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Funny story: My sister-in-law was watching TV with her boyfriend recently when Adele appeared, as she has been wont to do this autumn, and the boyfriend — a twentysomething high school teacher and wrestling coach from rural Ohio — said, “Who’s that?” There’s your proof that at least one person in the Western world remains… More »

This week’s central battle came down, as so many do, to the eternal conflict between well-intentioned grand-scale storytelling and gleefully trashy bloodletting. It’s the Forrest Gump vs. Pulp Fiction of the 5 Best Videos Of The Week column! And just like in 1994, the middle-of-the-road epic won. Life is like a box of chocolates, etc. More »

You guys are going to hate this week’s list so much, but it’s high summer now, and I just can’t be bothered to list whatever piece of dark experimental conceptual indie rock silliness that someone might be into. This is a time for bright, shiny, professional high-grade pop music videos, videos about love and dancing… More »

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Watch Pet Shop Boys Perform with f(x) At Mnet Asian Music Awards

Pet Shop boys performed alongside the K-Pop girl group f(x) at this year's Mnet Asian Music Awards, which took place last night in Hong Kong.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 4, 2015 - 11:57 am
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CL – “Hello Bitches” Video

CL is the most visible member of the Korean girl group 2NE1, which makes her a massive pop star in much of the world and…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 2:36 pm
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Diplo x CL x Riff Raff x OG Maco – “Doctor Pepper”

K-pop has always lingered outside the periphery of mainstream American pop, a purely international affliction that never made its way over the Pacific outside of…
James Rettig | May 22, 2015 - 11:50 am
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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2012

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a…
Stereogum | September 11, 2012 - 2:05 pm
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The 20 Best K-Pop Videos

Ever since an October 2011 New York Times account of an absolutley ridiculous-sounding sold-out K-pop showcase at Madison Square Garden, I've been spending altogether too…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2012 - 3:12 pm
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