PD aka Form of Therapy talks who has the most cinematically-pleasing MVs, what he thinks of (G)I-DLE, and why he doesn’t watch Korean variety shows. Touring in US: TWICE
Janet, a Nigerian Moomoo living in France, discusses why Mamamoo is different from your typical K-Pop girl group. Tours in US: TWICE
My Day, Alondra(@daylily_96), teaches us all the basics you need to know about the members & musicality of the K-Pop/Rock group, Day6. Touring in the US this week: Heize, GOT7
Emily rambles on her next moves in K-Pop.
Miami ARMY and Hosts of the “First Time with BTS?” podcast, Nady and Yady, talk about why they started their podcast, why they’re ARMY & EXO-Ls, and why BTS deserves more. Follow them on IG @bangtanpodcast and @BTSxMiami.
Emily talks about how to build your professional K-Pop repertoire from being a fan to being in the industry itself.
Danny Kim of DKDKTV talks about the book he’s reading now, who is his direct competition, how he’s learned to not give a f***, and why you should watch Netflix’s “Love, Death, & Robots.” NCT 127(San Diego 93.3 Festival)
Dodai Stewart, Deputy Editor of the Metro Section of the New York Times, talks about why she casually enjoys Hallyu as she knew about it in the mid stages of its inaction, the effect it has on media from her experienced perspective, and why TikTok is a genius idea. SHOWS IN US: TXT, NCT 127
A Reddit user from Ireland details why she decided to write her dissertation on K-Pop its globalization through social media. CONCERTS IN US: BTS, Stray Kids
Emily reviews her experiences at both LA dates for the BTS Love Yourself: Speak Yourself. Warning: she gets a tad emotional at the end. TOURS IN US: BTS, NCT, BLACKPINK
Laarnie talks about how K-Pop and fashion meld together and why appearances are so important on and off of the stage. TOURS IN U.S. THIS WEEK: BLACKPINK, BTS, NCT127, EPIK HIGH, VAV
Emily explains the different ways she keeps up with K-Pop news from reddit, group chats, to even ghost accounts. This week’s K-Pop concerts: BLACKPINK, NCT, Epik High, SF9, Koreatown Music Festival(Ha Sung Woon, Lovelyz, Taemin, Super Junior)
Co-admin from Social Stay Zone(@StaySocialZone), Nerissa, talks about the impact 3RACHA has on Stray Kids, how Bang Chan’s long journey to debut helped him become the leader he is now, emotional moments with Stray Kids, and even some slightly scandalous, comical interactions between Stray Kids and Stay.
Casker Box(@caskerbox), an Orbit theorist, talks about the details of the universe that encompasses the K-Pop girl group, Loona, and he talks about the mega threads he creates to explain this other world. Sik-K: San Francisco(4/5), Los Angeles(4/7), Dallas(4/9), Houston(4/10), Atlanta(4/12)
Krsyta being a fan site for multiple K-Pop groups as well as her experiences of going to multiple groups fan signs, and most importantly, building a friendship with Eric from The Boyz through fan signs. ATEEZ(Atlanta, 3/22)(NYC, 3/24) Astro(Dallas, 3/21)(Los Angeles, 3/24)(San Francisco, 3/26)
@BTSxARMYCareers, Josephine, & Emily discuss 1. the fan perspective on both sides of the constant stream of content, products, and concerts that BTS & Big Hit are churning out for ARMY and how to financially balance supporting everything you enjoy while saving your money 2. for the K-Pop multifans & ARMY, Josephine details how she … Continued
Emily takes a break in interviewing and spotlights her top five favorite K-Pop songs of 2019 so far. Listen to the episode for the list. Sunmi-Los Angeles(3/7), Seattle(3/10), Vancouver(3/11), Calgary(3/13) Cherry Bullet- “Q&A,” 2. WayV- “Dream Launch,” 3. Seventeen- “Getting Closer,” 4. Loona- “Butterfly,” 5. TXT- “Cat & Dog”
Dara, a black lesbian K-Pop fan that Emily found through the K-Pop subreddit, describes the positive and negative experiences a minority in the K-Pop fandoms. Sunmi: San Francisco(3/6), Los Angeles(3/7)
NCTzen(translator) & SM Stan, Jenna, comes on to talk about why she stans a company that many believe to be problematic, yet incredibly talented and successful in many ways, and she describes why certain ones from that company like NCT’s Johnny(in a personal way!!!!) and SHINee’s Taemin standout to her in particular. KNK- 2/24(Los … Continued
Kris, a multifan(multifandom), tells me how BTS was the gateway to her now thirsty wallet spending money on different K-Pop groups. She explains why boy groups attract her more than girl groups and how her biases all differ, yet are the same(looks wise). RED VELVET REDMARE TOUR: 2/15(CHICAGO), 2/17(NEWARK)