SHINee’s “Odd” – An Album Review

by: Raine

Not that I’m biased as a Shawl, but this is one fantastic collection of music. The focus of SHINee’s fourth studio album is their longevity and success as a frontrunner in K-pop. The album does just that. It showcases their maturity and how far they have come since their debut in 2008. Song choice reflects their greatly increased technical abilities and musical understanding. Tone quality of their voices and the cohesiveness of the harmonies reflect their obvious comfort with each other as a group and how they’ve learned to balance their musical aesthetic.

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Raine and Lil’ Raine React to Toheart’s “Delicious”

by: Raine

Raine: So Lil’ Raine and I have endeavored to make our faces and voices known to you via vlogging! I’m pretty awful with filming and editing and I’m hoping to get better. Constructive criticism is appreciated. Hating will be deleted. So there!

However, we did enjoy recording this and reacting to the video and OMG OUR BABIES!

Lil’ Raine: This wasn’t supposed to be published. Bitch.

Raine: Oops?

Lil’ Raine: Still a bitch.

Raine: You’re mean. Also, next time we should wear make-up. And film downstairs. With no horrid backlighting like in Bride of the Century.

Lil’ Raine: And use my HD webcam.

Raine: Agreed! Enjoy folks. We’ll introduce the kitties to you next time.

Lil’ Raine: Gotta be quick with Timmy.

Raine: He’s camera shy…

SHINee – an introduction to my review of live performances from 2008 to Now!

by: Raine

Shinee 08 to 13

  In case you didn’t know, I’m a SHINee fangirl. The biggest reason I’m a fangirl is because they have magic when they perform live that shows off their talents in singing, dancing and effervescing on stage and that they constantly and consistently improve over the years. So I’m going to review their live performances from 2008 to present to show you how awesomely they’ve changed from talented and raw, to talented and polished. Mind you, this is a review of LIVE performances, not recordings. They are fantastic in the studio. Continue reading

SHINee’s Everybody: A Reaction (YAAAAAAY!)

by: Raine and Lil’ Raine

(Note: Lil’ Raine is my little sister who I have gotten addicted to K-drama, K-pop and whose favorite Kpop group is SHINee…just like me! We decided to write some K-pop posts together! Here is the first of (hopefully) many!)

 

Raine: Initial reaction: Love the dance. Not sure about the song. The dance has amazing transitions. The song has…not so amazing transitions. The video and the effects are amazing, but I’m not sure why they’re smashing statues…

Taemin shirtless is kinda…AWESOME. *drool* Or as Lil’ Raine says “Taemin shirtless = win!”

Lil’ Raine: WIN! Continue reading