A Comprehensive Guide To NCT and Its Units

A few of my friends have been getting very interested in NCT lately thanks to the group’s stellar music, powerful videos and hilarious individual personalities. However with 18 members, three sub-units and many more of each yet to come, my friends still find the entire concept of NCT a little tough to grasp and asked…

Passing The Fandom Torch

Last night I was re-watching “Bill’s Private Party in Geneva!”, an episode of German band Tokio Hotel’s video diary series TokioHotelTV, when it hit me how amazingly similar it all is to BTS’ BangtanTV. Yes, video quality  has improved over time and BangtanTV isn’t quite as cringe-worthy as 2007 or 2008’s episodes of THTV, but the…

The Struggles Of An International Fan

I got into K-pop in 2015 or so and perhaps the most difficult thing about it is being an international fan. Now as time passes, things are getting easier for many fans outside South Korea; more artists are expanding their tours and visiting countries they haven’t before. For example G-Dragon embarked on his first ever…

K-Pop Stars Who Are Also Versatile Producers

Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of fandoms tear each other down based on their favourite artists’ discographies. It’s a frustrating battle of ‘your faves’ vs ‘my faves’ which I’m sure said ‘faves’ would not endorse. Yet, the battle to boast and one-up each other continues. For me, a post on Twitter claiming BTS have…

My Korean R&B Playlist: October 2017

I wanted to start a quick little playlist series after posting my story on 8 Underrated Korean R&B Releases of 2017 (Part 1) for Rolling Stone India. Making that list was incredibly tough because I had to cut numerous artists and it hurt. While that series will continue with Rolling Stone, this one features what I’m…