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The Kpopcast is a kpop podcast. The weekly program features reviews of the latest kpop releases, within trends within the genre, and what it means to be a kpop fan in the United States. Recurring hosts Soupermatic, Stephanie and DJ Peter Lo provide song recommendations as well as engage and spotlight listeners on the twitter hashtag, #kpopcast.

The Kpopcast is a kpop podcast. The weekly program features reviews of the latest kpop releases, within trends within the genre, and what it means to be a kpop fan in the United States. Recurring hosts Soupermatic, Stephanie and DJ Peter Lo provide song recommendations as well as engage and spotlight listeners on the twitter hashtag, #kpopcast.
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The Kpopcast is a kpop podcast. The weekly program features reviews of the latest kpop releases, within trends within the genre, and what it means to be a kpop fan in the United States. Recurring hosts Soupermatic, Stephanie and DJ Peter Lo provide song recommendations as well as engage and spotlight listeners on the twitter hashtag, #kpopcast.

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@thekpopcast

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English


Episodes

No Faking Our Love for BTS

6/9/2018
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Did BTS' "Fake Love" live up to the hype? The Kpopcast team gives the song a review. Editor's Note: This was recorded back in May before the "extended" version - we're catching up on show recordings. BTS Hit Replays: - The Truth Untold - Anpanman - Magic Shop - 134340 Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=Pw9qppEITFiX6KPZqmWCDg Watch Junkook's Abs: https://youtu.be/HQaU3GU4l5s Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast...

Duration:00:29:20

The Allure of (G)I-DLE

6/6/2018
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Is it Jeon SoYeon? Probably. Editor's Note: We hella mispronounced (G)I-DLE's name throughout. We know better now. This was recorded back in May - we're catching up on show recordings. Hit Replays: - CARLA(칼라) - 필요없어 I don't need you https://youtu.be/eDFyozP2WCA - BTS - Intro: Singularity https://youtu.be/p8npDG2ulKQ - HYO 'Sober (Feat. Ummet Ozcan)' https://youtu.be/T87wXAJe-_M Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:34:38

How to Meet GFriend at Moon Night

6/2/2018
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GFriend's "Time For the Moon Night" involves each of the members in their own unique storylines in a way which is thought provoking for Kpop MV storytelling. Kpopcast gals, Stephanie and Ariana provide their perspectives as they review. Get 15% off any Sudio purchase with promo code "KPOP" goo.gl/abK8cA Editor's Note: This was recorded back in April/May - we're catching up on show recordings. Catch Kpop Junkee's Theory: https://youtu.be/rSr_YIYVuw4 Hit Replays: - Yoonmirae(윤미래) _...

Duration:00:32:35

BTS' Euphoria: A BTS ARMY Discussion

5/30/2018
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Editor's Note: This was recorded way back in April before BTS' latest album (we're catching up on old recordings). We welcome Natalie from the "First Time with BTS?" podcast as Ariana and DJ PLo discuss the messages they each took from the BTS Euphoria reel. Catch the "First Time with BTS?" podcast: https://soundcloud.com/bangtanpodcast Chat with us: twitter.com/bangtanpodcast twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop...

Duration:00:48:36

Twice is Love

5/28/2018
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Editor's Note: This was recorded back in April - we're catching up on show recordings. In this episode, Kpop Junkee, Raman, Soupermatic and DJ PLo review Twice's "What Is Love?" Watch Kpop Junkee's Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgT3BhX-7Yq7s4zPjzkTF7Q Hit Replays: - UNB - ONLY ONE https://youtu.be/XWpmShosogw - Super (Senior) Junior 슈퍼주니어 'Lo Siento (Feat. Leslie Grace)' https://youtu.be/ZbB4SYJNuTo Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:40:32

Ladies on a Beach with Tropical Beats

4/26/2018
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Did WINNER's experiment with an autotune style succeed in "Everyday?" Raman, Ariana and DJ PLo discuss the concept and audio from this return from our k-tropical house boys of YG Entertainment. Hit Replays: - PENTAGON(펜타곤) _ Shine(빛나리) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu2yQ1zYDYU - Wanna One (워너원) - '약속해요 (I.P.U.)' https://youtu.be/2NlNEj2mCIg - EXID (이엑스아이디)] 내일해(LADY) 뮤직 비디오 https://youtu.be/Q1JiptOTxno Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:40:47

