Conducted interviews

                Below is a compilation of written and conducted interviews by Alexandria Norado freelance or on behalf of                                                                 Officially KMUSIC, Austere Magazine or other partnered affiliations.

                        Nearly all video Interviews are self-edited and all images are courtesy of Allie Norado Photography.

                    You can see press articles written and published by Alexandria Norado on her Officially KMUSIC page.     

 

catching up with iKON at SXSW in Austin

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with iKON on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

SXSW 2019 has came and gone, and this year we had an extra special interview with iKON! We sat down with the artists behind "I'm Ok" and "Love Scenario" to talk about their first time performing in the states and their thoughts on how they've grown.

 

B.A.P does Dallas

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with B.A.P on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

Officially Kmusic caught up with B.A.P before their Dallas show in Texas for a brief but intimate chat about how they've changed since debut and what they have in store for their American Babyz this tour.

 

green day was a big favorite for sik-k

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with Sik-K on behalf of Officially Kmusic.

We caught up with Sik-K at the Dallas stop of his FL1P tour to ask him some key questions in the creation of his new album FL1P.

 

life for cherry on top after debut

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado on behalf of Officially KMUSIC inSeoul.

CHERRY ON TOP (체리온탑) is a four-member girl group under United Creative. The group made their debut in August with the single "Hi Five". The group radiates positivity and youth, and "Hi Five" is no exception. We sat down with the girls to talk about the relationship they formed with each other and their long/short term goals for their career.

 

XXX is the van gogh of hip-hop

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Cy and Alexandria Norado with XXX on behalf of HiphopKR.

subin tells us the most important part of being a solo artist

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with Park Subin (Dal Shabet) on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

I sat down with Subin in the heart of Hallyu, Gangnam in Seoul. We talked about some of the things she finds most important about embarking on a solo career. Official article here.

mad clown, san e and sobae tell about their past lives + emotions toward their career

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with San E, Mad Clown and Sobae on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

We take a seat with artists Mad Clown, San E and Sobae right after their Dallas show for the "We Want You!" tour. We find out more about the lives these artists led to get to where they are now and all that happened inbetween. Official Article here.

 

indie artist cifika embarks on the longest tour ever by a korean artist + behind her sound and style

Orchestrated Interview conducted by Alexandria Norado (Editing by Quang Mai) with CIFIKA of Third Culture Kids on behalf of Officially KMUSIC. 

We meet at Sa-Ten in Austin to discuss her SXSW showcase performance for KOCCA's 'Korea Spotlight' as well as her thoughts on her first tour and the inspiration behind her melodic sound. Official article can be found here.

 

we get personal with crush of amoeba culture on what drives his music + some new genre interests

Written interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Crush of Amoeba Culture on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.  Crush fills us in on what he does in his free time to drive his music, making friends in the industry, and his new interest in Jazz music in this post  SXSW interview.  Official article can be found  here .

Written interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Crush of Amoeba Culture on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

Crush fills us in on what he does in his free time to drive his music, making friends in the industry, and his new interest in Jazz music in this post SXSW interview. Official article can be found here.

 

g2 of hi-lite records talks with us in his dallas hometown before his korean festival performance

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with G2 of Hi-Lite Records on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

We meet up in his hometown of Dallas, Texas before his performance at the Dallas Korean Festival to talk more about his music, his drive and his future goals.

 

producer cha cha malone tells his side of growing up mixed while pursuing music in the western + korean industry

 

global quartet kard fills us in on their favorite moments + insight on their history up until now

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with KARD of DSP Media on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

We get an exclusive interview with KARD before their set at the KOCCA 'Korea Spotlight' showcase. They tell us about their favorite moments, touring and their overall image so we can bring the news to all of their American fans.

 

pH-1 tells us about his life as a software developer turned rapper + his journey with h1ghr label

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with rapper pH-1 of H1GHR Music on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

Officially KMUSIC takes a seat with Seoul based artist pH-1 get to know a little more about who he is behind the music before his set with H1GHR at SXSW.

 

Reddy of hi-lite records on his experience with smtm5 and his dream collaborators

Orchestrated interview conducted by Alexandria Norado with Reddy of Hi-Lite Records on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

We discuss all the perks of his time on Korean hit reality show, Show Me The Money Season 5 and his views on the Korean music scene in America and Korea. Official article can be found here.

 

koreos ucla after their kpop dallas meet-up for road to kcon LA

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Cha Cha Malone on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

Officially KMUSIC takes a seat with American Artist, Producer and AOM (Art of Movement) B-boy member Cha Cha Malone to get to know a little more about who he is behind the music before his set with H1GHR at SXSW.

 

meeting with phe reds - one of the newer h1ghr music additions

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Phe Reds on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

Officially KMUSIC takes a seat with Filipino Artist Phe R.E.D.S to get to know a little more about who he is behind the music before his set with H1GHR at SXSW.

Orchestrated Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with KOREOS UCLA on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

We met up with UCLA based group KOREOS after their KPOP Dallas meet-up and filming with MNET and KCON.TV to discuss creating a KPOP dance organization and the life of a college student working their way to performing on some of the same stages as their idols!

 

catching up with grace of unpretty rapstar before her tour in the u.s.

Written Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with  Grazy Grace  on behalf of  Officially KMUSIC.   After photographing the  Grace tour  in 2017, I dove into the brain of the Season 3 of Unpretty Rapstar contestant Grace, Kim Eun-Mi, for some insight on her time on the show and the future of her career. Video interview will be posted soon.

Written Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Grazy Grace on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

After photographing the Grace tour in 2017, I dove into the brain of the Season 3 of Unpretty Rapstar contestant Grace, Kim Eun-Mi, for some insight on her time on the show and the future of her career. Video interview will be posted soon.

 

nomtom reaches out after hiatus

 

GMNI first interview covers his future plans + goals

Written Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with  Tom Kim  on behalf of  Officially KMUSIC.   After photographing the KPOP:Incognito tour in 2017, I questioned NXMTXM's Tom Kim about his recent hiatus and how it felt to be back in the game.

Written Interview conducted and edited by Alexandria Norado with Tom Kim on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

After photographing the KPOP:Incognito tour in 2017, I questioned NXMTXM's Tom Kim about his recent hiatus and how it felt to be back in the game.

Written Interview conducted and published by Alexandria Norado with  GMNI  on behalf of  Officially KMUSIC .  After photographing his set at  Hallyu Entertainments' tour with Reddy , I had him answer a few questions about his future with his fans.

Written Interview conducted and published by Alexandria Norado with GMNI on behalf of Officially KMUSIC.

After photographing his set at Hallyu Entertainments' tour with Reddy, I had him answer a few questions about his future with his fans.