K-pop Shenanigans

2018 K-pop Top 136(?) Songs

An episode of K-pop Shenanigans

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Four friends with a wide variety of k-pop backgrounds come together each month to highlight the best and worst songs that Korea has to offer. Join us for something somewhere between analysis and nonsense.
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Four friends with a wide variety of k-pop backgrounds come together each month to highlight the best and worst songs that Korea has to offer. Join us for something somewhere between analysis and nonsense.

More places to listen

Monsta X Really Wants to Bleep You: The September 2019 Podcast, Part 2
Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Kristen (absent this episode) Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Songs we all wanted to talk about: Boom Boom - ANS OOMM (Out of My Mind) - 3YE Bbyong - Saturday Dumb Litty - KARD Feel Special - TWICE Daredevil - Zico Lightning Round: Pinky Love - Momoland Sidekick - K Tigers Zero Love U - Monsta X Chicken Noodle Soup - J-hope Call Me Before You Sleep - Jessica Full show notes can be found here
1:00:54
October 31, 2019
Girls in Dresses with Swords: The September 2019 Podcast, Part 1
In which we're not more than a month late for once!  If you appreciated last month's coherence and depth of coverage... we're glad you enjoyed it... and we're sorry.  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Kristen (absent this episode) Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo News: Singer and actor Sulli found dead If you’re looking for help with mental health, here’s a good page to act as a starting point. Songs: Gott - Simon Dominic Devil - CLC Workaholic - BOL4 Breaking Out/Deja Vu - Dreamcatcher Vampire - IZ*ONE Full show notes can be found here. 
1:07:30
October 25, 2019
By the Power of Hypocrisy! - The August 2019 podcast, Part 2
In which the unforeseeable happens. And Zac breaks something, because of course he does.  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Kristen (absent this episode) Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Guest hosts Sneko Twitter: Snekoko Instagram: Snekoko YouTube: Sneko Andrew Twitter: Korean_mulan Translator on BTS World as part of NetmarbleUS Songs we all* wanted to talk about Bungee (Fall in Love) by Oh My Girl Tonight by Jay Park & Kirin Ft. Ugly Duck Adios by Everglow Forever Young by Giant Pink ft. Leelamarz To My Youth by Bol4 Tiki Taka by Weki Meki Umpah Umpah by Red Velvet - Z Full show notes can be found here. 
1:37:38
October 8, 2019
Die Koreanischeüberradiostation präsentiert: Wach auf - The August 2019 podcast, part 1
Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen (absent this episode) Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Guest hosts Sneko Twitter: Snekoko Instagram: Snekoko YouTube: Sneko Andrew Twitter: Korean_mulan Translator on BTS World as part of NetmarbleUS Full show notes can be found here
1:24:36
October 5, 2019
Sha La Land by Momoland - The July 2019 Episode, Part 2
In which Zac doesn't gush nearly as much as he would've if this episode had been recorded just a week later.  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Guest Justin (who can’t be found here) Songs we all* wanted to talk about: I Am Not Alone by SoRi x Folded Dragons Gleam by Mamamoo Gottasadae by BewhY Icy by Itzy Humph! by Pentagon Give Me More by Vav Beep Beep by Ruann Full show notes can be found here
1:05:02
September 12, 2019
Why didn't we call it K-pup? - The July 2019 Podcast, Part 1
In which we put out a July podcast in September because no one has ever accused us of being timely.  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (Absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Guest: Justin (from somewhere in the Netherlands)  News stories SM Unveils SuperM, K-pop Supergroup Jihyo and Kang Daniel Are Dating and the Internet acted like grownups for once Taeyeon’s Dog Zero becomes cutest member of SM Entertainment Songs we all wanted to talk about Room Shaker by Ailee Boom by NCT Dream Popsicle by UHSN Shower by Norazo X-Phenomenon by Monsta X Full show notes can be found here
52:42
September 9, 2019
Cannibalism's Great! - The June 2019 Podcast, Part 2
 Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom   Songs We All Wanted To Talk About RPM - SF9 Zimzalabim - Red Velvet Side Effects - Stray Kids Dear Rude - JeA featuring Cheetah Full show notes can be found here
48:54
August 1, 2019
Cat and Dog Corollary - The June 2019 Episode, Part 1
In which the weirdness has just begun...  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Full show notes can be found here
1:07:28
July 28, 2019
BONUS: The Anti-Gollum (May 2019 episode outtakes)
Since Zac is in the middle of nowhere unable to edit the June episode, here's a bonus: the outtakes from the main May episodes.
23:10
July 6, 2019
I may have gone slightly overboard: The Girl Group Fantasy Draft
