Luminosity opened on October 13th, 2009 with the goals to “promote, support and spread the love of underrateds.” The meaning behind Luminosity is “the quality of being inspired” (what and/or which underrated artists have inspired you to want to support them or simply, what inspires you?). The other meaning is “the brightness of a star in comparison with a sun; The brightness of that star or those stars can be just as bright as the sun itself or maybe, maybe even many more times brighter. “ (In this case, the more well known artists is the sun while all the underrateds are the stars…they can shine even brighter if we all give them a chance to)

What is considered an underrated artist?


To describe an underrated artist is very complex. Because so many people have so many definitions of what an underrated should be, it’s hard to explain. In my opinion, an underrated artist is not an idol artist; they can be artists who received their “15 minutes of fame” or, they probably didn’t make it that far. Underrated artists are the ones listed and not listed in this blog. They don’t necessarily have to be completely underrated (as I’m unsure where they would stand in their native country) however, as an international fan, it’s quite obvious if one is underrated or not.

Underrated artists are artists people most likely will forget about. They are the artists we should be giving the most attention to. But if you would like to put an underrated in simple terms, underrateds are ones who are “undervalued, failed to appreciate, think little of and underestimate.”

When one “labels” an artist with a term, like underrated, it is not meant in a bad way. Actually, to be underrated is perfect, at least for this cause.

Though this is a slowly growing blog (and cause), we all hope that you would open your eyes, ears and hearts out to the many underrated artists of the music industry.

We are:

Arie Jai
Mardi [founder]


Blog Policies

General Policy

1. Please, please credit back to the blog.

2. Do not take out anything posted at the blog without prior permission. (If you plan to leave a “I posted this at my blog and will credit you”, I expect a link to where you posted. Otherwise, do not take anything out of the blog.)

3. Do not tag or credit MP3’s bought from Mnet as your own (as I bought them with my own money.)

4. If you want to affiliate with the blog, please leave a comment or email me with the following information:

  • 1. Blog/forum name and link
  • 2. Administrator contact information
  • 3. Blog/forum description
  • 4. What can this affiliation do for Luminosity?

Comment Policy

Luminosity warmly welcomes your comments and hopes that it can provide a tight-knit community for underrated artists and their fans. On the other hand, you are fully responsible for the content of each comment you submit. Please keep your comments respectful and refrain from bashing an artist that is featured in an update. The blog is mildly moderated and unnecessary comments will be removed.

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98 Responses to “About”

  1. Feyhan December 14, 2009 at 12:36 PM #

    HI Mardi!

    I really respect your hard work for making underrated artists know to others.

    The funny thing is most of al artists you mentioned i also really like !!

    SO if you need help to expand your blog just let me know i have a lot intrest in artists which are not well know and deserve alot of love ^^



    • mardi09 December 15, 2009 at 6:33 PM #

      Thanks so much for supporting not just the blog but underrateds as well. If there’s anyway you could help to expand the blog, I’d really appreciate that ^^

      • Feyhan December 18, 2009 at 7:44 AM #

        Ofcourse i can help you ^^

        I already shared your blog onmy personal sites as well with friends and most of them are always checking for updates ^^

        Well tell me with what you might need helpp !

  2. Michelle December 14, 2009 at 10:12 PM #

    Hey Ladies!

    Love the concept of your blog 🙂 I hope that you continue to grow and expand! Just saw Sookyeong link you so if it’s cool with you ladies, I will also post some of your articles on hypnoticASIA that will also hopefully help bring at least a little bit of extra traffic to your site. I really recommend that you set up a Twitter account that at the very list provides a Twitterfeed of new articles – this will help you get to your pageview goal a lot faster. The power of a re-tweet! 🙂 If you need any help with that, let me know! Would be happy to help!

    Much respect!

    • mardi09 December 15, 2009 at 6:39 PM #

      Sure thing, you can go ahead and post whatever you’d like. I was planning to set up a Twitter and I’ll probably get it done today ^^ The link will be posted at the side of the blog later =) Thanks for visiting the blog and taking the time to browse it ^^

  3. nikko December 16, 2009 at 5:54 PM #

    annyeong haseyeO~

  4. helloprojectlove December 19, 2009 at 11:45 AM #


    I’ve noticed that you are like the only one who searches news about nia and is able to search up stuff on their cyworlds… it would be awesome if you work together with us, we have made an international forum for Nia, and help us out ’cause we’ve been having trouble finding news… we’ve been taking some stuff out of your blog and we fully credited this blog for that!
    It would be nice if you could become staff in our forum ^^ Here’s the link to the forum: http://z10.invisionfree.com/Niawesome
    We hope you will reply and thanks in advance!

