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Kpop Music Monday: Exo “Growl”

August 13, 2013

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Ok, we couldn’t wait any longer. The drama version for “Growl” will come out long after the hype for Growl is there, so we wanted to talk about this video while we still had the chance and weren’t sick of it yet. So check it out! It’s an honestly really cool video regardless if you’re an EXO fan or not:

Why did we pick this video and not VIXX or 2NE1? Because we really realllllly like the one shot camera and we also really like the song, and… well, we like EXO, that’s why! The only song we ever disagreed about was Wolf, which Martina liked and I hated, but besides that we’re definitely EXO fans and I’m pretty sure Martina is Kai biased.

On a related note, I’ve been reading some things online about EXO, and how some people don’t like EXO, not because of anything EXO did wrong, but because some EXO fans, aka EXOTICS, are batshit crazy; so crazy, in fact, that the EXO fan club is banned from Inkigayo. Exo’s getting a bad name not for what they’re doing, but for what their fans are doing. And I tie this in with my own opinions on EXO myself, in that I find myself a bit confused about the huge hype of EXO. I mean, yes, they did make the greatest Kpop song of all time with What is Love

IIII LOST MY PAAAANTS

but after that…Wolf sucked so hard and none of you are going to be able to convince me otherwise, but people loved it, LOVED IT.

Which let me to think that I’m feeling concerned that EXO’s diehard fangroup was actually more interested in EXO on a sexual, fangurilla level as cute boys rather than on a musically appreciative level. EXO could publish a cover of “I’m a Little Teapot” and fans would lose their freaking minds at the awesomeness. They could do no wrong. EXO are perfect and everything they do is perfect.

The whole point of these thoughts on EXO’s unimpressive start this year and their ultra dedicated fans is that this song and video right here ease my fears a bit. It’s a great song. It’s fresh. And it’s a dance in the box video that’s exceptionally original. It’s a reason to look at EXO and say “damn, this group is awesome,” while some of their other songs really didn’t support that claim. Yes, a lot of their appeal is produced by the SM marketing hype machine, but if they keep on producing stuff like this and What is Love, I won’t care how crazy their fans are.

Besides the choreography being just balls to the walls awesome, I think the dividing of the group in this video was actually a really brilliant move. Allow me to explain: If any of you, like me, have tried to introduce a large membered kpop group, such as SNSD or Super Junior, to your non-kpop loving friends, the first reaction I always got was:

– Why are there so many of them?
– Why are they wearing the same clothing? Is this a sports team or something?
– If there are so many people, why are they all doing the same dance?
– I can’t tell any of them a part except the one with the _____ coloured hair.

But in this video you have a small dose of 6 members vs 6 members all getting their own camera time and doing different dance moves and only near the end do they all group together. It was SO MUCH MORE accessible for non-kpop obsessed people to digest, and it actually allowed my non-kpop loving friends to sit through the whole video and not make fun of anything. It made for a much more interesting video to watch. At least, I think so.

Last thing, we mentioned in our KMM that we may have noticed a kind of tiny hint at the 1:26 mark to the 1:28 mark revealing that this was shot in two takes. There is a videographers secret to making something look like it’s a seamless shot, where you turn the camera quickly but also get a shot of that same space but now empty. While editing you can bring those two together and it seems like a non-stop pan, but it was done so well (I checked for shadow differences/light changes etc) I couldn’t get any clear sign. Just the feels. Either way, two takes or not, this was a super impressive video.

Let us know what you think! Do you like it more than Wolf? Did you like it more than B.A.P.’s “One Shot,” though?

Also, if you’d like to see Meemers singing EXO’s Growl, you can do so by checking out our bloopers of endless lols.

Oh! And don’t forget to click on this shiny button below. We’re getting close to 400,000 subscribers! We can do it! You know there’s gonna be a party when that happens. Makes me wonder what the YouTubers with millions of subscribers feel like. They get, like, 400,000 new subscribers a day.

