Published Interviews

Over the years I have conducted over 50 interviews with entertainment and lifestyle industry insiders for a variety of outlets, many of which are listed below.

NBC News

K-Pop’s First Openly Gay Singer Prepares to Make His Debut (5/24/17)
Kosher and Part Japanese, Katsuji Tanabe Wants To Be the Top Mexican Chef in the World (4/27/16)
New York’s Seunghyun Suh Is the Stylist to the K-Pop Stars (3/31/16)

Billboard

BTS Reflect on ‘Dream Come True’ Billboard Music Awards Experience (5/26/17)
B.A.P Brings Party Baby Tour Stateside, Talks ‘Wake Me Up’: ‘We Are Part of the Current Generation’ (4/10/17)
Hyolyn Talks Sistar, Musicality & ‘It’s Me’ Solo Album at SXSW (3/22/17)
Red Velvet Discuss Their Musical Identity and Headlining SXSW’s K-Pop Night Out (3/20/17)
Korean Hip-Hop Icons Yoonmirae & Tiger JK Reflect on Their Music, Careers and Parenthood at SXSW (3/20/17)
First African-American K-pop Singer Alex Reid on Trump and Racism: ‘Nothing Good to Say’ (2/1/17)
Tablo & Eric Nam Discuss Gallant Collab “Cave Me In” (1/27/17)
TWICE on Being a Multinational Girl Group & Recording South Korea’s Song of the Summer (8/5/16)
Amber Talks Emigrating to Korea & Her Eclectic Music Inspirations at KCON LA 2016 (8/4/16)
SHINee Talk Upcoming Projects & How EDM Is Influencing K-Pop Artists at KCON LA 2016 (8/3/16)
Korean Boy Band GOT7 Discusses Breaking Records, Selling Out Shows & Dabbing (7/7/16)
Tiffany Talks ‘Whirlwind’ Solo Debut & Life Outside Girls’ Generation Activities (6/16/16)
Jessica Jung on Recording Solo After Girls’ Generation: ‘I Was Really Surprised I Could Have Input’ (5/17/16)
Epik High on Being First Major South Korean Act to Play Coachella: ‘It Feels Like a Miracle’ (4/12/16)

Ozy

Backstreet Boys Meets Gangnam Style: These K-Pop Superstars Go Global (BTS Profile, 5/16/17)

Pret-A-Reporter

K-Fashion and K-pop’s Ascent at NYFW (9/8/16)

The Village Voice

Perfume’s High-Tech, High-Fashion J-pop Comes to New York This Weekend (9/1/16)

Noisey

Meet Hyukoh, the Indie Rock Band Topping the Korean Charts in a World of K-Pop (8/13/15)

Paste Magazine

Creating a Safe Space at BroadwayCon 2017 (feat. Melissa Anelli) (1/31/17)

KultScene 

Jambinai on blending Korean & western music styles to create unique post-rock (1/3/17)
You too can be a k-pop producer thanks to Makestar (11/22/16)
Stephen Alain Ko talks K-beauty chemistry & why there’s no magical skincare recipes (10/7/16)
From ‘Genie’ to ‘Wolf’: Dsign Music believes the future of music begins with K-pop (9/26/16)
Puer Kim discusses her return with ‘Gem,’ inspiration & loving her body (8/24/16)
Seoul-Based Punk Band …Whatever That Means Talks Music & Multiculturalism (7/11/16)
Kim Tae Woo Talks His Upcoming NYC Show, Career, and More (6/21/16)
K-Pop Reactioner MRJKPOP talks YouTube, Producing, & Analyzing Korean Music (5/31/16)
Galaxy Express Wants To Take You Aboard The Rock ‘n’ Roll Train (11/2/15)
The Fans Behind The Viki Subtitles (10/31/15)
Sultan Of The Disco Does Funky Right At Seoulsonic NYC 2015 (10/27/15)
WYM Created Haunting Electronic Music At Seoulsonic NYC 2015 (10/22/15)
HEO’s Ambient Rock Sound Takes The Stage At Seoulsonic 2015 (10/19/15)
‘Dramaworld’ Will Be A Love Letter To K-Drama Fans, Says Viki’s CEO (9/18/15)
Dead Buttons Brings Classic Rock ‘N’ Roll Sounds To Seoul (9/8/15)
Vlogging K-Pop, Sister Style: Nutty Nomads Talk Their Career And New DramaFever Show (9/1/15)
Help Us Make Sense of this Interview with K-Rock Band Genius (8/20/15)
‘Hello, I Love You’ Is (Probably) The First Novel About Romancing A K-Pop Star (8/7/15)
K-Pop Sound, American Style: Marcan Entertainment Is The K-Pop Production K-Pop Agencies Turn To (8/2/15)
Synth Punk? Electro Alternative? It Doesn’t Matter, Love X Stereo Knows What It’s Doing (7/16/15)
Meet iDR, The Producer Behind Some Of K-Pop’s Biggest Hits, Part 1 & Part 2 (6/29/15, 7/4/15)
Culinary Hallyu: Shin Kim’s ‘Banchan Story’ Will Bring Korean Food Lovers Together (6/15/15)
Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio’s Dance-Rock Band Sound Is All About The Energy (5/30/15)
South Korean Patients Dream, and Curse, in A Hybrid Punk World (5/11/15)
MFBTY Talks To KultScene About ‘Wondaland,’ Watching Reaction Videos, K-Pop as Escapism, and More (4/18/15)
EE Are South Korean Performance Artists Fitting Outside The Box (3/17/15)
Victim Mentality Brings Glam Rock To South Korea and SXSW (3/17/15)
Kris Leone Talks To KultScene About Being A Young Korean Singer-Songwriter (3/16/15)
Cosmetic Hallyu: Glow Recipe Helps Understand Korean Skin Care (2/2/15)

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