    ❤ Sayuri

    • mardi09 December 19, 2009 at 3:48 PM #

      ……I’m really honored and grateful for the offer but I’m already a mod/staff at many other forums (the main one is on Soompi)…..
      I don’t mind if you guys take out the stuff I post up here, as long as you credit back to me or my blog….so I will have to decline the offer. I don’t want to make anymore empty promises and hope that I can be there but I won’t be able to make it. I can link the int’l forum on my blog though….if you would like…

      • helloprojectlove December 25, 2009 at 1:03 PM #

        Aaah, that’s ok ^___^ sorry for the late reply btw xD
        And yeah, we’ll always credit back, ofcourse! Thanks again ^^
        It would be awesome if you could put the link on your blog~! we could use some attention ^^

  5. nikko December 25, 2009 at 11:49 AM #

    hey, Mardi..
    how are you?

    ahm, want to ask if you already had Ashily here?

    ‘m surfing the net, on youtube and I saw her videos, singing Lucky for BOF OST she has a nice voice.. 😀

    • mardi09 December 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM #

      She’s a really tough one. I cannot really find anything on her.

      • tuutuukii January 19, 2010 at 10:11 PM #

        oh, sorry for the late response about this.. 🙂

        it’s ok.. anyway your link already visible in my sites, so any of my friends and readers if I have can visit your blog anytime they want.. 🙂

        just want to share.. 😀

  6. naninoona December 29, 2009 at 1:31 PM #

    hey guys!! thanks for shining the light on some well deserving underrateds!!

    i’m quite new to kpop, so i haven’t come across too many underrateds cuz college is like impossible. so thanks for doing this^^

    while i’m here, i’m wondering if you have any news on my aunt mary?

    • mardi09 December 30, 2009 at 11:30 PM #

      No problem at all. ^^
      About Aunt Mary, I couldn’t find anything ‘new’ on them…only that they are preparing for a new album.

  7. clowicious January 3, 2010 at 9:16 PM #

    Thanks Mardi (btw, Tuesday is pretty ^^) for taking time to shed some light on these underrateds! I will be coming here all the time and supporting the groups/solo artists and you ^^ Hwaiting!

  8. kimt08 January 5, 2010 at 9:14 PM #

    hi Mardi! Thanks for your interest in exchanging blog links with Kpop Rants. I’ve already added you on my blogroll, hopefully you’ll add my link soon on yours!

    btw I’ve known you thru Soompi and YouTube and I must say you are quite unique with your underrated artists ^^ I know there are many talented people who need to be known and I’m thankful there are people like you around to spread the word!

    nice to see you again ^^

    ~kimt08 @ soompi/Kpop Rants

    • mardi09 January 6, 2010 at 3:06 PM #

      Thank you! I just added yours ^^

  9. helloprojectlove January 13, 2010 at 6:07 AM #

    Hello once again!
    I was wondering if maybe you have an affiliate image that we could put on Niawesome~ because you have the link to our forum on your blog, we would like to put a link to your blog on our forum ^___^~

    • Mardi January 13, 2010 at 4:56 PM #

      oh, okay ^^ um….how big do you want the image to be??

      • helloprojectlove January 20, 2010 at 6:33 AM #

        Hmmm, about 80 x 33, not that big, haha

    • Mardi January 21, 2010 at 7:58 PM #

      here you go ^_^

  10. heechulisnotgay oppa January 16, 2010 at 9:25 AM #

    Mardi!! So I guess you’re done with BEG? noooo
    Oh and Hi Hikki! Haha kamusta ka?

    • hikkifm01 January 16, 2010 at 8:19 PM #

      ok nmn ako.. haha ikaw? ^_^

  11. ajikto January 25, 2010 at 7:36 PM #

    Hi Mardi, I was wondering if you could find more information about shin bo kyung

    All I know is she goes by the name ‘BO’ but I can’t find out if she’s debuted or not. The only time I see her perform is on Star Golden Bell, with Answer in Super Rookie segment(they’re the ones that beat Chung Lim after 5 consecutive wins)Beige was on that episode too, and now that’s episode’s gone, but her performance with Answer was so epic.

