Ask Me About Kpop

Ask Me About Kpop

Have you ever been curious about Kpop, but don’t know where to start? Or are you a huge Kpop fan with no one else to geek out with about it? Lucky for you, best friends Shannon &amp; Angélica love talking about Kpop more than anything! Tune into Ask Me About Kpop each week for Kpop history, vocabulary words, great music, and of course some good old fashioned fangirling.&nbsp;<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>

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Ep. 47: One Year Anniversary Special
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Happy Birthday to us! We've been doing this podcast for one wonderful year! We're taking a stroll down memory lane to talk about some of your favorite episodes! Thank you all for a wonderful year of podcasting, here's to many more! Make sure to stay tuned til the end for a supercut of favorite moments <3


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Ep 159: Hot Hot Kpop Summers
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Happy Summer everyone! Today we are exploring samplings of songs from the last 6 summers of Kpop! We're looking out for patterns and uniqueness in sounds and lewks and there's so much iconic Kpop to talk about! We'll not only get into our all time favorite Kpop summer (it was 2016) and what we have to look forward to and wishes for Summer 2021! Go join our discord and share your favorite Kpop summer memories in the episode discussion channel!


Youtube Playlist of all songs listed! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-8Wdlv0O5P60r5Fq4MlwAWb1F9irKtIG



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Ep. 33: In The Army Now
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Strap on your boots and get your head shaved cause we're going to the military! It's time to learn about South Korean Military Conscription and all that it means for your fave boy groups. We learn about different types of military jobs, what training is like, and the controversy that put an end to the 'celebrity unit'. We wonder how second gen idols headed off to the military will fair in the future, and pay tribute to all our idols currently serving. Then, a pretty BIG group in the random game! Choongsong!


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Ep. 92: Best of 2019 - Top 15 with Yusong Liu
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

We couldn't possibly try and choose the best songs of the year without a little outside help. So we proudly welcomed back our pal Yusong! We start out with a little Christmas present time before we each share our runner up choices that didn't make the cut. Then it's finally time to choose the best songs of 2019 (according to the three of us and our arbitrary points system)! See you next week for your favorite Kpop memories of 2019!


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Ep. 148: The Year in Kpop - 2001 (Pt.1)
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

It's March again somehow and the Kpop is being messy, so let's get back in our Kpop time machine and learn all about the Kpop music that came out 20 years ago! Just like last time, we've got comebacks from artist we've met, debuts of artists you definitely know now, disbandments, tragedy, gravity defying haircuts, scarring music videos, JYP slander... all the things you want! Hey, Come On!


Here's the playlist to follow and watch along! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-8Wdlv0O5P7f0BYXZ0Vhw4a10LgD7C1n



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Ep. 128: Kpop Parlor Games - Guess That Song
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Who doesn't love a game of name that tune? Apparently our brains don't today! Listen along as we pull up some youtube guessing games and flow between impressive knowledge, near misses, and some of the most embarrassing brain farts we've ever had on air. Stick around to have your ears truly *b l e s s e d* by the random game group!


Videos watched in this ep:

Can You Guess 50 Kpop Songs In 10 Minutes - https://youtu.be/0E_Cv5Cim_w

Guess Kpop Song By English Phrase - https://youtu.be/MI9cbFNM_yM

Guess Kpop Song By Iconic Line - https://youtu.be/fvnpgxgVMuk


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Ep. 123: Beloved BoA - Part 2: Baby No MoA
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Welcome back to our two-part deep dive into the Kpop legend that is BoA! This time, BoA is grown all the way up and has whole albums to write all by herself! Things are getting saucy and the outfits are ranging from extremely questionable to the most amazing glamour! And the hats!! Oh the hats! But the songs, y'all. The songs they are bops. Plus, we cap it all off with a viewing of a choose your own ending mv! Thank you BoA for the last 20 years!! Here's to 20 more!


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Ep. 16: Live In Concert
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

There's nothing better than seeing your fave group live and in person. This week we're talking all about Kpop concerts. Hear about our experience at KTMF 2018 and how the fan project turned out! Then we deep dive in to the different types of Kpop concerts and what to expect if you're attending. Plus some important vocabulary words to help you navigate the concert DVD menu. Finally, we have quite a few thoughts about the group we got in this week's random game.


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Ep. 17: Hodge Podge Squads
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Following up on a previous episode, we're exploring even more fun Kpop projects. From multi-group sub-units, to special stages, and SM Entertainment's ambitious collaboration project. Plus, a super dramatic random game!


