What if we told you Day6 & CNBLUE aren’t the only players in the Korean rock music scene – that K-rock is indeed richer than you can imagine? Ga cuma mereka ngab!
This is a response to ‘Spotify dan Betapa Narsisnya Kita’. This article offers another perspective on the relation between music digitalization and our narcissism. After all, we are all just starting the new era of nostalgic moments for the new generation.
With a lot of recent deaths because of suicide among musicians in the past few years, mental health in the music industry has been a major talking point, with a lot of artists being open about their mental health and also advocating it at the same time. Efforts to accommodate musicians’ mental health have also risen in recent times.
In a scene originated and also dominated by African-American artists, there are some good shout outs for artists of Asian descent who are starting to make a scene in contemporary R&B, including 88rising’s Joji and NIKI, Malaysian singer Yuna, and Indian-American singer Raveena.
With the amount of remixes growing at a substantial rate, questions emerged whether remixes are a good thing or vice versa, and whether they are necessary to be done or not.
It’s always interesting to talk about the most controversial era and one of the most iconic eras of Indonesian music – the era where local Malay pop bands dominated the scene and released what would later be national sad karaoke anthems.
There’s an alternative to familiarising yourself with Korean music if K-Pop is not your thing, as Korean House music movement is becoming a thing with artists such as Peggy Gou, Yaeji, and Park Hye-Jin leading the movement.