[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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[Interview] Creators of Hallyucon Talk About European K-Pop Fans and Starting the First K-...

Here at Soompi we know well that K-Pop doesn’t thrive only in Korea; it’s a world wide phenomenon that overcomes distance and language barriers. International K-Pop fans are not only growing in numbers, but ambitiously pursuing projects that unite the fandom through their love of K-Pop. One of those kinds of projects is Hallyucon, an upcoming Korean culture convention in the Netherlands, and it wi...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews EXO’s “Growl”

This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed EXO‘s latest music video”Growl.“ They were so impressed by the song and video that they don’t think the drama version would be able to outdo it. It was the most interesting “box set” music video as it was done completely in one shot. Watch their full review! Check out EXO’s full music video!  Go visi...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews Xia’s “Incredible”

This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed Xia‘s “Incredible” music video. They were really impressed with the song. Start to finish, it’s a solid song with high energy and has great sing-along-ability with the chorus. The video is also really fun as it is outside of the box, and also outside of the country.  Watch their full review! Check out the full music video!   Go visit t...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews 2NE1’s “Falling In Love”

This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed 2NE1‘s “Falling In Love” music video. They thought that the song was totally different from their high energy electric stuff, and is more of a light reggae style, which they both liked. The video was a little off as it was different from 2NE1′s usual style. Normally, YG videos are much higher quality. Watch their full review!   Check ou...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews MBLAQ’s “Smoky Girl”

This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed MBLAQ‘s “Smoky Girl” music video. They thought it was easily one of the best songs of the year. The music video is also great in that the music really takes the forefront, instead of having crazy visuals and zoom-ins. The dance was also smooth an complicated enough to match the adult vibe of the song. Watch their full review!  Check out the f...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews EXO′s “Wolf” MV

This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed EXO‘s “Wolf” music video. While the could have reviewed it last week, they tried to wait for a drama version video to be revealed. Martina thought the song was strange and disjointed at first, but grew to love it. Simon, on the other hand, wasn’t a big fan of the song and didn’t like the howling and the “sar...

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Eat Your Kimchi Reviews CL′s “The Baddest Female” MV

 This week for Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed CL‘s “The Baddest Female” music video. For Simon, he thought it was his least favorite YG released song ever while Martina thought that the chorus was catchy. One thing that seemed off was the over use of hip-hop style in the music video.  Check out their full review! Watch the full music video! Go visit their site at http://www.eatyourkimc...

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