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Around The Web: Digipedi interview, top K-pop producers, KPOPALYPSE poll

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noonchi: noonchi is a new site, but one that’s off to a great start. Here’s an interview with Digipedi, the minds behind Orange Caramel‘s “Catallena” music video. The whole thing is worth reading, but remember that whole shit where that Orange Caramel fan invented some complex narrative about the music video? Yeah, well the creators say they had no intention ... Read More »

Around The Web: Government Conspiracy Theory, Remake Overkill, Girl Power Problems

Provided without comment. Netizen Buzz: You know how 2013 has already been dubbed the year of scandals? Well, Korean netizens seem to think it’s not a coincidence, apparently because their government is trying to hide their own movements with the distraction of entertainment scandals. I’m not one for conspiracy theories, and normally I wouldn’t even mention it, but Netizen Buzz ... Read More »

Around The Web: Korean Netizens & allkpop, K-Pop Smut, Chad Future

Netizen Buzz: They explore what Korean netizens think of allkpop and are right on point. You should read it for perspective. I’m far from an allkpop apologist, but there’s a reason why I generally see segments of Korean netizens as a bit insane, especially when it comes to their thoughts on foreigners, even if those foreigners are Korean by blood. ... Read More »

Around The Web: K-Pop Infographic + Strategies Of Wonder Girls & SNSD In America

Soompi: Awesome infographic on K-pop. —– The Atlantic: Patrick St. Michel makes a solid argument regarding K-pop’s marketing strategies in America. The forecast is more favorable for Wonder Girls, who mirror Pink Lady’s appropriateness for the time, as their new American single “The DJ Is Mine” features several dubstep-aping portions. Although watching the trailer for their movie can prompt cringes, ... Read More »

Around The Web: K-Pop Year In Review

McRoth’s Residence: Best Mini-Album Of 2011 – Reader’s Choice – 2NE1 – “Second Mini-Album” McRoth’s Residence: Best Mini-Album Of 2011 – W&Whale – “Circussss” —– McRoth’s Residence: Best Album Of 2011 – Reader’s Choice – Navi – “Hello” McRoth’s Residence: Best Album Of 2011 – One Way – “Rainy Days” —– McRoth’s Residence: Top K-pop Songs Of 2011 Read More »

Around The Web: Infinite, TRAX, After School Reviews + Boyband Mashup

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McRoth’s Residence: A music video mashup featuring the boys of K-pop! —– McRoth’s Residence: IMMATOP reviews Infinite‘s “White Confession” single. McRoth’s Residence: drowningn00b reviews TRAX‘s “Blind” album. McRoth’s Residence: drowningn00b reviews After School‘s “Diva” and “Bang!” Japanese singles. —– Anti K-pop Fangirl: While giving his thoughts on New.F.O, he mentions that he thought I was trolling him. It’s called a ... Read More »