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Eyelike: Jussie Smollett, Kendrick Lamar, Richie Furay

Jussie Smollett wears crown on ‘Empire’ soundtrackVarious artists“Original Soundtrack from Season 1 of Empire”(Columbia)If there‘s one thing that could have sunk Fox’s “Empire” faster than bad...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:14

Dudamel and LA Philharmonic reach out to Seoul youths on first Asia tour

With his subtle grace and staccato-like fortitude, young Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel is undoubtedly one of the hottest stars in the global classical music world now. Leading his Los Angeles P...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:13

2AM members Seulong, Jinwoon to leave JYP

Two of Korea’s quartet idol group 2AM are leaving its management agency, JYP Entertainment, but the split won’t affect the group’s future activities, the agency said Thursday. Seulong and Jinwoon h...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:09

[Herald Review] ‘Twenty’: A sassy celebration of youth

To be 20 years old in Korea is a peculiar time. It marks the long-awaited freshman year at college for those who survived years of cramming for the entrance exam. Drinking also becomes legal. But it’...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:53

Seoul Phil first Korean orchestra to win at ICMA

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Unsuk Chin: 3 Concertos” has bagged the best “Contemporary Music” album award at this year’s International Classical Music Awards. It is the first time a Korean orchestra has ever won at the ICMA. According to an announcement by the SPO on Tuesday,...

Updated : 2015.03.24 18:44

‘Wondaland’ stands strong on music charts

“Wondaland,” the first studio album from hip-hop group MFBTY, has made a strong showing on the music charts, nearly a week after its release on Thursday. MFBTY, composed of female rapper Yoon, her h...

Updated : 2015.03.24 18:39

Jacobs School orchestra makes Asian debut in Seoul

Internationally regarded as one of the world’s most renowned musical institutions, members of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University’s chamber orchestra made their way to Seoul this week f...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:13

Eyelike: Luke Bryan, Houndmouth, Madonna

Spring break is over for maturing Luke BryanLuke Bryan“Spring Break . Checkin‘ Out”(Capitol Nashville)Luke Bryan opens his annual spring-break album with “My Ol’ Bronco,” a song about an aging v...

Updated : 2015.03.20 18:36

Tiger JK wants to bridge gap between hip-hop and K-pop

The man dubbed the godfather of Korean hip-hop, Tiger JK, alongside his queen of hip-hop wife Yoon Mi-rae and long-time friend Bizzy, have proclaimed their new album “Wondaland” is one of the drivin...

Updated : 2015.03.19 19:56

EXO to return with ‘Exodus’ on March 30

K-pop sensation EXO will make a grand return to the music scene with its new album “Exodus” in late March, its label SM Entertainment said Thursday. The band’s second full-length album, which comes...

Updated : 2015.03.19 19:54

Miss A to release new album March 30

K-pop female quartet Miss A will release its new album on March 30, the group announced. The group unveiled three teaser images for the upcoming album “Colors” on its official website, with a releas...

Updated : 2015.03.18 18:47

Barakatt’s recent concert to be aired on MBC

Those who missed the opportunity to see Steve Barakatt perform live at his recent concert can now see the show on television. The pianist and composer’s recent concert, “Ad Vitam Aeternam,” will be...

Updated : 2015.03.16 19:22

KBS Symphony moves to replace two-thirds of musicians

KBS Symphony Orchestra moved to potentially replace 67 positions in its 100-strong orchestra on Monday, upping the ante against players in an intensifying labor dispute.The orchestra put out a notice of vacant positions across a total of 16 instruments, without specifying the exact number ...

Updated : 2015.03.16 19:20

Eyelike: The Mavericks, James McMurtry, Kelly Clarkson

1 channel is all the Mavericks need on ‘Mono’The Mavericks“Mono”(Valory) The Mavericks have always been a rootsy band, plying musical turf from Havana to Nashville via Miami. Here their sound is ...

Updated : 2015.03.13 18:56

Radio legend Bae Chul-soo celebrates 25 years on air

Korea’s oldest and arguably most popular radio show, “Bae Chul-soo’s Music Camp,” has been introducing Western pop music to Korean listeners for more than two decades. Its playlist covers an array...

Updated : 2015.03.13 18:28