Monthly Archives: January 2017

Honey Bee, 2NE1’s Goodbye & Goblin’s OST

Inviting Cheryl of the DramaKandy podcast, we discuss the Luna/ Hani/ Solar “Honey Bee” single and explore the implications behind 2ne1’s “Goodbye.” For a slight twist in our usual coverage, we additionally take a look at the closing OST from the popular Goblin k-drama.


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Don’t Say No To CLC’s Hobgoblin

In another double-shot of Daebak or Not as Soupermatic and DJ Peter Lo review Seohyun’s Don’t Say No and CLC’s Hobgoblin.

MVPs @Rhodrirhodri and @Welile_21 chime in with thoughts:

It’s our first time recording with a new audio interface which we believe increases the audio quality of our voices and eases the post-production editing process. Our hope is that this will make the overall production value of the show rises from here in a way that allows us to get episodes out sooner.


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AOA’s “Excuse Me” Is The Best Song of 2017

Kicking kpop off strong in the new year, AoA releases “Excuse Me” and “Bing Bing” which we review as a double-shot for this episode of Daebak or Not.

As DJ PLo argues, the winning quality of the “Excuse Me” song was the dance. For your viewing pleasure, see Choa performing this dance on loop below.


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2016 Daebak Award Winners

2016 has come and gone. For us, it was the year we started this radio show & podcast and – for a lot of americans – it’s something to leave behind. But as we look back for this kpop renaissance, we recount the most memorable and quirky categories seen over the past year.

In this special episode, Soupermatic and DJ PeterLo discuss the winners of the 2016 Kpopcast Daebak Awards.

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What Does it Take To Be a Kpop Star?

Kpop training agency, BornStar joins this episode to impart some practical advice on training for and breaking into kpop. Representing BornStar, Hoon Kim, vocal head director; and Daniel Shin, dean of the NY school, discuss what it takes to make it in kpop.

Closing out 2016, we additionally take a look at our favorite picks for the past year, and offer 2017 kpop predictions. Continue reading

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