“Gusok” (Restriction) is a track from Fly to the Sky’s 2009 album Decennium. Image: “Fly To The Sky, Promo Profile (247 Asian Media),” Hallyu Harmony, accessed January 12, 2015,http://kpop.omeka.net/items/show/332.
Recent developments involving award and competition shows reveal the impact of mainstreaming on K-pop. As stakes increase for industry and media, accolades and competition are perceived as metrics for quality. However, they largely measure popularity, which is subject to manipulation. . . . Read original at KPK: Kpop Kollective!