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  1. Y U GUYS SO EVIL making me choose between BAP and EXO >0< asdffgjkkl

    3 years ago
  2. Why there weren’t any talking about the english or the dance.. this 100% dance MV and no 1 word about the dance.. or at least Martina trying to dance to this song.. the KMM are soon will be as long as the bloopers :<

    3 years ago
  3. I don’t know if this video is taken in one shot, but by looking at the dance versions released today, exo is capable of filming it in one shot. I also agree that the crazy fans are bringing a bad name to exo. Exo is amazing, very talented, and are capable of producing amazing songs and dances. I personally don’t want exo fans to bring down their name.. Your review was amazing, but maybe you could have talked about the song and dance more. Also rate the English.. (even though there were only a few lines) The skit was nice though :) I miss long KMM~~ hehee but I know it is difficult to make, and time consuming.. So I understand :)

    3 years ago
  4. I had to watch the Music Monday a second time to actually see the maracas and sombreros.
    Oh Simon and Martina……always showing us things we will never be able to unsee XD

    3 years ago
  5. YAY! I’ve been waiting for you guys to talk about this. I also LOVED it.

    The song: Awesome. So jazzy and a definite improvement from Wolf. But um, I couldn’t help think the lyrics are what every crazy, obsessed fan says to themself about their group/bias.

    I loved, loved the camera work, and I was so impressed with the choreography. Dang, it had such an elegant subtlety and interweaving between the two groups. And the fact that it was a 360 dance? Awesome for live shows.

    But what I absolutely loved most about this MV was Exo themselves. Normally, I feel like kpop groups are just playing with a new concept and it feels a bit fake. But Exo just owned this dance and song: full of swagger, confidence, and looked like they were having fun. This is one of the few instances where a kpop group really pulled off the persona (the other one that comes to mind is Mirotic). And I gotta say, Kai was the highlight. He was just so into it, with the whole adorable smirk when he was covering his eyes at the 0:27 mark.

    Loved, loved this. My only gripe was the drab gray colors. I can forgive the set (it’s the same one from Wolf Drama version), but the gray suits made them look like homeless business men. One of their teaser photos had them wearing this ecletic, urban clothing that looked awesome and would have made this video more dynamic. But this is still one of my faves. And for me, this song marks Exo’s first universal success after “official” MVs Mama and Wolf.

    3 years ago
  6. This KMM is pretty funny XD I am impressed with the way this video was done but other than the one/two shots it was done in there wasn’t much else going on. (don’t get me wrong I really like the song and video though) The choreo was pretty awesome though. It’d be a cool one to try and learn.

    I hope VIXX has a shot at next week’s KMM. I can’t even get the comment page to load on that video to help with the votes ;_; I really liked the camera/editing techniques in that video as well an hoped to hear your guy’s thought on it.

    I had no idea EXO’s fans were that crazy… I mean I hear some fan girls can fly off the handle sometimes but I never thought people would actually be insane about it. Wow.

    I’m gonna vote for BAP’s one shot this time around. <3 The twist at the end of the video had me going.

    All in all nice KMM this week. I only wish it was longer but I understand there's not much else to talk about for this kind of video.

    3 years ago
    • The comment page is broken on VIXX’s video because we overloaded it with comments. Disqus literally broke because it couldnt take more, we were close to 9000.

      3 years ago
  7. If you all are interested in quelling the “Why didn’t you review ____?!” reactions once a month you could do a “rapid review” kind of thing where you make one video saying a few words about the songs from the top that didn’t get reviewed or songs that you liked that didn’t make it close to the top, kind of like what you used to do for the chart updates. I’m kind of glad that you did away with the update because I like KMM being a total surprise but I do miss seeing the good songs that stay low on the charts getting a little attention, like Wonder Boyz’s Tarzan.

    3 years ago
  8. I am kinda disapointed in this weeks KMM….. It was friggin less than 5 minutes!! You had basically NOTHING to talk about today….It would’ve been more interesting if you chose a different song, like maybe 2ne1 or I don’t know VIXX?! ST★RLIGHTS worked hard to get them into 2nd place T^T Now they’re back down into 4th place T^T *edit* I forgot to add this in, but, I know you’ve worked hard on this video…..And so I thank you…But I’m just a little sad because EXO is way more popular than a lot of groups (They already had like what? 5 KMM?) who I think deserve at least some attention T^T

    3 years ago
    • I so agree with you. I was really hoping VIXX would be reviewed this week but sadly it didnt. Im so annoyed at the same groups getting reviewed over and over and over again. I cant remember the last time and underated MV was even reviewed by EYK. Im pretty sure Vixx will be ignored again in favour of BAP and 2NE1 so im giving up now

      3 years ago
    • I have to agree too. I like VIXX a lot and I’ve followed them since debut (I make that sound as if they have been here for ten years xD), and their music is honestly really tight and brilliantly produced. It’s has that really dope but sophisticated electro sound to it and I think it’s just a shame that they don’t get even more recognition.

