The month of June has passed and gone and we’re left with some amazing Korean releases. We’re officially in Summer and it shows because a lot of the releases have been awesome summer bops.  MONSTA X – GAMBLER B.I – Illa Illa MAMAMOO – Where Are We Now GHOST9 – Up All Night JUNNY – Inside RAVI – Cardigan ft. ...

The boys from Seventeen are back with their eighth mini-album ‘Your Choice’. We are absolutely stoked, so let’s dive right in! Your Choice We start off with ‘Heaven’s Cloud’. This is a very soft EDM pop track. I love all of the synths and the soft vocals with the beautiful harmonies. The layering is excellently done and it’s just such ...

WonWoo and Mingyu released their collab single ‘Bittersweet’ featuring Lee Hi. The two SEVENTEEN members are part of the Hip-Hop team but they proved yet again that they have incredible vocals as well. Bittersweet ‘Bittersweet’ is a mid-tempo ballad with interesting bossa nova influences and a really warm guitar riff. The song tells the story of three friends who struggle ...

For this week’s Dance Choreo You Should Watch, we are sharing the performance of Seventeen’s main dancer Hoshi for his solo song ‘Spider’. Let’s start off with the fact that this song is super good, a total bop. Now, the choreography is out of this world! From his intro where he’s hanging upside down to the very smooth and very ...

Seventeen members have been spoiling fans with solo releases, a couple of weeks ago Hoshi released ‘Spider’, and today was The8’s turn with his third digital single ‘Side By Side‘. Co-composed and co-written by The8, ‘Side By Side‘ is a charming song with a playful rhythm and guitar acoustics perfect for the feeling and style of this song. I loved ...

We’re back with a new Music Video Recommendation, this week I really wanted to write about this iconic ‘THANKS’ by SEVENTEEN video.  ‘THANKS’ was released in 2018 and was part of the special album ‘DIRECTOR’S CUT’. For me, everything fit so well together in this music video. The song itself is utterly fantastic and I could praise SEVENTEEN into the ...

For today’s Offstage feature I really wanted to write about another Production house that’s why I chose to write about ETUI Collective. Even if you haven’t heard of them, if you’ve watched some of the most popular music videos of the last couple of years, you’ve seen work created by them. So let’s take a look. ETUI Collective The multimedia ...

It’s almost Christmas which means gingerbread lattes, stressing about Christmas gifts for family and friends and also award season!  This year, we’ve been working hard to get as many reviews out as we can, to make sure that we share the best of the releases out there. That’s why we decided to start our very own The K M.E.A.L. Awards. ...

Well, October is gone, that’s another month we managed to survive. The clocks have already changed to Winter time here in Ireland. We get less and less sunshine and the days seem shorter than ever. I’m just happy we have K-pop to comfort us through these dark times. Let’s look back to see which songs were released this month. BlackPink ...

The boys from SEVENTEEN are already back with their new mini-album ‘SEMI;COLON’. I don’t know how they do it, but I’m always expecting quality when it comes to them. Let’s dive in! SEMI;COLON We start off with the title track ‘HOME;RUN’. A funky, happy song with lots of brass and I’m 100% digging this. I love the swing vibes and ...