Best Kpop Songs of 2021: Mid-Year edition

After the incredibly underwhelming slate of releases we saw during the first half of last year, 2021 has really brought the goods. Last year I managed to cobble together 10 strong, yet nothing exceptional, list of releases. But this year I've got a whopping 21 songs that I just had to highlight, along with some … Continue reading Best Kpop Songs of 2021: Mid-Year edition

The 100 Best K-pop B-Sides / Album Tracks of 2020 (75 – 51)

When it comes down to K-pop and music in general, the best songs usually aren’t the ones getting promoted. And because of this, their quality is most of the time never unearthed or just completely overlooked by the majority of listeners. I want to change that and that’s why I’m going to be counting down … Continue reading The 100 Best K-pop B-Sides / Album Tracks of 2020 (75 – 51)

Quickie Catchup Reviews: 2Z, Bol4, Fanatics, IU, Moon Jong up, Natty, Taeyeon

2Z (TuZi) - Doctor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JipujX1_8aQ A fun little early 2000's rock throwback, rookie idol rock group 2Z's sophomore effort Doctor is a vast improvement over their debut. While the energetic verses are enjoyable, it's that soaring anthemic hook that really gets it over the line. It's nostalgic in the best way possible, though the rest … Continue reading Quickie Catchup Reviews: 2Z, Bol4, Fanatics, IU, Moon Jong up, Natty, Taeyeon