LOONA “#” Album Review

“Do not accept the fate of the moon” A sanguine voice chimes in LOONA’s “So What” M/V: an expression laced with sinister determination against being underestimated and stereotyped. LOONA have come back with a new concept showing us their ‘hidden side’ – a side which manifests through the burgeoning self-love […]

HA:TFELT “1719” Album Review

The former Wonder Girls member breaks out of her shell and consolidates herself as a true soloist with her first album 1719. HA:TFELT does not contain herself within the ‘picture-perfect’ supposed life of a celebrity and strives to reveal different, sometimes harsh, aspects of her life. This album tells the […]

IU “Love Poem” Album Review

With expectations of fans filled to the brim, IU made sure not to disappoint with her ninth EP, Love Poem. Topping numerous charts in Korea, the self-composed EP showcases different sides of IU—both mature and childlike—while incorporating many genres at the same time. 01. “Unlucky“ IU begins her album with […]

Artist Spotlight: Yeseo

An otherworldly siren-like voice echoing over creamy R&B chords or glittering SynthPop instrumentals – Yeseo’s music has it all. Yeseo’s beauty lies in her versatility; her breathy, tinny vocals layered on top of a multitude of genre-fluid instrumentals lull you into a sense of security. Sassy or heartfelt, Yeseo’s emotions […]

Artist Spotlight: Aseul

Soo Jung-lee, who started off with the name “Yukari” and currently goes by the moniker “Aseul,” is an artist born in Incheon. Drawing influences from artists like Linda Perhacs and Cocteau Twins, Aseul’s music is soft, dainty and dreamy with a sense of isolation, promoting lighter themes like laughter to […]