#MeToo in South Korea: Justice For Jang Ja Yeon Nearly 10 Years In The Making

Trigger Warning: This piece discusses suicide and sexual assault March 7, 2009, Jang Ja Yeon’s body was found hanging in her home in Bundang district, Seongnam, Gyeonggi province by her sister who she had called earlier in the day to talk of “overwhelming stress.” Jang Ja Yeon’s career was picking up after playing high school mean girl, Sunny aka Park Seon Ja, in the wildly popular … Continue reading #MeToo in South Korea: Justice For Jang Ja Yeon Nearly 10 Years In The Making

What I’m Listening To: April 2018

The month of April saw the release of the first batch of summer jams, and some chill numbers. Plus a bop that made it’s way back into my rotation for ‘Back For Me.’ Artist: Penomeco | Album: Good Morning (Single) | Release: March 22, 2018 Good Morning ft. 카더가든 (Car, the garden) Penomeco goes on trip down memory lane with single “Good Morning.” With this single … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: April 2018

Passion & Potential Were On Full Display For H1GHR Music’s NYC Performance

H1GHR Music took it’s SXSW showcase on the road for their first North American tour, and we went to the NYC stop to get our own look and listen of the highly anticipated new Jay Park label. New signee, Ted Park, fresh off making an appearance on Dumbfoundead’s Yikes Tour, kicked off the show (which started earlier than advertised), performing his recent releases “Broke” and … Continue reading Passion & Potential Were On Full Display For H1GHR Music’s NYC Performance

What I’m Listening To: March, 2018

March came in like a lion and is leaving us with bangers. Let’s jump right into the songs I was jam out to this past month. Artist: BIGBANG | Album: 꿏길 (Single) | Release: March 13, 2018 꿏길 (Flower Road) My favs bid farewell to fans, as Dae Sung enlisted, with this tidy little bop. The nature of “Flower Road” is typical, it’s all about … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: March, 2018

Review: Super Duper by Super Junior

Super Junior dropped single “Super Duper,” a sort of teaser for their April comeback in the form of a SM Station release. I absolutely see why this song didn’t make it as an official Super Junior release and just one for SM Station. It’s noisy, and a bit cluttered and not much is going on lyrically. The instrumental alone actually sounds great as a club … Continue reading Review: Super Duper by Super Junior

What I’m Listening To: February, 2018

Let’s jump right into the February 2018 ‘What I’m Listening To.’ Album: | Release 잘가라 (Goodbye) Artist: Hong Jin Young I. LOVE. TROT. MUSIC. Hong Jin Young is the darling of Trot music, and for good reason. She is younger than your typical trot singer, and the youthfulness she brings to the this style of music makes the already versatile genre even more fresh and easy … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: February, 2018

Monsta X Is Coming! 7 City U.S Tour Kicks Off This Summer

Starship Entertainment’s Monsta X is coming stateside for their second tour! Shownu, Wonho, Hyungwon, Jooheon, I.M, Minhyuk & Kihyun debuted as Monsta X on May 14, 2015 with EP, “Tresspass.” Three years later the boysare getting ready to heat the summer up with their second visit to the U.S. Tickets go on sale on March 4th at 4pm (local time) on Powerhouse Live. While you get ready … Continue reading Monsta X Is Coming! 7 City U.S Tour Kicks Off This Summer

Get Out Your Wallets Ready, Got7 Is Coming To Town

JYP boy band Got7 is gearing up for their second world tour this summer. This tour will bring them to Bangkok, Macau, Moscow, Berlin, Paris, Taipei, Jakarta,Singapore, Hong Kong, and North American cities Toronto, LA, Houston, New York, Mexico City, and South American cities, Buenos Aires, and Santiago. Got7, consisting of members JB (leader), Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom, debuted on January 2014 with “Girls,Girls, … Continue reading Get Out Your Wallets Ready, Got7 Is Coming To Town

[Review] Mamamoo Gets Colorful With ‘Paint Me’

Mamamoo still riding on the wave of success from last year’s ‘Dad Joke’s’, release a new power ballad ‘Paint Me’. The song depicts the ups and downs of a relationship signified with the colors red, yellow, white and blue. Another welcome surprise for fans is that the rapper, Moonbyul, shows off her singing abilities! If this song is any representation of the remaining tracks for … Continue reading [Review] Mamamoo Gets Colorful With ‘Paint Me’

What I’m Listening To: January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL! The last few months of 2017 were rough, and for that reason I only managed to muster our end of the year list (which you can find here), so I’m starting off the new year with a pretty jam packed ‘WILT’ list complete with some ‘Back For More’ and ‘Late To The Party’ picks. Let’s get into it shall we? Album: … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: January 2018

[Shout Out To 2017] Top 50 Songs Of 2017

Qualification: Released December 10th 2016-December 15, 2017 My rankings are by no means deep or critical, and depending on my mood they can be drastically different. I mean it started out at 25 and here we are with 50. As with any of these year-end lists it’s a collection of songs I love for one reason or another. So please just enjoy. You can even … Continue reading [Shout Out To 2017] Top 50 Songs Of 2017

[SUPERSIZED] What I’m Listening To: August/September 2017

‘WILT’ is back and it’s doubled the size. I missed my monthly roundup in August, but this month I’m back with all the albums and songs that have been doing it for me as of late. Now, let’s get into ‘What I’m Listening To.’ Our Twenty Four [ALBUM] Artist: WINNER Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify White Night [ALBUM] Artist: 태양 (Tae Yang) Purchase on … Continue reading [SUPERSIZED] What I’m Listening To: August/September 2017

What I’m Listening To: July, 2017

My monthly favs list, ‘What I’m Listening To’ is BACK! This month’s ‘WILT’ is coming THRU for you iPods because July was jam PACKED with bops and jams! Also, check out the ‘Back For More’ segment for the songs that are coming back into rotation. Woo Artist: Geeks | Album: Fireworks Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify Paradise ft. Fanxychild Artist: millic | Album: Vida Purchase on iTunes | Stream … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: July, 2017

What I’m Listening To: May/June 2017

Soo…it’s been a while, BUT I’m making it up with a double ‘What I’m Listening To’ for the moths of May and June, plus a few oldies and throwbacks making a comeback in ‘Back For More.’ 8th- 4X2=8 Artist: Psy Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify Favourites: I Luv It, Love ft. 태양 (Taeyang), Bomb ft. B.I & 바비 (Bobby), 팩트폭행 (Fact Assault) ft. G-용 (G-Dragon) & 오토리버스 (Auto … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: May/June 2017

What I’m Listening To: April, 2017

‘What I’m Listening To’ is back with all the songs I was digging in the month of April! Pattern Artist: Lee Haeri | Album: Pattern (Single) Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify 알쏭달쏭 (ING) Artist: Minzy | Album: Work 01 Uno Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify 코끼리 (Elephant) ft. Rap Monster Artist: Gaeko | Album: 코끼리 (Single) Purchase on iTunes | Stream on Spotify … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: April, 2017