Sehun and Chanyeol, a.k.a. EXO-SC, have made their comeback this summer with their full length album, “10억뷰 (1 Billion Views)”. The album was released on July 13th, almost a year after their debut with “What A Life” on July 22nd last year.
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Mac Miller Takes Us In Circles In His Posthumous Album
Pittsburgh-based singer and rapper, Mac Miller, recently released his posthumous album. The album focuses on themes of mental healing and how he moved on from his struggles, coated with different styles of rap and RnB balladry throughout the album.
LEXICON and the Reinvention of Isyana Sarasvati
Isyana Sarasvati is back with her third album, LEXICON. After her first two releases flirting with Indonesian pop music charts and radio hit-style pop, she unleashes her new sound in this album—or, rather than her new sound, she’s coming back to her roots. Her classical music prowess finally holds center stage in LEXICON, while at the same time, exploring and deconstructing genres and other elements we might not see Sarasvati play with through the public eye.
EXO Brings Familiar yet New Color for “OBSESSION”
This time, with OBSESSION, EXO is set to step on their own mark as one of K-Pop’s best boy groups in this generation.
Dancing With Your Sorrows in “Menari Dengan Bayangan”
Hindia’s long-awaited debut album is finally here. After a string of pre-released singles, Baskara Putra explores his own mind with his latest release. Menari Dengan Bayangan is definitely a close look of Hindia as an artist—an indie pop/rock music album version of the self-portrait painting—conveyed artistically, musically, and lyrically. Baskara Putra mixes the personal and the public in this debut record.
IU Returns with Mini Album “Love Poem”
“Love poem” is the definitive proof of South Korean singer-songwriter IU’s versatility as a musician, and here’s why.
Uncovering Taeyeon’s Purpose
Kim Taeyeon is officially back with her second full-length album “Purpose”, after releasing a few mini albums and singles for the past few years and touring Asia in the first half of 2019.
Nature Talks with Reruntuh
After making his debut earlier this year with his single “Samuderasa”, ambient folk soloist Eky Rizkani, also known as Reruntuh, has released his first album “Runtuh, Tumbuh” under Labuan Records and Spotlight Musik.
Bilal Indrajaya is Here to Stay in “Purnama”
Bilal Indrajaya is mostly known for his singles “Biar” and “Ruang Kecil,” and also collaborated with Vira Talisa in her single “He’s Got Me Singing Again.” As shown from his songs and aesthetic, he’s somewhat of an old soul, heavily drawing on influences from bands like The Beatles and scenes like late ’60s psychedelia. He recently released his debut EP Purnama, and while it touches on familiar themes and sounds, it takes its listeners through a stylistic and emotional rollercoaster. Check out our review of Purnama on our blog now.
Fingers Crossed for Winner?
Preceded by the release of stunning teaser photos, “CROSS” seemingly turns out to lack motivation in contrast to Winner’s previous works, and here’s why.