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[Review] Dok2 and the Quiett heat things up in London

It can be  hard to gain respect from fans – love and attention, yes – but respect can be a tough ride. But that’s definitely something Illionaire Records founders DOK2 and The Quiett did during their London leg of their mini European tour. The raw energy that was produced by not…

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A slightly drunken review of Boys Republic in London

It has been just over three weeks since Boys Republic performed for the first time in the UK as part of their European tour and, boy, did my liver need time to recover. But it was not just my liver (and head) that needed that much recovery time in order…

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Korean Indie Interview: Juck Juck Grunzie

Juck Juck Grunzie is a psychedelic noise-rock band from Seoul. Known for creating music that merges irregular rhythms and chaotic soundscapes, the group, in their own words, forms music that explores the boundaries between dreams and nightmares to create something dark, mysterious, and hauntingly beautiful.

Originally formed as an…

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That Caitlyn Jenner story: Just another reason to keep ignoring allkpop

NOTE: As this article refers to a website Beyond Hallyu has long boycotted, no links to the article mentioned will be included.

Oh allkpop when will you learn? People have witnessed you numerous times go to extraordinary lengths to publish ‘fact-filled’ articles’ that often completely skip out any, and…

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Yoo Seung Jun?

How do you solve a problem like Yoo Seung Jun (now mostly known by the name Steve Yoo)? That question came to mind after reading about the former Korean American idol and his infamous controversy. To figure it out, I tried to put myself in his shoes. How would I…

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Korean Indie Interview: Guten Birds

If you type grunge bands into google and you will be overcome with images of bands such as Alice in Chains, Mudhoney, Pearl Jam and of course Nirvana, to name a few. But if you type Korean grunge into a search engine it is slightly more difficult to come across…

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Korean Music Interview: HarryBigButton

So many magical groups outside of the realm of K-Pop have begun their life in the spotlight with a little help from the show Top Band. This latest band that we had the pleasure of interviewing is no different. HarryBigButton are one for the heavy rock lovers out there…

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Who were you again? 5 more K-Pop groups you may not remember

K-Pop groups come and go. Some stay around longer than others but what about the forgotten groups of K-Pop yesteryear? What happened to them? In a follow on from our popular Who were you again? 5 K-Pop groups you may not remember we bring you 5 more…

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In Defence of Chad Future… kind of.

Years ago there was a man, a strong and deep man, who proclaimed that haters should leave Britney (Spears) alone. Today I take a leaf out of that very man’s books and proclaim:
LEAVE CHAD ALONE!

Before you stop reading or curse me (“No more K-Music for you…

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