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Akdong Musician to hold mini concert

Music duo Akdong Musician will be holding a mini concert ahead of the official release of their new album, the duo’s agency YG Entertainment announced on their official blog www.yg-life.com. The pos...

Updated : 2016.05.01 14:13

Jazz fest: Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dog acts canceled by rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Thunderstorms forced the cancellation of Saturday's late acts at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including scheduled appearances by Stevie Wonder, rapper Snoop Dogg, Beck and others. Overcast skies turned to rain around 3 p.m. but that didn’t stop the musi...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:34

Copyright expires on Bolero, world's most famous classical crescendo

PARIS (AFP) - Almost 90 years after it was first performed in Paris, the copyright ran out on Sunday on one of the most popular and unique pieces of classical music, Ravel’s “Bolero.” “We are accustomed to say that a performance of Bolero begins every 10 minutes in the world. As the w...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:18

‘Amadeus’ musical stars team up for duo concert series

Two stars of the international-hit rock musical, “Amadeus: Mozart, L’ Opera Rock” are teaming up for a live duo concert series in Korea this summer.  Italy-native Mikelangelo Loconte and French mu...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:13

Eyelike: Beyonce, Rufus Wainwright, Jayhawks

Beyonce again proves to be center of pop universeBeyonce “Lemonade” (Parkwood, Columbia)Beyonce doesn’t simply release albums anymore, she unleashes events. And so it was this weekend, amid deep mo...

Updated : 2016.04.29 16:31

Kim Yun-a to release solo album

Modern rock band Jaurim’s vocalist Kim Yun-a will release the solo digital single “Kyrie” on April 29, said the singer’s agency Interpark. Jaurim, which means purple rainforest, had performed in ...

Updated : 2016.04.27 14:41

Epik High to return to Japan

Hip-hop trio Epik High is due to release the Japanese version of “Don’t Hate Me” on April 27, ahead of its planned Japan tour, the group’s agency YG Entertainment announced Tuesday. “Don’t Hate...

Updated : 2016.04.27 14:39

AOA meets Japanese fans

Following the release of its Japanese single “Give Me the Love” on April 20, K-pop girl group AOA has been holding events to promote the new song. The group visited Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka from Apr...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:57

SM’s EDM label to drop first track

ScreaM Records, entertainment giant SM Entertainment’s electronic dance music label, will release its first song “Wave” at midnight on May 5. The label, one of the agency’s new projects announced...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:56

Unseen Beatles footage released

SYDNEY, April  26, 2016 (AFP) - Never-before-seen footage of The Beatles “mucking around” in a makeup studio ahead of a television performance, shot more than half a century ago, was released by Australia’s national film and sound archive on Tuesday. The 49-second black-and-white sile...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:00

Prince’s lawyer: Singer led clean lifestyle

Prince’s longtime lawyer called the death of the superstar a complete shock and said Monday that the singer lived a clean and healthy lifestyle, disputing suggestions that he had a drug addiction. P...

Updated : 2016.04.26 14:59

Chung Myung-whun to conduct SPO for Lotte Concert Hall opening

Former Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Chung Myung-whun is tentatively slated to lead the SPO in the orchestra’s performance marking the opening of the Lotte Concert Hall. The concerts, sched...

Updated : 2016.04.25 17:45

Sechs Kies to make comeback after 16 years

Legendary idol boy band Sechs Kies may release a new album, 16 years after the six-member group disbanded in May 2000. Sechs Kies, a first-generation K-pop boy band which debuted in 1997, held a reun...

Updated : 2016.04.25 15:58

Lee Seung-hwan showcases ‘Signal of One Billion Light-years’

Rock singer Lee Seung-hwan showcased his new song “The Signal of One Billion Light-years" at a concert held at Ewha Womans University Samsung Hall on Thursday. The song is a slow-tempo modern rock t...

Updated : 2016.04.22 14:47

Music legend Prince dies at 57

CHANHASSEN, United States (AFP) -- Prince, whose pioneering brand of danceable funk and virtuoso talents made him one of the most influential figures in music, died Thursday at his secluded compound in Minnesota, aged 57. His sudden death came just a week after the enigmatic Grammy and Os...

Updated : 2016.04.22 14:01