Bye Bye Sea was in the SuperKpop studio for Music Stage with DJ Sam. Bye Bye Sea (안녕바다) is a boy band that debuted in 2009 and currently, they aren’t under a label.
Namu (나무/김선국) – Leader, Vocal, Guitar
Myungje (우명제) – Bass
Sunje (우선제) – Maknae, Guitar
– Sunje’s hidden talent us impersonating Michael Jackson.
– They fight a lot over food, TV, and laundry.
– The enjoy being near the seaside especially Ohan (오한)’s beach (aka mother sea).
– Sunje was dubbed the human jukebox by DJ Sam.
– New Kids on the Block was Myungje first album. Sunje’s was Backstreet Boys.
– One of Sunje’s hobbies is drawing.
– When Sunje first started learning music the first thing he learned was the guitar rift from Nirvana’s ‘Come As You Are.’
– Namu loves spending money on food.
– Their first MV is animated and was drawn by Sunje.
– One of Myungje’s biggest role models was his dad.
Q & A::
Q: Why did you leave your label?
A: They were with a company for 9 years and decided if we don’t go our own way now it might never happen. So they left the company and now take turns driving to their promotions. Some parts of songs are recorded at their homes.
Q: What is will it rain about?
A: It relates rain to the feeling in the heart during a breakup.
Q: If they weren’t doing music what would you be doing?
A: Sungje would probably be a stylist because he has loved clothes from a young age.
오늘도 비가 올까요 (Will it rain today too?)
별 빛이 내린다(Falling Starlight)
Paul Kim was in the SuperKpop studio for Music Stage with DJ Sam. Paul Kim (폴김) debuted in 2014 and he is currently under Neuron Music (뉴런뮤직).
– He participated in TV shows, 유희열의 스케치북 (Yoo Heeyeol’s Sketch Book), and 불후의 명곡 (Immortal Song).
– ‘Stranger’ is a song that Paul feels people need to listen to because it’s about being lonely even though they are surrounded by people.
– One of his favorite places in Los Angeles, California is the beach.
– In college, he studied International Management.
– His favorite instrument is the traditional Korean drum.
– Paul’s favorite international artist is Michael Buble.
– He doesn’t consider his music style to be Indie.
Q & A::
Q: What is the song 길 (The Road) about?
A: The song is about his journey to achieving his dream.
Q: Which girl group would you like to give one of your songs to?
A: He’s not thought about giving his music to anyone.
Q: What are your plans for the foreseeable future?
A: Part 2 of the album is coming out in a few more months. That will be followed by a full album version. In December he will be having a 2-day concert.
길 (The Road)
Kyujong was in the SuperKpop studio for K-Star & Live with DJ Sam. Kyujong (김규종) debuted in 2005 as a member of SS501. He made his solo debut in 2010 and he’s currently under CI Entertainment.
– He has completed his military duties.
– During the 5 months between this album and the previous one Kyujong was getting a lot of rest, and was traveling around getting inspiration and a proper feel for his new album Play in Nature pt. 2 Forrest.
– He likes the transition period between seasons.
– Kyujong listens to his song ‘Hug Me’ when he needs encouragement. There was something about the song when he first heard that gave him strength.
– He is the type of persons who worries a lot, sometimes to the point of losing sleep.
Q & A::
Q: What is the new album Play in Nature pt. 2 Forrest.about?
A: The concept of the album is becoming one with nature. The songs are to give strength to those feeling fatigued.
Q: What are the pros and cons of being a solo artist versus in a group?
A: The pro is that as a solo artist he can come up with something and go with it, but in a group, there is collaborations, and agreements that have to take place first. The con is that when promoting and going on shows it can be a bit lonesome as a solo artist.
Interview Footage ::
Black6ix was in the DuperKpop studio for K-Star & Live with DJ Sam. Black6ix (블랙식스) is a boy band that debuted in 2017 under Black Hole Entertainment (블랙홀엔터테인먼트).
Taeyoung (태영) – Leader, Vocalist
Yey (예이) – Vocalist
Yongseok (용석) – Vocalist
Ziki (지키) – Rapper
Jongwoon (종운) – Vocalist
The King (더킹) – Maknae, Rap
– The King says he has no aegyo.
– The King will be participating in the show, The Unit.
– None of them have sisters, and they are all the middle child in their families.
– Jongwoon is the food fighter of the group.
– According to the Taeyoung, they couldn’t pick just one person who whines and complains the most, because they all have their complaints.
– Jongwoon delayed his unknown personal talent for the first time. The members didn’t even know what it was. He imitated an actor and a TV personality.
– If Jongwoon was reborn as another group member he would choose no one from the group, but instead, he would choose to be DJ Sam.
– Yey was voted the best cook in the group, but Jongwoon disagreed saying Yey’s cooking is salty. the KIng said he was the best cook, but the members have never had is cooking before.
– They like to play games in their free time.
– When it comes to scores they are competitive.
– Ziki helps The King with his fashion. Ziki likes to go shopping.
Q & A::
Q: How long do you spend in group practice?
A: About 8 or 9 hours of complete focus.
Like a flower & 제발 (Please)