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Ask Boys Republic: Give us your questions

Ask Boys Republic: Give us your questions

As you may already know, five-member idol group Boys Republic are coming to the UK and other parts of Europe in July. We’ve been given the chance to interview the group as part of promotions for the upcoming tour. Rather than come up with it all ourselves we…

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Korea to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest next year?

Korea to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest next year?

Bright lights, beautiful people, campy songs, memorable dance moves: just a few things that K-pop and the annual globally-televised Eurovision Song Contest have in common. Despite the similarities, the idea that Korea could compete in a competition which is traditionally held in, clue’s in the title, Europe…

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What makes a great K-pop song? Tell us your thoughts and be in our next podcast. Read More
8 More K-pop Composers and Producers You Should Know

8 More K-pop Composers and Producers You Should Know

Image above: Will Simms with SHINee’s Jonghyun
Last year we created a list of 12 composers and producers every K-pop fan should know that a lot of people took interest in. Although it contained many of the biggest hitters on the K-pop scene, there were many other…

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"Kiss without a trace": Using adultery to sell... lipstick?

"Kiss without a trace": Using adultery to sell... lipstick?

The American cosmetics manufacturer Benefit has taken a unique new approach to advertising one of its biggest bestsellers, Benetint in Korea. Emphasising the tint’s “Kissproof”-ness, a new CF for the product features a married woman going into a lift (or elevator, if you use US English) with a…

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Korean Music Interview: Monkey Bars on striving for the promotion of Asian American music Read More
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Korean Music Interview... again: PATiENTS on their latest album and return to the UK Read More