[Album Review] ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ revels in darkness

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[Album Review] ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ revels in darkness

DJ Shadow set a new standard for the art of sample-based composition with his auspicious 1996 debut album, “Endtroducing.” It was an album that turned snippets of obscure recordings into aural journ...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:58

Big Bang’s 10th anniversary exhibition to open in August

In line with Big Bang’s 10th anniversary since its debut, the K-pop group will be holding the event “BIG BANG The Exhibition A to Z.”Scheduled to open in August, the exhibition will showcase the bo...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:53

[Album Review] Deerhoof simply giddy

Deerhood“The Magic”(Polyvinyl)There are moments on “The Magic” (Polyvinyl) when Deerhoof sounds simply giddy.“Cappuccino! Macchiato! Affogato! Cortado!” bassist Satomi Matsuzaki enthusiastically...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:49

[Album Review] Avett Brothers get real

The Avett Brothers“True Sadness”(Republic)For their ninth album, Seth and Scott Avett -- better known as The Avett Brothers -- basically decided to get real.In a letter to fans announcing the arriva...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:47

Park Yoo-chun questioned by police

Police questioned Park Yoo-chun of K-pop group JYJ for eight hours on Thursday evening regarding a series of assault complaints that have been filed against him in the past three weeks. “I’m sorry t...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:27

Leeteuk, Suho, Kassy cheer on Olympians

“My Hero,” the 21st song to be introduced on S.M. Entertainment’s digital music channel Station, is set to be released at midnight on Thursday, the agency announced. The intention of the song is to...

Updated : 2016.06.30 14:29

GFriend releases teaser photos for new album

Gearing up for the release of its first full studio album, six-member K-pop group GFriend released teaser photos to excite fans Wednesday night.This will be the group’s first full album since its deb...

Updated : 2016.06.30 14:26

BigBang to highlight 10th anniversary with grand concert

Korean boy band BigBang will hold a special concert to celebrate its 10th anniversary in August, the group's agency said on Wednesday. The five-member hit K-pop group will stage "BigBang10 the Concert...

Updated : 2016.06.29 17:11

Zion. T, KUSH dominate charts with ‘Knock’ and ‘Machine Gun’

Zion. T and KUSH dominated domestic music charts with their latest works “Knock” and “Machine Gun,” released at midnight on Tuesday.Within eight hours of release, “Knock” topped eight domestic m...

Updated : 2016.06.29 14:58

Sistar album tops K-pop charts

All-female K-pop quartet Sistar is garnering international popularity with their fourth EP, “Mol-a-ae,” released last Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, Sistar was the only K-pop group to appear on t...

Updated : 2016.06.29 14:42

Taeyeon tops charts with ‘Why’

Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation topped domestic music charts with “Why,” released at midnight on Monday.By Tuesday morning, the title track off her second EP had topped six domestic music charts: Mnet...

Updated : 2016.06.28 16:39

Hyukoh concert tickets snapped up fast in China

Korean indie rock band Hyukoh sold all 3,000 tickets for its upcoming concert in China within just one minute of them going on sale, demonstrating the band’s growing popularity in China, the band’s ...

Updated : 2016.06.28 16:25

Hotel Lotte ordered to pay damages for canceled Ne-Yo concert

Hotel Lotte Co. is to award a concert production agency damages for canceling a concert featuring the internationally renowned rhythm and blues singer Ne-Yo, a Seoul court ruled Tuesday.The Seoul Cent...

Updated : 2016.06.28 16:18

Jon Bon Jovi surprises cancer-stricken fan with guitar, kiss

TOMS RIVER, New Jersey (AP) -- A New Jersey woman battling lung cancer has received an unforgettable surprise from one of the state’s most famous rockers, Jon Bon Jovi.Rosie Skripkunis says her mother, Carol Cesario, is a lifelong fan of Bon Jovi and has always wanted to meet him.Last mon...

Updated : 2016.06.28 10:55

Now officially no charge to sing 'Happy Birthday'

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- A U.S. federal judge on Monday signed off on a settlement that puts the song “Happy Birthday” -- considered one of the most recognizable tunes in the English language -- in the public domain.The settlement approved by Los Angeles judge George King ended a long-runnin...

Updated : 2016.06.28 10:51