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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

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

BTS Tells You To "Love Yourself"

9/9/2017
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In a special panel episode, The Kpopcast gathers BTS ARMY to discuss the theory, significance and meaning of the BTS "Love Yourself" highlight videos. Grab High-Quality Kpop Apparel & save $5 with “KPOPCAST” at checkout: shop.fomodaily.com Guests for this panel include: Raman @RPMNCreates on Instagram Ariana @Ariana_Y_Khan on Twitter Paulina @BayAreaARMYs on Twitter This episode was recorded just before the "Serendipity" teaser. Chat with us: twitter.com/TheKpopcast twitter.com/DJPeterLo...

Duration:00:44:42

How "Babe" infantilizes HyunA

9/5/2017
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"Babe" deviated away from the typical sound we've heard from HyunA; but does this song give say something profound about her career as a kpop artist? Rhodri of The Kpop Show rejoins DJ PLo as the two discuss. Grab High-Quality Kpop Apparel & save $5 with "KPOPCAST" at checkout: https://shop.fomodaily.com Asian Junkie's Theory: http://www.asianjunkie.com/2017/08/30/hyunas-babe-is-her-version-of-ius-twenty-three-and-it-makes-quite-the-statement/ Hit Replays: - MiSO - 'Pink Lady'...

Duration:00:49:18

Taeyang's Hidden Messages In White Night

8/27/2017
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Taeyang's "Wake Me Up" and "Darling" tease a number of deeper details which we explore in this episode. We welcome back Rhodri of The Kpop Show to dissect the music of "Darling" in particular. Hit Replays: - Moon Hyuna, EU Erine - Doong Doong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmPG1xr7_qM - SONAMOO - Friday Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUoznes8Fn4 - TAEYANG - WHITE NIGHT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlDRgxce3JQ Listen to Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:54:07

Wanna One Brings Bromance In "Energetic"

8/18/2017
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Did Wanna One's "Energetic" live up to the hype? We discuss this bromantic broduction with guest host SYJOfficial who brings his expertise for the group. Hit Replays: - N.Flying, The Real https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUYzVohEAyE - Samuel, Sixteen (Feat. Changmo) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMPg8xVcjVs - Wanna One, Burn It Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwGqz8BhHho Listen to Kpopcast Hit Replays on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/kpopcast/playlist/72O7VTSxmAKA3wIORNqBBr...

Duration:00:50:56

Did SNSD's Holiday Night Herald A New Generation for Kpop?

8/10/2017
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10 years later, does Girls' Generation give kpop fans something fresh and new? In a double-daebak review, we take a look at the two title tracks from Girls' Generation's "Holiday" and "All Night." Let us know your thoughts on Twitter at @TheKpopcast. Hit Replays: - WINNER, 'LOVE ME LOVE ME' https://youtu.be/ppOWR7ZLl7Q - 프라이머리(Primary), 밤꽃 (Night Flower) (feat. 카더가든)_꽃 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-hQ2_ZJTIY Listen to Kpopcast Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:32:19

Why Kpop Fans Love JJ Project

8/4/2017
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JJ Project's "Tomorrow, Today" leaves a memorable message for many of its listeners and we dive into why that may be in the case. Guest Rhodri Thomas of The Kpop Show joins this episode to share his musical insight as well. Hit Replays: - 몬스타엑스(MONSTA X) - NEWTON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFk0M_Jhr_A - ASTRO 아스트로 - 붙잡았어야 해(Again) https://youtu.be/Zz4mh7zYirE - AKMU - 'DINOSAUR' https://youtu.be/8Oz7DG76ibY Listen to Kpopcast Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:00:50:05

KARD's Debut Marks The End of K-Tropical House

7/27/2017
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After three pre-debut singles (...) KARD delivers on its proper debut with "Hola Hola." For a mixed-gender group attributed with kicking-off the tropical house genre for kpop, does "Hola Hola" mark the beginning of the end of the sub-genre? Read Nick's review on The Bias List: https://thebiaslist.com/2017/07/20/song-review-kard-hola-hola/ Watch SoNE1: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoNE1atUCDavis Hit Replays: - 청하(CHUNG HA) - "Why Don’t You Know (Feat.넉살)"...

Duration:00:45:11

Why Red Velvet's "Red Flavor" is a Lesson in #Adulting

7/21/2017
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Red Velvet's summer jam offers perspective for young adults as they prepare for their next chapter in #adulting. The Kpopcast dives into this theory from KPOP Junkee after highlighting constructive listener feedback from the Kpopcast's analysis of BoA's "CAMO." Catch KPOP Junkee's Theory to Red Velvet's "Red Flavor:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AVRR0z1xeg Hit Replays: - NU'EST(뉴이스트) - 여보세요(HELLO) 2017ver https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlTt_W9PunM - Jessi(제시), Gucci...