    I kind of just want to know if she debuted or not.

    and you haven’t heard about sweet sorrow & Namolla family?

    • Mardi January 28, 2010 at 5:55 PM #

      I don’t know if you wanted me to post her info or not but she was a guest singer for duo 015B in 2006 under the name Boni (보니). She features in Soulman’s single “Let’s Get Started” released on the 11th under the name Boni. DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?ncmzuenz2un
      other than the single with Answer and another single with G-Idea (she went by Shin Bo Kyung there). So to answer your question, no, she has not debuted yet.

      what would you like to know about Sweet Sorrow and Namolla Family?

      • ajikto January 29, 2010 at 4:20 AM #

        she did a single with answer? and G-idea? can you give links -_-” I can’t find them anywhere.

        As for sweet sorrow, can I request a profile? Every time I search for them, it always get mixed up with a german rock band with the same name.

        Namolla family, they’re a group consist of 3 guys, so I’m really curious who is ‘Tei’ the female singer that features a lot in Namolla’s songs, cuz I’ve never seen her face. And when did they debut, and…can I request their profile too?

        *puppy dog eyes*

    • Mardi January 29, 2010 at 4:52 PM #

      haha. you mean “Tae In”
      I’ll get to them.

    • Mardi January 29, 2010 at 5:41 PM #

      Answer’s album: http://www.mediafire.com/?mi22ntuzdgz
      Shin Bo Kyung’s is the 10th track.

      and G-Idea’s single:

      Sweet Sorrow Singapore blog & facebook:
      *seems active?*

      some Sweet Sorrow & Namolla Family things

      Namolla Family Soompi thread:

    • mardi09 March 23, 2010 at 8:30 PM #

      She finally debuted, if you are still interested

  12. ajikto February 1, 2010 at 4:59 AM #

    Okie thanks ^^

  13. dee February 8, 2010 at 11:40 AM #

    Hi Mardi ^^
    I didn’t know where else to post this, but I hope you don’t mind me posting it here (you can always delete it haha). Anyways, what does it mean when an artist/singer is “underrated”?
    Does it mean that they are not as popular as they should be or like they are not appreciated enough?
    For example, I see a lot of posts (on other sites) that SG Wannabe is underrated. o__O but I thought they weren’t because many people know they sing very well so they aren’t underrated and their album sales are pretty high.
    @__@ I’m confused haha.

    • Mardi February 8, 2010 at 4:32 PM #

      Well, the general term I guess means that one is not popular and not an idol artist. SG Wannabe to some extent is underrated. They may sing well and they may have high album sales but if you compare them to say, Shinee or Super Junior, an idol group, they don’t have that many fans, etc. I focus more on the artists who are more underrated, like as if no one or a few has only heard of them. SG Wannabe, I guess, is in between. Hope that explains it for you. If not, I’ll try to explain again XD

      • dee February 9, 2010 at 3:44 PM #

        Ahh ok that helped A LOT! Thank you!
        I just don’t want to be throwing that term around looking like an idiot lol x)

  14. SuperKAIYO March 1, 2010 at 6:00 AM #

    I’m obsessed with mardi’s youtube channel ! XD
    I always liked indie underrated bands just cause their so good and different from those catchy songs that rule the kpop scene these days (but i like those songs as well)
    I am learning korean and i started translating some songs on my chennel and blog.. but i now decided that i will translate more of the underrated music since its hard to find translations for them..
    and i remember when i first started listening to kpop and found these amazing singers like kim woo joo and nell but i couldn’t understand a word and got really frustrated XD
    anyways .. what i wanted to say , on the requests page you mentioned that you can provide lyrics and romanji but no translation .. so i was wondering if i could join your team or collaborate with you guys or whatever cause i really want to help get these underrated artists known ..
    but i dont really have anyone that shares the same music tasets as me so i cant really help with publishing this blog : (
    but yeah its long but thats what i wanted to say i would love it if i could join you and help out with something !

