• [Drama Review] 'My Lovely Girl' - Episode 1

    September 18, 2014 @ 6:11 pm

    MY LOVELY GIRL, EPISODE 1The SBS drama 'My Lovely Girl' premiered recently and features a dizzying array of idols, as well as an adorable golden retriever. A few of the main characters and who they are: Rain as Hyun Wook, musician and CEO of AnAKrystal as Se Na, aspiring singer/songwriterCha Rae Ryun as Shin Hae Yoon, director at AnAL as Shi Woo (member of the boy band Infinite Power)Hoya as Rae Heon (of Infinite Power)RecapThe scene opens with H

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  • [MV & Album Review] TaeTiSeo - 'Holler'

    September 18, 2014 @ 2:43 pm

    As previously reported, TaeTiSeo, the sub-unit of the popular group, Girls' Generation, has graced fans with yet another comeback.  They're back with their second mini-album, 'Holler.'  Let's take a look at this highly anticipated album from the queens of K-Pop. The album starts off with their title track, "Holler."  This track starts with a similar 'Moulin Rouge' cabaret feel that we saw with the

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  • [Album Review] Teen Top - 'Exito'

    September 17, 2014 @ 3:13 pm

    TEEN TOP is all grown up, even the maknae ChangJo (though he's still a teen). And they've just released their new album 'Exito' (what's with all the Spanish titles lately? First 'Mamacita,' and now this). During a recent interview, TEEN TOP stated that since they're getting older and maturing, they hope to show a sexy and more manly image. Did they follow through? Let's find out.The EP starts off with "Missing" which is a pleasant enough track,

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  • [Drama Review] 'High School: Love On' - Episode 8

    September 16, 2014 @ 3:17 pm

    HIGH SCHOOL: LOVE ON EPISODE 8It's been a week. This drama didn't air on KBS 2TV last week, so there was nothing to review, which was a disappointment!Ji Hye comforting Sung YeolRecap: Seul Bi activates the black book with pyrotechnic results, and Sunbae appears and lets her know that she swore on the book, so she will be an angel once more. The process will take a week, so she can set her affairs in order before she leaves. She apologizes to the

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  • [Album & MV Review] 2PM - 'Go Crazy'

    September 16, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

      2PM - 'GO CRAZY!'The Beastly Idols are back and ready to party with their fourth full-length album. With several hits and awards to their credit, 2PM tends to raise expectations before any releases. Does 'GO CRAZY' measure up? Let's find out...The first track, "Go Crazy," is a maddeningly catchy song that gets trapped in your skull. Composed with a disco and house base, it was written, produced, and co-composed by Jun.K. Unsinkable, upbeat, and

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  • [Album Review] T-ara - 'And & End'

    September 12, 2014 @ 5:01 pm

    T-ara has finally made a comeback as a group with their mini album, 'And & End.'  T-ara is one group that consistently releases solid songs with catchy dances that have everyone singing and dancing along—as usual, their latest hit, "Number 9," released last year was no exception.  Thus, I was super excited to take a listen to this new mini album.  Let's see if this album was able to exceed our high expectations for this talented veter

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  • [MV & Song Review] NASTY NASTY - 'Knock'

    September 7, 2014 @ 12:52 am

    NASTY NASTY released the music video for their single, "Knock," on September 2.  As previously reported by allkpop, NASTY NASTY is Star Empire's new project group consisting of Nine Muses' Kyung Li, ZE:A's Kevin, and newcomer Sojin.SINGLE REVIEW NASTY NASTY got their nasty on with this sensual song on lust and attraction.  There is a saxophone overlaying a dance beat—the vibe reminds of Trouble Maker's, "There Is No Tomorrow."  The voc

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  • [Drama Review] 'High School: Love On' - Episode 7

    September 2, 2014 @ 4:47 pm

    HIGH SCHOOL: LOVE ON EPISODE 7The "black book" when an angel touches itRecap:Two cellphones are missing at school and Seul Bi is blamed. She refuses to apologize or acknowledge guilt because it is a plot engineered by bully Jae Seok and Ye Na. Of course, the two boys who like her handle this entirely differently. Woo Hyun is harsh on her and derides her for not understanding the seriousness of the situation. She takes this as a cue that he believ

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  • [Album Review] Super Junior - 'Mamacita'

    August 29, 2014 @ 4:22 pm

      Super Junior - 'Mamacita'Two years after 'Sexy, Free & Single,' the super boy band Super Junior returns with their long-awaited seventh album, 'Mamacita.'The album launches into the titular first track. The song starts with a distinctly old-time music intro which lasts about 10 seconds before hitting its stride with a more modern dance groove. I like it. Their voices are a little different from other boy bands, and I think this song really play

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  • [MV and Single Review] EXID - 'UP&DOWN'

    August 28, 2014 @ 3:43 pm

    EXID released the music video for their newest single, "UP&DOWN," on August 26!  "UP&DOWN" is a bubbly song about the frustrations of an inconsistent love.  Admittedly, the "up, down, up up, down" hook is ridiculously catchy. There are many layers to this song that really display strong vocals and solid rapping. There is a funky, fun backdrop to the lyrics that make it a fun, up-beat track to sing along to.  Altho

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