an imperfect guide to BTS

Aigoo… whether you are a kpop fan or not, BTS is everywhere. Trending on Tumblr and Twitter, attending the Billboard Music Awards, and even Vogue can’t seem to get enough of their glamour (read their two articles about BTS! 1 and 2). You may have wondered who they are, or you may have thought pshhhht…

sunday tunes: Oohyo (k-indie)

everyone needs a song. everyone needs a story. –ENTS by Oohyo as i often (half-heartedly) complain, i’m always (intentionally) bumping into good music. since summer is soon and i’m going to have more time, i decided to start a thing called “sunday tunes”, which will feature random song recs (or spotify playlists) from meeeee. today’s…

spring day.

and the sunshine of my life, for a hint of summer

When in Aix-en-Provence: I

i took part in an exchange program at school, so i had the chance to spend three weeks in Aix-en-Provence, France. it has been the best 3 weeks of my life. apart from eating way too much cheese, i have also been introduced to way too much french music in france. of course, being the…

“Spring Day” by BTS

CAN WE JUST TALK ABOUT BTS’S NEW MV, SPRING DAY?????? so in case you don’t know what BTS is, it’s a super popular kpop group; and in case you don’t know what kpop is, (you really should reflect on your life choices) it’s South Korean pop music, a genre with stunning choreography, great songs and…

Dear Evan Hansen: musical rec

On the outside, always looking in Will I ever be more than I’ve always been? Dear Evan Hansen is breaking ground in the most tender and creative way: instead of dazzling costumes and fairy tale twists, or murder mysteries and your standard multi-love-story plot lines, it is a musical about social media, deception and social…

Ed Sheeran is Back & the World is Better for It

WHAT BETTER WAY TO START A DAY THAN WAKE UP AND FIND OUT THAT ED SHEERAN JUST DROPPED TWO NEW SONGS????!!!! So yes, after a year out of the spotlight, Ed Sheeran comes back with two tracks, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill”, which are going to be part of his new album,…

La La Land | movie review

Here’s to the ones who dream, foolish as they may seem. La La Land is going to win Oscar, y’all. Just saying. It is everything I dreamed it to be and more. Not only is every frame gorgeous, the soundtrack is also amazing. It was soft but not corny,  passionate but well-controlled, twinkly but not artsy-fartsy….

You need to listen to these… Right now!

I. Am. Deceased. Since when, world?! Since when did you start being so good to me? SO MUCH GOOD MUSIC!! New Moana track, new Alicia Keys album, new Hamilton mixtape track by freaking Sia, and a new Leslie Odom Jr album… So here are some tracks and albums that have me cray cray this week. You should…

Christine and the Queens: My Antidote to the Election and Everything Else

A hair of breadth’s away/ From changing my mind/ Cause just when you thought/ I’d still be a little girl/ I’m one of the guys. -“Half Ladies” by Christine and the Queens I’ve been listening non-stop to Chaleur Humaine (English Human Warmth), the debut album of Christine and the Queens, because I think it is what…