Entries by KultScene

Weekly K-pop faves: June 12-19

As summer is almost here, K-pop’s beginning to get busier and busier. Last week we sadly saw the Queens of the Summer bow out, and while we’ll miss them, that opens up the playing field for more artists. Some of the songs released this week aren’t necessarily “summer anthems,” but we liked them as if […]

Weekly K-pop faves: June 5-11

The boy bands cometh! Seriously, though, this past week had the KultScene team falling in love with a lot of new music courtesy of some old, new, and TBD K-pop acts. We enjoyed songs from idol bands FTISLAND and DAY6, and solo songs from two of B.A.P’s members as well as some music from this […]

Goodbye, SISTAR: our thoughts & memories

By Ana Clara Ribeiro and Kushal Dev The Queens of Summer are officially gone. SISTAR had their last comeback on May 31th with the song “Lonely,” which we’ve mentioned before on our Weekly Faves. While it’s sad to see one more iconic girl group disband, especially one that didn’t give any signs it would, the […]

KultScene’s K-Pop Unmuted: May Recap

KultScene is happy to announce that, in celebration of our third anniversary, we are beginning a collaboration with K-Pop Unmuted, a podcast dedicated to delving deep into K-pop. In the 18th episode of K-Pop Unmuted, Stephen and Joe discussed releases in May 2017 from Solbi, Kim Lip, TWICE, B1A4, Triple H, and April. You can […]

Weekly K-pop faves: May 29 – June 4

Some weeks in K-pop are busier than others, and the beginning of June was definitely full of some interesting releases. Whether it was Sistar’s farwell or the first original releases from the boys of Produce 101 Season 2 or Baek A Yeon’s return with a new EP, KultScene’s team took note. Here are some thoughts […]

Weekly K-pop faves: May 22-28

The final week of May 2017 saw a lot of musical releases in South Korea, ranging from rap to pop to ballads. We picked some of our favorite new songs, including music from Tarin, San E, Bolbbalgan4, and LOOΠΔ’s Kim Lip. “Mohae” by San E featuring Bolbbalgan4 (Released May 23) After a “Season of suffering” […]

Introducing KultScene’s K-Pop Unmuted: ‘Produce 101’

KultScene is happy to announce that, in celebration of our third anniversary, we are beginning a collaboration with K-Pop Unmuted, a podcast dedicated to delving deep into K-pop. We’ve wanted to host a podcast for a long time as another aspect to KultScene’s approach exploring all things Korean pop culture from a foreign perspective. So […]

Weekly K-pop faves: May 15-21

As summer looms closer, K-pop has started to pick up the pace. This week saw lots of different releases, from soloists to idols to rappers; the game is on. And like every week, we took on the task of selecting our absolute faves, so here they are. Also on KultScene: 12 visually appealing K-pop music […]

Weekly K-pop faves: May 8-14

Each week, some of our KultScene contributors pick songs that excited them over the past seven days. In the second week of May, we enjoyed songs by Day6, Moon Myung Jin, and Hitchhiker’s new song with NCT’s Taeyong. “Dance Dance” by DAY6 (Released May 8) Five months and ten songs into their monthly 2017 release […]

Weekly K-pop faves: April 17-23

At last, K-pop’s starting to pick up, with more and more artists dropping new music. This week, we’ll tackle our fave up and coming rookie groups, as well as a much anticipated solo debut from a renowned artist. “Will You Go Out With Me” by DIA (Released Apr. 18) I am a huge fan DIA’s […]