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Koreaboo Staff Music Picks: Song of the Year 20...

2013 was filled with an abundance of debuts, comebacks, concerts, and relationships, as well as some unfavorable news. However, without a doubt, there were thousands of Korean songs released this year!

Unfortunately, it is almost impossibl... Continue reading

[Updated] SMROOKIES: SM Entertainment's pre...

SM Entertainment has been releasing video and photo teasers for its new pre-debut team, SMROOKIES.

So far, fans have been introduced to Jeno (13), Seulgi (19), Jaehyun (16), Irene (22), Lami (10), and Taeyong (18). The videos show us a gl... Continue reading

[EDITORIAL/RECAP] Cube Entertainment successful...

K-Pop fans in London, United Kingdom and other European countries were in for a treat as Cube Entertainment's "United Cube" pulled off a successful concert in the country. On December 5, 2011, fans were treated to live performances from Cube Entertainm...read more

Submitted: Dec 07 2011 11:20 PM by ohgelie

SPOTLIGHT: Tasha/Yoon Mirae (Jungle Entertainment)

After having had only two soloists in the SPOTLIGHT series before, it's time for another one -- Tasha. Though most of the older Kpop fans will know who she is and what she's capable of, many of the new listeners haven't had the opportunity to see her i...read more

Submitted: Nov 22 2011 04:00 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: More K-rock with Nia, Flower, Nell a...

More and more rock bands seem to be popping up in the Korean mainstream, though they're most of the time not the ones who have been active for a long time already. These days, bubbly teen pop rock is what international fans, and even local residents, m...read more

Submitted: Nov 19 2011 02:30 AM by Kaye

[EDITORIAL] Big Bang unites all of K-Pop into o...

K-Pop has rarely shown its unity when it comes to its artists. Wars between fans are rampant in the industry, with people fighting amongst each other to showcase who the "best" artist is. With award shows right around the corner, fans are already displ...read more

Submitted: Nov 07 2011 06:35 AM by Flowsion

EDITORIAL: Popularity in Japan taken for grante...

In the past years, the Hallyu Wave as we know it has been expanding across the whole wide world. With the success of the artists in Japan, China, Taiwan, and other Asian countries, there have also been debuts in America and sold out concerts in Europe....read more

Submitted: Oct 24 2011 05:20 PM by Kaye

A little more rock with Rocket Diary, Vanilla U...

After some more crawling through the Korean underground rock scene, another few recommendations are discovered. The earlier articles cover a variety of artists in a number of different rock genres, ranging from the most unknown bands to Korean rock sup...read more

Submitted: Oct 17 2011 10:55 PM by Kaye

SPOTLIGHT: Gummy (YG Entertainment)

Big Bang and 2NE1 are, together with Se7en, the biggest contemporary assets of YG Entertainment. In the past, however, YG was known as a company that housed a few of the most well known R&B and Hip Hop groups, including Jinusean, 1TYM, and solo singer ...read more

Submitted: Oct 14 2011 10:32 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: Drama Review -- "My Girlfriend i...

WARNING: Although mainly spoiler-free, this article contains light spoilers for "My Girlfriend is a Gumiho." If you do not wish to be spoiled, read at your own risk.

To understand why "My Girlfriend is a Gumiho" is such an appealing drama...read more

Submitted: Oct 09 2011 09:41 PM by orchid

KPOP 101: Meet the members of U-Kiss

Welcome to the first edition of Koreaboo’s KPOP 101! As we have seen, new groups have been making their debut in the Korean music industry nearly every month. It isn’t unusual to come across K-Pop fans who have trouble remembering who is who in a group...read more

Submitted: Oct 07 2011 01:09 AM by Uni

SPOTLIGHT: Moon Heejun

Though many people are aware of who this guy is, and can trace his career back to one of SM Entertainment's top groups back in the day, not many people know that he started his solo career with some heavy and, at the time, unusual rock music. Once H.O....read more

Submitted: Oct 01 2011 06:25 PM by Kaye

♬♪ Koreaboo Staff Music Picks of the Week - Wee...

Koreaboo's staff is back yet again to recommend readers some of our favorite songs! Over the past few weeks, we have recommended to readers several genre of Korean music such as hip-hop, pop, R&B, and more.

This week, Koreaboo's staff has ...read more

Submitted: Sep 15 2011 08:42 PM by Uni

EDITORIAL: A little more K-Rock with HLIN, Nine...

After compiling a list earlier this year, I noticed that it was impossible to give just 5 recommendations of decent rock music. Therefore, I put together another small list of noteworthy Korean rock artists, and noticed that the list itself continued t...read more

Submitted: Sep 12 2011 11:35 AM by Kaye

SPOTLIGHT: Code-V (Bless)

After a summer break, Koreaboo is back with the SPOTLIGHT series in the form of a new article. This week's edition takes interest in Code-V, a group which originally debuted at the end of 2007 as Bless, but came back after a not so spectacular debut an...read more

Submitted: Sep 06 2011 03:35 PM by Kaye

♬♪ Koreaboo Staff Music Picks of the Week - Wee...

Last week, the staff of Koreaboo launched a new editorial column where we recommended our readers some of our favorite songs of the week. With so many great Korean songs being released, more Korean groups and solo singers making their debut, and more p...read more

Submitted: Sep 01 2011 04:17 PM by Uni

EDITORIAL: Solo artists - a career on the verge...

Korea has many pop groups and new ones are popping up nearly every day or week. Within all these new debuts, it feels like solo artists are becoming extinct. This becomes especially more evident when we consider that the two most popular male solo arti...read more

Submitted: Aug 07 2011 09:00 PM by Kaye


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