An article that winds through their past, each moment considered frankly by the members and the interviewers with the support of BTS’ own lyrics. Beautiful prose that reflects an even more beautiful way of understanding who they are, and the work they do. | (twt)
A rare and illuminating interview from Big Hit’s main producer, Pdogg. Not only does he speak of the members growing into their own skins, he speaks of his place in Big Hit as a mentor and musician. | (twt)
A lovely article with a hard hitting ending that compiles recent Korean analyses of why BTS is as popular as they are. The translator’s note at the end includes a consideration of how the inspiration of Kim Choo Sun’s poem ‘Flower’ for Serendipity elevates not only the song, but the entire album. | (twt)
This is an in-depth article that not only asks about the AMAs and the US, but about why and how they do what they do. They trace their history back from their Korean debut, and consider how they’ve matured not only as musicians, but as people, through the years.