The Electric Eels were in the SuperKpop studio for Kpop Rising with DJ 1Kyne. The Electric Eels (전기뱀장어) is an indie band that debuted in 2011, and are under Sound Holic.
Yeseul (예슬) – Guitar
Inkyung (인경) – Vocal, guitar
Yoojung (유정) – Drummer
– Inkyung’s grandpa named him Inkyung
– Minhyuk says he has no strange habits
– They write their own songs
– The Wizards is a band that inspires them
– Yeseul wrote a song for a girl he was seeing but she didn’t like it
Q & A::
Q: Yeseul and Inkyung because your names are so feminine do you have any issues with your names?
A: Yeseul – friends of his friends thought he was a girl until they eventually called him and found out he was a guy. While growing up friends called himYeseul unni, or Yeseul noona.
Q: Do you guys have any strange habits?
A: When Yeseul has ache on his face or body he gets quetips and pops them immediately. Inkyung puts his shirt on first instead of his underwear like most people.
Q: Do any of you have an English name?
A: When Inkyung was in English academy his teacher named him Scott but he didnt like it. At a show performance he introduced himself as James Woong, but he doesn’t think it fits him either.
Q: Future plans?
A: They have a solo concert coming soon.
송곳니 (Canine) & 꿀벌 (Honey Bee)
BPPOP was in the Kpoppin’ studio with DJ Isak for Hot New Face. BPPOP (비피팝) debuted in 2013 and are under BP Story Entertainment.
Jane (재느) – Rapper, vocal
Pyeonji (편지) – Leader, vocal
Siyoo (시유) – Vocal
Yoojin (유진) – Maknae, vocal
Inkyung (인경) – Vocal
About the music::
Their recent single 다퉜어 (Never let me go (lit. love fight)) is a sad song. They begged their PD to give them this song. Jane cried during the filming of this video because it was so sad, and they were extremely tired.
– They are all very humorous
– If Jane was a super hero she would be a powderpuff girl. Pyeonji would be Princess Fiona
– Jane wants to get closer to the Arirang DJs
– Pyeonji is writing songs these days
– Pyeonji likes guys with a manly image but seems like can be a nice guy too.
– Siyoo wants GDragon’s phone number and to get to known him better.
– Jane is a regular on Music Access with DJ Aron and Crazyno as part of the Wednesday corner GoGoTriangle.
– They filmed the 다퉜어 MV right after filming the TODAY MV
– They have upgraded their group introduction
– Siyoo has been trying to improve her signature so she practices writing her signature daily.
Q & A::
Q: What were you first impressions of each other?
A: Siyoo thought Pyeonji had skinny legs. She also thought Jane was mixed race like DJ Isak, but she is pure Korean and just speaks fluent English. Siyoo thought Inkyung was similar to a horror film character because he is very pale and has long black hair.
Q: What are some collaborations you would like to do?
A: Siyoo – GDragon
Jane – Sam Carter
Inkyung – San E
Pyeonji – Geeks
Yoojin – IU
Q: Do you feel like you’ve lost the cutesy-ness from your debut?
A: According to group member Jane, because of the type of song it is their recent single is they are calmer than when they debuted. She feels that they haven’t lost that cutesy-ness, since their everyday speaking voices still have that aegyo that was there when they debuted.
Q: What are your favorite colors?
A: Siyoo & Pyeonji – pink
Jane – brown & green
Yoojin – yellow
Inkyung – white & black
Q: Are there any concepts you would like to try in the future?
A: A really addictive type of song
Q: Your favorite cartoons?
A: Jane – south park & angry bird
Pyeonji – my little pony
Siyoo – hello kitty
Yoojin – has no favorite
Q: What are your pet peeves?
A: Jane – the commercial in the YouTube videos. It’s fine if you can skip them but she doesn’t like them. Especially the ones where after the commercial a black scenes appears and tells you the video is longer available.
Siyoo – when she misses the chance to say something she really wanted to say.