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Join us as we explore South Korean pop culture, one obsession at a time.

Join us as we explore South Korean pop culture, one obsession at a time.
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Join us as we explore South Korean pop culture, one obsession at a time.

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English


Episodes

EP 12: SKY CASTLE | WAYV, EXO

12/5/2019
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We've always discussed the pressures in K-Pop, but what about the pressures in the South Korean educational system? We binge-watched SKY Castle--an award-winning K-Drama that tackles the topic--so you don't have to! We talk show overview, highs and lows, and critical plot points so *SPOILER ALERT* at 33:00. Besides SKY Castle's amazing OST, other songs you need to stream ASAP like Rocky are: WayV's Moonwalk, EXO's Ya Ya Ya, and Miracles in December! Listen to our recommended songs:...

Duration:00:57:29

EP 11: MNET ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS 2019 (MAMAs) | TXT, AMBER LIU, IU, ERIC NAM FT. MARC E BASSY

11/21/2019
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It's almost that time of year! No, we're not talking about the holidays; we're talking about award show season! In this episode, we cover The MNet Asian Music Awards! We rave (and rant) about some iconic MAMA stages, get into the nitty-gritty controversies, and finish off with our predictions for who is nabbing those coveted daesangs! Artists to add to your playlist: TXT, Amber Liu, IU, and Eric Nam featuring Marc E. Bassy. If that ain't enough Idol Talk for ya, stick around for a fun little...

Duration:00:58:15

EP 10: MUSIC SHOWS | MONSTA X, TAEYEON, G DRAGON, STRAY KIDS

11/7/2019
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Did someone say music shows? This episode, we bring in our resident music show connoisseur to break down K-Pop's most vital platforms: The Show, Show Music Core, & Music Bank. We explore the differences between each show and how the K-Pop industry measures success based on the results of these shows. As always, we bring you our recommendations for the week, featuring Stray Kids, G-Dragon, Taeyeon, & Monsta X! Listen to our recommended songs:...

Duration:00:55:49

EP 9: BATTLE OF THE STANS | TWICE, ATEEZ, AKMU, SUPERM

10/24/2019
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Hot on the heels of our first 100 days, we're kicking it off with our song recs of the week featuring Twice, SuperM, AKMU, and ATEEZ. Stick around for the announcement of our Twice Feel Special giveaway, but first we're putting our ultimate fandoms to the test in Battle of the Stans game! Listen as we attempt to convince each other to join new fandoms. Cassies, Buddies, Stays, and VIPs, this one is for you. Tune in to hear all the deets!Watch our video recommendations!TVXQ...

Duration:01:16:38

Dear Sulli...

10/24/2019
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Dear Sulli... by Ashley, Chriss, Kaycee, & Nathan

Duration:00:02:11

EP 8: 100 DAY ANNIVERSARY | DREAMCATCHER, RED VELVET, SB19, SHINEE

10/10/2019
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Chukahae! It is Idol Talk’s 100 days anniversary! We honor the South Korean tradition of celebrating 100 days of being together as a podcast & community. How have we grown since our debut? Will we ever stan another group as a whole as we do for BTS? We take an overview over what has happened in the kpop industry over the last 100 days. There's plenty conspiracy theories over what BTS was doing over their break & of course we don’t fail with the song reccomendations! Listen in for a dive into...

Duration:01:07:23

EP 7: BRING THE SOUL MOVIE RECAP | LALARY, HWASA, STRAY KIDS, SEVENTEEN

9/5/2019
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In this episode of Idol Talk, we add to our playlist with Lalary by Lalary, Twit by Hwasa, and Good To Me by Seventeen. Then, with recurring guest Sammie, we break down Bring The Soul the movie! We laughed, we cried, we died. Take our hand now, BTS is the reason for our Euphoria! Tune in to hear all the deets! Listen to our recommended songs: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xRbGy8NMCeKCxBJLvxajs?si=EFCfYvz-RlSiv_mjmMuhKgFollow us on Social Media! twitter.com/idoltalkpod |...

Duration:01:06:47

EP 6: KCON LA RECAP | VERIVERY, ITZY, N.FLYING

8/23/2019
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This episode is all about KCON LA! Ashley, Nathan, Chriss & recurring guest Sammie spill all about their time at the 2019 KCON in Los Angeles. We made some amazing connections, fangirled over idols we already loved, & even fell for new ones. Even our music recommendations feature KCON performing artists N.Flying, Verivery, & Itzy. Tune in to hear all the deets!Listen to our recommended songs: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xRbGy8NMCeKCxBJLvxajs?si=EFCfYvz-RlSiv_mjmMuhKgFollow us on...

Duration:01:12:26

EP 5: I AM NOT A ROBOT - EXO-SC, MAMAMOO, KANG DANIEL, HEIZE

8/8/2019
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Prove you're not a robot...by joining us for our review of the K-Drama "I Am Not A Robot"! There's twists, turns, and the steamiest kiss to ever grace your television screen. As always, we give you our hot takes on the latest releases: Roller coaster by EXO-SC, Gleam by Mamamoo, What Are You Up To by Kang Daniel, and We Don't Talk Together by Heize.Listen to our recommended songs: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xRbGy8NMCeKCxBJLvxajs?si=EFCfYvz-RlSiv_mjmMuhKgFollow us on Social Media!...

Duration:01:20:12

EP 4: GOT7 CONCERT RECAP - BAEKHYUN, GFRIEND, CHUNG HA, STRAY KIDS

7/25/2019
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Calling all aghases! In today's episode, Nathan, Chirss, Ashley, & special guest Sammie tell us all about their first GOT7 concert! Listen for how Mark's bandana made an unforgettable moment, JB's incredible solo stage, & the experience as a family event. We also have our music recommendations! We give our thoughts on Baekhyun's Betcha, GFriend's Fever, Chung Ha's Snapping, & Stray Kids’ Insomnia. P.S Idol Talk is going to KCON LA!!! Keep an eye out for us!Listen to our recommended songs:...

Duration:01:18:46

EP 3: YG DUMPSTER FIRE - BTS WORLD, RED VELVET, SOMI, D.O.

7/11/2019
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Disclaimer: the conversations in this episode are based on the allegations of media reports. We kick off our 3rd episode with our thoughts on the BTS World mobile game, Red Velvet's Zimzalabim, Somi's Birthday, and DO's enlistment! Then we dive into the insanity that is the YG Dumpster Fire, from the Burning Sun/Molka scandals, Psy & YG's alleged prostitution mediation, & a connection between Han Seo Hee, IKon's B.I, & Big Bang's T.O.P., we leave no stone unturned. Will YG Entertainment...

Duration:01:05:22

EP 2: BTS CONCERT RECAP - ATEEZ, LEE HI, NCT 127

6/20/2019
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Hide ya kids, hide ya wives; V's out here wrecking everyone's bias! We kick off our second episode with a discussion of the new ATEEZ album, Lee Hi's highly anticipated comeback, then we put on our tinfoil hats and launch into some NCT fan theories! Finally, live vicariously through us as we recap the BTS Love Yourself: Speak Yourself concert at the Rose Bowl! (We know getting those tickets was a struggle.) Find out how J-Hope stole the show, how Jungkook's Euphoria soared (literally), and...

Duration:00:50:27

EP. 1 THE LAST EMPRESS | ERIC NAM, GOT7, WEKI MEKI

6/6/2019
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Welcome to Idol Talk Podcast! in today’s episode, Ashley, Chriss & Kaycee react to Eric Nam’s Runaway, GOT7’s Eclipse, & Weki Meki’s Picky Picky. Will these songs make it to our playlists? We also give an in-depth review of The Last Empress. Listen for our reaction to the plot twists & emotional rollercoaster this show sets us on. Is it worthy of a recommendation? Listen to our recommended songs: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xRbGy8NMCeKCxBJLvxajs?si=EFCfYvz-RlSiv_mjmMuhKg Follow us...

Duration:01:00:03