An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.
AYUMI HAMASAKI: A ONE Release Date: 4/8/15 Label: Avex Ayumi's new album is the best thing she's done in roughly 15 years. No kidding. This year is the 17th anniversary of Ayumi's debut and she's celebrating it with the release of her 16th original full-length album, A ONE. And, let me tell you, that A […]
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GIRLS' GENERATION: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Release Date: 4/10/15 Label: SM Entertainment Girls' Generation return with a killer new EDM/pop song and a sweet ballad to go with it. Typically, Girls' Generation will release a song in one language -- Korean or Japanese -- and then release it in the other language later, sometimes […]
AILEE: SAKURA Release Date: 3/25/15 Label: Warner Music Japan Another brilliant ballad from Ailee, who's gearing up to toss Lee Soo Young off of the ballad queen of K-Pop throne. Ailee seems to be inheriting Lee Soo Young's status as the ballad queen of K-Pop. And those are big shoes to fill. Lee Soo Young […]