BTS leader isn’t thinking about future, but would like to work with Rosalía

RM, leader of BTS, the most famous 'K-pop' band. EFE/Bit Hit Music

By Rosa Diaz Barcelona, Spain, Mar 7 (EFE).- RM, the lead singer of K-pop supergroup BTS, would love to one day collaborate with Spanish star Rosalía – his favorite Spanish singer – but with his mandatory military service in South Korea approaching, he will not be taking on any projects in the near future. During … Read more

The Japanese band making ‘electromagnetic punk’ with obsolete devices

Tokyo, Sep 5 (EFE).- Japanese art collective Electronicos Fantasticos! is using obsolete devices like fans, old television monitors and lamps to create music. Techno beats and rock boom out of the speakers in a concert hall as the artists, led by musician Ei Wada, perform with DIY instruments like cathode ray screens attached to guitar … Read more

Arab pop: a universal language

Doha, Sep 10 (EFE).- Singers who want to make it in the Arab pop world, which boasts a huge audience, use an Egyptian colloquial dialect known as Masri which has become the go-to language when it comes to popular culture in the Middle East. Cairo has long been a cultural hub in the region and … Read more