TVXQ Ages Like Fine Wine

4/15/2018
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Ariana and Rhodri take a double-shot of TVXQ reviewing "Chance of Love" and "Love Line." Hit Replays: - Monsta X (몬스타엑스) - Lost in the Dream - BTS - Let Go Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=_XxyjspkRNCS2bVWYTQx5Q Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/RhodriRhodri twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop twitter.com/Soupermatic twitter.com/DJPeterLo kpopcast.net #kpopchat

Duration:00:46:25

Did Stray Kids Defy Pop With District 9?

4/7/2018
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Did JYP’s divergent boy group defy conventional expectations for kpop debuts? In a first-ever episode completely recorded, scripted and edited without DJ PLo, the staff of the Kpopcast give their remarks. Hit Replays: - Wanna One (워너원) - 'BOOMERANG (부메랑)' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmMjkMtpnTc - MONSTA X (MONSTA X) - JEALOUSY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSA9VZduuZ4 - 화사 - 덤덤해지네 https://youtu.be/7kgV7Hrb-1c Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:26:06

How GOT7 "LOOK" at AHGASES

3/29/2018
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GOT7 has an interesting take on creating the fan-tribute MV. Ariana and DJ PLo discuss. Hit Replays: - 헤이즈 (Heize) - MIANHAE (Sorry)https://youtu.be/9mRicqcxQro - Celeb Five(셀럽파이브) - Celeb Five(I wanna be a Celeb)(셀럽파이브(셀럽이 되고 싶어)) We recommend watching the TDC Dance version: https://youtu.be/F3_j5bdh57E Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=KZ_PW9vHRWeOjq7Rgpc9Kg Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast...

Duration:00:35:01

Why We Love The Beat of NCT U's "Boss"

3/9/2018
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Behind-the-scenes kpopcast editor, Michaela, joins hosts Stephanie and Peter to discuss NCT U's "Boss" Watch Kpop Junkee's MV Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DBd1-90dCo Hit Replays: - BoA 보아 'ONE SHOT, TWO SHOT' https://youtu.be/Xg_4tbLnIOc - N.Flying (엔플라잉) _ Hot Potato (뜨거운 감자)https://youtu.be/y1iRckD1ys4 - VROMANCE (브로맨스) _ Star (별) https://youtu.be/WdVXgRifwY0 Catch Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr Chat with us:...

Duration:00:31:34

The Delicate Memories of iKON's "Love Scenario"

2/7/2018
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iKON replays a rosy analogue-film memory over and over again in their comeback title "Love Scenario." This week, Stephanie and DJ PeterLo dive into how well iKON capitalizes on that concept in the visuals and the song. Catch Kpop Junkee's MV Theory: https://youtu.be/-yUeA6PoDeU Hit Replays: - 이달의 소녀/고원 (LOONA/Go Won) "One&Only" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5qwcYL8a0o - SHIMMixes | COLOR '17: THE 2017 BEST OF K-POP SMASH-UP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pj61YPRdrk Listen to Hit...

Duration:00:26:26

'Regret' Deconstructed In Infinite's “Tell Me”

1/15/2018
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Infinite's "Tell Me" arrives a year and a half - which is practically a decade in kpop-years. Did the comeback live up to our expectations? We explore the theme of regret shown in the music video concept and song. Read Nick of The Bias List's Review: https://thebiaslist.com/2018/01/08/song-review-infinite-tell-me/ Catch Kpop Junkee's MV Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQQFLMnmulI Hit Replays: - Stray Kids "Grrr 총량의 법칙" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy3ERg7OCWo - BoA 'Jazzclub'...

Duration:00:29:17

How To Be A Parent In Kpop

12/17/2017
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In this panel discussion, The Kpopcast welcomes voices in and around the community on what it means to be a kpop parent. If you've ever wondered what it takes, or simply marveled over the life-balance parenting in kpop entails, these panelists offer their pro-tips. Listen to this discussion from the Moms and Dads of kpop as they impart lessons and untold anecdotes in kpop parenting. Follow the special guests of this episode: - Mama B of Kpop Mamas: https://twitter.com/KpopMamas - Stephen...

