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Author Topic: New to K-Pop?? DON'T FRET!!! The Essential List for Beginners [UP TILL 21/11/11]  (Read 5481 times)

Offline Deft-Monkey

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A while back, it occurred to me that getting acquainted with K-pop is no easy task. When you want to get into it, it can be hard as all hell to figure out where to go next. How's a beginner to learn???

NEVER FEAR, THIS THREAD IS NOW HERE!!! :thumbsup


I compiled a list of essential K-pop music for each artist based on forum consensus. This will need to be updated every year or so, but it should prove useful to get any new kids on the K-block started in the right direction to find out who they like and don't like.

The songs that scored the top three highest for each artist are in the lists below. I've linked almost every song to a Youtube vid to make things easier. There are three lists, depending on what you're looking for: solo artists, girl groups, boy groups and mixed groups.

Enjoy!! :hipheart:

By the way, if any mods want to go ahead and sticky this, I have no problem with it. In fact, I'd recommend it :thumbup


Solo Artists


BoA




Drunken Tiger




e.via




G-Dragon




G.NA




Gummy




IU




Jay Park



Jung In
In The Days of My Life
Girls on Shock
Show!

Kim Gun Mo




Kan Mi-Youn



Lee Hyori




Lim Jeong Hee


Navi


NS Yoon Ji




Rain



Se7en




Son Dam Bi




Sori



Taeyang




Younha






Girl Groups


2NE1




4Minute




After School




A Pink




Brave Girls



Brown Eyed Girls





C-Real




Dal Shabet





Davichi




f(x)




Girl’s Day





Girls’ Generation AKA So Nyuh Shi Dae




GP Basic



HAM




Jewelry



JQT




KARA




miss A




Nine Muses




Orange Caramel






Rainbow




RaNia


Secret




SISTAR





T-ara




Wonder Girls






Boy Groups


2AM




2PM





BEAST




Big Bang




CN Blue




DBSK AKA TVXQ AKA Dong Bang Shin Ki




DJ Doc




Epik High




INFINITE




MBLAQ





Norazo




SHINee




SS501
U R MAN
WANT IT
Obsess

Super Junior




Teen Top




TRAX


Darling

U-KISS





UV





Mixed Groups


Sunny Hill


« Last Edit: January 15, 2012, 01:30:43 PM by shirenu »

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Good job!! :lol:

It's funny tho, I'd already add/replace some songs. Like Rolypoly or Loveydovey for T-ara, add Cleansing Cream for Brown Eyed Girls, etc. INTENSE
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^ Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Although Roly Poly had been released at the time. I think it came tied at 4th place.

It's kinda painful having to wait another 11 or so months until I get these lists updated, but doing it too often will probably kill me/lose interest quickly.

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As long as T-ara's list doesn't have Lies, it's all good :lol: That song was awful... The first time I heard T-ara was a live performance of that, & honestly, I thought I'd never ever like this group. :lol:
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hmmmm.... my first 5 songs were SUJU - U, Marry , DBSK - O, Shinhwa - Once in a Lifetime, Perfect Man. althought to be honest it was shinhwa who solidified a folder dedicated for KPop in my mp3, so yeah.

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^ Don't worry, I'll work on updating the thread again either annually or every half year.

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Wow! Thanks for this list. I'm not new to Kpop, but this is a very useful post.. XD
I mean, even if you're familiar with Kpop, you never know all of the groups!

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Hey thanks for the list ! I only knew a small group of singers and groups, this really helped me to discover new singers ! thanks !

Offline ghostporing

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Im new to kpop...so I never heard most of the groups before........
so~~thanks for the list~~it helps alot!!

Offline x2u

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Wow thanks for the list..I just recently into the Korean Musics so this help me to explore them.. :twothumbs
You should add LeeSsang (K-HipHop/R&B), I think their music is also good..

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wow seriously thanks for making this list , it is really helpful in letting me know more about kpop and the music ! Love all the music thanks !

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Tohoshinki!!  :wub:

Thanks for the list! <3

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thanks

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Thank you for so good list~  :grin:

Offline Arch1818

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Great list!! Thanks for putting this together

Offline zi4an3

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Great list but it's kinda outdated lol

Anyways thank you very much as this list DID help me for the few other groups/people that i didn't really know that well!

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i'm new.. and thanks for the list~

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