Hallyu!: The Korean Wave Official Exhibition Book

From cinema and fashion to music and fandom communities, there’s an invigorating creative wave coming out of South Korea that’s quickly made an impact within the mainstream. An extensive hardcover book (which accompanies a V&A exhibition), Hallyu!: The Korean Wave explores the intricacies of this culture. Edited by Rosalie Kim, the tome surveys South Korea from the 1950s onward, traversing BTS, Parasite and more. Price …

After All is Said And Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995

For decades, fans of the Grateful Dead traded bootleg tapes of the band’s performances, helping cement their legendary status while also creating an underground culture and community. This fervent culture is explored in Mark A Rodriguez’s new hardcover book, After All is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995, a unique look at black market fandom. Featuring Rodriguez’s cassette-collection sculptures, interviews with members of the …

Mapping Music Americans Like

Created by the New York Times and YouTube’s geo-coded streaming data, a series of fascinating maps tell the story of each US state’s taste in music. The popular music artists featured are everybody from Rihanna to Lil Uzi, Metallica, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga. While some results might be easy to guess, it’s certainly interesting to trace who (and how much) people are listening to—for …