Why genres like K-pop and J-pop found huge fanbases in the West.
Top 5 non-2017 albums I listened to in 2017
Five albums from past years that I discovered and came to love in 2017.
Perfect Blue & a meditation on idol culture
Looking at Satoshi Kon's magnum opus through the lens of my recent run-ins with idol culture.
J-pop personas: Perfume, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Hatsune Miku, and how they’ve changed my life
In which I examine what makes J-pop acts Perfume, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Hatsune Miku uniquely special.