For today’s Offstage, we’re taking a closer look at Daniel Kim who has worked on music for groups like MONSTA X, MCND, GOT7, Miss A, Taemin and many more. Daniel Kim is a lyricist and producer. His real name is Kim Won Hyuk and he started his music career in 2012 after he studied audio engineering in Tokyo.  His first ...

We’re back with our full list of our favorite Korean releases of May 2021. If you want to dig more into the Korean Indie world, go ahead and check out our Monthly DisKovery article. If you want to take a look at the previous month, you can click here.   Let’s dive in!   John Park – Daydreamer     ...

TAEMIN is back with his third mini-album ‘Advice’. This will be temporarily his last release as he is enlisting and will be sorely missed for two years. Let’s dive right in! Advice We start off with the title track ‘Advice’. This R&B track is beyond insane. We get Taemin with an almost rap-like style, going off with energy and power. ...

Another Monday means another week filled with amazing K-pop Comebacks and Releases. Let’s dive in to see who’s coming back this week! MONDAY The girls from Aespa will be dropping a new digital single. Fromis_9 is releasing a single album. Rocket Punch is coming out with their first single album. TUESDAY Tri.be is releasing a new single. Taemin is coming ...

SHINee is back!! Fans around the globe and maybe beyond were looking forward to this comeback. It has been two years plus since their last release as a group and today they are finally back with their 7th album ‘Don’t Call Me‘. Shawols! Let’s get ready for this ride and dive into the music. Don’t Call Me The title track ...

We’re back with a new Dance Choreo you should watch, this time featuring the video that started it all; ‘Lucifer’ by SHINee.  I think we can all agree that SHINee changed the entire industry. Talk about iconic kings, really. This dance choreo video for their hit single ‘Lucifer’ was among the first, if not THE first, of its kind. It ...

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. ...

I blinked and November is over, that’s why I’m back with a list of our favorite Korean releases of the month. Let’s dive straight in, because we had SO many comebacks. I hope you’ve been well fed. MONSTA X – Love Killa MAMAMOO – Diamond GIRLKIND – PSYCHO4U BCHAE – Uglypet SECRET NUMBER – GOT THAT BOOM BOL4 – Red ...

Power vocals are the theme for this week’s Top 3. Get ready to enjoy the best tunes by a few of the voices in the Korean Music industry. Let’s start. Number 1: Taemin – Heaven  Since I watched this performance in Music Bank, I am absolutely obsessed with this song. Taemin has such powerful vocals that he really never ceases ...