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Well, that’s dramatic
by | August 17, 2009 | 40 Comments
Continuing the grand tradition of over-the-top, supertragic kpop music videos is this latest one starring actors Lee Min-jung (Boys Before Flowers) and Kim Seung-woo (How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor), for new male pop group December. The MV was shot on the afternoon of August 17 in Yangju, Kyunggi province.... More »

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Park Yong-ha celebrates five years in Japan
by | August 3, 2009 | 33 Comments
Thanks to Story of a Man (aka The Slingshot, aka the best drama so far this year, yeah I said it), I have newfound appreciation for Park Yong-ha, who has enjoyed some popularity in Japan for a number of years (no doubt in large part due to his role in Winter Sonata). On August 1,... More »

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Han Ye-seul sings for Mighty Mouth
by | August 2, 2009 | 9 Comments
Hip-hop duo Mighty Mouth has scored another high-profile collaboration, this time with actress Han Ye-seul (Miss Gold Digger, Tazza). For their relatively new status in the kpop field, the group has already drawn notice for featuring name singers like Yoon Eun-hye, Sun Ye of the Wonder Girls, and Sohn Dam-bi. Han Ye-seul hasn’t pursued a... More »

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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 »