Duration:00:32:00

BoA's Artistry Compromises Her Kpop Relevance

7/13/2017
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The OG Kpop Queen BoA returns with her track "CAMO" and the Kpopcast crew takes a critical look at her recent hit. Read Nick of The Bias List's Review: https://thebiaslist.com/2017/06/27/song-review-boa-camo/ Kudos to @marvidmusic for his concluding bumper music cover. Check Marvid's talented tunes here: https://soundcloud.com/marvidmusic Hit Replays: - MFBTY, "짝짝짝 (Clap" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc-N1VqkEK4 - 효린(HYOLYN) x 키썸(KISUM),...

Duration:00:29:52

Can Blackpink Outshine 2ne1's Shadow?

7/2/2017
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Kpop fans often make a number of natural comparisons between Blackpink and 2ne1. In light of this, we review "As If Its Your Last" to see if Blackpink is still 2ne2. Read Jacques' review on BlackPink: http://arcadey.net/2017/06/blackpinks-comeback-yg-past/ Watch SoNE1's dance covers: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoNE1atUCDavis Hit Replays: - MAMAMOO's "Yes I am" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue9NG1hAr78 - HENRY's "I'm Good" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DyOU81eSSA - Taeil x Saejeong -...

Duration:00:40:47

SEVENTEEN's Single: Can Carats Concur with Channeled Chainsmokers?

6/1/2017
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There's no doubting that Seventeen's "Don't Wanna Cry" channels the essence of Chainsmokers' "Closer," but does it resonate with Carats and kpop fans? Learn Korean Through K-Pop, and read the PSY post we discuss here: http://koreanthroughkpop.blogspot.com/2017/05/psy-i-luv-it.html Hit Replays this week: - BTS, "No More Dream" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw540DtB5mM - Highlight, "Calling You" https://youtu.be/b6l0x9xxk4k - iKON, "B-DAY" https://youtu.be/DvDPinu7pVY Listen to Hit Replays...

Duration:00:46:20

What Twice's "Signal" Misses In Translation

5/23/2017
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The Kpopcast attempts to interpret the mixed signs from Twice's "Signal" and offer optimistic feedback on what could have been. Catch @kpopfanboyism's rearrangement of Signal here: https://soundcloud.com/kpopfanboyism/twice-signal-rearranged Read Nick of The Bias List's review: https://thebiaslist.com/2017/05/15/song-review-twice-signal/ Hit replays: - Cheeze's "Be There" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbKHsEUAgHA - Sohee's "Spotlight" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xKnmTj3v7E - Roy Kim's...

Duration:00:38:05

The Subversive Side of PSY

5/12/2017
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PSY's two new songs may very well be a shallow boast on hooking up with hot chicks in his 40s, but we discuss possible subversive themes behind the music. Post production note: it is more likely that "New Face" was filmed at the Venetian in Macau - not Las Vegas. Peter was tired and confused. Read Jacques' take on PSY's singles on Idolator: http://www.idolator.com/7662761/psy-new-singles-luv-it-new-face Find our Hit Replays on Spotify:...

Duration:01:01:37

Triple H vs KARD: Who Did Co-ed Kpop Better?

5/5/2017
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Mixed gender groups in kpop are still novel, so naturally there's a lot of hype around the latest ventures by Cube and DSP. In this episode of the Kpopcast, we welcome Stephanie Parker and review Triple H's "365 FRESH." Hit Replays this episode: - UNIT BLACK's "Steal Your Heart" - A-SEED's "Shake It" - Charlie & Shinba's "Good Zombie" Watch A-SEED: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEayhqKuBz4 Watch Charlie & Shinba: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKMUqCZNkAk Listen to these hit replays on...

Duration:01:02:41

Could KARD's "Rumor" Captivate Kpoppers? | Feat. IU, Jang HanByul, CHEEZE & SNUPER

4/26/2017
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With the completed debut for the kpop group loved by international fans, we take a critical look at K.A.R.D's latest "Rumor" release. K.A.R.D review begins at 11:15. Songs highlighted in this episode: - IU's "Jam Jam" - Jan HanByul's "Dumb Love" - CHEEZE's "How Do You Think" - SNUPER's "Back:hug" How to win Minzy's Album, MINZY WORK 01 UNO: - Leave a comment, email, tweet or message us on Twitter (@TheKpopcast)or Facebook (facebook.com/kpopcastshow/) with your recommendation for a better...

Duration:00:43:54