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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

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, for this episode 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

Why Shawols 5HINE for "Good Evening"

7/1/2018
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What are the understated messages and meanings behind SHINee's "Good Evening" that Shawols were quick to identify? These and more are discussed on this episode with special guest Shannon of the Ask Me About Kpop Podcast. Catch The Ask Me About Kpop Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-me-about-kpop/id1336185129?mt=2 Editor's Note: this was recorded back in May. We're catching up on recordings. Hit Replays: - KHAN(칸) - I'm Your Girl ? https://youtu.be/D6Xx6E-DcKk - 문별(Moon Byul)...

Duration:00:37:41

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

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

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?" Get 15% off any Sudio purchase with promo code "KPOP" https://goo.gl/abK8cA 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...

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 "Everday?" 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

The Surreal Art of MAMAMOO's "Starry Night"

3/26/2018
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What do Vincent Van Gogh and MAMAMOO have in common? Raman and DJ PeterLo dive into the surreal art of this house comeback single. Hit Replays: - BIGBANG - 꽃 길 (Flower Road) https://youtu.be/wowAOdTYqw8 - 헤이즈 (Heize) - Jenga (Feat. Gaeko) https://youtu.be/uw_HR9jIJww Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify: open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr?si=xdb2takpQpWA4a48qCG-YA Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan...

Duration:00:28:56

J-Hope's Message to BTS ARMY in HIXTAPE

3/23/2018
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What was J-Hope trying to tell us in his mixtape, HIXTAPE? We discover with "Daydream" and "Airplane" in particular. Ariana, Stephanie and PLo discuss the messages BTS ARMY can take away from the album in this special kpopcast episode. Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/Sparker2 twitter.com/Ariana_Y_Khan twitter.com/michaelajkpop twitter.com/DJPeterLo kpopcast.net #kpopchat

Duration:00:50:49

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

Red Velvet's "Bad Boy" Explained & Deconstructed

2/22/2018
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Welcoming two special guests, we host music theorist Rhodri of The KpopShow and video theorist Kpop Junkee to deconstruct Red Velvet's "Bad Boy." Follow Rhodri of The Kpop Show: twitter.com/rhodrirhodri www.facebook.com/kpopshowofficial And Kpop Junkee: twitter.com/KPOPJunkee www.youtube.com/c/KPOPJunkee Hit Replays: - iKON - Long Time No See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HT3LQDj267I - 다이나믹 듀오 (Dynamic Duo) - 봉제선 (BONGJESEON) (Feat. 수란 (SURAN)) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQfMqHSklYI...

Duration:00:36:06

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

Why Sunmi's "Heroine" is 2018's Kpop Feminist Anthem

1/28/2018
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Sunmi performs on a metaphorical stage for "Heroine," and despite tragedy, 'the show must go on.' Kpopcast hosts Stephanie and DJ Peter Lo explain why Sunmi's "Heroine" could be this year's feminist anthem for kpop. Catch Kpop Junkee's MV Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hswbvs3VhL0 Hit Replays: - 케이시 (Kassy) _ '사랑받고 싶어' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQEvUvM6tAc - 청하(CHUNG HA) - "Roller Coaster" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFWiME1uVrY Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:28:36