Beyond Gangnam Style
This week on the show, we talked to two industrial designers from Quebec who are heading to South Korea looking for inspiration when it comes to planning public space. We wanted to to play a song to go with the interview.
The huge YouTube hit "Gangnam Style" is perhaps the first Korean pop (a.k.a. K-Pop) song many Westerns have heard, but now there are few people who haven't heard that song. We aim to help our listeners discover other music, so we put out a call to some people in the know to suggest some other artists and songs from Korea.
It may not be surprising that we got an enthusiastic response from several K-Pop aficionadios. We could only play one song, and we liked the sound of this song called "Hello Hello" from a group called FT Island:
Here are the other suggestions we've received:
This is by no means an exhaustive list. We're sure you have some songs to add! You can comment below or on our Facebook page.
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