      3 years ago
      • Woo hoo!!!! Me too ^^ I personally like VIXX not only for their music, but also because of their personalities :) They always seem so down to earth and they act like they are just normal people rather than famous singers hahaha They also treat their fans well, like by scolding them when they do something wrong hahah

        3 years ago
    • I just looked at the charts and VIXX is in the top 3 again because well Growl was just reviewed XD Is there anyone big with a comeback this week? o3o

      3 years ago
    • I loved VIXX’s song, too. It’s about time to keep them alive in the charts for two more weeks (I bet it would be 2ne1 next week). But, I’ll still give them support.

      There are a lot of interesting videos in Kpop. It would be hard to choose, regardless of popularity. Exo’s Growl (I think) is worth reviewing. This isn’t coming from an Exotic or a Starlight (though I liked Vixx first). This is coming from a fan of Growl ;)

      3 years ago
      • I like Growl a lot too, but the fact that S&M reviewed the DANCE version rather than the plot version makes me sad. I wouldn’t mind having the plot version reviewed^^ But the dance version had basically nothing to talk about except for the one shot take…. They didn’t even mention the dance T^T

        3 years ago
        • It may be the dance version, but right now it’s the ONLY version. Who knows when, if ever, SM releases the drama version. I think there was stuff to talk about with Growl. But yeah I agree, I felt S&M didn’t really say much about it.

          3 years ago
    • Agreed. I’m also a ST★RLIGHT and it will be hard to keep VIXX on the top 3, since we can’t comment anymore. Vixx don’t have a big fanbase yet, and are from a small company… I like Growl, but I think Vixx deserved a KMM… speacially after On & On and hyde, that were super awesome. Yes, I’m also disapointed, but SUPUDGY WAS SO CUTE ON THE BLOOPERS OH MAI GAD I CAN’T BE SAD ANYMMORE

      3 years ago
  9. It was a great review and the ending killed me! I will never be able to unsee the maracas and sombreros… XD

    3 years ago
  10. This was a really good KMM, and I truly love the song and dance from this EXO video, but I can’t deny the fact that I’m really sad you guys chose to review this song instead of something else. And I’m saying that as a major EXO fan. I’m not upset at you guys, I respect the fact that you’re doing what you want to do with your videos, and I’m glad that you are able to do that, I guess it’s just a general feeling of being sad.
    I doubt VIXX can stay in the top three for another whole week,…..hopefully next time VIXX can get reviewed WITHOUT us Starlights having to literally break Disqus again.

    3 years ago
  11. ok, i just wanted to say that it seems this was not filmed ina box set….right know all i remember that that room is part of a school…..and there is a rumor that that school was or is….very violent
    p.s. i know my english isnt good….im sleepy and i dont care about about grammar or speling mistakes this moment and also im not an english speaker

    3 years ago
  12. BAP BAP BAP BAP BAP BAP BAP BAP BAP

    3 years ago
  13. Despite how much I liked ‘Growl’, I had to vote for ‘One Shot.’ That song is so intensely awesome, and I’ve actually watched the video more than twice, which is pretty rare for a K-Pop video. It was very well acted, and i still haven’t gotten bored of it.

    3 years ago
  14. Growl MV gave me a headache and made me sick…………….

    3 years ago
  15. Simon! I like your “Lost My Pants” shirt. I feel so jelly~ >.<

    3 years ago
  16. For the poll, may I vote for Spice Girls “Wannabe”?…. Hahaha, jk… Don’t judge me… please…

    3 years ago
  17. As a exotic-baby, it’s quite impossible to vote here…. *depressed sigh*
    I can totally agree that most fans of exo (including me or not…?) are pretty much batshit crazy and if exo would make a mv doing ”I’m a Little Teapot” or something, I’m one of the fans that would LOVE it with all my heart (oh come on, imagine how CUTE that would be!!1!!11!!1!)

