The K-Pop industry: Why ‘Gangnam Style’ became a hit

The K-Pop industry: Why ‘Gangnam Style’ became a hit
It’s an understatement to say that Korean pop song, “Gangnam Style,” is a runaway success. The song by Korean music star Psy is now the number 2 song on the Billboard 100. In the last month, it has held the number one spot in the UK and Australia.
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Feast On Some K-Pop Goodness!
We posted their video for Lollipop earlier last month. Now, Korean girl group 2NE1 is back with their latest, Fire. And it definitely lives up to the title! CLICK HERE to check out the video. CLICK HERE to check out the video.
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Kim Si-yoon doesn’t keep the schedule of a typical 9-year-old. Up by 7:30 a.m. for school, followed by hours of voice training, piano lessons, dance lessons and a private English tutor session, she is on a strict path to K-pop stardom. And in South Korea …
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EV-based Cinematic Pop covers the chart-toppers in classical style

EV-based Cinematic Pop covers the chart-toppers in classical style
In the last decade, the number of popular-song covers in the world exploded, largely thanks to YouTube and the ability for anyone to create and post their own twist on current hits. Most cover videos feature solo singers and musicians while others can …
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Perturbator Reckons With Synthwave, Introduces ‘New Model’ On Surprise EP
New Model isn’t just the title of Perturbator‘s new surprise EP, it doubles as the Parisian musician’s reckoning with “synthwave,” the retro-futurist style inspired by John Carpenter and Vangelis that he helped to pioneer. James Kent, whose music …
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Steven Wilson: What Today’s Pop Music Is Severely Lacking
Steven Wilson talked about the current state of pop music with FaceCulture, saying (transcribed by UG): “When I was growing up there was a tradition of what I call the very progressive or very sophisticated pop record. “When I use the word ‘pop’ some …
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The History of Motocross – American Style

sportThe History of Motocross – American Style
In 1972, a new sport came to life in America offering a different spectator experience quite unknown outside of Europe. It wasn’t so much less brawn than what the country’s favorite past times required but rather the instrument used to score points.

Tweed motocross project still in planning stage
It looks like the motocross track proposed for Tweed will not get underway any time soon despite winning a recent Ontario Municipal Board decision. Tweed residents had objected about the noise related to a proposed motocross track on Hungerford Road in Tweed.

AMAMX: Motocross Season Opener Preview – Hangtown
The most talented and star-studded field in the history of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, is set to wage war over the course of 12 rounds and 24 motos this summer in the sport’s most prestigious quest to crown a …
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WATCH: Arci Muñoz rocks out to Disney songs – heavy metal style

musicWATCH: Arci Muñoz rocks out to Disney songs – heavy metal style
MANILA, Philippines – Actress and rock singer Arci Muñoz did her own renditions of some well-known Disney tunes and roared through some of them – heavy metal style. Arci is a member of rock band Philia, and has been doing gigs in between her showbiz …
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Ronnie James Dio Hologram Debuts at German Metal Festival
The fervent Ronnie James Dio fans who gathered to watch a group of the late singer’s former bandmates close out Germany’s mega-sized heavy-metal festival Wacken Open Air Saturday night got a big surprise: a theatrical performance by Dio in hologram form.
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The Heavy Metal Hall of Fame — in Arlington? Could Be.
Jerry Warden is a conduit for promoting heavy metal in the North Texas area. The former lead singer of Warlock, one of the first heavy metal bands in DFW, started in the early ’80s hosting live shows in the middle of a pasture christened “Heavy Meadows.
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Cultural Appropriation In Fashion & Style: Celebrity Examples

????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Cultural Appropriation In Fashion & Style: Celebrity Examples Celebrities and cultural appropriation unfortunately go together a little too well. Even with the conversation out in the mainstream, many famous people who really should know better continue to treat sacred items from other cultures like fashion … Read more on

“Art of Fashion” runway show featured local stores’ spring collections The “Art of Fashion” runway show sported a Kentucky Derby theme, complete with fancy hats and a silent auction. Stores previewing their spring collections included Don Alan’s, Lee Tracy, the Bridal Loft and Chico’s. The event benefits Covenant Care, … Read more on WEAR

USC Fashion Week: Spring is in the Air USC Fashion Week: Spring is in the Air. Local businesses will provide items for a silent auction, as well as looks for models to wear in the finale show. Provided photo USC Fashion Board. In addition to clothing designs, the student-designer showcase … Read more on The State