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Lee Min-ki’s new movies and new album
by | August 2, 2009 | 22 Comments
Fans of Lee Min-ki already know of the actor’s penchant for music — he’s sung on a movie soundtrack, performed live onstage, and recorded a single (listen below). Therefore, it’s not such a surprise to hear that he’s got a debut album in the works, which is called “No Kidding” and goes on sale on... More »


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Boys Before Flowers cast supports SS501 in concert
by | August 1, 2009 | 58 Comments
Several months after their drama sensation Boys Before Flowers ended, (most of) the cast members — Kim Bum, Lee Min-ho, and Gu Hye-sun — reconvened to cheer on their former castmate Kim Hyun-joong at a concert for his pop group SS501. (The fourth F4 member, Kim Joon, was unable to attend as he is currently... More »


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Next up: an album for Gu Hye-sun
by | July 29, 2009 | 45 Comments
Already this year alone, Gu Hye-sun has been busy as an actress (Boys Before Flowers), writer (Tango), artist (also called Tango), and director (The Madonna). Now she’s putting on yet another hat as she begins working on recording her own album, which she hopes to put out by fall. Gu Hye-sun is immersing herself in... More »


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Artist profile: Winterplay
by | July 26, 2009 | 51 Comments
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. (Past profiles: folk-indie artist Jang Kiha and the Faces, rock singer-songwriter Yi Sung-yol, and indietronica artist Oldfish.) Now it’s Korea’s foremost and possibly only mainstream jazz group Winterplay, which is out with a new album and poised to enjoy even greater success than it did... More »


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Park Yong-ha reunites with Park Shi-yeon
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Park Yong-ha and Park Shi-yeon may have had a bumpy romance in Story of a Man, but they’re re-teaming for a Park Hyo-shin music video that will take them to Switzerland. Park Yong-ha agreed to take the job as a friend to Park Hyo-shin, while Park Shi-yeon agreed because of her good relationship with Park... More »


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Kim Joon unveils his solo effort
by | July 8, 2009 | 39 Comments
Boys Before Flowers star Kim Joon (or Kim Jun), also known as the rapper of three-member pop group T-Max, is about to launch his first solo song. On July 7, he released the teaser video for his upcoming single, “준비 OK” — the title literally translates to “Ready OK” but is also a play on... More »


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Honey Lee performs fusion jazz
by | May 23, 2009 | 18 Comments
The talented Honey Lee — Seoul National University grad, classical music major, 2006 Miss Korea, 2007 Miss Universe 3rd runner-up — is taking her much-lauded skills at the gayageum (classical stringed Korean instrument) and using them for a fusion jazz performance. She’ll take the stage on May 27 and 28 as part of the “Yoon... More »


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Miracle Blue features denim and Shin Mina
by | May 21, 2009 | 12 Comments
Actress Shin Mina (The Naked Kitchen) has come out with her “project music video” and song collaboration with rock band Loveholics (watch/listen below). The song is called “Miracle Blue” and features Shin Mina’s pretty, airy vocals (again, not the strongest singer, but they suit the feel of the music). The video was also made in... More »


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Shin Mina sings with Loveholics
by | May 15, 2009 | 20 Comments
Actress Shin Mina (Naked Kitchen, Devil) will be lending her vocals as guest singer with rock band Loveholic — or, as they’re known now, Loveholics. Lead singer Jisun left the band to go solo two years ago, and the remaining two groupmates Lee Jae-hak and Kang Hyun-min have chosen to feature a rotating door of... More »


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Lee Da-hae couples up with Baek Sung-hyun
by | April 26, 2009 | 70 Comments
Lee Da-hae is so pretty. She’s also five years older than actor Baek Sung-hyun (20), with whom she pairs up in a new music video, and while the age difference is pretty evident, they still look pretty good together. The two actors are featured in kpop singer Kim Hyung-joong‘s rather hyped music video; the song... More »


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Lee Junki’s album cover
by | April 11, 2009 | 141 Comments
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