Fly to the Sky Opens Official Instagram Account

To make their long-awaited comeback even more special, Brian Joo and Hwanhee of Fly to the Sky have now joined the wonderful world of Instagram! On May 12, Brian announced the beginning of the duo’s Instagram @fttsofficial through his Twitter. While the account seems to have been up since May 8, it has gained more awareness after being mentioned by Brian. So far they have released the exciti...

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K-Pop Comebacks Scheduled for May

Due to the tragic Sewol ferry incident, all of the Korean entertainment industry was put on hold for a few weeks. Now that music promotions are starting up again, let’s look at what have been announced so far. May is expected to be a busy month. Furthermore, many artists are avoiding releasing something in June due to the World Cup, which usually grabs the attention of the nation.  Before th...

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Fly to the Sky Returns with “Continuum” on May 20

They say good things come to an end… but what the adage doesn’t say is that they can come back again! The duo Fly to the Sky announced their return from a five-year hiatus with their 9th album, “Continuum.” The album has ten tracks including “You, You, You” and will be released on May 20. The album is currently available on online music sites. Since the duo anno...

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[Exclusive] Interview with Mark Russell, Author of “K-Pop Now: The Korean Music Revo...

If you ever wished you had a handy guide to K-Pop, a textbook for a “K-Pop 101″ if you will, then you’ll want to grab a copy of the new book, “K-Pop Now: The Korean Music Revolution.” Whether you’re new to K-Pop and could use an easy yet thorough guidebook or you’re a K-Pop veteran who needs help explaining to friends and family what K-Pop is and how aweso...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Sept. 29 – Oct. 5)

A round-up of all the best K-pop Instagram photos.   This week’s edition features: Brian having dinner with fellow Crossfitter and friend Yoo Ji Tae; Taeyeon showing off her new bangs; Junhyung feeling hot from Busan fan love; Jooyeon being a cutie; Kahi working hard for her comeback; G-Dragon attending Jackie Chan‘s charity concert; and much more.    K-pop idols as they want you to see them...

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Flashback Friday – “Ballad Princes” Fly to the Sky

Do we have any Soompiers out there who remember dial-up internet and having to listen to this to get to spazz out on that strange thing called the Internet with other fangirls and fanboys?   If so, then you probably grew up with H.O.T., Sechs Kies, S.E.S., Fin.K.L, Baby V.O.X., Chakra, Bijou, Shinhwa, Fly to the Sky, Uptown, and 1TYM.  You probably remember Yoo Seung Jun being the original hot bad...

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Album Release: “Loving the Silent Tears: The Musical,” featuring Brian Joo and...

We are excited to share with you the news about the CD release for the “Loving the Silent Tears” musical. It was an amazing collaboration with top artists in Hollywood and Broadway as well as international stars, including Korean pop star Brian Joo and Korean-American singer Heather Park. You can find Soompi’s recap of the event and our exclusive interview with Brian Joo here and...

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