SONG REVIEW: Astro – Candy Sugar Pop

As K-pop enters a new generation of rookies, the number of fractured boy groups continues to grow at an equally rapid rate. Military enlistments have left many boy groups without some of their core members and sent others into a temporary hiatus. Astro are the latest to fall victim to this with MJ recently enlisting … Continue reading SONG REVIEW: Astro – Candy Sugar Pop

The Top 75 Best K-Pop B-sides of 2021 (50 – 26)

(Every song from here onwards is better than anything I've this year and that's a fact) 75 - 51 50. Sunmi - Narcissism A track that felt like a sonic sequel to 2020's masterful pporappippam, Narcissism builds tension during its atmospheric verses to make that stunning chorus feel all the more impactful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqnmcU4kCTQ 49. TWICE … Continue reading The Top 75 Best K-Pop B-sides of 2021 (50 – 26)

The 100 Best K-pop B-Sides / Album Tracks of 2020 (25 – 1)

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 (25 – 1)

KBOPPED’S Best KPOP B-Sides of 2020: Mid-Year Edition

While title tracks are usually what steal the show, I'm someone more interested in what the accompanying albums contain. I've often found that some of my favourite songs of the year are unprompted album tracks that I never would have found if I had not actively began looking for and listening to most of what … Continue reading KBOPPED’S Best KPOP B-Sides of 2020: Mid-Year Edition