Oct 13, 2015

Big Bang , Following the Kpop Playbook with Flash


Kpop Kings Big Bang fly Seoul's Soul to NYC

In a recent interview with popular U.K. television program Chatty Man, 5 Seconds of Summer drummer Ashton Irwin told host Alan Carr that their label, Capitol Records, calls them “the biggest band that no one’s ever heard of.” He’s only slightly joking, but the sentiment is there: Success, in 2015, doesn’t necessarily mean visibility — or, at the very least, it doesn’t guarantee visibility in the way it used to. Acts with the largest fan bases are able to foster and sustain them without bombarding us in our everyday lives. Some of these acts are sought out: You have to almost earn your love for their music.