Korean punk

Asian Music Mondays 07/07/2014

Tonight we’ll hear the latest from K-pop artists IU and Taeyang of Big Bang, as well as music from Hebe Tian, Glen Check, and more!  During the 9 o’clock hour, get ready to rock out as we’ll hear punk, rock, and metal from Asia!

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Ulala Session & IU – “Anxious Heart / 애타는 마음
Taeyang (of Big Bang) – “Eye, Nose, Lips / 눈, 코,
Kai Takahashi – “Cannibal” (Kai Takahashi on soundcloud)
Sugar’s Campaign – “After School Ghost / 放課後ゆうれい
Brown Eyed Girls – “I Want To Fly / 날아갈래
Louie (of Geeks) – “Secret / 비밀
Jaurim – “Dear Mother”
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Asian Invasion 01/13/2014

Welcome back students!  We’re kicking off another spring semester here at State with some new music from your favorite K-Pop artists!  For more information on the course SSC 291: Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies, visit http://apastudies.ssc.msu.edu

Also, you won’t want to miss Mayday (五月天) live in concert on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, tickets are now available here!

Rain – “30 Sexy”
Dal Shabet – “B.B.B (Big Baby Baby)”
Jung HyungDon & G-Dragon – “해볼라고 / Going To Try”
Girls Generation – “Everyday Love”
TVXQ – “Ten (10 Years)”
Ailee – “노래가 늘었어 / Singing Got Better”
Mayday – “Second Round”
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Asian Music Show 12/09/2013

Happy finals week!  Take a study break and listen to some K-pop holiday tunes, Japanese metal, and everything in between!

More info on the course SSC 291: Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies right here!

T-ara – “나 어떡해 / What Should I Do?”
Verbal Jint – “크리스마스를 부탁해 / Christmas Request (feat. Shin SeungHoon)”
Girls Generation – “Find Your Soul”
DBSK – “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town”
Seungri – “할말 있어요 / Gotta Talk to U”
Miss A – “남지 없이 잘 살아 / I Don’t Need A Man”
Super Junior – “Blue World”
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Asian Music Show 12/02/2013

Tonight on the show we have new holiday songs from Wheesung and Gummy, and KARA!  We’ll also hear from Primary’s latest project, as well as the new controversy surrounding the song.

Wheesung & Gummy – “Special Love”
Crying Nut – “Self Happy Christmas and New Year”
Geomeori (Primary and Park Myung Soo) – “I Got C (feat. Gaeko of Dynamic Duo)”
SHINee – “Keeping Love Again”
T-ara – “Day By Day”
G-Dragon – “Who You? (Japanese version)”
Kara – “フレンチキス / French Kiss”
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Indie Music in South Korea: Number One Korean

Number One Korean

It’s already been four years since I arrived in Seoul for my study abroad program (am I that old already?)  I was excited and ready to wander the city.  It’s a good thing I did, because that’s how I discovered Hongdae.  Hongdae is a very small neighborhood surrounding the artsy Hongik University; the site of Korea’s first punk band Crying Nut and where Korean indie music has lived for the past twenty-some years.  The whole area surrounding Hongdae is in fact a hotspot for young people, as the nearby Yonsei University, Sogang University, and Ehwa Women’s University bring in more students and their college-aged friends.

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