    3 years ago
  18. I was just wondering but Simon did you hear the full Wolf album? I thought ‘My Lady’ was a great song.

    3 years ago
  19. Yeah wolf wasn’t the best. It was catchy but I didn’t like it. I actually got into EXO right before this song came out and hogod Growl is pretty much why I’m now such a huge fan of theirs. I freaking love the dance and I got someone into EXO with this music video. :D I’m glad you guys reviewed this love it so much!

    3 years ago
  20. I totally agree! This is the most interesting oddly-lit-box-set video I have seen from SM ent. in forever! I have to admit that even though EXO is really good I haven’t been particularly interested in them at all, but after listening to this song I think I am definitely going to look forward to their future releases and expect them with anticipation ^3^

    3 years ago
  21. Omg the ending with EXO in sombreros :P
    I thought I was just seeing things at first, but then I rewatched it again, and again, and again. Haha

    3 years ago
  22. Any one else think of busker busker? When it was contest time?

    3 years ago
    • OMG YES. LOL. Now I’m expecting them to pull a “and the winner is… Busker Busker!” again.

      3 years ago
      • I really hope that happens though. I’m almost smelling hell right now from the polls.

        I also hope I’m being paranoid. Thought it would be hilarious if Simon and Martina kind of just go like “So Busker Busker wins!! Lol jk!”

        3 years ago
  23. Yes! Those Genie ads were so annoying. -_-

    3 years ago
  24. EYK if you don’t know Junsu’s ’11 am’ was filming in one-shot too :P

    3 years ago
  25. I looooved this MV, it was so unique! But that’s why I also really loved 2ne1’s new video that just came out, you guys should pleeeaasssseeee review it next week :D

    3 years ago
  26. Also– I really, reeeally miss you guys doing Kpop Chart Updates! See, a lot of the videos and songs I like NEVER see the light of day of a KMM, but your chart updates always gave us a little taste of what your opinion was on the song. I miss that!
    Even if not a video, if you guys just did a blog or something with a quick summary of your thoughts on the song like you used to in your chart updates, it would make us Nasties sooo, soooo happy! We love hearing your thoughts, and we know video editing takes a lot of time an effort, so even if it’s only just a blog post (which hopefully shouldn’t take as long to throw together) we’d be eternally grateful to hear it. C:

    3 years ago
    • I agree, where are the Kpop Chart Updates? I really enjoy those :(

      3 years ago
    • We’re thinking about doing something different for Kpop Music Monday from time to time. Not every week has to be a full review of only one song. We can do list videos from time to time, like we did with the Best Songs of 2013 thus far.

      3 years ago
      • You should make a list of your favorite song of the month Indie and K/pop songs

        3 years ago
      • I really liked that list, so I think that’s a really great idea! :D Plus it would give you guys a chance to talk about songs you may have liked but that might have gotten washed away in a flood of B.A.Ps and EXOs… which I think was part of the reason for switching to choosing from the top three in the Kpop Charts, as well.

        3 years ago
    • The blog post is a great idea IMHO. I loved the Chart Updates because we got to hear you’re opinions on some the songs we will probably never see reviewed. I really miss the Kpop Chart Updates, but I get that they are time consuming.

      3 years ago
    • Totally agree. I’ve missed the KPop Chart Updates on the weekend just to get a preview of new songs I may have missed.

      Also, gotta admit that picking EXO was sooooo predictable at this point. Sorry guys – Love EYK but it’s really boring when the same groups like EXO, B.A.P, etc. always get their songs reviewed but songs that are actual top of the KPop charts (Sistar’s “Give it to Me” was 3 weeks at #1 in Korea) don’t even rank in the top 5.

      Sadly, KMM is becoming more about fan ballot-box stuffing and less about reviewing cool and noteworthy videos and songs.

      3 years ago
      • I agree that it does get boring when the same groups are getting picked, but what can S&M do? Those groups are in the top and it seems most people want them to be reviewed. We also know girl groups get picked less here, that’s one of the reasons S&M have the top three vote now, but sadly they barely get in the top 5. 4minute’s Whats Your Name review would have been HILARIOUS, way more than Whats Poppin’ was, but people voted for that song instead. Thats why I think S&M should be able to do the videos they want to, we get funnier results when that happens.

