October 21, 2017Taeyang
ON his third solo studio album, BIGBANG’s resident balladeer Taeyang is out to break hearts again.
The record kicks off with the stirring White Night, though it’s a shame that it only serves as an intro that lasts a mere 86 seconds.
With an informed trance production, the...
October 18, 2017BTS
Love Yourself: Her
Big Hit Entertainment
WHEN this latest album by BTS (also known as Bangtan Boys) debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album charts, it marked a monumental K-pop moment – it was the highest an album from that genre had ever gotten on the chart.
K-pop had been trying to penetrate the US music market...
October 17, 2017Heize
///(You, Clouds, Rain)
SOME K-culture vultures might recognise Jang Da-hye – better known by her stage name Heize – as the pretty one on the second season of rap competition TV show Unpretty Rapstar.
The 26-year-old has come a long way since then, proving that she’s more than just a reality show star....
October 14, 2017Bruno Mars, Drake and Ed Sheeran led nominations for the American Music Awards, where for the first time no women were vying for the top prize.
In the televised gala, set for Nov 19 in Los Angeles, winners are determined by fan voting, unlike the more prestigious Grammy Awards, which is based on polling of music industry...
October 12, 2017Mark XX on your 2018 calendars, music fans, because acclaimed indie rock band The xx will be bringing its unique brand of music to Kuala Lumpur in January.
Presented by Upfront Arena, the band’s ‘I See You Tour Asia’: Live in Kuala Lumpur show will be held on Jan 25, 2018, at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition...