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K-Area is a kpop podcast which reviews and discusses contemporary kpop news while playing live DJ-mixes of kpop music based on listener requests.

K-Area is a kpop podcast which reviews and discusses contemporary kpop news while playing live DJ-mixes of kpop music based on listener requests.
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United States

Description:

K-Area is a kpop podcast which reviews and discusses contemporary kpop news while playing live DJ-mixes of kpop music based on listener requests.

Twitter:

@DJPeterLo

Language:

English


Episodes

The Top 10 K-Pop Songs Of 2018

12/30/2018
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K-pop, often known for its competitive rankings, is sometimes harder to rank among friends. Returning with its annual year-end episode, the Kpopcast presents notable trends, moments, honorable mentions and the top ten K-pop songs of 2018 to remember. As discussed on the show, the hosts were quite divided in their own rankings. Personal charts are available for your viewing pleasure on our website: https://kpopcast.net/2018/12/30/the-top-ten-k-pop-songs-of-2018/ Consider subscribing to our...

Duration:00:27:26

K-pop Hot Issue: Our 2019 K-pop Predictions

12/20/2018
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Ariana and Michaela represent the Kpopcast team as they walk through the staff and listener predictions for the coming year. Be sure to stay tuned for our fully-polished year-end episode! The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop twitter.com/DJPeterLo kpopcast.net #kpopchat

Duration:00:27:22

Red Velvet is a Vocal Powerhouse, "Really Bad Boy" Shows Why

12/8/2018
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Red Velvet once again show us their vocal talent in "Really Bad Boy." Stephen Knight from The Kpop Unmuted Podcast joins the Kpopcast Crew to discuss. Hit Replays: - [EXID(이엑스아이디)] 알러뷰 (I LOVE YOU) https://youtu.be/SAdmzjsFVQo - Yubin "Thank U Soooo Much" https://youtu.be/eiCDZYdPmys - MINO(송민호) - ‘아낙네 (FIANCÉ)’ https://youtu.be/NY8VGNft-Zc - HYO & 3LAU 'Punk Right Now' https://youtu.be/ZOxlPu_rizU Indulge Rhodri by watching how Wendy created Christmas: https://youtu.be/SrzQk8moDaM Reasons...

Duration:00:34:23

K-Pop Hot Issue: Can Jennie Catch a Break? / Did YG censor "#LazyJenny?"

12/1/2018
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A video shows a side-by-side comparison between 2016 and 2018 performances of Jennie of Blackpink. YG allegedly takes the fan-made video down in a manual copyright request. Netizen response explodes. In this unedited K-pop Hot Isssue episode we discuss: - Is it our place to ask whether Jennie is lazy? - Is the fan reaction overrated? - Did YG censor the video? What control should a label have? The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan...

Duration:00:20:53

How To Ride EXO's "Tempo"

11/29/2018
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A fairly SFW review of EXO's "Tempo." Hit Replays: - SAM KIM(샘김) _ Make Up (Feat. Crush)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1iFxWW_WjY - STRAY KIDS (스트레이 키즈) - 'N/S' (극과 극) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXFfIP3BTXQ - K/DA - POP/STARS (ft Madison Beer, (G)I-DLE, Jaira Burns)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOxkGD8qRB4 Listen to hit replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=fPPcE9WkSHmLlZdJJK7JlA Listen to the music in this episode: - Doo...

Duration:00:35:23

Kpop Hot Issue: Is San E a feminist?

11/21/2018
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In our raw, unedited, hot issue series we quickly react to current news and happenings in the world of kpop. In this episode, Ariana Michaela and PLo discuss San E's "Feminist" song and the ensuing rap battle from it. Articles/videos to read and watch: - San E - FEMINIST & 6.9cm Mansplained by a Korean (DKDKTV) https://youtu.be/HvrwpBRatho - Listen: Female Rapper SLEEQ Fires Back At San E’s “Feminist” With New Diss Track:...

Duration:00:27:34

Kpop Hot Issue: When BTS Apparel Becomes Political

11/14/2018
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In our raw, unedited, hot issue series we quickly react to current news and happenings in the world of kpop. In this episode, Ariana and PLo discuss the political controversy over BTS Apparel. If you'd like us to dive deeper into this topic for a polished full-episode, let us know. Seperately, we have regular episodes in-development and will be publishing those shortly. Articles to read: - Tamar Herman's story on Big Hit's statement:...

Duration:00:20:01

Kpop Hot Issue: TheEastLight

11/2/2018
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The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop twitter.com/DJPeterLo kpopcast.net #kpopchat Listen to the music in this episode: 4minute - Hot Issue TheEastLight - I Got You

Duration:00:10:49

Kpopcast Hallyuween Spooktacular: Top 10 Kpop Songs for Halloween

10/21/2018
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DJ Peter Lo delivers pizza on Halloween night and runs into Ariana in the most unlikely of all places. The two discuss the top 10 spookiest songs for a Kpop Halloween. Listen to Kpop Halloween songs on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/79nWT2LSwXqEwezZPmBUp7?si=hP_nmm4VTmy6l0rSKC_gfw The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop twitter.com/DJPeterLo kpopcast.net #kpopchat

Duration:00:22:24

Don't Sleep on GOT7's "Lullaby"

10/18/2018
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Stephanie and Michaela provide a compelling appeal to take a look into GOT7's "Lullaby." Hit Replays: - PLT - IGOHOLIC https://youtu.be/BUYh7LsVGN8 - 박재범 Jay Park - 'V' https://youtu.be/WxF7fmt3Ems Listen to hit replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=_frNckMrQtaHSQZVMGlESw Listen to the music in this episode: - Doo Piano's piano music covers: www.youtube.com/channel/UCNoN7dpdAlglcQWUn2pFjDA - Mighty Rocksters' awesome kpop rock covers:...

Duration:00:24:41

The Caution & Seduction of Sunmi's "Siren"

9/24/2018
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In Greek mythology, Sirens were dangerous seductresses who lured sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck. Sunmi continues to reinvent herself with a song that both entices and thrills. Hit Replays: - SHINHWA - Kiss Me Like That https://youtu.be/LxVlNoJ94Oc - Jimin Park "April Fools (0401)" https://youtu.be/sfkEbtHcooI Listen to hit replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=-wV0PBn9Q3a3mZy2ULTtwA Listen to the...

Duration:00:26:43

BTS: Global Idol, Artist

9/16/2018
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We welcome Monique Jones of COLORwebmag to join us in discussing the global appeal of BTS' "IDOL." Follow Monique: - twitter.com/moniqueblognet - http://colorwebmag.com/ Hit Replays: - BTS (방탄소년단) LOVE YOURSELF 轉 Tear 'Singularity' https://youtu.be/p8npDG2ulKQ - BTS - I'm Fine https://youtu.be/wu8D3numKlQ - 임팩트 IMFACT - 나나나 懦那䛔 NANANA https://youtu.be/J_Ynwy8k_Ns - (G)I-DLE - 'HANN(Alone)' https://youtu.be/OKNXn2qCEws Listen to hit replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:36:52

The Endless Kpop Summer of 2018

9/9/2018
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One kpop podcast alone wasn't enough to confront the challenge in recapping the best summer hits of 2018. In this special episode we welcome fellow kpop podcasters Ask Me About Kpop, Kpop Hot Pot and K-Pop Unmuted. Listen to our collective picks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/2DHSM7yBaqrkFfNcjr2CZn?si=GzxD4arLTiamNv6WxutNvA Follow our guests: Ask Me About Kpop: - Twitter.com/AMAKpopPod - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-me-about-kpop/id1336185129?mt=2 Kpop...

Duration:00:41:17

Red Velvet's 8-Bit "Power Up"

8/24/2018
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Chip tunes and video game samples were Red Velvet's 2018 summer song. Was it Daebak or Not? Hit Replays: - BTS (방탄소년단) LOVE YOURSELF 結 Answer 'Epiphany' Comeback Trailer https://youtu.be/fIkZOLsnoqY - iKON - '죽겠다(KILLING ME)' https://youtu.be/RyVS7R9PN6U - 빌런 (Villain) - 마니또 (Manitto) https://youtu.be/DOwW1ncE9gA Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=UCAjowLtQlOfdHHXJ0p_tA Listen to the music in this episode: - AZWZ's dope...

Duration:00:26:34

Seungri-Bae, Saranghae

8/16/2018
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Reasons to love Seungri? Let us count the ways as Stephanie, Rhodri and PLo a bit off the rails from the usual Kpopcast format. Editor's note: This was recorded in July. Hit Replays: - MINSEO(민서) _ Is Who https://youtu.be/IT7e8OtHzKM - SEUNGRI - ‘WHERE R U FROM (Feat. MINO)’ https://youtu.be/m2MtOeuCgh8 - 정세운 - 20 SOMETHING (Prod. 멜로망스 정동환, 정세운) (JEONG SEWOON) https://youtu.be/0x2jQSjpKQU Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:32:02

"Oh My" Is it A Summer Bop?

8/10/2018
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Seventeen has balanced a dichotomy between EDM and acoustic; aegyo and edgy. So how did Seventeen's "Oh My" fare as a summer bop? Editor's Note: this was recorded back in July. Hit Replays: - 다비치 (Davichi) - 마치 우린 없었던 사이 (Prod. 정키) (Nostalgia (Prod. JungKey))https://youtu.be/A-Pb7XfHD7Y - ELRIS(엘리스) _ Summer Dream https://youtu.be/tpLro7n3PWo - DAY6 "Shoot Me" https://youtu.be/g2X2LdJAIpU Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:34:02

Is Apink 'So Sick' of Being Cute?

8/4/2018
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Kpop is known for its comebacks and concept changes. Apink, who long pioneered the innocent girl next door concept, have come back with a darker and mature look. Was it Daebak or Not? Apink Panda and reputable kpop journalist, Jacques, joins. Follow Jacques: twitter.com/arcadeyblog Editor's Note: this was recorded back in July (before Triple H). Hit Replays: - Yoonmirae(윤미래) _ You & Me (Feat. Junoflo(주노플로)) https://youtu.be/gZ8fT8SwLJM - 경리(나인뮤지스) GYEONG REE(9MUSES) - BLUE MOON...

Duration:00:35:56

"BBaam BBaam" By Momoland

7/20/2018
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Momoland's "Baam" was a clear formula copy from "BBoom BBoom," but was the song daebak or not? Editor's note: this was recorded back in June. Hit Replays: - TAEYEON 태연 'Something New' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im1UUY8dQIk - Kim Dong Han(김동한) _ SUNSET https://youtu.be/CQNvMyQTIHw Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=8F0pSfbfSqe4dBEEVJor3Q The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2...

Duration:00:28:27

BLACKPINK: was a year worth the wait?

7/14/2018
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A year since their last release, Blackpink broke free of the YG dungeon; but was the comeback worthy of the wait? Kpopcast's Stephanie, Raman and Ariana assess. Editor's note: this was recorded back in June. Hit Replays: - BLACKPINK (블랙핑크) - 'SEE U LATER' https://youtu.be/f0dgOY9bQ7g - 땡 - RM, SUGA, J-HOPE https://soundcloud.com/bangtan/ddceremony - BTOB(비투비) _ Only one for me(너 없인 안 된다) https://youtu.be/fHQkdIGue3k Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:34:48

14 Best Kpop Songs of 1H 2018

7/5/2018
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If you're catching up on kpop for 2018, or revisiting this year's best hits, the Kpopcast staff each give their respective top picks for the year (thus far). See how we each ranked our top picks for the year thus far: https://kpopcast.net/2018/07/05/14-best-kpop-songs-of-1h-2018/ Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=ngZQCQPfQ1ist2OvgLgCgA The Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2...

Duration:00:32:34