Kim Hyun Joong is a true heartthrob that one cannot forget. Known for his memorable performance in Boys Over Flowers (2009) and Playful Kiss (2010), both TV dramas, the actor was considered as one of the biggest South Korean Hallyu stars back in the early 2010s.  Prior to becoming an actor, Kim Hyun Joong was […]

Lim Jisoo, an emerging South Korean singer, came to light in 2019 when she won Vocal Play, a variety show where the singers had to sing without instrumental accompaniment at times. With her powerful and unique voice, Jisoo blew the judges away with the cover of Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive.  After winning the show, Jisoo was […]

MTV Unplugged is a flagship MTV programme which was launched on 26th November 1989 with performances by Elliot Easton (The Cars), Syd Straw and Squeeze. With acoustic sets and stripped back, pared down. performances, Unplugged featured iconic sets by some of the most famous musicians of the time including Aerosmith, Elton John, Annie Lennox, George […]

BE is BTS’ fourth (Korean) studio album and follows the record-breaking Map of the Soul: 7 from earlier in the year (February 21). Released on the 20th November, six months after the later, BE is a project album that is best understood as a personal response to COVID-19. BE is grounded in reality; while the […]

“I was drawn to how I can express my own thoughts and emotions through the lyrics or the melody”, says Jaechan, a 19-year-old member of a South Korean group, DONGKIZ, when asked if music was his future. While not all of the members thought of starting their adult lives as a part of a K-pop […]

What really happens to idols after leaving their K-pop groups? Following several years of training and sometimes years of performing, regardless of their level of fame, the future is often bleak. There are various reasons for why idols part ways with their companies, but from what one has seen, it is often because of the […]

K-pop powerful boy-group ONEUS announced their very first online concert titled ONEUS 1st Ontact Live [CRUSH ON Ø US]. The concert will be held on November 28, 1:00pm (KST) – 4am UK Time. MyMusicTaste will be partnering as the ticketing and streaming platform for ONEUS’s first online concert providing the best service and experience for […]

The Hallyu Korea (K-pop Swiss) Association of Switzerland, hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and KOFICE, will stream the online event Hallyu Com-On 2020 Swiss on YouTube on November 21, 2020 from 7pm to 10pm Korean time, and 10am to 1pm UK time. Photo © Courtesy of Korean Swiss Wave Hallyu Korea […]

DREAMCATCHER is back with their second online concert Dystopia: Seven Spirits, accompanied by a Live band scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 7, starting at 10 PM KST.  DREAMCATCHER collaborates once again with MyMusicTaste; a technology-forward platform, that not only allows fans to request physical concerts of their favorite artists in their cities, but […]

Can an idol group become independent artists after leaving their management company? They surely can, as IN2IT are living proof of that. Founded through a survival show, Boys24, the group officially debuted in October 2017 with the song Amazing which quickly brought them recognition among not only Korean but also international fans. Consisting of six […]