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Ep. 158: Taemin; Our Only ACE
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

It's finally time for our most requested episode ever!! A deep dive into the solo career of SHINee's maknae, and SuperM's sunbae, LEE TAEMIN!!! We're introducing you all to a guy that is the pivotal piece of our Kpop origin story and what he means to us and your faves. Hear clips of his whole solo discography from 2014 until today, Korean and Japanese releases! Plus, extra B-side recommendations from the catalog, and a special viewing of "Move"! Serve well Our Baby Cheese! We will miss you and can't wait to see you for SHINee Day in 2023!! xoxo




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Ep. 133: AMAK Book Club - Shine -- Kernels of Truth & Mad Libs
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Welcome to the 3rd installment of Shine bookclub! And it's the ep you've been waiting for, where we try to get to the bottom of what is based in truth in this darn book! And we were joined by delightful Jessie from Certified Noonas to talk all about it! Hear all the theories we've collected about who Jason and other characters are based on, and the truth contained in Rachel's struggles as a trainee. Then it's time for some fun as we take a clunky paragraph or two from Shine and punch it up with random words!




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Mini - Just Wanted To Check In...
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Hi Dearies! We've missed you! Sorry we've been gone, but we've been out protesting. But not to worry, we got home microphones and the show will go on! Tune in for this lil check in and we will be back next week with a new ep! Send us your thoughts on the intersection of Black Lives Matter and Kpop and how you've been doing these days. We want to hear from you! +1 81A-MAK-POP5 for voicemails


Take care of yourselves!!



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Ep. 41: We Got Married + Khuntoria Special
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

We have been waiting to talk about this as long as we've had a podcast, so strap in for a lot of excited yelling. We are gabbing all about our favorite reality show, We Got Married and passionately defending our obsession. Then we walk you through the entire 'Khuntoria' season in order and describe it to you since you can't watch it anymore, sorry. This episode might be just for us, but that's okay cause it's our podcast ;)


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Ep. 42: Fantasy Boy Draft
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

We don't know anything about sports, or fantasy sports, but we know that we love boys. So we made up a dumb game where we build a fantasy boy group! Listen to use agonize over these pointless decisions, and send us your own fantasy group!


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Ep. 51: K-Drama OSTs
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

To keep rolling along on the subject of K-dramas, it's time to talk about their soundtracks! KDrama OSTs dominate the charts, and make us feel all the feels. So we're listening to some of the most popular OSTs of all time and some of our favorites all while dishing about their dramas of origin. Then we are once again too late to a random game group. Check out our Taemin 'Want' reaction on our YouTube channel!


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Ep. 37: (Featuring...)
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Today we're going to spend a little bit of time talking about Korean artists who often lend their voices to Kpop collabs. Hear a little about their backstory, and some of the Kpop songs they have featured on. All of our artists today have their own thriving careers, and we hope you will want to check out some of their solo work. Then, hear us fully fall in love with the random game group a few minutes too late.


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Ep. 135: 2020 Quarterly Review - Q1
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Because we love a year-end spectacular, we're extending ours by doing an audit on this year so we don't miss anything in our best of lists!! We're starting out with Q1 (Jan - Mar) and listing and listening to notable releases, with a few once sentence news items thrown into the timeline. For the history!!


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Ep. 24: Korean For Kpop Fans
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Shannon's on her own for this one. So, she's sharing some tips and resources that she has acquired on her self-taught journey to learning Korean. Then, learn 5 Korean words commonly found in Kpop songs. Congrats you're fluent now.


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Ep. 63: 2NE1 4 Evry1
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

It's time for another group deep dive! This week, the legends themselves, 2NE1!! Get an intro to all the members and hear snippets of all of their discography to get the full picture of their impact on Kpop history!!


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Ep. 72: (Vampire Ver.) with Yusong Liu
公開日時: 2021-09-22 01:53:11

Our new friend Yusong Liu (Doughboys, Maybe Don't) was bursting with excitement to talk to us about Kpop. We get to know each other's Kpop likes and watch videos of each other dancing (with much protest) and laugh a whole lot. Then, there's only one thing to describe the discussion around the random game group: peach emoji.


Follow Yusong! Twitter: @YusongL Instagram: @yusong_liu

Listen to Yusong's new podcast 'Maybe Don't' wherever you get podcasts!



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