K-POP Now!: The Korean Music Revolution
Mark James Russell
"K-Pop Now! [...] positive factors 100 and twenty-eight sleek pages of Korean pop eye-candy." —KpopStarz.com
K-Pop Now! takes a enjoyable examine Korea's high-energy pop song, and is written for its transforming into legions of fanatics. It positive aspects the entire well-known teams and singers, and takes an insider's examine how they've got made it to the top.
In 2012, Psy's music and tune video "Gangnam type" without warning took the realm via typhoon. yet K-Pop, the track of Psy's place of origin of Korea has been profitable enthusiasts for years with its infectious melodies and high-energy enjoyable. that includes awfully appealing and proficient singers and eye-popping visuals, K-Pop is the track of now.
Though K-Pop is a comparatively younger phenomenon within the West, it really is quickly gaining traction and achieving a lot greater audiences—thanks largely to social media like fb, YouTube and Twitter. most sensible K-Pop acts get ten million to thirty million hits for his or her videos—the women iteration unmarried "Gee" has over 100 million views!
In K-Pop Now! you are going to find:
- Profiles of all of the present K-Pop artists and their hits
- a glance at Seoul's hippest sizzling spots and hangouts
- Interviews with most sensible artists like Kevin from Ze:A and Brian Joo
- a glance on the K-Pop idols of tomorrow
You'll meet the largest list manufacturers, the hosts of the insanely well known "Eat Your Kimchi" web site, and K-Pop teams like significant Bang, TVXQ, 2NE1, ladies iteration, sizzling, SES, FinKL Busker Busker and The Koxx. The ebook additionally features a consultant for enthusiasts who plan to go to Seoul to discover K-Pop up shut and personal.
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Subgroup: Sister19. made out of simply Hyolyn and Bora, Sistar19 has published simply singles, yet either have played good. With its moment album, supply It to Me, published in June 2013, Sistar once more pulled in a haul of No. 1’s at the charts, regardless of dealing with many of the stiffest pageant ever in K-pop. Sistar will not be within the best echelon of K-pop teams but, but when the gang retains racking up hits, it won’t be lengthy prior to it truly is. individuals Hyolyn (Kim Hyo-jung; 김효정) January eleven, 1991 Bora.
due to YouTube and different on-line track providers, this present day the Western media realizes there are various other ways of measuring stardom. And BoA retains difficult herself. She was once a pass judgement on at the renowned Korean tune software K-Pop superstar, and extra lately she has been making an attempt her hand at appearing. The 12 months 2013 observed BoA’s winning appearing debut within the Korean television drama count on Romance, in addition to her first starring position in a Hollywood dance movie, Make Your circulate. due to the ongoing upward push of K-pop,.
Indie video clips, go back and forth movies, running a blog, consuming, etc., yet our K-pop vids are the place we’re at our funniest. The resource fabric is simply really easy to paintings with! So, given that we’re extra outgoing in these circumstances, and they’re extra shareable, then we will be able to see that we bought well known that method. KPN: who're your favourite K-pop teams nowadays? S&M: we actually just like the titanic acts from YG: gigantic Bang, 2NE1 and Psy, yet we additionally like SHINee, large Junior, U-Kiss, T-ara and Orange Caramel. INTERVIEW WITH Kevin Kim.