        3 years ago
      • Preach it yo! After that whole Heo Young Saeng’s “Art of Seduction” business last year I realized that I could vote all I wanted by that my vote would never ever matter because I was fighting a “system” of ballot box stuffing….and S&M bias. The top 3 on the charts are totally ruled but a small group of Nasties that work hard to keep control of it. I’m not really seeing it as “fan wars”, more of a domination by the same group, regardless of the artists that end up there. Then on of the top 3 S&M pick the one they want (they are totally entitled to their bias btw) but it’s really rare that either of the other 2 choices that they didn’t pick will ever get picked on another week. Of the choices offered, I actually prefer that they pick because some weeks it’s not much of a choice. There are TONS of great songs/ music videos on page 2-10 of the chart that never see the light of day.

        Now, don’t get me wrong, if you work hard to vote a lot, sure I guess you should get something out of it, but most of us Nasties (?) don’t have that kind of free time so it seems unfair to let the charts get so biased this way. It’s because the kpop charts generate so many hits that they don’t want to change it but I’ve seen the interest by less ardent voters drop off. Frankly, I would prefer that S&M pick their own top 3 and then take a poll for which one is preferred. It would be more fair, satisfy the bias and still generate a lot of hits. It would also guarantee one vote each Nasty (except for multiple acct holders?). The kpop charts are fun on their own because I get to see new music there that’s hard to search for on my own.

        Lately I have seen an increasing number of trollish fans on the EYK site, they TOTALLY misinterpret what you say, especially on the charts because every comment generates a vote for their song. They keep getting banned by they are tenacious. I thought your comment was constructive and respectful, don’t let them get you down! ^_^v

        3 years ago
      • @ Jack-

        Why so negative? Have you heard the saying “You catch more flies with honey”?

        3 years ago
        • I am sorry folks are taking my comments as mean or offensive – they were not intended that way. I was only trying to make a point that “Variety is the spice of life.” I don’t dislike EXO, but they were just reviewed several weeks back for “Wolf” and then get another review for “Growl”. Yet other songs that are just ripe for a KMM-style send up never get a chance.

          Last fall, Simon even pleaded for folks to vote in Hyuna’s “Ice Cream” because it was crying out for a KMM parody. Instead, we got another boy band voted in.

          Don’t get me wrong – I love EYK and KMM. But to keep reviewing the same 4-5 groups multiple times over the course of the year just leads to a certain predictable quality and rut that I would hate to see KMM fall into.

          3 years ago
        • God, I can’t believe there are other people who shared my opinion. I just wish people would vote other groups as well. I’m not a fan of say, VIXX or NUEST or other less known singers but I do wish I get to see them get reviewed. I’m sure their videos will have a lot of things to talk about. This particular EXO song is interesting because of its “one-shot” thing, but Wolf was a snooze fest. It was just another SM box. I wish people would give other groups a chance. I stopped voting because I feel like there’s no use. I can’t win over large fan base.

          3 years ago
        • Fair enough Jack! I see your point :)

          3 years ago
      • Normally I’d agree with you, but this song is awesome. If every EXO title track were this good, they could be reviewed a dozed times and I’d be fine with it.

        3 years ago
      • Isn’t that the whole point of the Kpop Chart and KMM? S&M said before that a song might be super popular in korea but not as popular with international fans and vice versa. S&M love Sistar, and I’m sure if Give it to me was in the top 3 they would have picked it, but Nasties didn’t like that song as much as others. KMM has always (or at least for a very long time) been about what songs international fans want to be reviewed and not what is popular in Korea.

        I have to disagree with your last comment and say that ever since S&M choose among the top 3 it has been more about wich video is fun for KMM then when the #1 on the Kpop chart would be reviewed.

        3 years ago
        • To be fair, KMM is not a true poll of what International Fans want reviewed. It’s more driven by the biases of the Nasties for particular boy bands. And when it comes to girl groups, unless it’s 2NE1 or SNSD, they’re pretty much never going to get voted into the top 3.

