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A How To: Get Your Music On This Summer In Korea.

Posted on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 @ 04:47 PM

I'm all about the music. I am up for any concert, just ask. With only a month and a bit before I leave (tear tear), lately I've been reminicing about all I've managed to experience while teaching and livng in Korea (Are you ready?). I am amazed at how much I have done in such a short amount of time, especially when I think about all the concerts I've attended. It seems like ages ago, but at this time last year I was preparing to witness Lady Gaga's first and very controvercial world tour stop in Seoul. A short while later I joined happy-go-lucky young Koreans lounging on Nami Island for the annual Rainbow Island Festival with Jason Mraz as the headliner.

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Tags: ex-pat life in Korea, events in Korea, Concerts, music, music in Korea, fun, entertainment in Korea, music guide, Grimes, Activities to do in Korea

Pop Music Guide For Teachers in Korea!

Posted on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 @ 11:28 AM

English teacher in Korea or not, unless you have been living a rock for the past month, then you probably are familiarly with PSY's "Gangnam Style" that is taking the world by storm. Over the past few months, this Korean pop song has become an international craze and been played on radio stations all over the world. For a lot of people outside of Korea, this is their first taste of Korean pop music and while it is catchy and humorous, it is not a great representation of the Korean pop music scene. So don't think that all Korean music is similar to Gangnam Style. It would be like a non-American listening to LMFAO and making the judgement that this must be what all American pop music is like. 


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Tags: Korean pop music, Korean pop artists, music in Korea, music guide, K-Pop

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