An unprecedented music show premiered on JTBC this time last year, calling for singers of a different type as compared to those of existing shows. Named Phantom Singer, the show was the first to feature the crossover genre.
A friend suggested Rebecca — a number one musical running for the fourth time in Korea. I was told that the show would not disappoint; the acting, the music, and the story were to be top notch. What’s more, the Sunday night shows were offered at a discount. This was it, I thought. Importantly, the show exceeded expectations.
The mighty EDM, future-pop duo, The Chainsmokers, has hit the Korean stages again. Visiting Korea for the third time since performing at the 2014 Ultra Pool Party and 2015 Global Gathering Korea, the duo successfully filled two concert locations in Busan and Seoul for their own tour this time round.
One might have heard of Crush, the R&B, hip-hop artist who has taken the Korean music scene by storm. Coming into contact with hip-hop at the age of 14, he taught himself how to produce and write music. The early forms of his music did not see the light of day till he met a fellow artist Zion.T at a performance, who later contacted Crush back to work with him further after listening to his mus
This year marks the 20th year after the unexpected death of one of the most celebrated musicians in Korea, Kim Kwang-seok. Even after 20 years of his passing, he is very often mentioned as a legend in the history of Korean pop, to the point that makes hard to find a major music TV show that has not yet done a special episode dedicated to him. His sentimental music has lived through the ages and co
A decade is a long time. Within a decade, children grow to be adults. Koreans say, “Even rivers and mountains change in 10 years.” With the fast-paced advancements in society, it is no longer easy to picture yourself in 10 years. This is especially evident in the entertainment industry, for the entertainment media are consumed ever so quickly. Many artists and creators come and go with