    • Mardi March 1, 2010 at 3:54 PM #

      surely….you can help out…
      just give me your email and i’ll add you on the blog ^^
      though our music taste differs a lot, if we all share one thing in common: spreading the underrated love, then we can get along just fine XD looking forward to working with you

      • SuperKAIYO March 2, 2010 at 5:31 AM #

        well indie is my favorie but i like alot of underrated bands ^_^
        thank you so much ~ here is my email jk.c@hotmail.com

  15. geniskencur March 1, 2010 at 6:54 AM #

    helo mardi and friends…
    i really like ur blog… coz it helps me to find more bout k-indies..

    i have some favorite k-indies like urban zakapa, humming urban stereo..
    i link ur blog to my blog ya,,, i dont mind if u want to visit my blog he xD

    thank you

    • Mardi March 1, 2010 at 3:57 PM #

      thanks for linking the blog. i’ll link you back~

  16. princessoftea April 19, 2010 at 12:27 AM #

    Hi Mardi! 😀
    I am a fan of many k-indie band and very happy to find this blog! xD

    I have a blog that post korean song lyrics. Though my blog entries are korean song lyrics from all genres, i’m always interested in finding lyrics that are difficult to be found. So I’d like to link your blog to mine [hope the link appear along with my comment] and also promoting the k-indie band!

    Thanks so much 🙂

    • mardi09 April 19, 2010 at 6:34 PM #

      Surely, I can link you back also except….it didn’t show up XD

  17. buttercupcake87 May 3, 2010 at 12:27 PM #

    this is a very cool blog. do continue this great deed for the underrated artist. i’m one of the admin of romanization.wordpress.com. i had to update on kpop lyrics in general, popular or underrated. and i came across a lot of great singers, but are not popular. so far, i’ve became fans of some artist that are not so well known. they are quite good, but i guess the company that represents them are not so good in ‘promoting’ hehe

  18. mondaykizlove May 14, 2010 at 10:58 AM #

    hello mardi ^^
    i’m updating about Monday Kiz news at their fansite

    they will making comeback this coming 20th..
    hope you can update about them here ^^

  19. mcroth July 1, 2010 at 8:58 PM #

    I’ve recently discovered this blog and have become obsessed with it. I know several sources for indie and ‘underrated’ musicians and I’m glad I found another.

    I review Korean pop music, btw, so I’ll gladly link you to my blog 😀

  20. MSA July 12, 2010 at 10:17 PM #

    Oh gosh. Thanks SO much for existing, guys. You know, I’ve been searching like mad for stuff about Code V, but I couldn’t find a single damn thing D: I’m so happy to have found you, and in doing so, to have found so many good, “underrated” artists.

  21. ohgelie July 14, 2010 at 6:38 AM #

    Hey Mardi, this is Gelie for OhKpop. I remember you wanting to be affiliated with us and I’ll be delighted to. If you could mail me your site’s banner and maybe a Twitter account – then I’ll definitely promote you.

    Thanks! 🙂

  22. Kamala-chan July 26, 2010 at 1:56 PM #

    Thanks for this site guys! I’m going to be just breezing through at the moment, but I’ll be stopping back for sure – bookmarked you for future reference. This is the stuff I try to promote too – keep up the great work!

  23. widhiarini July 27, 2010 at 11:49 AM #

    Mardi! I’m also very excited about the release of the album. I really like the cover of the album. It looks very cute. 🙂
    I want to dedicate something for them… I am thinking of making a congratulatory video from all the international fan out there for the release of their new EP after quite a long hiatus. I might not be as experienced as you when you made a video for Dia but… I really want to get this through.
    If possible, would you mind helping me preparing this project by helping me to announce this? If possible I hope we can make it a week before August 20, 2010 or the day of their concert. How can I contact you via email? For me, you may go here: wizwidz@gmail.com. I’m looking forward to your reply! Thanks a million~

  24. hikkiFM July 29, 2010 at 3:28 AM #

    mardi… just wanna ask… if you want to write something for soompi… what should you do? i wanna write for them

    • mardi09 July 29, 2010 at 6:20 PM #

      At the moment, I’m not sure if we are accepting new writers. Earlier this summer, we were taking new interns but we already chose them…….

      What kind of topics are you interested in writing about? Maybe I can ask one of the admins…

      • hikkiFM July 29, 2010 at 8:14 PM #

        well anything… news, -.- but soompi is kpop right? i hope it will also expand.. like for the jpop news or something

    • mardi09 July 29, 2010 at 8:18 PM #

      That’s why I asked you what you’d write about….If you wanted to write about Jpop more than Kpop, it might be good. Though we focus mainly on Kpop, we want to expand…

      I have to leave now and might not be online tomorrow (have a cousin’s wedding to prepare for) However, I just messaged another mod on Soompi about this and will see what he will reply back with…

      • hikkiFM July 29, 2010 at 8:36 PM #

        oh thank you so much! 😀

      • mardi09 July 31, 2010 at 7:22 PM #

        at the moment, I think we are not in need of news writers however, you can PM melkimx @ soompi and ask her about writing for Soompi.

