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".
Pop Unmuted is a podcast dedicated to in-depth discussion of pop music from varying critical and academic perspectives. On Episode 9, Scott Interrante and Kurt Trowbridge are joined by New York-based Korean artist and Columbia MFA student Bora Kim and Seoul-based American writer Jakob Dorof to talk about K-pop. We discuss what makes Korean pop unique from Western pop and the potential 2ne1's CL has in crossing over to an American audience. Then we shift our focus to the latest 4Minute single "Crazy", and close up with our Unmuted Pop Songs recommendations.
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Kurt Trowbridge is a music blogger, web developer and designer.
Bora Kim is a New York-based Korean artist completing her MFA thesis at Columbia University in which she is making a K-pop boy band.