Honourable and dishonourable mentions from the Golden Age of K-pop (2008-2011)

It’s halfway through 2016 while I’m writing this, and I thought that since 2016 has been pretty low quality so far, it would be nice to look back at some of the great and not so great songs from previous years.  I never did get around to an honourable/dishonourable mentions post to accompany the “Golden Age” best and worst lists like I did with all the other years from 2012 onward, so now’s a good a time as any!  Read on for what Kpopalypse thought were some good and not-so-good songs from the Golden Age of k-pop!


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Book Review – Singing Is My Life: A Memoir of My Journey from Homelessness to Fame (Sungbong Choi)

It hasn’t been that long since the last book review, but you caonimas keep sending me fucking books in the mail, so that means it’s time again for Kpopalypse to throw down on books about Korean music!  The subject of this book review is the autobiography of some guy who sung opera a few times on a talent show, Sungbong Choi.


Will Kpopalypse make it all the way through a book about some opera singer dude?  Will his head explode?  Read on and find out!

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