The year 2016 is one for new entrants in the K-Pop world. Take time to know these three boy groups!
On " Mijangwon," released Dec. 10, Korean-American hip-hop artist Dumbfoundead is able to simultaneously rep Western and Eastern aspects of his personality, displaying a unique perspective all the while.
On the From The Airport's single "Flying Walls," from the group's first-ever full-length album "You Could Imagine," released in January, the electronic rock act deliver the pop goods without dumbing down their sound.
In her riveting single from 2014, "Bird No Singing," Korean electronic producer Haihm uses technology and inginuity to make modern-day magic in her music.
As is clear on "Upgrader," the album cut from Kim's third EP "Simple Mind," released on April 27, whatever particular context the vocalist places herself, her own singing style stays pretty much the same.
Reasco's 2014 single "In The Night" pays tribute to the classic 1990s indie rock sound pioneered by bands like Dinosaur Jr., Nirvana and Teenage Fanclub.
Released on July 6, "Lemon," from Disorder singer Sun Jong Pyo, is a masterclass in how the understated can still communicate depth.
On their recent single "Sipalsegi," released on April 29, "hybrid punk" band Patients unveil the hook of the year by bringing together some seemingly divergent sounds.
Jee Young Sim's music performance video "Peak," which features 19 students from the Anyang Arts High School playing an industrial tower like a gigantic drum and singing along in accompaniment, is a sound and a visual like no other.
On their 2014 song "Luna," electronic rock band HEO shows how unusual uses of noise and rhythm can make all the difference.
On his latest single "Empty Space," released on April 15, South Korean electronic producer Graye unites disparate worlds into one satisfying natural universe.
On their latest single, "Blossom," from the album "Flashpoint," released on Jan. 20, Seoul-based electronic rock band LudiSTELO use the fluid hand of time to their advantage.
Released on Feb. 17 by Seoul-based electro artist Kirara, "ct14091" reveals an artist who places musical integrity above all else.
"I Still Believe," released back in July by Korean punk rock band The Geeks, proves that straightforward ideas need not come in tired, old packaging.
Zion. T and Crush focus on musicianship over digital production techniques on "Just," the first single off their new collaborative album "Young," released last month.
On this obscure punk track, all-female band Rule Destroyer brought enough energy to power a small nation.
A quick, little profile about up-and-coming Korean rapper Giriboy.
On the live version of their song "Drunken, Drunken," released last February, the fascinating South Korean rock group Electric Samulnori exemplify the tradition of music as a collaborative act.
While Coreyah's energetic single "Born Wrong,is immediately engaging, it does not even begin to sum up Seoul-based band's potential.