pop 29

boy group concepts : a summary

*feel free to add on*

1. sweet like Seventeen
2. aesthetic like EXO
3. teen like NCT
4. sexy like Monsta X
5. always changing like VIXX
6. powerful like Super Junior
7. unique like SHINee
8. mature like 100%
9. lovely like Romeo
10. friendly like SNUPER
11. emotional like BTS
12. radical like 24K
13. sensational like SF9
14. good vibes like Day6
15. rough like iKON
16. sensible like Winner
17. energetic like GOT7
18. passionate like B1A4
19. brave like Cross Gene
20. distinctive like Bigbang
21. appealing like Pentagon
22. magical like BTOB
23. tough like BAP
24. soulful like Highlight
25. adult like Block B
26. expressive like Nu'est
27. sincere like FTISLAND
28. pop-rock like CNBLUE
29. intense like TVXQ
30. in sync like Infinite
31. cute like ASTRO
32. charismatic like KNK
33. hyper like Teen Top
34. one of a kind like Vromance
35. soft like Voisper
36. charming like U-KISS
37. radiant like Varsity
38. manly like MBLAQ
39. bold like A.C.E
40. flexible like Imfact
41. experienced like Sechskies
42. unchanging like Shinhwa

anonymous asked:

can you please do headcanons for when harry proposes?? and their domestic life in general?? 😂😂❤❤❤

I am so ashamed, I have skirted this ask for so long. I’m so sorry, love. Here’s the proposal, and I’ll get around to posting some domestic fluff soon! (I hope.)  ❤️

The proposal:

- Harry buys the ring several months before actually doing it.
- He hides it all over their flat during those months while trying to decide how to go about doing it.
- Draco nearly finds the ring in the Coco Pops one morning (yes, they both still eat Coco Pops, they are 29 year old children, what’re you gonna do).
- Harry remembers at the last second that he’d hidden the ring in there three days earlier and before Draco knows what’s happening, the box of cereal is wrenched out of his hands and he’s being bent over the kitchen table (what follows is very NSFW).
- (And also, Draco has a slight limp for the rest of the day).
- Harry’s more careful after that (despite the spectacular fuck he managed to snag before breakfast in the course of ensuring Draco doesn’t find the ring).
- But he wants the proposal to be utterly brilliant.
- Because that slightly psychotic blond prat deserves the best (and also sort of expected nothing but).
- The longer he waits the more terrifying the whole prospect seems.
- He finally plans to do it on the day they complete five years together.
- He arranges for it to be perfect; he’s certain even Draco wouldn’t find a flaw.
- And then he ends up doing it completely out of the blue a week before the set date.
- They’re walking home from the pub and Draco is slightly tipsy and (uncharacteristically) very loud as he sways along next to Harry and sings (bellows) the Hogwarts school song. 
- Passersby stare a lot.
- Hell, Harry himself can’t get his eyes off Draco.
- Draco catches his eye and grins widely and kisses his scar. Before continuing with his braying.
- Harry’s nearly overwhelmed with how mindlessly in love with Draco he is.
- He suddenly knows there won’t be a more perfect moment. Because it didn’t even matter how/when he did it. 
- Stopping Draco with a hand around one pointy elbow of his, Harry shushes him quiet. Draco scowls for a second before his expressions turns into one of shock as Harry sinks onto one knee and pulls something shiny out of his pocket.
- Harry’s voice shakes a bit as he asks him. Draco seems to stop breathing altogether.
- And then Draco is hauling Harry up by his collar and calling him a dung-head and is kissing him shamelessly and rather wetly right there.
- Harry pulls back long enough to slip the ring onto Draco’s finger. And then he kisses Draco.
- They kiss for a very long time.
- Harry cries a little. Draco tells him to stop being a fucking baby.
- A week later they go on the date Harry had planned for the proposal. The  maître d’ discreetly gestures to Harry for the ring that he’d been told to place in Draco’s dessert. 
- Harry grins. And lifts Draco’s hand.
- “He said yes,” Harry informs him.
- “He caught me in a weak moment,” Draco adds.
- The  maître d’ can’t understand how two people can go from fiercely kicking one another under the table to fervently snogging across it in two seconds flat.

