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.
TEEN TOP: Teen Top 눈사탕 [Snow Kiss] Release Date: 12/15/14 Label: Loen Entertainment You know your K-Pop holiday season would be lacking without a Christmas-themed release from the guys of TEEN TOP... And we're in for a treat because they're all brand new songs, not lame Christmas covers. You know your K-Pop holiday season would […]
CLARA: HAPPY HAPPY SONG (CHRISTMAS VERSION) Happy, Happy... Christmas style! After coming across this version and buying it on iTunes, I looked to see if iTunes had an original version of "Happy Happy Song," since this one is designated as a "Christmas version," which would seem to imply that there's another version out there somewhere. […]
1SAGAIN & JU BORA: ENDLESS WINTER Release Date: 12/12 Label: Unknown I couldn't find a Wiki page in English about 1sAgain but a Luminosity page about Ju Bora states that she frequently collaborates with him. So, I'm assuming 1sAgain is the one who's doing the rapping, since that voice sounds male, and Ju Bora is […]
PIUS: GIVE LOVE ON CHRISTMAS DAY Release Date: 12/4/14 Label: PIUS Records An incredible Christmas song -- in English -- from soulful K-Popper PIUS. K-Pop soul singer Pius has given us a Christmas song this year -- and it's in English. It's gorgeous, too. If you like harmonizing, you have to give this one a […]
Crayon Pop, K-Much, Bob Girls, & Zan Zan: 2014 Chrome Family - A Very Special Christmas Release Date: 12/2/14 Label: Chrome Family Crayon Pop + Christmas = bliss The name of this single isn't A Very Special Christmas, apparently that's the title of an album or EP that Chrome Family label artists are releasing songs […]