K-Pop Scandal: Taeyang’s Steamy New Video for “1AM”

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Taeyang from the band BIGBANG has included a – gasp! – "bed scene" in the video from his song "1AM," and it's causing QUITE an uproar in South Korea, as you can well imagine. K-pop videos usually skew towards the wholesome and entertaining, and shy away from anything too provocative. So even though the scene is brief, and to my eyes, at least, ... See the Rest

It’s No Gangnam Style

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Korean K-pop star Psy has released "Gentleman," his followup single to the massive phenomenon "Gangnam Style." It's more of the same, but lacking the camp factor that made Gangnam work. Though I do love the lyric, "He's a mother father gentle man." ... See the Rest

Tune for Today: “I Am Mugler” by G-Dragon

The insanely popular G-Dragon of the K-pop band BIGBANG gifted Nicola Formichetti with this completely badass song for his F/W menswear collection. Lyrics: "Fuck Swag! Fuck Fashion! Fuck Mugler! Look at all the fucks I give, look what little fucks I give, Look how many fucks I give, look what little fucks I give, Look how many fucks I give, look at ... See the Rest

The K-Pop Gif Shop

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As much as I adore the way that the One Direction boys amble about the stage like a bunch of drunken toddlers, there is something to be said for a boyband with super-tight choreography, and nobody does that better than K-pop superstars TVXQ. In their latest video, "Catch Me" they do this wonderful thing where they join the exo-skeltons on their ... See the Rest

K-Pop Tune for Today: Gain’s “Bloom”

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Really gorgeous video, really fabulous song. Very lush, very chic, very Altered Images circa Bite (does that reference mean anything to anyone anymore?). Mind you, there's a lot going on here. You and I might think it's just a video with a pretty girl dancing and masturbating and eventually getting it on with a hot guy. But apparently that's a big ... See the Rest

“Gangnam Style” Live

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Pretty awesome. Hurry and watch it, though, as it is quickly slipping into "Macarena"/"Who Let the Dogs Out" territory. ... See the Rest

Tweet of the Day

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The infectious song, released earlier this summer, has amassed 46 million YouTube views and is the first K-Pop song to hit #1 on the US iTunes chart. From the LA Times: "So ubiquitous is the song that on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium during a game against the San Francisco Giants, PSY showed up on the between-innings dance-cam to promote it." ... See the Rest

Tune for Today: “Gangnam Style” Revisted

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K-Pop megastar PSY has followed up his brilliant smash viral video for Gangnam Style with a female version, featuring South Korean pop princess Hyuna. Not quite as nutty as the original, but still my favorite song of the summer. (via The DW) ... See the Rest