      • hikkiFM August 8, 2010 at 5:27 PM #

        thanks.. i just messaged her… lol i dunno if she will consider it -.-

      • mardi09 August 8, 2010 at 5:40 PM #

        Hope all goes well!! Please do tell me how it goes XD

  25. altins July 29, 2010 at 6:48 PM #

    Wow…I land here after I look for Park Sae Byul.
    She’s pretty and have talent too. Love her….
    I like this blog’s concept of yours.
    I think it must be because I’m starting to get sick of those-so-called-idol-or-stars….:P

    greetings from jakarta..

  26. KPOP7.com August 2, 2010 at 11:37 PM #

    Hey, great site you guys have there 🙂

    Would you guys be interested in link exchanging with http://kpop7.com

    Site Name: KPOP7 Music Site
    URL: http://kpop7.com
    We’re a KPOP dedicated music site, providing daily updates with the latest music releases to hit the KPOP scene.

    Thanks ^^

    • mardi09 August 8, 2010 at 5:42 PM #

      Surely! Your site has been added =)

  27. chukuma August 4, 2010 at 4:38 PM #

    Ah!~ This is awesome! I’ve been looking for underrated Korean artists for a while now! 😀 Thank you for this amazing site!~

  28. Alisa from Sakurayume August 9, 2010 at 5:58 PM #

    Fantastic site you’ve got going here. I’m a big supporter of giving the “underrated” the “luminosity” they deserve! Haha! I’ll keep reading for sure! 🙂

  29. paewhee September 1, 2010 at 11:37 PM #

    I think you guys are great. I do get tired of the new ‘idols’ debuting these days. Theyre like extremely young and just… :/ I’ve been loving Chess and Code-V, and thanks to you guys I’ve discovered more awesome underrateds ♥

  30. Chansoriya September 9, 2010 at 4:00 PM #

    I just recommended this place on my TUMBLR LOL go underrated!

    • mardi09 September 9, 2010 at 4:00 PM #

      Thank you very much. Much appreciated~

  31. Jae September 12, 2010 at 4:02 PM #

    Hi Mardi!~
    My name is Jae and I happened to find your wordpress account when I was looking up the group Tonight. I have a music blog too but we are just… “starting out”. kinda sorta. I ended up taking over one from a friend and I have been looking to expand it even more.
    I am trying to look into blogs to be affiliates with and would be really interested in being one of yours. Since Jenpoo has been shut down, I haven’t been able to find too much information on -like you said- underrated artists. Here is the information you asked to be filled out:

    1. Blog/forum name and link
    Originally called Love[Japan]music, as of three months ago we are now called Love[asia] music. Link: http://www.theotaku.com/worlds/asiamusic

    2. Administrator contact information
    Founders are myself(Jae) and Jean. My email address is JaeDollason@gmail.com. I also have skype as paniiclime

    3. Blog/forum description
    We post music, remixes, MVs, playlists, and news from 5 different countries in asia all in one easy, convenient place.

    4. What can this affiliation do for Luminosity?
    I am trying to learn about becoming more formal with blogging (which i could learn from you since you have been doing it for a year now lol), but I design all of our themes and logos at love[asia] and this is where we could help you. If you need a logo or header or anything done, I’d be happy to help.
    And just to assure you, I am not a 14 yr old who has just recently discovered photoshop. I’m a graphic design major. xD

    please email me back if you are interested! Thanks so much Mardi,


  32. 지인 September 12, 2010 at 8:27 PM #

    I’ve been kind of a lurker here ^^;;

    I am going to Korea next month and am in search for some indie music stores in Seoul… I was wondering if you know of any or how to track down?

    • mardi09 September 13, 2010 at 9:09 AM #

      Widhi is currently in Korea and might know where to find them~ You can ask at: http://widhiarini.blogspot.com/

      • 지인 September 16, 2010 at 9:26 PM #

        Thanks so much 😀

  33. lisameesakasi September 17, 2010 at 12:47 AM #

    I like what you’re doing here 😉 I was just scrolling through your recent posts and I just realised that I could only recognise a few artists, and just barely too! Most kpop sites post news about the well kown bands from the big companies (SM, YG, JYP etc.), so I’m glad that your site, though while a stand-alone, is helping to promote artists who have yet to receive the recognition they deserve 😉

  34. adrieee October 15, 2010 at 9:16 AM #

    Do you still blog about Japanese artists ?

