Katherine’s K-Pop Recap: March 15 – 21, 2021

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

Katherine’s K-Pop Recap: March 8 – 14, 2021

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

Knee Jerk Reaction: “Kick Back” by WayV

(Yes I know that WayV sings in Chinese and is not *technically* K-pop, but I still want to talk about them a bit.) After a 2020 filled with nothing but highs for NCT, WayV is the first unit to kick off what’s sure to be another jam-packed year. Though I’ve always felt they’re slightly underratedContinue reading “Knee Jerk Reaction: “Kick Back” by WayV”

MAMA 2020 Recap: Predictable Awards, but Epic Performances

Ah, MAMA. Out of all the Korean music awards shows, MNET’s is probably the most talked about and the most divisive among the K-pop fandoms. Personally, I have a love-hate relationship with it. Much to my frustration, the awards have been getting more and more predictable every year. I’m proud of all the groups andContinue reading “MAMA 2020 Recap: Predictable Awards, but Epic Performances”

*NEW* WayV PROFILE!

I’ve been promising this for like two months, and I finally came through: the WayV profile is OFFICIALLY up and running!! I’m back at work, but I don’t actually have anything to do because my students are still on vacation… so I took full advantage of those 8 hours of deskwarming and pushed to makeContinue reading “*NEW* WayV PROFILE!”

My Favorite 30 K-Pop Songs From the First Half of 2020

Hello all! I’m taking a break from profile updating to try out out something new. Back when I was more active on this blog, I used to do a Top 50 list of my favorite K-pop songs at the end of each year. (NOTE: Even though I say “songs,” I actually mean “comebacks” or “debuts”Continue reading “My Favorite 30 K-Pop Songs From the First Half of 2020”