South Korea

Music

20 new K-pop acts to obsess over in 2020

From ATEEZ, ITZY and Bibi, to the groups so new they're not even named yet, this is your essential guide to a whole new year of K-pop.
Taylor Glasby
1.15.20
News

Parasite is making Oscars history

Bong Joon-ho thriller is South Korea’s first-ever Best Picture nominee at the Academy Awards.
Jenna Mahale
1.14.20
Music

Se So Neon are the new faces of Korean indie rock

Ahead of their second album Maladaptive, the trio talks finding their place and resisting the urge to conform.
L. Singh
1.8.20
Music

Peggy Gou discusses online criticism and her resolutions for 2020

The South Korean DJ and "Starry Night" producer opens up.
Benoit Loiseau
1.8.20
Music

A new BTS album is coming next month

Titled Map of the Soul:7, the K-Pop’s boyband’s latest full-length release arrives on February 21
Mahoro Seward
1.7.20
Music

Jay Park on K-pop and cultural appropriation

Following the release of his 'This Wasn't Supposed To Happen' EP, we called the Korean-American artist for a chat.
L. Singh
11.28.19
Fashion

6 korean brands to know from seoul fashion week

From newcomers like LLEE to classics like Demoo, here's the standout names from SS20.
Ryan White
10.22.19
Fashion

appropriation or appreciation? unpacking south korea's fascination with black culture

Is Seoul’s love for the hip-hop aesthetic more fetishistic than inclusive?
Kati Chitrakorn
8.23.19
Beauty

how double eyelid surgery has become a rite of passage for many south korean youths

Living in a society obsessed with public perception and appearance, many young South Koreans are going under the knife to elevate their social status, boost their wealth, land a better job and find the perfect partner.
Yae-Jin Ha
4.3.19
Music

an eclectic mix from our favourite new seoul dj, 박혜진 park hye jin

“Let’s dance all night long!”
Frankie Dunn
2.1.19
Music

k-pop’s red velvet discuss their evolution, public scrutiny and secret dreams

As they lead the way for South Korean girlbands with a US tour, we catch up with Irene, Wendy, Yeri, Joy and Seulgi.
Taylor Glasby
1.31.19
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
Cheryl Santos
12.12.18
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