Duration:00:58:10

Were Our Hearts Shaken Or Stirred By TWICE?

12/15/2017
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Editor's Note: we recorded this live on Periscope, so it has a bit less polish than we usually have. TWICE's "Heart Shaker" produced a polarized reaction from the Kpopcast team, and we dive into our quick mixed reactions for this episode. Tamar Herman's Hyuna Review: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/k-town/8054033/hyuna-lip-hip-music-video-watch Kpop Junkee's Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff3-RfB5ZCc Nick of The Bias List's Review:...

Duration:00:31:36

"You In Me" Is A Winning Pair of KARD's

12/7/2017
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Editor's Note: we recorded this just before KARD's surprise prequel "Trust Me" dropped. In this episode, we'll put KARD's "You In Me" to our Daebak or Not test, and explore some of the meaning/message behind the concept. The Guitar instrumental heard on this track was arranged and recorded by Shlyn Mashups/@runningmanfan8. Check out her fantastic video of the KARD cover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPSgklpMUOo Hit Replays: - BTS (방탄소년단) 'MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)'...

Duration:00:33:48

Quick Update: We're Still Alive!

11/28/2017
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We just wanted to provide a quick update for those who were wondering: yes, we're still alive and going. We've been busy with traveling and our day jobs but we've have more ahead on the calendar. We're looking to expand our team! If you've wanted to help us in managing our digital presence, audio production, planning - or other random ways - we're all ears! If you're interested in joining our team, just give us a tweet at @TheKpopcast. To gain a glimpse into some of things we've been...

Duration:00:12:32

Why We're Divided On GOT7's "You Are"

10/19/2017
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You couldn't have a more polarized reaction to GOT7's "You Are" on this episode of The Kpopcast. We provide our contrasting views on the single and offer insight on what may be driving this divide. This episode was recorded before we realized that the baby bird shown in the music video is an obvious nod to GOT7's AHGASES. Hit Replays: - LAY 레이 'SHEEP (羊)' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qSzP9aReOA - NIEL, JUSTHIS(니엘 (NIEL), 저스디스) _ What's good?(잘 지내?)...

Duration:00:36:58

SVT Leads HYPHY Kpop With "Change Up"

10/11/2017
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Seventeen has a history of successfully spinning out sub-unit concepts and singles. Reviewing SVT Leaders' "Change Up," co-hosts Stephanie and DJ PLo found similarities in the song with Nor Cal hyphy jams. Read Nick of the Bias List's Review: https://thebiaslist.com/2017/09/25/song-review-svt-leaders-seventeen-change-up/ Hit Replays: - D.I.P (디아이피) - 될 것 같은 밤 A Likely Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO9OMol-GmE - U-KNOW 유노윤호 'DROP' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eol-un2oKSk Listen...

Duration:00:30:31

What Does IU Do At Night?

10/1/2017
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IU's "Sleepless Rainy Night" and "Last Night Story" has Peter and Stephanie playfully questioning the idol's evening choices. The Kpopcast reviews the two singles in this double shot of Daebak or Not. Hit Replays: - SiK-K, pH-1, Jay Park - iffy (prod by. GroovyRoom) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8AK_wfGhkg - 권진아 Kwon Jin Ah - Fly away https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bxJYgRQqj8 Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr Chat with us:...

Duration:00:42:15

The DNA of BTS

9/23/2017
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BTS' "DNA" encourages the listener introspection before outward love, and we discuss why this is. Guest Ariana, DJ Peterlo and Soupermatic digest the appeal of the comeback in this episode of the Kpopcast. Get High Quality Kpop Apparel from shop.fomodaily.com. Save $5 with promo code "KPOPCAST." Watch Kpop Junkee's BTS DNA Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9pZQ_1TVKg Catch Miggy Smallz Mashup Medley of BTS hits here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz7NbY68MCw Hit Replays: - BTS...

Duration:00:36:36