New Release 06.23.15 | 07:10PM EDT
On "We Gotta Know," from the album "Multillionaire" released on Tuesday, Dok2 shows his potential when given a different kind of hip-hop beat, in this case one that is a clear nod to late '90s hip-hop.
New Release 06.24.15 | 05:29PM EDT
Released on Monday, AOA's new EP “Heart Attack” is a six-track ‘80s-inspired romp that highlights the members' harmonious vocals.
New Release 06.23.15 | 11:45AM EDT
SISTAR's latest confirms the group's dominance of a bright, summer sound.
New Release 06.22.15 | 06:54PM EDT
The sound on Peejay's "I Get Lifted" featuring Beenzino, released Saturday, sounds like two friends making a sound they both dig; of course those friends happen to be two of Korean hip-hop's preeminent artists.
New Release 06.18.15 | 05:50PM EDT
"Just Like," released on June 9 by South Korean rapper illinit and featuring rapper Nucksal, mixes sonic textures so unique it would seem impossible to make them work in any context, let alone blended together.
Old K-Pop 06.18.15 | 09:46PM EDT
Released in 2013, producer BT's "City Life" is a space age slow jam in which he uses his creative production techniques to highlight former S.E.S. vocalist Bada's unique vocal style.
New Release 06.15.15 | 08:03PM EDT
On his latest single "Breath" featuring Jaztino and released on Tuesday, South Korean rap artist Kisper has created his first great hip-hop beat.
Old K-Pop 06.12.15 | 08:26PM EDT
what is it that makes K-pop girl group T-ara's 2009 single "Like The First Time" worth talking about after all these years? In a word, it's the songwriting.
Hidden Treasures 06.18.15 | 06:12PM EDT
On their 2014 song "Luna," electronic rock band HEO shows how unusual uses of noise and rhythm can make all the difference.
Hidden Treasures 06.25.15 | 02:58PM EDT
On his latest single "Empty Space," released on April 15, South Korean electronic producer Graye unites disparate worlds into one satisfying natural universe.
New Release 06.11.15 | 07:17PM EDT
More than just the highlight of Risso's "Tra La La," a solid album in its entirety, "5 Hours" is a song worth adding to any summer playlist for it's fresh sound and funky vibe.
New Release 06.12.15 | 12:04PM EDT
The K-pop world may still be buzzing about EXO's last single "Love Me Right," but for this reviewer, it is the final track on the "EXODUS" repackage, "Promise (EXO 2014)," that steals the show.
New Release 06.08.15 | 06:10PM EDT
On "Touch," released on Thursday, Anda has once again taken her sound to new and exhilarating places, throwing in influences as varied as Boyz II Men, Beyoncé and even The Beach Boys.
Old K-Pop 06.05.15 | 11:25PM EDT
With a hard-edged urban sound and edgy, super-charged vocals devoid of digital gimmickry, SISTAR's 2011 song "Over" shows an entirely different and virtually untapped dimension to an already versatile act
Hidden Treasures 06.11.15 | 04:26PM EDT
On their latest single, "Blossom," from the album "Flashpoint," released on Jan. 20, Seoul-based electronic rock band LudiSTELO use the fluid hand of time to their advantage.
New Release 06.03.15 | 12:04AM EDT
EXO's latest single "Love Me Right," released on Wednesday, is a song to move to, an upbeat song that is perfect for dancing to during the warm months of the year.
New Release 06.01.15 | 11:35PM EDT
K-pop boy band SPEED's new single "What U," released on Monday, offers the best of the type of blending of eclectic styles that K-pop is known for.
New Release 06.01.15 | 11:22PM EDT
On the latest Big Bang singles 'Bang Bang Bang,' released on Monday.
Reviews 06.12.15 | 03:40PM EDT
With this flurry of new Big Bang material, it is easy to take for granted what a phenomenal song "Bae Bae," released on May 1 as part of the first installment of the "MADE" series of singles, really is.
Hidden Treasures 06.05.15 | 04:06PM EDT
Released on Feb. 17 by Seoul-based electro artist Kirara, "ct14091" reveals an artist who places musical integrity above all else.
New Release 05.22.15 | 01:51AM EDT
Though they are barely two years old as a group, the five-member boy band History has already shown a profound ability to create music that makes you want to move; their new song "Mind Game" clinches it.