Articles tagged korea

27 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM

“Music Is Colorblind”: An Interview with MFBTY

As one of Korea's biggest rap groups, MFBTY still strive for a universal themes relatable to a worldwide audience, and with Wondaland, they may reach their biggest audience yet.

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K-Pop Roundup April 2015: Boy Band Legends and Girl Band Up-and-Comers

Comebacks from two major boy bands and exciting tracks from newer female artists highlighted the month of April for the K-pop genre.

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K-Pop Roundup - March 2015: Back to the Garden of Eden

March was dominated by great K-pop tracks from female artists, rookie groups, and veterans alike.

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Pop Unmuted Podcast: Signifiers of Korean Pop and 4Minute’s “Crazy”

On Episode 9 of Pop Unmuted, we talk about the differences between Korean pop and Western pop, and the new 4Minute single "Crazy".

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K-Pop Roundup: January 2015 - Life After the ‘K-Pocalypse’

After K-pop's dark and turbulent 2014, January 2015 may have marked the beginning of a new direction for the industry.

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‘Napalm: An American Biography’ Is Insanely Readable

There is no bias here, no leftist or conservative agenda. This is simply an exhaustive history of napalm, from its beginnings as kind of a scientific puzzle for technocrats to one of the most widely despised symbols of war.

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The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee

This is a meaningful, moving story. It left me quiet and saddened, with a mental image of a young Korean girl who just wanted the things most want: someone to love and a place to belong.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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