          3 years ago
        • yeah, but those girl group who not review yet on KMM, maybe because they arent popular as other Kpop group. The voting is done by us fans everywhere around the world to see which video EYK review and Exo happen to be popular worldwide and B.A.P and other group, why complain cause they pick ones that people most like. I don’t get why you say these hurtful things to them. EYK did nothing wrong except express their opinion on the ones THAT WERE VOTE TOP BY US FANS. REPEAT WE THE FANS VOTE WHICH VIDEO WE WANT THEM TO REVIEW ON NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND. If you want other girl group to be review then you go on EYK website everyday and vote for them instead of complaining bout it. EYK, both simon and martina work hard on every video, it took them a long time to edit it. We have to take the time and thank them for all their hard work for us because i know you might not like it but other do. They work hard, interviews with kpop artist like Sistar etc… What are you doing right now, staring at the computer all day complaining bout how it not fair that Exo get review and other don’t, if you don’t like it then you go review the kpop girl group that you want EYK to review, because here you are complaining like a little kid cause you didn’t get what you want. Instead if you don’t like it then upload ur own review video and see how hard it is to add all those effect and everything, oh wait you probably too little to understand how to do these things do to how childish ur acting right now

          3 years ago
        • I’m with Jack on this one. The big reasons for the top 3 change was to feature lesser known bands and more girl groups, but that hasn’t really happened. A while back I actually did a count, and the ratio of boy to girl groups was 2:1. There was a month where there were several girl groups in the top 3 (After School and a few others) but got passed over for male groups. I love EYK, everybody on here is invested in their business and site. Yeah, they can do whatever they want: but they’re running an entertainment business based on whether or not people watch their videos. So they do need to take people’s opinions into account. Idk, I wonder if the pressure of running a business is determining who gets chosen for KMM (based on what would get the most views).

          3 years ago
        • To be honest you’re being more childish than he is just by the way you’re coming at him. So what if he complains? He’s just frustrated that girl groups aren’t being shown much. Not everyone can be satisfied with everything and he’s just explaining how he feels. He wasn’t being childish about it or anything but youre showing much immaturity. I mean i understand your frustrations also but there’s a way to go about things in a better way you couldve said what you felt like the first person that replied to him did.

          3 years ago
        • Well this is just what i think, my opinion, okay not like I’m telling him to get out of here and never come back. This is what EYK been doing for a long time okay, and complaining bout it doesn’t do anybody any justice. Like yeah i respect ur opinion too but you also need to consider others, but just saying EYK work is boring isn’t the way to express his feeling. He could of said it in a nicer way. he say it a nasty bias poll right well all of us are nasty, EYK did not just recruit B.A.P fans to be nasty. We chosed it ourselves and it a fair vote for anyone. That just my opinion, I’m not mad at his opinion but the way he said it how it boring, it not really something nice to say bout them. You didn’t have to be all mean bout it

          3 years ago
        • I’m sorry? I was mean? I don’t think I was at all but if that’s how you feel then I apologize. And he didn’t say EYK was boring he said that it’s boring when the same groups always get reviewed and if you read it right he actually said he loves EYK. As I’ve said before we can’t all be pleased, that’s life and there’s not much you can do but try and change their minds or let them be, but if you’re gonna do it then do it in a positive manner. He said it the way he felt and he wasn’t being rude or mean unlike the words you used towards him and how you came at him, he didn’t use name calling or come off in a hostile manner. We all have the right to our opinions and we all have a right to respect others and their opinions also. There are people that have stated way worse about EYK. That’s all I’m saying because when you come off in a way that seems like an attack or use certain words or insult others you only make yourself look bad. And I’m definitely not being mean or even trying to, I promise.

          3 years ago
        • Wow…..I’m sorry you seemed to interpret my comments as an attack on Simon and Martina or a lack of appreciation of their efforts. I never said that nor do I feel that way. You are putting words in my mouth I never said.

          My original comment was that it’s boring and predictable when the same groups get voted in every time regardless if there are other songs that are actual KPop hits. You seemed to take that as some assault or insult on EXO and B.A.P. Your fangirl flag for EXO and B.A.P. is flying a little high here…….

          I was also responding to a comment that the KMM charts reflect International fans choices for popularity. Given the voting system in place, that’s not true and you know it. Your comments that “WE THE FANS VOTE WHICH WE WANT THEM TO REVIEW” in all CAPS confirm that. The fact folks can vote multiple times for the same song via the site, Twitter, Facebook, Google, etc. day after day make it obvious that ballot box stuffing drives what’s getting into the top 3.

          You really need to calm down and read what was written vs. attacking someone for pointing out an obvious truth.

