Friday, October 11, 2013

Top 10 K-Sci-fi [K-Pop]

Hey Guys,

It's almost Halloween and about a year back I was noticing a lot of Thrillerified music videos in K-pop. So, I decide to make a playlist of all the horror, thriller, fantasy or just to sum it up Sci-fi K-pop music videos I've encountered over the years. But to just make it more interesting I catorgies them by the number of horrorific music videos each artist(s) have done.

1) 4Minute
    Genre: Horror/Thriller/ Fantasy

 "What's my Name?" from there new album called Name is 4minute. Which was released on April 26, 2013 and became the group's most successful single after peaking at number one single on the Gaon Singles Chart.The mini-album which was produced by Brave Brothers. It features a "hip-hop style where it uses unique sounds and has a fast-paced and rhythm-packed melody".
Recommend you to also watch these stylish vamps in "Volume Up" and their reflections in "Mirror Mirror."
2) EXO
    Genre:  Fantasy/Sci-fi

XOXO was released in June 2013 and the subgroups collaborated for the album's lead single, "Wolf", but the rest of the album was recorded separately. A few days after its release, the songs in XOXO topped almost every real-time chart reached to top thirty spots in music download charts from online music websites of South Korea and mainland China and earned the name "triple win.".The two versions collectively peaked at number one on the Billboard World Album Chart a week after release. "Wolf" also won a trophy on MBC Music's Show Champion.

Recommend watch these shape shifting super-humans aliens in "MAMA."

3) Narsha 
    Genre: Horror/Thriller/ Fantasy

Her first solo studio album, the self titled NARSHA, was released on July 8, 2010. The title song and some what controversial "Bbi Rri Bba" charted on Gaon's Top 100 digital sales, most streamed and downloaded songs for 2010.

Recommend you watch Brown Eyed Girls killing it in their Kill Bill MV.

4) SunnyHill
 Genre: Thriller/Fantasy/Sci-fi

Sunny Hill on June 3, 2011, the group released their first extended play, 'Midnight Circus'. The lead track, "Midnight Circus" drew much attention from its dramatic and creative music video, as well as vocally impressive live performances.

Recommend you watch this coed group collecting in "Pray" or being fabled as the ant and the "Grasshopper's song" and wishing for a "Prince on a White Horse" to come and save them.

5) Dal Shabet
    Genre: Fantasy

Dal Shabet released on November 6, of last the jacket and concept photos to their fifth EP, Have, Don't Have. Happy Face Entertainment revealed that the title track, Have, Don't Have, is 'a disco song that is easy for listeners to sing along to and the lyrics describe a girl’s cute feelings towards a guy'. It was revealed the following day that the group would be filming two music videos with the help of Lee Si Uhn and 'Jongtuk and the Cheerful Men'.On November 13, 2012, Dal Shabet's fifth EP, Have, Don't Have, was digitally and physically released, with the music video being released shortly after. A second version of the music video was released the following day. Promotions for "Have, Don't Have" began on M! Countdown on November 15, 2012.On November 19, 2012, Dal Shabet released a surprise music video for "For Darling". The song, and music video, are Dal Shabet's special gift for their fans.
Recommend you watch these cute aliens fly into the night sky in their "Pink Rocket" or become Robin hoods in "Mr. Bang Bang."

    Genre: Horror/Thriller/Sci-fi

Vixx debuted with "Superhero". On August 14, VIXX released their second single album, "Rock Ur Body". Their third single album, I'm Ready To Get Hurt (On and On) was released on January 17.On May 13, teaser images and the tracklist for VIXX's first mini-album, Hyde, were released. The mini-album, as well as the music video for the title track, Hyde, were released on May 20.

7) Lee Jung Hyun
    Genre: Pure Sci-fi

The Queen of Techno in 2010, her seventh album was released on May 11, 2010 with the title song, "Suspicious Man." In this title single's music video, Lee once again showed her dynamic performance range by introducing a vengeful assassin with a short blonde do. The seventh album was entitled, "007th."For her 2013 single "V," Lee starred opposite Jin Goo in a music video directed by Park Chan-wook and Park Chan-kyong, with whom she'd previously worked on Night Fishing.

Recommend all her videos [playlist]

8) LedApple
     Genre: Sci-fi

On November 7, the teaser for their mini-album, CODA, was released, and it also revealed Led Apple's new sci-fi concept. An extended nine minute version of the teaser was also released on November 9 and was dubbed the "drama teaser".On January 29, 2012, Led Apple revealed a teaser for their newest single, "Time Is Up". It was later announced that Led Apple appointed the new leader of the band to be Youngjun. On February 2, the band made the their comeback stage on Mnet's M! Countdown with their newest single, "Time Is Up" and the song was released the next day. The music video was released on February 6 and the single was heavily promoted on music shows.On November 15th, 2012, Led apple released their single "Let The Wind Blow".

     Genre: Thriller/ Fantasty

 TVXQ are famous for their a cappella. Their ease with harmonizing persisted throughout their career and is used frequently in their songs, from slow ballads like "Tonight" to fast tempo pop like "Mirotic". Their most famous Korean singles have been pop. Their single "Mirotic", a heavy-urban dance song with electropop and synthpop influences, is considered one of the staple songs of K-pop.Their fourth Korean album, Mirotic, had genres of electronic, dance, ballad and had more heavy urban songs and less ballads from other albums.The group's fourth Korean album, Mirotic, was slated to be released on September 24 but due to the large number of pre-orders was pushed back two days. Like their previous Korean album, Mirotic debuted atop the charts with 307,974 copies sold. In early January 2009, the album's sales totaled 502,837 copies, making it the first Korean album in six years to pass the 500,000 mark.In October, TVXQ released "Jumon: Mirotic", the Japanese version of Mirotic's title track. The single topped the Oricon chart, breaking the record that the group had set with their previous single. TVXQ attended the prestigious KĊhaku Uta Gassen Music Festival on New Year's Eve, making them the first Korean group to attend. The honor of performing on Kohaku is strictly by invitation, so only the most successful J-POP artists and enka singers can perform.

10) (Han) Kim Jaejoong
       Genre: Horror/Thriller/ Fantasy

Jaejoong on January 17, 2013, released his first solo mini-album titled I/MINE. The rock-themed album debuted at the top of both the Hanteo and Gaon weekly charts in Korea and broke previous pre-order records in Japan. It also topped the iTunes overall chart in Japan, as well as the iTunes rock charts in nine countries.On 26 and 27 January, Jaejoong held two days of special concerts at the KINTEX Ilsan to celebrate the launch of the album, as well as his birthday.The 16,000 tickets to the concert were sold in record time.


Best Time Travel

Best Species (aliens, mutants, androids, or humanoid robots)

Best Assassin

  Best Post-Apocalyptic world

Alright, here is the PLAYLIST of K-Sci-fi you want so, happy listening.

~Happy Halloween


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