Korean Pop Culture, its Dissidents and Authenticity

To the uninitiated, the music scene in Korea can seem a little… well, homogeneous. Especially if you spend your days around middle/high school girls. They literally stand on their chairs and scream if you let them watch a music video of their favorite boy band and cry loudly if you play a group they don't … Continue reading Korean Pop Culture, its Dissidents and Authenticity

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American Culture – Indie Music

Lesson Plan – Indie Music Background Indie music in America is gaining in popularity and is an interesting contrast to pop music. If you were to ask an American who the biggest music stars are, they could probably name a few. However, if you asked who the major record labels were, most Americans would have … Continue reading American Culture – Indie Music