Pop Excellence will return in the summer!
In the meantime, I’ll be posting a couple cool projects to this blog throughout the winter and spring!
Our Favorite K-pop Singles of 2022: Introduction and Honorable Mentions
Just as there is no such thing as a good K-pop company, there is no such thing as a good intro to a year-end list. Yes, we all experienced another calendar year of K-pop releases together; some exciting things happened, while some comebacks and business decisions disappointed; the industry is still operating at reduced power…
Favorite Lyric and Songwriting Moments of 2022: Part 1
Throughout last year, any time I had a moment where I listened to a new song and thought, “Hey, that’s a cool songwriting choice,” I would throw that track into a playlist. And I know it’s mid-February and we’ve all moved on to 2023 by now, but I really do enjoy digging into the details…
Alternate Tracklist: Midnights (Kayla and Leora’s Version)
My friend Leora and I are both huge Taylor Swift fans.* In some cases, our opinions on her albums can diverge (chaotic reputation noises in the background), but for the most part we have a lot of overlap in our feelings about her music, and that includes our mutual disappointment in the meh-fest that was…