BLACKPINK: was a year worth the wait?

A year since their last release, Blackpink broke free of the YG dungeon; but was the comeback worthy of the wait? Kpopcast’s Stephanie, Raman and Ariana assess. Continue reading

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14 Best Kpop Songs of 1H 2018

If you’re catching up on kpop for 2018, or revisiting this year’s best hits, for this episode the Kpopcast staff each give their respective top picks for the year (thus far).

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Why Shawols 5HINE for “Good Evening”

What are the understated messages and meanings behind SHINee’s “Good Evening” that Shawols were quick to identify? These and more are discussed on this episode with special guest Shannon of the Ask Me About Kpop Podcast. Continue reading

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No Faking Our Love for BTS

Did BTS’ “Fake Love” live up to the hype? The Kpopcast team gives the song a review. Continue reading

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The Allure of (G)I-DLE

Is it Jeon SoYeon? Probably. Continue reading

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How to Meet GFriend at Moon Night

GFriend’s “Time For the Moon Night” involves each of the members in their own unique storylines in a way which is thought provoking for Kpop MV storytelling. Kpopcast gals, Stephanie and Ariana provide their perspectives as they review. Continue reading

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BTS’ Euphoria: A BTS ARMY Discussion

We welcome Natalie from the “First Time with BTS?” podcast as Ariana and DJ PLo discuss the messages they each took from the BTS Euphoria reel.

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Twice is Love

In this episode, Kpop Junkee, Raman, Soupermatic and DJ PLo review Twice’s “What Is Love?” Continue reading

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Ladies on a Beach with Tropical Beats

Did WINNER’s experiment with an autotune style succeed in “Everday?” Raman, Ariana and DJ PLo discuss the concept and audio of this return track from our k-tropical house boys of YG Entertainment. Continue reading

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TVXQ Ages Like Fine Wine

Ariana and Rhodri take a double-shot of TVXQ reviewing “Chance of Love” and “Love Line.” Continue reading

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