    • mardi09 October 15, 2010 at 10:37 AM #

      Actually, Hikki was the one blogging about Japanese artists and since I’m not an expert in it, I’m unsure what to post about them…

  35. jendooe October 16, 2010 at 11:26 AM #

    Hai Mardi,
    Do you want to exchange link with my blog? I already put your banner to my blog,Can you put my banner to your blog?
    Thank You …… ^ ^

    • mardi09 October 16, 2010 at 12:23 PM #

      thanks~ i added your link ^-^

  36. badmarkz October 21, 2010 at 7:34 AM #

    hi! new follower here~
    i’m sooo excited when i found this blog. i mean, it’s PURE AWESOMENESS. i’ve been looking for thing like this for sooo long.
    there are a few korean artist that i like, and unfortunately, they’re so underrated. really, they deserve more love. and people like you guys should be supported too!
    i actually have been considering to make a blog like this. now that i found a good one, i don’t think i need to do it anymore.
    keep up the good work guys! i’m waiting for more updates from under(rated)world. fighting!

  37. reglest November 17, 2010 at 3:10 AM #

    Gaact! Love it so much, thank you. I’m searching hot potato old album any where and I just can find it now!

  38. pheenhz November 29, 2010 at 8:10 PM #

    hi there.. (whoever seeing my message :))
    just wanna ask, does any of you know where can i buy urban zakapa album? thanks 🙂

    • mardi09 November 30, 2010 at 8:48 PM #

      Try hyangmusic.com. Though it is a Korean website, foreigners are able to register and I’m sure, order as well =)

      If you need help signing up, please email me at mardiluminosity [at] hotmail.com and I can send you some simple instructions.

  39. catreroth December 2, 2010 at 7:01 AM #

    Mardi, Hikki, Maggie and everyone else devoted to this wonderful blog, first of all I want to congratulate you on a superb job, I love what you’ve done here even though I am rather new here, been probably lurking your site once a while since I discovered a couple of months ago. Really the best in therms of original and quality coverages for what I also love, the talented underrated.

    After being in the sidelines for quite some time, I decided to go ahead and spread the love my own way, and started putting up my own blog a few weeks ago. And since I find Luminosity such a great source of info, I was wondering if you wouldn’t mind to Affiliate with me, in other words, would it be ok if I linked you on my blog?

    I guess by clicking on my name you will be taken there directly, but in case that fails, my brand new blog is:

    Its only me and my friend Ms. Boogie taking care of it for now, hopefully I’ll get one or two more people to lend me a hand to have it fully operational, especially with CPop, but as founder and main poster I have KPop and JPop covered.

    Anyway, hope I get your permission to link you over there, whatever users I get will surely benefit from coming to your site.


    • mardi09 January 15, 2011 at 2:10 AM #

      I’m terribly sorry for the super duper late reply. Thank you for the interest in the blog and many many thanks for appreciating underrated artists.

      you can most definitely affiliate with my blog ^-^ I have added your site under the list of affiliates as well~~

      • catreroth January 18, 2011 at 9:27 AM #

        Thanks mardi,
        I have added you as well \(^o\) (/o^)/

  40. khunnisized December 22, 2010 at 3:36 AM #

    1. Vocalate.wordpress.com
    2. Trickling_@hotmail.com
    3. Trickling desire
    4. Help people recognize more underrated ^^ I make designs and I’d definitely make allot of underrated artist. Atm I’m still busy with advertising.

    • mardi09 January 15, 2011 at 2:12 AM #

      I’m sorry for the late reply.

      I have added your site to my list of affiliates. Hope that you can do lots of designs with underrated artists and spread them around =) Thank you~~

  41. chukuma January 1, 2011 at 1:07 AM #

    Hello Mardi, Hikki, and Margi! I wish to become affiliates:

    1. Lost In Paradise – http://chukuma.wordpress.com/ entertainment.
    2. Chukuma862@hotmail.com
    3. Lost In Paradise is a blog dedicated to Japanese and Korean dramas as well as music.
    4. This affiliation can provide Japanese and Korean music lovers to be aware of underrated artists. I can inform you of Japanese underrates if you would like.

