Kaamaakshi Bhat, Zirakpur, Punjab First of all, extending our thanks to the hardworking and talented Swedish Songwriter and Music Producer, Chris Wahle who has worked in the K-Pop industry since quite a long time; for taking out time for this interview on behalf of our Hallyuism Team. Let’s take a look on the excerpt from…
K-Interview: Charlotte Wilson
Kaamaakshi Bhat, Zirakpur, Punjab First of all, we would like to thank songwriter and music producer, Charlotte Wilson, so much for taking out time for this interview on behalf of our Hallyuism Team. Here’s an excerpt from the interview that took place with her: Could you please give a brief introduction to our readers? I’ve…
My Travel K-pop Playlist That Keeps My Anxieties At Bay
Ashley Kumar, New Delhi Music is the best companion. Especially when you have to commute all alone to college, work, gatherings, have a flight to catch, etc. I listen to music too during my commute to work via the Delhi Metro and it takes me 50 minutes to reach there. So naturally, I have a…
The Second Generation of K-Pop: The Golden Age
Ashley Kumar, New Delhi: “The Golden Age” or “The Golden Era” of K-Pop debatably went from 2005 to 2012. It’s also known as the 2nd generation of K-pop. It’s called the Golden Era because second-generation groups like TVXQ!, Super Junior, Wonder Girls, BIGBANG, Miss A, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, Apink, f(x), Sistar, Infinite, Teen Top, 2PM, KARA, 2NE1, and many more, popularized K-pop and made it a trend overseas showcasing the Korean vibe in their music. This was the time when everyone knew the lyrics to songs like ‘Bonamana’, ‘Mirotic’, ‘Be Mine’, ‘Gee’, ‘Nobody’, ‘I’m The Best, ‘Mister’, ‘Ring Ding Dong’, ‘My My’, ‘Heartbeat’, and many more.
Japanese Music by Korean Artists: An Important Part of Hallyu Wave
Mehak Sharma, New Delhi: Music is not restricted to languages or boundaries. Over the past few years, K-Pop has grown remarkably by not only capturing the Asian markets, but has also established its recognition in the West as well. K-Pop has never restricted itself to the Korean language either since many K-Pop groups release multiple versions of their songs in different languages as well, such as in Chinese, Japanese, and English. Looking deeper into this, Japanese releases have by far captured significant spotlight being one of the biggest music markets in the world, accompanied by an interesting Korean-Japanese history.
Exciting India: Bringing India closer to K-Pop
Exciting India also known as Fluttering India or Dugeundugeun India (두근두근 인도), is a show released in 2015 where six idols from popular K-Pop groups namely EXO’s Suho, Super Junior’s Cho Kyu-hyun, SHINee’s Choi Min-ho, INFINITE’s Kim Sung-gyu, and CNBLUE’s Lee Jong-hyun went on a trip to Mumbai, India to explore their journey under the theme ‘Wasteland of K-Pop, INDIA’.