On Episode 15 of K-Pop Unmuted, Stephen Knight and Joe Palmer are joined by music and culture writer Jessica Doyle to discuss EXID and their latest EP “Eclipse.” They also discuss MiSo’s “KKPP,” TEN’s “Dream in a Dream,” and CoCo Avenue’s “Eottae.”
On Episode 21 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Stephen Knight, Joe Palmer, and Tamar Herman discuss the most interesting Kpop releases from July 2017, including BTS's Seo Taiji remake "Come Back Home," Loona's "Love Cherry Motion," Dreamcatcher's "Fly High," Akdong Musician's "Dinosaur," Snuper's "The Star of Stars," and Red Velvet's "Zoo."
On Episode 31 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Tamar Herman, Stephen Knight, and Joe Palmer join guest Patrick St. Michel to preview Produce48 and to discuss the concept of an "idol" and what makes a great idol. In our Unmuted K-pop Picks we talk about GIRLKIND's 'S.O.R.R.Y,' Yubin's 'Lady,' ONF's 'You Complete Me,' and WJMK's 'STRONG.'
On Episode 28 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Stephen Knight is joined by musician and podcaster Rhodri Thomas to discuss Jazz and Kpop. We talk about the influence of jazz on a dozen Kpop songs. We also discuss our K-pop Unmuted picks, The Snowman by Jung Seung Hwan, and Bboom Bboom by Momoland.
One Episode 23 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Tamar Herman and Alexis Hodoyan are joined by @USBTSARMY to discuss BTS's record-breaking album Love Yourself: Her. We also discuss BTS's amazing rise to the top, English-language press coverage of BTS, and more.
On Episode 24 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Scott Interrante joins Tamar Herman and Stephen Knight to discuss the latest Girls' Generation news, the group's history, the group's greatest songs, and all things Girls' Generation. We also discuss BTOB's "Red Lie," Loona/Odd Eye Circle's "Girl Front," and HA:TFELT's "I Wander" and "Read Me."
On Episode 37 of KultScene’s K-pop Unmuted, Tamar and Stephen are joined by music writer Taylor Glasby to discuss Monsta X. Along the way, we talk about "Trespass," "Stuck," "Jealousy," "Shoot Out," and more. Also on the playlist are EXID's "I Love You," NCT 127's "Simon Says," and EXO's "Ooh La La La."
On Episode 16 of K-Pop Unmuted, Stephen Knight and Scott Interrante are joined by KultScene Editor-in-Chief Alexis Hodoyan and co-founder and editor of Beyond Hallyu Lizzie Parker to discuss IU’s latest album Palette. They also discuss “Nayana,” K.A.R.D’s “Rumor,” DIA’s Yolo, and EXP edition’s “Feel Like This.”
On Episode 47 of Kultscene's K-pop Unmuted, Joe, Scott, Stephen, and Tamar look back on the last decade of Kpop. In the first of two episodes, we discuss our personal Kpop journeys over the last ten years, we pick our Artist of the Decade, and we list our picks for Top Five Music Videos of the Decade.
On Episode 46 of Kultscene's K-pop Unmuted, Alexis, Joe, and Stephen talk through MNet's competition show Queendom. The show was a girl-group comeback battle between Mamamoo, Lovelyz, Park Bom, Oh My Girl, (G)-IDLE, and AOA. Listen to the end to hear the hosts picks of their favorite performances.
On Episode 30 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Tamar Herman, Joe Palmer, and Stephen Knight discuss the career of perennially-underrated girl group FIESTAR. And in our Unmuted K-pop Picks we talk about Sunggyu's 'Shine,' (G)I-DLE's 'LATATA,' and FAVORITE's 'Where are you from?'
On Episode 40 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, hosts Alexis Hodoyan, Stephen Knight, and Joe Palmer discuss the 2019 girl group invasion of the US, Europe, and beyond. We talk about recent tours by Oh My Girl and Red Velvet, and upcoming tours by BlackPink, Sunmi, and others. And if that’s not enough girl group music, our picks include Itzy’s “Dolla Dolla,” Dreamcatcher’s “Piri,” and NeonPunch’s “Tic Toc.”
On Episode 45 of KultScene's K-pop Unmuted, Alexis Hodoyan, Nnehkai Agbor, and Stephen Knight look back at Kpop releases from September 2019. We discuss Crush's Nappa, PONY's Divine, TWICE's Feel Special, Dreamcatcher's Deja Vu, ONEUS's Lit, and Zico's Human.
On Episode 42 of Kultscene's K-pop Unmuted, Gabriel Wilder joins Joe Palmer and Stephen Knight to discuss Kpop dance. We talk about the importance of dance in Kpop, memorable dance moments, top performance groups, great individual dancers, and much more. Our Unmuted Picks for the episode are Jo Jung Min's Ready Q, Weki Meki's Picky Picky, and Lim Kim's Sal-Ki.