K-Song Review: Moonchild by RM of BTS

Ojasvi Peer, Hyderabad, Telangana Have you ever been fascinated by the brisk winds? A little rain? A starry night or your time alone that you spend with yourself? Does it make your eyes smile, relieving you from all the stress that keeps you bothered when your “Soulmate” isn’t looking at you from above? If your…

K-SONG REVIEW: ANSWER – LOVE MYSELF BY BTS

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi There are times when we feel unsatisfied with the work we are doing and hence, we lack motivation which then leads to loosing our self–confidence, self esteem. Therefore, we reach at a point in life where we tend to give up, and then a feeling of disappoint with self seeps in…

A Significant Part of My Music Storybook: NU’EST

Mehak Sharma, New Delhi ‘New establish style and tempo’ or commonly known as NU’EST is a South Korean boy-band pop group that debuted under Pledis Entertainment in the year 2012 with the single ‘Face.’ The group’s contract came to an end on 15th March 2022 after ten years. The group consists of 5 members- JR,…

K-Song Review: SPIDER BY HOSHI

Kimi Kar (Agartala, Tripura) & Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab) Hoshi, member of the self-producing idol group, SEVENTEEN, revealed his first solo mix tape at 10:10 pm KST on 26th May 2021, making his fans surprised and curious as the member was finally going to welcome his first solo mix tape. Fans were sent into a…

K-SONG REVIEW: ‘BLACK SWAN’ BY BTS

Aanchal Tekriwal, Godda, Jharkhand “A dancer dies twice – once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.”– Martha Graham. The quote recites the essence of this song exquisitely. Black Swan is a song by the world-famous boy band, BTS, from their album “Map Of The Soul: 7”, which was released…

The Fourth Generation of K-Pop: The Next Level

Chhavi Sharma, Surat, Gujarat: Roughly starting from 2018, the K-pop industry saw the emergence of the fourth generation of K-Pop. Being influenced by their seniors, the fourth generation artists have not disappointed either. Instead, they have left no stone unturned to prove themselves in terms of singing, choreography and concepts. Groups like Ateez, Stray Kids, TXT, Treasure, ENHYPEN, CRAVITY, and The Boyz have already climbed their way up to become one of the top boy groups of this generation. ITZY, Loona, (G)I-DLE, and Everglow are some of the top girl groups dominating this generation along with Aespa and Weeekly.

The Third Generation of K-Pop: The Breakthrough

Chhavi Sharma, Surat, Gujarat and Ashley Kumar, New Delhi: K-pop (Korean pop music) originating from South Korea, is vast content-driven music, divided into several categories, one of which are “Generations”. Seo Taiji and Boys is considered to be the first K-pop group that gave birth to the K-pop industry. Groups debuting around the short timeline 2012-2016 are considered to be a part of the 3rd generation of K-pop. The Third Generation of K-Pop artists plays a significant role in the breakthrough of the K-pop industry in the true sense. 

K-Album Review: Border Day One by ENHYPEN.

Dhrumi Mayur Shah, Surat, Gujarat: Border Day One is the debut album of the boyband Enhypen, formed through the survival show, I-land. Enhypen consists of seven members: Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sunghoon, Sunoo, and Ni-ki. This album consists of six tracks and sets the theme of a supernatural concept performed by Enhypen. It also shows many other charms of the group and explores different concepts portrayed by them. Let’s take a look:

K-Pop MVs Screening Glimpses of Nature

Khushi Sharma, New Delhi; Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala; Khushi Vaid, New Delhi: K-Pop MVS are astoundingly known for their peculiar shooting; capturing every detail as much as possible. They try presenting minute details regarding colour, contrast, lightening, depth and composition. Regardless of the budget, they try to capture every complexity of the scene, resulting in pleasant aesthetics and vibrance. It is said that our emotions are connected to music while at the same time connected to the nature. To celebrate this imperishable bond here are some K-pop songs that celebrate nature of South Korea.