Pop punk problem #29
  • When you wanna leave your town, live in a pizza shop, wear nothing but band shirts & ripped jeans while listening to Simple Plan but your parents just don't understand you..

Remembering “The King Of Pop” Michael Jackson - August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009


I make one every year, not finished yet but here it is:

[ ]1. Make a summer playlist
[ ]2. Grow my hair
[ ]3. Tan
[ ]4. Pull an all nighter
[ ]5. Nerf gun warrrrrrr
[ ]6. Go to the beach
[ ]7. Go swimming
[ ]8. Get donuts in the morning
[ ]9. Go 24 hours without technology (only exception: ONE picture)
[ ]10. Go to Disney World/Universal
[ ]11. Make shave ice/slushies
[ ]12. Go to the cinema
[ ]13. Try to get a sun tattoo
[ ]14. Watch the sunset
[ ]15. Go to an ice cream parlour
[ ]16. Make gummy bear + sprite popsicles
[ ]17. Take loaaddss of pictures (at least one a day)
[ ]18. Say yes to everything for a day
[ ]19. Have a water fight
[ ]20. How many licks to the center of a tootsie pop?
[ ]21. Climb a tree
[ ]22. Get a flower crown (or make one)
[ ]23. Roll down a hill
[ ]24. DIY a pair of shorts
[ ]25. Make colourful bracelets/anklets
[ ]26. Go to iHop for breakfast
[ ]27. Go mini golfing
[ ]28. Eat pop rocks
[ ]29. Go to a water park
[ ]30. Try Arizona Tea
[ ]31. Midnight movie
[ ]32. Blow giant bubbles
[ ]33. Sparklers at night
[ ]34. Tie dye shirts
[ ]35. Melted crayon art
[ ]36. Make a video star with friends
[ ]37. Do a photo shoot with friends at the park
[ ]38. Go to a concert (preferably a girl artist or boy band bc lol)
[ ]39. Fake names at Starbucks
[ ]40. Helium balloons and impressions
[ ]41. Squad Sleepover
[ ]42. Chalk on the driveway
[ ]43. Spend a whole day outside
[ ]44. Make at least one new friend
[ ]45. Get my ears pierced again
[ ]46. Go body boarding
[ ]47. Take a picture every hour for 12 hours (preferably 24 while pulling an all nighter)
[ ]48. Have a water/water gun fight
[ ]49. Compliment a stranger
[ ]50. Take a huge group selfie on the last day of school
[ ]51. Wear skirts/dresses more often
[ ]52. Post vines on instagram
[ ]53. Photo booth!
[ ]54. Starbucks with squad
[ ]55. Hang out with old friends
[ ]56. Make brownies
[ ]57. Go shopping in Florida and buy SHOES and cute stuff
[ ]58. Take tons of pictures with friends and print them
[ ]59. Go to Camden with friends
[ ]60. Piggyback race
[ ]61. Westfield for cute summer stuff
[ ]62. Be vegetarian for a day
[ ]63. Cute party thing with friends
[ ]64. Disney movie marathon
[ ]65. Make the last day of school perfect
[ ]66. Go a whole day barefoot
[ ]67. Do something to my hair (kool aid dye maybe)
[ ]68. Carve names into a tree
[ ]69. Make a fort and watch movies (preferably scary) with friends
[ ]70. Leave a note in a library book
[ ]71. Try a cute pintrest DIY
[ ]72. Chocolate covered bananas
[ ]73. Bake cake pops
[ ]74. Yell “ANDY’S COMING” to the Toy Story characters at Disney World
[ ]75. Reach 200 on Instagram
[ ]76. Wake up to good music every morning
[ ]77. Drive to Miami for a day (or two)
[ ]78. Get a matching outfit with the bestie
[ ]79. Prepose with a haribo ring


