Art doesn’t come from someone who takes the shortcut. Only by taking the longest and most strenuous path can art send forth its fragrance. Truth is only realized and expressed through suffering. Yun Hyong Keun Strictly speaking, Indigo is not Namjoon’s first solo album, as prior to this he had released two free mixtapes, RM […]

PRESS RELEASE: 21st-century K-pop icons BTS are bringing an exciting retail experience to Europe in the form of a pop-up that will take place at The O2 in London later this week. The retail experience will run until the 31st of January 2023. Launching on 9th December in London within Icon Outlet at The O2, […]

B.I is a South Korean musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer, signed under his label, 131. He is also a former member of iKON. The artist’s BTBT, featuring Soulja and Devita, has charted at #1 on iTunes in over 40 countries. The song also reached #1 on iTunes K-pop’s “Top Tracks” chart in over 31 countries. His […]

What makes a member of a K-pop group pursue a solo career? Is it the urge to perform their own material and maintain control over their artistry? Or is it something else? There are many K-pop groups that often don’t stand the test of time, and while some decide to leave the entertainment industry, a […]

The seminal K.FLEX will be making its first impression on a UK audience on November 20th, 2022. Following an incredible inaugural event in Frankfurt, which saw more than 65,000 tickets sold across the weekend-long event in May, K.FLEX will come to London to delight fans far and wide. Taking place at the O2 Arena, the […]

Who is Yoon Seo-bin? Born and raised in South Korea, Yoon Seo-bin found his love for music during his teenage years. After being discovered on the streets of Seoul, the singer trained for over a year and seven months. Despite leaving Produce X 101 (2019 – reality survival show), he decided to wait for a […]

Golden Child distinguish themselves by their musical variety. Although they represent K-pop in its pure form, the group finds it easy to combine the genre with funk, disco, and electronic sounds. Visually, when it comes to their music videos, the group values simplistic aesthetics blended with satisfying choreography instead of the flashy, complex music videos […]

What makes K-pop such a global phenomenon? There are many reasons: ingenious approach to music videos, sophisticated choreography, the charming personalities of idols, and catchy songs. Although lyrics might not always be relatable, the melody itself can be enough to hook listeners. But what about vocal abilities? While I am strict in my judgement when […]

Troxy, London. The clock strikes 8 pm, the lights fade away, and music begins to play. SUNMI, to the piercing cheers of her fans, appears on stage alongside her dancers. She commences her performance with Siren, an enchanting song from her 2018 EP, Warning, which is inspired by the retro beats of the 80s. Following […]

What makes a great singer? It is hard to answer such a question. We all have our own music preferences, so it can be difficult to stay objective when discussing our favourite artists. However, when you find a singer who is able to deliver every note, every word, and every emotion, you will instantly know […]