Monday, August 24, 2015

[MEDIA] John Oliver - Tensions in Korea

The video will probably be taken down, but I'll link for now.

John Oliver mentions Kpop and TVXQ

Someone needs to get word to Jaejoong's military base that he was mentioned on American TV. Hysterical. I'm having Colbert/Rain flashbacks.




2VXQ Cassiopeia rage commence! LOL!
Clever writer tapping into the One Direction reference.
If only they knew how much darker that rabbit hole gets when it comes to DBSK. ;_;

Credit to  Joongie for the gifset on tumblr

[MV] AZIATIX - Top Of The World



Looks like Aziatix are going on indefinite hiatus. Dang it! Really like these guys.

[MV] Hangzoo (feat. Gaeko) - BestDriver

DEBUT

[MV] myB - My OH MY

DEBUT


Such a hybrid of other recent debuts. I kinda dig how aerobic the choreo is.

Dance version:

Friday, August 21, 2015

[MV] JACE (feat. Kisum) - Not Enough

[MV] HyunA (feat. Ilhoon) - Roll Deep

Flashing lights warning.


Very Hyuna.

So, stylistically this is completely not my thing. Just wanted to note something about the MV direction. This is a very sexualized concept, obviously... but there is not a single zoomed-in focus shot of any female anatomy in the entire thing. No solely gratuitous boobs or butt cleavage. The closest you get is the silhouette through-the-legs shot of a dancer where HyunA is the focus in the background. And that's practically nothing.

There IS however a single zoomed-in focus shot of a dude's abs.

It's like some kind of miracle.
In a Hyuna video of all places. Lol.

[MV] Simon D (feat. Jay Park) - WON & ONLY


Official channel link

D'awww, Haru is too cute.
Clever lyrics.

[MV] JJCC - Where You At

[MV] Nop.K (feat. Don Mills) - Queen Cobra

[MV] JUNIEL - SORRY

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

[MV] SNSD - Lion Heart



"GILRS' GENERATION"... whoops! I wonder if they'll edit and re-upload it.
I like the sparkly flapper white/turquoise performance parts.

EDIT: They got it fixed right quick. But NEVER FORGET! :P


[MV] Jakop, Raina, ₩uNo, DAYDAY - Allday Allnight



So many of my least favorite MV things. Lmao.
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

[MV] Ukulele Picnic - Camping Car

[MV] BIG BANG - Let's Not Fall in Love



Melancholy lyrics and 'normalness' aside... I got teary after watching the MV. Lolwut.
A bit unusual in Kpop MVs to show relationships as just sweet and fun and the simpleness of spending time together. It's so often one-sided or argumentative or vaguely abusive or wrist-grabby or awkwardly forced with unenthusiastic models.

Appreciated how mutual and positively the ladies were shown with the guys. Obviously the intention is to get a little sad at the end, but whatever. It's basically the opposite of Bad Boy in terms of female presence.

Nice to see that.
Also GD is a pretty human being. FFS.

[MV] GD&TOP - ZUTTER


BAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAA.

[MV] Lee Michelle - I Can Sing

Sunday, August 2, 2015

[MV] So Ji Sub (feat. Soul Dive, Newday) - So Ganzi

Two versions...

WHITE:



BLACK:

[MV] Wonder Girls - I Feel You



JYP!
Yesssss. Mega-retro Wonder Girls is baaaack!
The video is so well done. Wow.
The song might be a bit 'weak' or fragile maybe, but I think it serves the overall style they're going for and works nicely.
Also, the teasers were all amazing. Curious to hear the rest of the album.

EDIT: THE ALBUM IS FLAWLESS OMG.

[MV] SHINee - Married To The Music



Whaaaaaat... LOL. I love how delightfully WTF this is.
Also really appreciate what's happening musically. Sounds like a carefully crafted track and the vocals are great from SHINee, as always.

Performance version:

[MV] Cheetah - My Number