Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – February 1st, 2012

Ray’s Picks

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
So were SNSD lost in translation? (Couldn’t resist.)

So SNSD Made Their American TV Debut Last Night… – The Groove Music Life
CJ shares his thoughts on the group’s performance that evening…

So SNSD Made Their US Morning Show Debut This Morning… – The Groove Music Life
… As well as the following morning.

U.S. magazine “The Atlantic” asks, “Does Korean Pop Actually Have a Shot at Success in the U.S.?” – Koreaboo
Addressing that article which is gaining some notoriety.

Simple isn’t Always Good – AKB48’s ‘Give Me Five!’ PV Review! – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima doesn’t like the video, likes the song, and is finally being won over by Yuko.

[IV] Fonchi ~ If Boku no Imouto – Jappydolls
So this is why she really didn’t need Idoling!!! anymore.

StylipS – “STUDYxSTUDY” Cover and MV Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
Ado finds this group offers something of interest for fans of the individual members.

Murakami Sara Is Now Part Of A Group Called “Gekidan Her Best” – Hello! SayuNii
Another Momusu audition survivor moves on.

Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga-In poses in lingerie for ‘Yes’ – allkpop
Looking very gorgeous and stylish, as always.

Miryo Is Seoul’s Baddest Female – Seoulbeats
Ashley considers the presentation and marketing of Miryo’s solo debut.

Miryo – Dirty – Music Video Review – I Am Ipodman
Ipodman is enjoying the serious attitude on display here.

Seinaru Kaibutsutachi eps 1 and 2 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike finds the mixing of genres problematic in this show.

Mayu Watanabe – Synchro Tokimeki PV – IXA Ready
The video is deemed charming, the song not-so-compelling, but loyalty to Mayuyu doesn’t fade.

Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Baby Metal, motherfuckers! Baby Metal!

16-year-old Swedish boy to make his Visuel Kei debut in Japan – aramatheydidnt
I shouldn’t be turned on, but I really really REALLY am. Really.

Favorites of 2011!!! – Wota (in training)
It’s not too late to do 2001 In Review pieces? Well, then…

STUDIO APARTMENT releases Miss Universe feat. SU, ILMARI (from RIP SLYME), Kuroki Meisa – aramatheydidnt
The two Rip Slymers sound great, and Su looks good with hair!

ISSAxSoulJa to release 1st album! – aramatheydidnt
Da Pump will live on… forever!