September 20, 2017, marked Japanese songstress and icon Namie Amuro's 40th birthday. Birthday wishes flooded in across multiple online platforms with celebratory messages. It was also on this day that the singer shared some very shocking information. In messages on her official pages, Namie announced that she would be retiring next September. Needless to say … Continue reading Namie Amuro: Long Live the Queen
First off...let me just say that this is not the first time I've shown my love for EXO. I've written about them quite a bit in my previous posts. On July 18, EXO released their album titled 'The War' and let me tell you...I will be giving up a lot of sleep during this album … Continue reading [Album Review] The War – EXO
On June 14, South Korea-based boy group NCT 127 released their third mini album 'Cherry Bomb' and honestly...it's all I'm going to be talking about for a while. Don't let the pink filters and cherries fool you, these nine guys came to take the summer without mercy. Their title song, 'Cherry Bomb', is an resonating … Continue reading NCT 127’s Cherry Bomb is well…the BOMB!
In my past music posts, I have written about Korean artists for the most part. This time I would like to talk a little about my favorite American band, Dance Gavin Dance. I got into these guys quite a few years back when I was still in high school. I remember it like it was … Continue reading Dancing with Dance Gavin Dance
I'll just get right to it. EXO-CBX is back and it is officially going to be a great summer! I've written about EXO-CBX previously and today is no exception. The trio has recently released the short PV for their latest Japanese song 'Ka-Ching' and it is all the color and pop-art you will ever need! … Continue reading Ka-Ching! EXO-CBX is back!
We all have that musician/band that brings us joy and happiness when we listen to them. They're that band that has a song for each and every emotion that you feel throughout the day. In my case, they're that band that gets me through graduate school without going mentally insane. EXO! EXO is a 9-member … Continue reading EXO: A Band of Neverending Relief
Here we are with another music suggestion and this time it's a lovely quartet called Hyukoh. The groups hails from South Korea and is more than pleasing to the ears. My particular favorites are their albums 20 and 22 as I can't get enough! Their songs are both in Korean and English which is also a … Continue reading Oh! It’s Hyukoh!
All through December, this song has been helping me get through many things. It's not that the song has a particular meaning that I can relate to, it's just a comfortable song to listen to. The song is called 'Crush U' by EXO-CBX and has become quite the hit within the fandom. The single is … Continue reading Crushing on EXO-CBX’s ‘Crush U’
Two down, sixteen more to go...the number of weeks left in this semester. I have three research projects to do and though it feels like I have a bunch of time, I know it will fly by like nothing. Just for reference, I am taking Digital Media Issues, Research Methods in Mass Communication, and Seminar … Continue reading Music for the 2nd Week