It’s the end of another amazing month which seems to have passed a little too soon, busying us with jamming to all its exciting releases for the previous weeks and giving us total bops for the last week too!

 Check out the list below.

 

  • TWICE – ‘I CAN’T STOP ME’

Back again with a killer melody and alluring vocals!

Aiming for a more soft, cleaner delivery, this comeback track of TWICE is memorable in a new refreshing way. It’s addictive melody, sleek dance moves and the memorable hook is what makes this possible. This more polished approach of TWICE seems to perfect to give their fans a different type of bop to play on repeat.

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  • TXT – ‘Blue Hour’

This contains all the good vibes we need to get through 2020 🙂

One of the most vibrant, pleasing to the eyes kind of music video and one of the most refreshing melodies of this year, add to the mellifluent vocals and soft flows of the members to elevate ‘Blue Hour’ from just another laid-back disco track to a total bop to groove to!

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  • CIX – ‘Jungle’

One of those tracks that you just can’t turn away from, for even a single second!

CIX surely keeps climbing up the ladder of perfection with each comeback and are a must ‘rookies-to-watch-out-for’ in the K-Pop world right now!

Building upon their almost-haunting and mesmerizing concept of music video and music in general, ‘Jungle’ is another groovy track that will leave you spellbound and hitting that replay button a dozen times afterwards 😉

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  • DKB – ‘Work Hard’

Making their mark in the world of K-Pop with this addictive bop!

Captivating your attention right from the start, DKB makes use of a simple, laid-back electro pop instrumental to complement their confident, amplified-by-effects vocals and rap flows. ‘Work Hard’ hence becomes an easy-on-the-ears song to add to your ‘Soothing  Evening Playlist’.

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  • MINO – ‘Run away’

In this track, MINO describes the situation after a break-up. The MV features webtoon-esque visuals in between, which makes it an engaging watch.

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  • DRIPPIN – ‘Nostalgia’

DRIPPIN’s Nostalgia is a peppy dance number. The chorus part is bound to hook the listener. This song can easily find a place in your ‘working’ playlist!

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  • P1Harmony – ‘SIREN’

The rookie group has made a powerful debut with SIREN. The hip hop track features addictive synthesizer beats. If you like Stray Kids and NCT, then you will definitely like P1Harmony as well! The song serves as an introduction to P1Harmony’s narrative about growing and finding a place in a twisted world.

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  • CL – ‘+H₩A+’

CL is back with a new album and with this time she has released not one, but two  fiery, catchy singles. CL never fails to amaze listeners, old or new. The hip-hop track peppered with catchy rap by the singer instantly makes you groove.

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  • T1419 – ‘Dracula’

Just a few days ago, we celebrated Halloween. T1419 gives a perfect cosplay idea for a Halloween party with this song! The urban electro beats in the song overlap seamlessly with synthesizer beats. With a sprinkle of ‘horror’ with a dash of catchy beats, this song is ready to feature in your party playlist!

This song is currently unavailable on Spotify or iTunes. Till then, you can stream it on YouTube!

 

  • DJ Wegun & Jay Park – ‘Twist The Plot (Feat. Kim Ximya)’

DJ Wegun collaborates with Jay Park in this trippy rap number. The electro synthesizer beats perfectly suit the trippy MV visuals in this track. Jay Park once again shines with his rapping skills!

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  • Paul Kim – ‘Hangover’

You can never go wrong with Paul Kim singing a ballad. In this soft track, Paul Kim talks about a ‘hangover’ after a breakup. The violin and piano add to the mellow feeling of the song. The orchestral music in the song makes it a perfect companion for a reading session.

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  • Jung Yong Hwa (of CNBLUE) – ‘Shall we kiss? (The Spies Who Loved Me OST)’

In this drama starring Eric Mun, Jung Yong Hwa lends his melodious vocals to a cute, peppy romantic number. This song is definitely one of those feel-good songs. This is the first OST by CNBLUE after a long gap of 9 years! It has come in sync with their comeback this year, after three years.

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  • JBJ95 – ‘JASMIN’

JBJ95 is back with a peppy dance number. The urban beats blend perfectly with the guitar beats. This song will be a great addition to your weekend jam playlist!

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  • Young K (of Day6) – ‘Insomnia (Let Me Off The Earth OST)’

Young K of Day6 lends his vocals to this is pop track. He sings about an ‘Insomnia’ caused by a rush of new feelings. The track features a powerful electric guitar complimenting the drums seamlessly.

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  • Mokyo – ‘uleum’

The title of the song literally means ‘to cry’. In this mellow, lo-fi song, Mokyo reminisces about his lost love. He is apologetic for his lost love. The MV features a blend of hand-drawn images and images of the sea.

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  • DPR IAN – So Beautiful

DPR IAN sings in English in this horror-themed song. The song is a good blend of disco beats and a dash of horror-y music which adds an element of mystery to the track. This is a must-have on your goth party playlist!

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  • PRISMA – Breakout

Girl group PRISMA has made a debut with ‘Breakout’. They were in news even before their debut because theirs is a K-Pop inspired girl group. It will be eventful to see how they perform in their coming days.

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This song is currently not available on iTunes.

 

  • NOEL – Still Around You

In this ballad number, Noel reminisces about their past and part lovers. The powerful vocals match perfectly with the mellow piano and violin. The soft music perfectly expresses the mood of the song.

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  • Gaho – Running (Start Up OST)

After a powerful and uplifting song for Itaewon Class, Gaho is back with yet another energizing track for the drama StartUp starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Bae Suzy. The song clearly expresses the ambition and the ups and downs in the drama.

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  • Yang Da Il – Diary of Dawn (Tale of the Nine Tailed OST)

Yang Da Il never fails to surprise with his soft yet powerful vocals. The ballad track features as an OST in the drama ‘Tale of the Nine Tailed’.

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  • SWAY – Lonely Night, With You

SWAY released the first single album [episode 1]. The title track ‘Lonely Night’ is a soft ballad with rising music. The B-Side track ‘With You’ is a ballad with soft piano and violin tunes. The three members harmonize seamlessly in the track making it a powerful vocal track.

This song is currently not available on iTunes or Spotify. Please stream it on YouTube.

 

  • DJ Raiden, SNSD Hyoyeon – Think About Me

DJ Raiden is back with another catchy number. This time Hyo features in the song with Coogie. The electro pop number is a great addition to a party playlist.

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  • NTX – Magic Shoes

The rookie boy group NTX has debuted with a fun party track ‘Magic Shoes’. The R&B number tells the listener to soar high in one’s imagination and fly away wearing the ‘magic shoes’. The dreamy, peppy track is bound to make one feel light after listening to it!

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  • EXO CHANYEOL – MINIMAL WARM

This song is a dream-like track for the webtoon ‘She is my Type’. Chanyeol’s warm vocals blended with a breezy melody make the song a perfect listen for a clear, sunny day. The song is indeed like the title, minimal yet warm!

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Which is your favourite pick from this week?

Written by

Nandini Iyengar

An aspiring translator and a writer!