New Kpop Boy Groups to Discover

We may only be a few months into 2019, but there are already a number of new Kpop groups that have put out music for the very first time. These untested groups are full of energy and nervous excitement, and although they are beginners in the industry, they have a lot of talent to show.

Around the World in Kpop MVs

The majority of Kpop MVs are filmed in locations close to home, so when a Kpop act decides to create their video in a foreign country it tends to stand out. While featuring an exotic location can memorably express a song, it can also inspire others to appreciate the unique aesthetic and culture of that place.

Let’s go for Hanjan!

With the further explosion of the Hallyu Wave, Korean cuisine and night life have also bee huge in Canada. In Edmonton, several Korean eateries,?noraebang karaoke places,?bingsoo joints, have popped up as well. Out of them all, however, reigns Hanjan. Hanjan takes a little piece from Korean restaurant, cafe, […]

My Top 10 Kpop ebacks of 2018

It’s been a magnificent year for Kpop, with groups new and old gaining recognition worldwide as they continue to redefine their own musical boundaries. As the year draws to a close, I want to take this chance to celebrate the amazing songs released in 2018 by revealing my top 10 favorite ebacks. ?

Unusual Themes in Kpop MVs II

While Kpop MVs are often creative and unique, there are some ideas that are so intriguing, fun, or visually pleasing that multiple groups choose to incorporate them. These irresistible motifs span from physical objects to filming styles, and once you start noticing them you’ll begin to see them everywhere.

Korean Dramas and Music: A Narrative Experience

  While there are so many aspects that contribute to one’s enjoyment of a particular K-drama, besides the writing and performances, music is one of the most significant aspects of TV binge-watching pleasure. Who hasn’t watched a drama without bawling over a particularly pretty ballad, placed at just […]

feat. a Korean-Canadian: Christine Park

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. This blog features Christine Park, who is a Development Producer at a production pany that produces factual, documentary, and lifestyle television. Her goal is to contribute to making […]

Finding KDrama Locations in Korea

Part of the magic of filmmaking is the careful choice of sets and scenery, which can be the difference between a story that falls flat and one that es alive. When you visit Korea, it’s only natural to be excited about the chance to see those same places in person – but first, you have to find them!

feat. a Korean-Canadian: Grace Ji-Young Sohn

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. This blog features Grace Sohn, a flight attendant for eleven years and a mother to an adorable 19-months old son. She currently lives in Toronto but she was […]

feat. a Korean-Canadian: A Special Announcement

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. Back in June, I had the wonderful opportunity to feature Glen Choi, who teaches humanities and social sciences-related subjects at Seneca College in Toronto. At the time of […]

Unusual Themes in Kpop MVs

Kpop groups showcase their talent and style through MVs that dazzle and delight, but sometimes these videos include elements that may surprise you. Whether it’s something that you never expected to see or a trend that is strangely popular, here are a few unusual items to keep an eye out for.

feat. a Korean-Canadian: Dongwoo Kim

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. This blog features Dongwoo Kim, who is a Post-Graduate Research Fellow at Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a public policy research organization in Vancouver. He is working on […]