On this day in music history: July 7, 1977 - “The Grand Illusion”, the seventh album by Styx is released. Produced by Styx, it is recorded at Paragon Studios in Chicago, IL from Early - Mid 1977. Making significant headway since moving from Wooden Nickel/RCA Records to A&M in 1975, Styx head back into the studio at the beginning of 1977 in between tours to record their seventh studio release. With lead vocalist and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung leading the way, the band’s next album features five of the eight songs written or co-written by him. The tracks are bonded together by a loose concept of struggling “for meaning in life in an increasingly consumerist society”. The centerpiece of the album is the epic power ballad “Come Sail Away” (#8 Pop), a six minute plus long track that is split into two movements. Beginning as a gentle piano based ballad, it increases into a up tempo bombastic rocker led by DeYoung’s spirited lead vocal. The song is an immediate smash on rock radio, and though cut thoroughly in half when it is released as a single, “Come Sail Away” crosses over to Top 40 pop radio, and quickly becomes one of Styx’s signature songs.  The song is later parodied on the animated series “South Park” in the episode “Chef Aid” when it is sung by Eric Cartman (Trey Parker). Spinning off another single with the Tommy Shaw penned “Fooling Yourself (Angry Young Man)” (#29 Pop), “Illusion” provides the Chicago based rock band with their long awaited breakthrough. It becomes their most successful album to date and the first of five consecutive million or multi-million sellers. The LP’s now iconic cover artwork is painted by San Francisco based artists Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse, best known for their famed album covers for Journey, The Steve Miller Band and The Grateful Dead. Kelley and Mouse base their cover art on the painting “Le Blanc-Seing” by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte. Original press run copies of the LP come packaged with a 24" x 24" poster of the band. Originally released on CD in 1984, the album is remastered and reissued in 2008 as a SHM-CD in Japan. It is also remastered and reissued as a 180 gram vinyl LP by Friday Music in 2011, and a later reissue by UMe in 2015. “The Grand Illusion” peaks at number six on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified 3x Platinum in the US by the RIAA.


Daily Reco Entry 1328: Thursday, June 29, 2017, PM

Sour Candy by Carly Rae Jepsen, featuring Josh Ramsay

Buckets o’ Barrel Bustin’ Goodness!

ingredients necessary:

wonton soup from thai gourmet down the street

plastic shrapnel

ink (x3)

popcorn popped for 29 seconds longer than it should have been

small gremlin sighted in venezuela


first, you must tame the gremlin. in order to do this you must make him a special offering. some prefer to offer material items such as incense or china, while others offer money. the method you should use depends solely on the personality of your acquired gremlin.

pour the wonton soup into a tall beaker, plug the beaker with a cork.

boil the soup in the beaker over a burner at very high temperature. you choose whatever you feel is hot enough.

don’t back down.

feed the gremlin popcorn to keep him sated as he watches over you. you mustn’t let him tire of observing.

dip your shrapnel in the ink, have your gremlin sign his name in the specified area of the attached contract.

