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Naver to launch global streaming app for K-pop

Naver, South Korea’s biggest search portal, will launch a real-time mobile broadcasting app featuring the country’s hottest and newest K-pop singers and idol bands for the global audience and fans n...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:10

[Herald Review] Closing Ansan rock fest, Foo Fighters bring us back to ‘These Days’

A scene from this year‘s Ansan M Valley Rock Festival, held from July 24 - 26 at the Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province. (CJ E&M)Despite hordes of unrelenting mosquitoes descendi...

Updated : 2015.07.27 17:09

[Album Review] Sonamoo leaves more to be desired on 'Cushion' EP

Sonamoo“Cushion”LOEN EntertainmentSonamoo splashed into the K-pop scene proclaiming that they would be different. With tall, pretty members each with 3 to 4 years of training experience, they seemed...

Updated : 2015.07.24 17:11

[Album Review] Hellovenus 5th EP full of ‘Brave Sound’

Hellovenus“I’m Ill”Neowiz InternetGirl group Hellovenus joined forces once again with hit-making composer Brave Brothers for its fifth EP “I’m Ill.” He composed all but one of the tracks (“What...

Updated : 2015.07.24 17:01

[Album Review] No surprises from Gfriend’s 2nd EP

Gfriend“Flower Bud”(KT Music)Gfriend played it safe for their second EP “Flower Bud,” opting to nestle comfortably into the bubble-gum pop niche in a market saturated by EDM and hip-hop beats. The...

Updated : 2015.07.24 16:54

Mystic, Afreeca TV team up for new venture

Music label Mystic Entertainment, home to artists such as Lim Kim, Eddy Kim and Jane Jang, and peer-to-peer content streaming site Afreeca TV have joined to create a new content company, the companies...

Updated : 2015.07.23 18:09

TVXQ's Yunho begins military service

Yunho, a member of K-pop duo TVXQ, enlisted for his mandatory military service on Tuesday. The 29-year-old singer arrived at the training camp located in Yangju, Gyeonggi province around 2 p.m. to be...

Updated : 2015.07.21 18:28

Super Junior's new album 'Devil' is hyper-trendy

Super Junior is all style and sophistication in its new album “Devil,” a special release celebrating 10 years since the group’s debut. Featuring bouncy, stylized beats and collaborating with an ecl...

Updated : 2015.07.20 20:38

[Weekender] Summer music fests to stomp out the heat

 Despite grueling temperatures that make going outside seem like an unwanted tax on the body, this summer still has all the makings of an unforgettable season of music festival fun.   Following las...

Updated : 2015.07.17 17:57

Indie band performances to take place in Seoul

The Seoul metropolitan government said Wednesday it will put on a series of concerts by indie musicians next month as part of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the Korean liberation from the 1910-45 Japanese colonial rule.The concerts will be held every night from Aug. 15 through Au...

Updated : 2015.07.15 09:40

Eyelike: 9Muses, Minx, Miguel

9Muses targets club scene with new EP9Muses “9Muses S/S Edition” (KT Music)9Muses are a group known mostly for their stunning looks. Nicknamed the “model idol” group, the eight members boast an av...

Updated : 2015.07.10 20:20

Eyelike: Joy Williams, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Pete Rock

Joy Williams goes solo and bares soulJoy Williams “Venus” (Sensibility/Columbia)Nearly 20 minutes into “Venus,” an acoustic guitar emerges from the computer clamor that fills most of the album. Th...

Updated : 2015.07.03 20:52

Nine Muses jumps into heated summer girl group scene with heavy club beats

The leggy, statuesque eight-member group Nine Muses has made a comeback with a special summer album, “9 Muses S/S Edition,” jumping into the heated summer K-pop scene a mere few days after fellow gi...

Updated : 2015.07.03 14:08

EXO’s ‘Call Me Baby’ most watched K-pop video in the first half

EXO. (SM Entertainment)South Korean mega-idol group EXO’s “Call Me Baby” was the most watched K-pop music video in the first half of 2015 on YouTube. “Call Me Baby,” the title song of EXO’s seco...

Updated : 2015.07.02 20:56

Girls’ Generation to return

K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation will make a much-awaited return to the music scene on July 7. The upcoming single “Party” will be released at 10 p.m. on July 7 through major music sites. After releasing the single, the eight-member group will drop a full-length album containing track...

Updated : 2015.06.30 21:13