All criticism aside, there is no one better at dialing in a mellow summer jam than Humming Urban Stereo.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a song throwing a wider variety into the same proverbial pot than "Chewy," the latest single from the five-member K-pop girl group D.Holic, released on Wednesday.
Released on May 28 on Hyukoh's album "22," their song "Comes And Goes" is currently in the top 10 of every major Korean music chart thanks to its simple and sunny style of production.
On their debut single "Why Should I?," released on June 19, K-pop girl group Awesome Baby show that they understand a critical aspect of music making that many veteran pop acts often seem to miss--the vibe.
A year since they released their last song in South Korea, Girls' Generation have returned with the perfect beach party track, "Party," on Tuesday. Two more SNSD releases are reportedly slated for this summer.
On their latest single "All Right," released on Thursday, We Are The Night express their emotions against a musical backdrop that could often pass for an Atari videogame soundtrack from the 1980s.
miss A's 2011 hit single "Breathe" from their album "Step Up," continues to sound as inventive and original as the day it was released.
Their latest two Big Bang singles singles "If You" and "Sober," released on Wednesday, showcase the vocals of each of the five members of Big Bang, drawing attention to the diversity of talent within the group.
Released on June 14, Park Gyuri's collaboration with South Korean indie-rock duo From the Airport, "The Little Prince," allowed KARA vocalist to explore softer and less hard-hitting tones.
On their new single "Doin' It," released on Thursday, Verbal Jint and Sanchez opt for the lo-fi route. It's a noisy production, mostly in mono, with a small gravelly sound that works just perfectly.
American-born K-pop singer Ailee taps into her cooler side on the jazz-inspired single, "Johnny," the latest installment of South Korean super producer Brave Brothers's "10th Anniversary Project," released Tuesday.
The melody of ASHA's debut single "Mr. Liar" is simply hypnotic, weaving dreamily around the retro hip-hop drums in a manner that makes the song, released on June 19, a highly inventive piece of dance music.
On their 2013 debut single "Dog, Afro Maria emerge from the constraints of their musical style to reveal their own melodic version of punk rock with a sound that is as distinctive as it is engaging.
Electronic trio Idiotape's 2014 song "Wasted" features a little bit of driving rhythm and a whole lot of noise.
On their 2014 song "Return," South Korean electronic rock band Hologram Film unleash a sonic onslaught that doesn't let up.
On their rocking single "Solar System Super Stars, released in August, South Korean rock band The Peppertones show that you don't have to dress up to rock out.
Windy City drummer and frontman Kim Ban Jang's new single "Drummer" is a pleasant marriage of authentic 1970s dance grooves with the vocalist's playful and original approach to his music.
K-pop hip hop boy band BTS (also known as Bangtan Boys) are back, with their latest single "Dope," the music video for which was released on Tuesday.
With a jazzy, yet electronic sound, Teen Top's new single "ah-ah," from the K-pop boy band's latest album Natural Born" released on Sunday, is a sweet summer tune with surprisingly aggressive rapping.