Jive Monkey Playlist: 6/16/17

For today’s playlist, there really isn’t a theme that ties all these tracks together, except for the fact that they are topping the charts.  Whether they are indie artists or mainstream badasses, they are today’s artists who are making some of the most creative, influential music in K-Pop today.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 9/12/16

Infinite Challenge has been building up this star-studded Muhansangsa (Muhan Company) movie.  Starting from Signal’s writer Kim Eun Hee writing the script to her husband Jang Hang Joon directing the movie.  They also enlisted a ton of A-list stars to cameo in it.  While the movie was shown for the variety show, Kim Eun Hee’s style of writing is typically telling mysterious tales so there is thriller aspect to them.  Be warned.  There are some spoilers ahead.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 8/15/14

What a whirlwind KCON has been!  I want to thank the folks who made it to the Women in K-Drama panel and the great questions they’ve asked.  Here’s a recap of the weekend complete with the KCON convention, the Mnet Countdown concert, the celebrities I stalked, the sites I visited and the food.  Can’t leave out the great food we had this weekend.  For those that made it out this weekend, hope you had a blast!

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Jive Monkey Playlist: 9/6/13

G-Dragon certainly knows how to get my attention.  I’ve been keeping an eye on the album’s promotion leading up to the release.  “쿠데타[Coup D’Etat]”, was fully released with half the album releasing earlier in the week and the rest releasing yesterday.  You know, I was kind of nervous about this album because although I wanted to love 2NE1’s last two singles, it was just blah.

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Jive Monkey Playlist: 9/21/12

For a couple months now, the mainstream K-pop bands and groups have been a little disappointing.  There were many weeks where I didn’t feel like posting because there wasn’t anything of note to write about.  Well, it seems like there has been a bevy of good albums this month that’s been making me excited.

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