serves 9


On this day in music history: July 13, 1993 - “Toni Braxton”, the debut album by Toni Braxton is released. Produced by Babyface, L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons, Vassal Benford, Bo & McArthur, Toni Braxton, Vincent Herbert,  Ernesto Phillips and Tim & Ted, it is recorded at Studio LaCoCo, Doppler Studios, Bosstown Recording Studios in Atlanta, GA, Elumba Studios in Hollywood, CA, Encore Studios in Burbank, CA, Summa Studios in Los Angeles, CA, Central Studios in Bladensburg, MD and Newark Sound Studios in Newark, NJ from May 1992 - May 1993. Raised in a large strict religious family in the suburbs of Washington D.C., Toni Braxton grows up singing her local church choir, but aspires to sing secular music. Blessed with a distinctive, rich and sensual contralto voice, it won’t take long for the young singer to be noticed. The course of her future changes when she is overheard singing to herself while pumping gas at a station in Servern, MD. Bill Pettaway, Jr., the man who hears Toni singing, is a member of a band called Numarx (“Girl You Know It’s True”) and has ties to the music business. Through Pettaway, Toni and her sisters are signed to Arista in 1989, releasing the single “Good Love” in 1990. The single is a failure, but is heard by L.A. Reid and Babyface who are interested in signing Toni as a solo artist to their Arista distributed label LaFace Records. Initially hesitant to leave her sisters behind, they give her their blessing when they realize this is their older sisters’ opportunity to become successful. L.A. and Babyface first have Toni record “Love Should Have Brought You Home” (#2 R&B, #33 Pop) and “Give U My Heart” (duet with Babyface) (#2 R&B, #29 Pop) for the soundtrack of the Eddie Murphy comedy “Boomrang”. Both songs are major hits, thrusting Braxton into the spotlight and generating buzz for her first solo album. Spending an entire year in the studio with L.A. and Face and a number of other producers, Toni Braxton’s debut album is an immediate smash. Led by the single “Another Sad Love Song” (2 R&B, #7 Pop), it spins off a total of six singles also including “Breathe Again” (#4 R&B, #3 Pop) and “You Mean The World To Me” (#3 R&B, #7 Pop). The huge success of her debut quickly establishes Toni as one of the top female vocalists of the decade, selling over ten million copies worldwide. The album is nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning three including Best New Artist in 1994, and Best R&B Female Vocal Performance in both 1994 and 1995. “Toni Braxton” spends three weeks at number one (non-consecutive) on the Billboard R&B album chart, two weeks at number one (non-consecutive) on the Top 200, and is certified 5x Platinum in the US by the RIAA.

anonymous asked:

Hi! Taeyangs gonna have a concert in seoul and i really want to get the tickets since I'm gonna be in korea then. Do you know how I, as a foreigner, could get a hold of these tickets? Any help would be much appreciated, I just really wanna see Taeyang 😭😭😭😭

Hi Anon~

Unfortunately, I’ve never looked into how ticketing sales work in Korea. I know we have a few followers that have been to a concert or two in Korea that may be more familiar with the system though…

Dear followers: Could any of you please help?


1) Here’s a tutorial to try, Anon! https://www.soompi.com/2016/01/29/k-pop-101-how-to-buy-tickets-to-a-k-pop-concert-or-musical/
(Thanks, Jos! @ibgbang)

2) You can also try contacting askajumma (https://www.askajumma.com) for help ^^ I did that with GD Seoul concert and they were very helpful :)
(Thanks, Maria! @wanted1993)