    • chukuma January 1, 2011 at 1:08 AM #

      Scratch out that entertainment part in number 1! My mistake! XD

      • mardi09 January 15, 2011 at 2:16 AM #

        I’m sorry for the late reply.

        Thank you for your interest. I would love to hear of underrated Japanese artists =)

  42. angrynoona January 19, 2011 at 12:45 PM #

    Hello! I’m very interested in becoming an affiliate.

    1. Momo.Psycho (http://momopsycho.blogspot.com)
    2. Angrynoona (admin), angrynoona@gmail.com
    3. Hybrid blog covering kpop, food, news, pop culture, art and photography, etc. It’s easier to just check it out.
    4. Having Momo.Psycho as an affiliate can benefit us both. For us, it gives us the opportunity to expose our audience to lesser known kpop artists. For Luminosity, it helps bring a wider audience in that may not even be completely familiar with kpop. We are a very new blog, but we are getting quite a few hits.

    Thank you so much for your consideration!

    • mardi09 January 19, 2011 at 3:36 PM #

      thank you for your interesting in affiliating with Luminosity~ I have added your site to my list of affiliates~ =)

  43. Lissa March 20, 2011 at 11:17 AM #

    Finally, i find my place. Always i like underrated artists, and suport them… Please, say more about TomTom and ALi! ^__^

  44. Lissa March 20, 2011 at 11:18 AM #

    ah, sorry, but, can i put in my blog your banner, or something? thanks!

    • mardi09 March 20, 2011 at 1:24 PM #

      Thanks so much! Especially for you kind donation~~ I don’t currently have an official banner for Luminosity but I guess I can make a quick one for you. What size would you like it to be?

  45. Fame March 26, 2011 at 10:07 PM #

    1. Only G.IAM
    2. http://z15.invisionfree.com/only_giam/
    3. It’s a newly opened Int’l Forum for G.IAM
    4. Being affiliated with each other can make people recognize the talent that these boys have and learn to love and support them. Also it can make people discover other underrateds like them and support them too^^

  46. imollalyrics June 9, 2011 at 10:32 AM #

    1. iMolla Lyrics (http://imollalyrics.wordpress.com/)
    2. imollalyrics@yahoo.com
    3. A site that provides hangul and romanized lyrics to Korean songs
    4. Being one that has a love for underrated music I’d like help spread the love of these songs through their lyrics. I’d like to help others discover that there’s more talent to Korean music then the usual pretty faced autotoned songs that’s being thrown out now-a-days.

  47. Rob August 1, 2011 at 9:49 AM #

    Hi guys,

    I’ve just happened to visit your site. Actually it was by chance, I was googling for something else when I found it 🙂 Whatever… your blog is really nice and well done, I really like it. So, congrats! And keep up with the good work 🙂



  48. dollypiglet August 22, 2011 at 6:58 PM #

    1. dolly piglet http://dollypiglet.wordpress.com
    2. blueberrinight@gmail.com
    3. a Piggy Dolls fanblog
    4. I fell in love with this band when i first found the information on this alas your blog, and i sort of made my own fanblog with the thought of being the extension of your basic information about the girls. The blog is new but it gets pretty many hits a day already. Being affiliated would mean that more people who are interested could get a deeper look into the style and music of the girls, learn about their past and be up to date all the time. i generally hope to make people more aware of this underrated group because for information on such groups you usually have to dig pretty deep and not everyone is willing to do that.

  49. allsnsd November 13, 2011 at 9:00 AM #

    Dear admin, we want to be your affiliate

    1. Site name : “Allsnsd.com” site URL : http://www.allsnsd.com
    2. email : contact.allsnsd@yahoo.com
    3. Site description : SNSD or Girls Generation fansite that share every things about SNSD activity, news, photos, music, and many more.
    4. put our site link in your affiliate list, and for feedback we will put your site link in our site

    We’re waiting for your reply.

  50. Dkpop February 14, 2013 at 1:28 PM #

    I’m surprised i can’t find BoA on the list ..really?
    She brought KPOP to a whole new level.
    Feeling disgusted.

  51. Alice August 9, 2014 at 9:43 PM #

    Hello~ I’ve been a fan of Baby G for a lonnggg time. Years now. Ever since my sister introduced me to his song “Cryin” and my god I was in love. I tried so hard find who he is and I cant find anything about his identity or his albums – anything! Do you know any information about Baby G? Man am I desperate. His real name or anything? Its so hard to find him and i’ve been surfing the internet looking for him for a long while…

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