Knee Jerk Reaction: “Ping Pong” by HyunA and DAWN

HyunA & DAWN, aka K-pop’s resident power couple, have finally blessed us with a whole mini-album of songs as a duo. We all know they have a TON of chemistry, so it’s kind of thrilling to see that all come together both in music and onstage. (Well, I guess we’ve seen it before when theyContinue reading “Knee Jerk Reaction: “Ping Pong” by HyunA and DAWN”

Katherine’s K-Pop Recap: September 13-19, 2021

A summary of the news, current and upcoming comebacks, charts and music show wins, and more!

Katherine’s K-Pop Recap: September 6-12, 2021

A summary of the news, current and upcoming comebacks, charts and music show wins, and more!

K-Pop Starter Kit: A Beginner’s Guide (Part Three)

Finally, we’ve arrived at the last of the introduction posts! (I know it hasn’t been too long since Part Two went up, but I say “finally” because I’ve basically been working on these all month.) As I mentioned last time, Part Two was initially supposed to cover different aspects of the K-pop industry – however,Continue reading “K-Pop Starter Kit: A Beginner’s Guide (Part Three)”

Favorites of 2021: February

While January had more releases than I expected, February marked a return to those more typical winter months that are slower for K-pop. While I generally liked most everything that came out, nothing really held my attention or strongly suited my tastes until about halfway through the month. I usually have lots of favorites duringContinue reading “Favorites of 2021: February”

Katherine’s K-pop Recap: February 22-28, 2021

A summary of the news, current and upcoming comebacks, charts and music show wins, and more!

Favorites of 2021: January

Back when I started this blog, I used to post about my K-pop favorites every month. I’m bringing that back, but I’m also changing it up a bit. This time, I really want to see how my preferences change throughout the whole year. Since we just started 2021, this post will only cover January. ButContinue reading “Favorites of 2021: January”

Knee Jerk Reaction: “I’m Not Cool” by HyunA

The moment has arrived! After what seems like ages, HyunA has finally made her triumphant return to the K-pop scene. On the surface, “I’m Not Cool” is a fun moombahton dance song clearly meant for the club. But on a deeper level, it also shows a queen of K-pop completely in her element: sassy, unapologetic,Continue reading “Knee Jerk Reaction: “I’m Not Cool” by HyunA”

Katherine’s K-Pop Recap: January 21-27, 2019

A summary of the news, current and upcoming comebacks, charts and music show wins, and more!