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Tuesday Tunes #39: Movie References in TWICE’s “What is Love?” Video

Music videos can find incredible command in the outcome of a certain song's either success or demise--at least, I find that to be true in my personal experience.  For example, I remember being obsessed with Christina Aguilera's song, "Hurt" back in 2006.  I relayed my obsession to my best friend at the time and she commented,… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #39: Movie References in TWICE’s “What is Love?” Video

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Tuesday Tunes #20: Barefooted Youth

I've been watching Korean dramas again--taking a break from binging Riverdale--and I fell upon one that surprised me with how fantastic it is.  I'll probably binge the rest of the series tonight and talk about it for tomorrow's Watch Wednesday, but for today I want to talk about the music of the series. Titled Go Back Couple,… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #20: Barefooted Youth

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Tuesday Tunes #19: Tight Race for Best Song in the 2017 Melon Awards

Only in its eighth year, the Melon Music Awards is an annual major music awards show held in South Korea.  Judging criteria for the awards involves judge scores as well as digital sales, but a good chunk of the determining vote goes to online voting. The polls for the 2017 Melon Awards have barely been open… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #19: Tight Race for Best Song in the 2017 Melon Awards

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Tuesday Tunes #1: Why K-Pop Groups Are So Big / “Cheer Up” by Twice

So, Tuesday Tunes is pretty simple.  Every Tuesday, we're going to share with you a bit of music from a variety of nerdy sensations from around the globe.  But this isn't just us burning CDs for each other--a large part of what we all geek out over is culturally significant as well. Some posts are… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #1: Why K-Pop Groups Are So Big / “Cheer Up” by Twice