We're trying something new. In the first of our B-side episodes, we bring on some guests for a fantasy draft, to see who can assemble the best K-pop girl group... or maybe just survive.   The hosts: Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo  The guests:  Justin Twitter: @Justin_Gaelyang Xander Twitter: @xGoomiho  The setup Six rounds, one pick per round Snake draft - draft order reverses each round After 6 picks, can add as many other selections as you like Anyone you pick must have released music in since January 2018 or have a confirmed comeback before the end of 2019 For more complete show notes, including spoilers of every pick we make, go here. 
1:34:53
June 30, 2019
This Group Suffocates Babies: The May 2019 podcast, Part 2
 Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Songs We All Want to Talk About (2:11) Dramatic by BVNDIT (8:21) DMT (Do Ma Thang) by 3YE (17:50) Feedback by Ladies’ Code (23:05) Under Cover by A.C.E. (33:02) Promise by Ateez (38:28) Really Really by Cherry Bullet (44:22) youknowbetter by Hyolyn (50:24) Me by CLC Lightning Rounds (57:39) Zac’s lightning round (59:05) Kristen’s lightning round (1:00:12) Chase’s lightning round Full show notes can be found here
1:03:14
June 20, 2019
The artists that aren't actually known as "ex-id": The May 2019 episode, Part 1
 Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan  The hosts Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this episode) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom News Kang Daniel wins case against LM Entertainment BTS becomes highest selling artist in Gaon chart history Monsta X deal with Epic Records for English promotion AOA renews with FNC  Pristin breaks up Rumors they were reuniting have been greatly exaggerated Songs We All Want to Talk About Focus by Kim Dong Han Illusion by Jenyer The Fifth Season (SSFWL) by Oh My Girl Picky Picky by Weki Meki Me & You by EXID  Full show notes for the episode can be found here
1:12:15
June 13, 2019
BONUS: I feel like Zac listening to KARD (April 2019 podcast outtakes)
We had so many outtakes and bits that needed to be cut from the 2019 episode that they went on for 20 minutes - instead of a long postscript to that episode, here’s all of them.
21:07
May 30, 2019
I am a BTS hipster: The April 2019 episode
In which we briefly discuss reunion rumors, mandatory military enlistment, and how a bunch of our song opinions land where you never think they would. And then we talk about THAT song. Or should I say rant.  Find the podcast on Twitter @kpopshenanigan The hosts: Zac Twitter: @ramblybadger or @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom   The news: IOI rumored to make a comeback Xiumin of EXO and Minho of SHINee to enlist in the military The songs: Kill This Love - BLACKPINK Close to me - Ellie Goulding, Diplo, and Red Velvet Boy With Luv - BTS Danger - Super Junior-D&E Fancy - TWICE Cat & Dog - TXT From Now - Verivery See full show notes here
1:25:52
May 16, 2019
Who's Loopy Now?: The March 2019 Episode
 In which we talk about recent K-pop business history, bury a story once and for all, and cannot contain our astonishment at how much notable (good and not) music was released in March.  The hosts: Zac Twitter: @ravenousbadger Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Shae (absent this recording) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom Full show notes found here. 
1:48:24
April 10, 2019
Episode 4?: Exactly What it Says on the Tin (January/February 2019 stuff)
 In which we discuss the songs and news in K-pop from January and February of 2019 The hosts: Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Instagram: kpignuolo Zac Twitter: @ravenousbadger Shae (absent this recording) Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: shaebeom  Full show notes here
1:25:03
March 31, 2019
2017 K-pop Top 120 (?) songs
Originally recorded January 2018 - these episodes are all out of order because why not? It's more fun that way.    The lists: The Mnet list (Korean) The Mnet list (English) The Gaon list (Korean) The Gaon list (English)   The hosts: Chase Twitter  Writing for Unikrn.com Podcast on professional League of Legends Shae Twitter Instagram Zac Twitter  YouTube
2:04:26
March 29, 2019
Intro to K-pop podcast
Originally recorded late February 2018 - in case you were wondering why all of our references were so dated. Hosts: Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar Shae Twitter: @redfox130 or @shaebeom Zac Twitter: @ravenousbadger If you want to see too many links to random crap we talked about on the podcast, check the full show notes. 
1:33:14
March 15, 2019
2018 K-pop Top 136(?) Songs
In which we cover the top 100 lists from both Gaon and Mnet.  The hosts:  Zac Twitter: @ravenousbadger Kristen Twitter: @KPignuolo Shae Twitter: @redfox130 Instagram: @shaebeom Chase Twitter: @ChaseWassenar @UnikrnCo for where he works Gaon Top 100 list: Original and Reddit thread (with titles and groups in English) Mnet Top 100 list (could not find a version with English titles/group names) I have created a truly marvelous set of show notes, which this description is too short to contain. 
2:29:38
February 28, 2019
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