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  • WBW: 15 Old School Fall Classics (Part 2)

    October 23, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    Last year I wrote a Way Back Wednesday featuring some of the great old school songs that were popular during the Fall season. There was no way that list could cover all of the great music so I thought I'd extend that theme into this year with a Part 2. Today's article will take a look back at 15 more songs that were at the top of the charts during the Autumn back in the day. You may notice a slight lean to slower ballads and that was, to an exten

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  • WBW: 10 Concerts I Wish I Could Have Seen

    September 25, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    I wrote a little blurb in the Confessions of an Uncle Fan column yesterday about how dedicated international fans are when their favorite groups are visiting their country. That's one of the things that I missed as a K-pop fan back in the late 1990's because international tours or concerts basically didn't exist, especially if you didn't happen to live in LA or New York (H.O.T. did visit Washington, DC back in 1997 but even that was in a high sch

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Best and Not So Best English Group Names

    September 26, 2012 @ 6:21 pm

    What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. - Shakespeare JYP Entertainment recently revealed the name of the its new female duo featuring 'Kpop Star' winner Park Ji Min as '15&' (pronounced Fifteen And). At first look, it feels more like the name of a New York City restaurant than a K-pop group but more than that, it's another English name as noted in the teaser video which spells it out for the viewer

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Young Turks Club

    June 27, 2012 @ 6:31 pm

    One of the defining moments in K-pop was the disbandment of the group Seotaiji and Boys. It stunned fans throughout Korea as they were at the height of their popularity. However, when it was time to go their separate ways, members Yang Hyun Suk and Lee Juno turned their attention to starting their own companies and producing the next generation of stars. While Yang Hyun Suk's current success is well documented with YG Entertainment, it was ac

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  • Staff Picks: allkpop's Top 10 K-Pop Classics 3

    February 23, 2012 @ 1:46 pm

    Get a glimpse of what we're talking about and listening to at the 6Theory office with this new feature! Once a week, we'll be offering you guys a personal selection of our favorite things from K-Pop. Here's some of the Staff Picks on our all-time favorite classic K-Pop songs. This list reflects our first encounters with K-Pop, which for some of us, goes back more than 10 years. H.O.T. - We are the Future (DeLaMethode's Pick) -

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  • Staff Picks: allkpop's Top 10 K-Pop Classics 2

    February 18, 2012 @ 11:05 pm

    Get a glimpse of what we're talking about and listening to at the 6Theory office with this new feature! Once a week, we'll be offering you guys a personal selection of our favorite things from K-Pop. To kick off our Staff Picks feature this week, we'd like to share our all-time favorite classic K-Pop songs. This list reflects our first encounters with K-Pop, which for some of us, goes back more than 10 years. Deux - Turn Around Look a

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