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TJ Picks of the Week [2/15/15]

(NOTE: TJ Picks of the Week will usually be posted on Sunday to kick off the week) 325 more words

For The Intrigued

Random Music Moment #139

I heard this song while I was shopping in Daiso (it’s this Japanese branded store where everything is AUD$2.80) and staring at all the cute stationary (really, they have such adorable stationary, I just droolllllllll) listening casually to the music overhead.   92 more words

Random Music Moments

FT ISLAND in Paris

Well I have had a real treat last week, went to see FTISLAND in Paris. My girlfriend treated me to the trip; apparently she had been able to get some extra cash via her website; by becoming an affiliate,  she could… 266 more words

K-Pop Music

EXO Sabet Daesang di Seoul Music Awards ke-24

Kesuksesan kembali menghampiri EXO di tahun 2015. Setelah mengalami beberapa masalah dan ditinggalkan 2 personelnya selama 2014 lalu, EXO membuktikan karir dan popularitas mereka belumlah padam. 181 more words

EXO

[VIDEO] Taeyeon SNSD Terperosok Ke Lubang di Atas Panggung

Insiden mengejutkan terjadi di  tengah gelaran “Seoul Music Award ke-24″, Kamis (22/1/2015). Sebuah video fancam memperlihatkan Taeyeon jatuh terperosok ke dalam lubang di atas panggung usai tampil bersama TaeTiSeo. 132 more words

K-Celeb

Chocolate Love - marketing 101 for deluded k-pop fans

Lately I’ve been fielding a lot of questions like this:

and this:

So for those who wonder:

1.  How much money idols make, and

2.  How much fans and idols alike are being played like suckers by entertainment companies… 3,828 more words

Your Mum

asparkofmoonlight reblogged this on A Spark of Moonlight and commented:

Good post (minus the profanity) and a well thought-out explanation on how marketing in K-Pop is similar to retail marketing. As for the other points, I found out since ages ago that both the fans and the stars were being manipulated for money. One of the reasons I don't look at K-Pop the same way as before. Note, your attention and care for a star = money for advertisers (even more when there's a publicity stunt). So yes, fans and stars are both being used.