Indie Focus: Unchained’s ‘Thorn’ is a bold and convincing debut album


Unchained is a Busan-based rock band that has been around for quite a while, releasing EPs and singles here and there, yet I had never heard of them before. Their last EP was in 2005, and they’ve been relatively quiet ever since. So their recently released full-length album, ‘Thorn‘, really came out of the blue — but at full force. ... Read More »

Pop Goes The Music: Crucial Star – “Paris”


Your random reminder that the whole of Korean and Japanese music is more than just the summation of idol tracks. Crucial Star has released the music video for “Paris“, and I’m guessing he likes the city a tad. Surprised he’s not more popular yet, especially since I figured his style of “soft” rap would go over better with the general ... Read More »

Ladies’ Code’s Ashley, Sojung, Zuny discharged from hospital, recovery still ahead


Ladies’ Code‘s Ashley, Sojung, and Zuny were recently discharged from the hospital because their physical injuries have healed, but the priority now is obviously going to be their mental stability going forward. On October 23, Polaris Entertainment told Newsen, “The health conditions of So Jung, Ashley, and Zuny are all almost back to normal, so they were discharged.” ′Right now, ... Read More »