On this day in music history: June 25, 1966 - “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” by The Temptations hits #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart for 8 weeks, also peaking at #13 on the Hot 100 on July 16, 1966. Written by Norman Whitfield and Eddie Holland, it is the third chart topping single for the legendary Motown vocal quintet. With The Temptations’ subsequent follow ups to the chart topping “My Girl” (It’s Growing" (#3 R&B, #18 Pop), “Since I Lost My Baby” (#4 R&B, #17 Pop), and “My Baby” (#14 R&B, #83 Pop) falling short of expectations on the pop charts, producer and songwriter Norman Whitfield is given the opportunity to produce a track for the group. Barely twenty five years old at the time, Whitfield is a highly talented writer and cocksure in his belief that he can provide The Tempts the hit they need. Writing with lyricist Eddie Holland, the pair come up with “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”. The track is recorded on January 4, 1966 at Motown’s Studio A in Detroit with members of the Funk Brothers providing musical support. The Temptations overdub their vocals a week later on January 11, 1966. When it comes time for the finished song to be heard during Motown’s weekly Quality Control meetings, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” is initially initially rejected in favor of “Get Ready” which is also co-written and produced by Smokey Robinson. Disappointed, Whitfield goes back and cuts the track again, and is rejected a second time. Determined not to be turned down a third time, Whitfield is especially demanding on lead singer David Ruffin, pushing Ruffin to sing above his normal vocal range. By the time the vocal session wraps, the singer is drenched in sweat with his glasses fogged over and askew on his face. But the producer gets exactly the results he’s looking for. After hearing the third version of “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”, and after “Get Ready” (#1 R&B, #29 Pop) performs disappointingly on the pop chart, Gordy approves the release of “Beg” as the follow up. Released on May 3, 1966, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” takes off like a rocket. Entering the R&B chart at #22  and #67 on the Hot 100 on May 28, 1966, it rises up both charts quickly. An instant classic, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” gives The Temptations their third R&B #1, and establishes Norman Whitfield as the groups main producer, a title he holds for the next eight and a half years. One of the most popular songs in the Motown catalog, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” is covered numerous times, including versions by Count Basie, Willie Bobo, The Rolling Stones, Rick Astley and Phil Collins. In 1985, David Ruffin and Eddie Kendricks record the song again as part of a live medley of Temptations classics with Daryl Hall & John Oates. The song is also featured in a memorable sequence in the film “The Big Chill” in 1983. “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

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On this day in music history: May 21, 1982 - “Hot Space”, the tenth album by Queen is released. Produced by Queen, Reinhold Mack, Arif Mardin and David Bowie, it is recorded at Mountain Studios in Montreux, Switzerland and Musicland Studios in Munich, Germany from June 1981 - March 1982. Coming off of the highly successful “The Game” and the soundtrack for “Flash Gordon”, Queen begin work on their next album. Having scored one of their biggest hits with “Another One Bites The Dust”, lead singer Freddie Mercury is interested in further exploring that musical territory. However, guitarist Brian May and Roger Taylor are both resistant to the idea, and abandoning their “no synthesizers” rule in spite of having used them on the two previous albums. The dance rock sound favored by Mercury is most pronounced on “Dancer”, “Staying Power” and “Body Language” (#11 Pop, #30 R&B, #62 Club Play). In the UK, response is lukewarm, but is better received in the US. The track features only minimal contributions from May and Taylor, with bassist John Deacon not playing on it at all. With Freddie playing most of the instruments, it marks the first time a drum machine is used on a Queen song. “Body” is also the subject of controversy in the US when the music videos’ erotic imagery cause it to become the first clip to be banned by MTV. It also causes further outcry for the picture sleeve, featuring a man and woman provocatively posed and nude, covered only in body paint. Queen’s US label Elektra Records hastily issues a second sleeve, replacing the offending images with the same graphics against a bright red background. Another song written by Mercury is the piano ballad “Life Is Real (Song For Lennon)” (also the B-side of “Body Language”), in tribute to John Lennon. The song “Under Pressure” (#29 Pop, #1 UK) is written out of a jam session at Queen’s studio in Montreux with David Bowie who had dropped by the studio to visit. Anchored by Deacon’s instantly attention grabbing bass line, Taylor’s in the pocket drumming, and Mercury and Bowie’s searing vocals, “Pressure” is an immediate standout. Released months in advance of the album, it becomes Queen’s second number one in the UK, but only cracking the Top 30 in the US, though MTV gives the video substantial airplay. It spins off a third single with the Taylor penned “Calling All Girls” (#60 Pop) but is not issued in the UK. When “Hot Space” is released, fans and critics are highly critical to Queen’s change in musical direction and in some cases react with disdain, marking the beginning of the bands commercial decline in the US throughout the 80’s. The album is remastered and reissued in 1991 with five additional bonus tracks. “Hot Space” peaks at number four on the UK album chart, number forty on the Billboard R&B album chart, number twenty two on the Top 200, and is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.