          3 years ago
    • That’s why I think we should have a forum or something, If S&M can’t review something we, nasties, can bring a group into discussion ^^

      3 years ago
      • :3

        That would get ugly!!!!

        3 years ago
        • That’s what we’re worried about. Forums…do get ugly sometimes. We’d like to find some way for the community to communicate, but we’re not sure how, yet…

          3 years ago
        • thats true but it would be better than suffering through endless reviews of B.A.P and EXO cos it feels like those are the only groups you ever review these days.

          3 years ago
        • It’s a real pity you don’t have the option of switching to something else instead of “suffering”. Wait… wait…

          3 years ago
        • i know right, suffering is such a chore…

          3 years ago
        • Not always to most popular idea, but what about polls? Best Dance of the month, Best Engrish (is “best” the correct choice here), etc.

          3 years ago
        • :3

          I think there will always be fan wars no matter how hard people try to stop them. People really like to stand up for what they like and not everyone agrees. Its really sad that we just cannot say “Oh I like both EXO and BAP.” and or “I like all kpop groups its just i dont listen to every song that they have.” What a world that we live in!

          3 years ago
        • That is an excellent point! I like tons of kpop, not just songs from one group, and I go through phases of liking different groups at different times, and go on liking them after that phase has passed. I can’t pick biases ever, once I get to know groups well, because they are just so amazing. Both in personality and musical talent.

          I would like to add that I like both EXO and BAP. :D

          3 years ago
    • They want to do WTF. S&M said filing those Kpop Chart Updates felt awkward. They shouldn’t do what they don’t like.

      3 years ago
    • I miss them coming up with fan names. I know it’s small but they always made me laugh

      3 years ago
    • So true, they really help when you want a video to be reviewed but it doesn’t happen, then you have at least a minute or something…

      3 years ago
    • Or even a monthly K-Crunch like before…

      3 years ago
  27. nice

    3 years ago
  28. About the video filmed in two shots, lol, you can find small bloopers in both the chinese and korean version, so could it be that sm actually filmed it in one shot?

    3 years ago
  29. While I’m kind of sad VIXX didn’t get reviewed (as long as they haven’t got the NU’EST curse too…) this was definitely a fun KMM to watch. I’m glad you guys are making good use of the blue screen! And I’ll agree – Wolf… is far from my favourite song. It’s actually probably one of my least favourite songs ever, but Growl was pretty darn good – made up for Wolf’s suckiness in my opinion.

    3 years ago
  30. Drama MVs over Box MVs!! So yeah, BAP xD

    3 years ago
  31. EXO as a Mariachi band… I totally could see that.

    3 years ago
  32. Oh I agree so much! WOLF SUCKEDDDDDDDDD, or at least to me, it’s my opinion so don’t kill me please :( I actually used to love EXO with my entire soul until fans got too crazy. However, Growl is an amazing song and the dance is just perfect. Their performances are also flawless and I’m kind of proud of them, to be honest. (But Wolf sucked!!!!!!!!!)

    3 years ago
  33. I feel like even if it wasn’t one shot but two, it’s clear the members (and cameramen!) can do the one-shot thing just fine from their dance practice video and their live performances. Just like you, my faith in EXO is restored!

    3 years ago
  34. Wow what a great MV. Been so busy and so been out of Kpop these past few weeks, would have missed this if you hadn’t reviewed it. Thanks guys

    3 years ago
  35. NO EXO VS B.A.P nooooooooooooooooooooo

    3 years ago
  36. since you guise prepared mentally for this……y u no review any other video But this one??? 2ne1s ,or kim hyunjoong unbreakable…#cries…..I love you guise..i just didn’t like this exo MV.

    3 years ago
  37. not going to lie, I’m a little bit bitter about this. Awesome or not, it’s a DANCE video… nothing’s happening here…

    But well, I love you guys and I love Exo, so, still good.

    3 years ago
  38. Wow that was short…. longer MM please. :) oh, and Thank You guys XX

    3 years ago
  39. No F(x) Love? You prolly have little to say on their MV but a lot on the song itself so you could probably include it on another double MV review?

    3 years ago
  40. first ;;)?

    3 years ago
    • I’m sorry, but when I saw that the facebook post was 2 minuted old, I just couldn’t help myself -_-

      3 years ago