eun-kyung has returned to the music scene with “Beautiful Season,” a homage to the sounds of...

Updated : 2016.06.21 17:29

Weibo celebrates Jung Yong-hwa’s birthday

Jung Yong-hwa of rock band CNBLUE received an exceptional birthday present from Chinese social network service Weibo, the artist’s agency FNC Entertainment announced Tuesday. Weibo has been holding ...

Updated : 2016.06.21 14:38

Led Zeppelin lawyers ask judge to toss 'Stairway' case

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Led Zeppelin’s lawyers asked a judge on Monday to throw out a case accusing the band’s songwriters of ripping off a riff for “Stairway to Heaven.”The estate of Randy Wolfe, founder of the band Spirit, failed to prove it owned the copyright to his 1968 song “Taurus”...

Updated : 2016.06.21 14:35

Sistar's 'I Like That' dominates music charts

K-pop quartet Sistar is dominating domestic music charts with new song “I Like That.”  By Tuesday morning, “I Like That,” the lead track from the group’s fourth EP “Mol-a-ae,” had topped eigh...

Updated : 2016.06.21 14:33

Hungary orchestra leaves opera to watch Euro 2016 game on TV

BUDAPEST (AFP) -- A Budapest orchestra did not let their opera performance get in the way of watching Hungary's Euro 2016 game, dashing backstage mid-show to watch a crucial game on TV.With Hungary losing 1-0 against Iceland in a Group F tie, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra musicians do...

Updated : 2016.06.21 13:14

Verbal Jint confesses to drunk driving

Rapper Kim Jin-tae, better known by his stage name Verbal Jint, confessed to drunk driving on his official Instagram on Sunday.On the Instagram, Kim revealed the details of the incident, expressing de...

Updated : 2016.06.20 14:31

BTS electrifies Chinese fans

K-pop boy band BTS attracted about 6,000 fans to their 2016 BTS Live “Young Forever on stage: epilogue” Asia Tour concert at the Macau Studio City Event Center on Saturday, the group’s agency Big H...

Updated : 2016.06.20 14:20

Pianist Cho Seong-jin honored to work with London Symphony

LONDON (Yonhap) -- Korea's award-winning pianist Cho Seong-jin said it was an honor to record an album with the London Symphony Orchestra, one of the world’s most celebrated orchestras.The 21-year-ol...

Updated : 2016.06.20 14:15