Musicals are a rarity in South Korean cinema, even if there are South Korean productions out there with traces of music themes, thrown into the middle of the film or found close to the end credits – but that does not qualify those movies as musicals. Swing Kids, directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol (Tazza: The Hidden Card), […]

Backstreet Boys have it all, it seems, but it has not always been a life of ease for the members. Although the group went through hardships both in personal and professional life, it only made them stronger. The times when flowers, underwear and mascots were showering the stage may be over, but it seems that […]

After years of success in the East, but hardly any notice by the West, it used to be hard to imagine that Korean pop music could take over the West, especially in such a short period of time. Due to the immense rise in the popularity, the success of Korean pop artists is now by […]

Bursters, a post-alternative hardcore rock band from South Korea, comprising of Roh Dae-gun (vocal), Lee Gye-jin (guitar, synths), Jo Hwan-hee (bass), Ahn Jun-yong (guitar) and Jo Tae-hee (drums), first gained popularity when they reached the finals of one of the most popular Korean talent shows, Superstar K; their appearance undoubtedly contributed to their success as […]

It rarely happens that a band, one that usually plays in front of huge crowds, performs an intimate gig in an unexpected venue. Coldrain, formed over a decade ago in Japan, gained their worldwide recognition in 2013, when they signed a deal with British company Raw Power Management; the act opened up many new doors […]

From South Korea to France and Italy; from the UK to Germany… Tory, who shines with unique beauty, is signed with seven modelling agencies, including London Wild Management, A.Conic – her ‘mother’ agency from Seoul, and Model Werk from Germany. She often travels thousands of miles to present her talents not only on runways, but also […]

BTS’s concerts at Wembley Stadium marked a pivotal moment in the band’s global ascendency. Razed to the ground and rebuilt in the early 2000s, the new Wembley Stadium was unveiled to the public in 2007 and has been the site for many iconic sporting and music events since. BTS are the first South Korean musicians […]