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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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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?

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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