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Everything from opera, folk, jazz to classical with Herald Philharmonic

Rhythmical orchestral tunes reverberated throughout the Seoul Arts Center concert hall Wednesday evening as the Herald Philharmonic Orchestra delivered a dynamic performance ― featuring everything fr...

Updated : 2015.05.28 19:34

Jung Joon-young goes back to musical roots with new band

Singer Jung Joon-young, known for his rise to widespread fame through the audition program “Superstar K” and his more recent work as an MC and actor, is returning to the stage as the frontman for th...

Updated : 2015.05.28 19:32

BigBang to release new album

South Korean boy band BigBang will release the second single album of its "Made Series" on Monday, the group's management agency said."Made Series" is the name for a project in which BigBang promised to release a new single on the first day of every month from May to August. "Loser" and "B...

Updated : 2015.05.28 17:34

[Herald Interview] Gugak-pop fusion band SOREA looks to be new face of hallyu

In a world where the international mainstream hip-hop beats of Flo Rida meet the old-fashioned sounds of “janggu,” a Korean traditional drum, local fusion pop band SOREA is striving to take its amal...

Updated : 2015.05.27 20:51

Classical music concerts to look out for in June

True opera fans would probably know this name ― Jonas Kaufmann. With his dashingly handsome looks, exceptional vocal powers and impressive acting skills, Kaufmann is the undoubtable superstar of oper...

Updated : 2015.05.27 20:49

On 7th EP, KARA grows out of trademark cuteness

At a press showcase for KARA’s seventh EP “In Love” at Blue Square in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, on Tuesday, the phrase repeated most by the members was “KARA-style music.” The group, which celebrates it...

Updated : 2015.05.27 20:46

Big Bang to release song ‘Bang Bang Bang’ in June

K-pop group Big Bang’s new song to be released in June will be titled “Bang Bang Bang,” YG Entertainment announced Wednesday. The onomatopoeically christened song is to be included in “A,” the se...

Updated : 2015.05.27 20:44

Seventeen hopes to shine like diamonds with ‘17 Carat’

After years of training and endless evaluations in a pre-debut system that was broadcast to the public, Pledis Entertainment’s new thirteen-member multinational boy group Seventeen finally made its o...

Updated : 2015.05.26 20:29

Lee celebrates past, tries anew with 12th album

One of singer Lee Seung-chul’s greatest strengths is his ability to amplify emotion without straining his voice, and make a melody dynamic without using conspicuous technique.Those strengths are out ...

Updated : 2015.05.25 18:47

Eyelike: Jang Yi-jeong, Faith No More, Keith Jarrett

Jang Yi-jeong shines alone on History’s 4th EPBy Won Ho-jung History“Beyond the HISTORY”LOEN EntertainmentBoy band History continues the dark, melodramatic mood of their previous song “Psycho” on...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:11

N.Flying hopes to bring something new to idol bands

“What sets us apart from previous idol bands is our hip-hop element. We have a stronger beat.”Those were words from Lee Seung-hyub, the leader of FNC Entertainment’s new boy band N.Flying, short fo...

Updated : 2015.05.21 19:00

Transcript of Yoo Seung-jun's interview about military exile

Below are excerpts from the live interview broadcast from Hong Kong on Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. Yoo Seung-jun -- also known as Steve Yoo -- was a successful K-pop singer whose career came to a halt in 20...

Updated : 2015.05.20 15:59

Yoo Seung-jun appeals to Korea to lift exile, vows to 'do whatever it takes'

Korean singer-actor Yoo Seung-jun earnestly appealed to Korea on Tuesday to lift the ban against him, returning him to his country of birth. The ban was levied against him 13 years ago over suspected ...

Updated : 2015.05.20 11:53

[Herald Review] ‘SHINee World IV’ enthralls exuberant fans

“SHINee’s back!” whispered Minho’s voice, and the Olympic Park Gymnastics Arena erupted with cheers of the 10,000-strong crowd on Sunday as SHINee took the stage on the last day of their three-day...

Updated : 2015.05.18 18:33

Korean indie bands to rock Liverpool festival

South Korea will host a showcase of Korean indie rock bands during a large-scale international music festival in Britain next week, to help their advance to the European market, organizers said Monday.Five teams will perform in the showcase, "Korean Stage in Liverpool," on Sunday, the last...

Updated : 2015.05.18 17:28