When you think of Kpop, it’s hard not imagining screaming fan girls and various lady boys doing spirit fingers. A NYC duo going by Kill The DJs is here with a mix that changes all that for a little over an hour. This shit smooth as elephant tusks, homie. Play this for your girl and she might wanna stroke the trunk. Aha!

With K-pop’s popularity at its peak, Kill The DJs — a NYC-based DJ/production duo — presents “K-Pop For Lovers,” a 20-track mix offering a refreshing take on the glitzy genre. In a surprising move, KTDJs selects tracks from acts such as Big Bang and Wonder Girls to pair them up with indie and retro-leaning sounds, and what comes forth is bubblegum pop with dance-rock, disco, R&B, reggae, underground bass, hip-hop, and abstract beats twists. You’ve never heard 2NE1 over Ryan Paris’ Italo groover, or Brown Eyed Girls on top of The Knocks’ reworking of a Santigold heater. As the cool, sexy vibe continues, KTDJs complements the “Love” theme by peppering in vintage film (Korean, of course) quotes, an approach that adds to the quirky undertones prevalent throughout the mix.


GD&TOP – High High (Tzechar remix)
GD&TOP – Don’t Go Home vs The Glass – Four Four Letter – Black Van remix (KTDJS edit)
GD&TOP – Don’t Go Home (Glen Check remix)
2NE1 – Can’t Nobody vs Breakbot – Baby I’m Yours (KTDJS edit)
Big Bang – Fantastic vs Lykki Li – I Follow Rivers – The Magician remix (KTDJS edit)
GD&TOP – Oh Yeah vs Sneaky Sound System – When We Were Young – Breakbot remix (KTDJS edit)
2NE1 – I Love You vs Classixx ft. Jeppe – I’ll Get You (KTDJS edit)
Brown Eyed Girls – Abracadabra vs Santigold – The Keepers – The Knocks remix (KTDJS edit)
2NE1 – I Hate You vs Ryan Paris – Dolce Vida (KTDJS edit)
Big Bang – What Is Right/Stupid Liar vs The Magician – I Don’t Know What To Do (KTDJS edit)
Taeyang ft. Kush – Make Love vs Brandy – Full Moon (KTDJS edit)
Girls Generation – Boys (Love Supreme remix)
GD&TOP – Knock Out (Lam Suet remix)
Wonder Girls – Girlfriend vs Breakbot – Make You Mine (KTDJS edit)
Big Bang – Bad Boy (Epitone & KevinKloud remix)
2NE1 – Lonely vs Sublime – Santeria (KTDJS edit)
Taeyang – Connection vs Justin Timberlake – Senorita (KTDJS edit)
Dynamic Duo x Dumbfoundead x Kero One – Loves Gonna Getcha
Big Bang – Tonight (Love Supreme remix) (KTDJS edit)
Big Bang – Blue (Lam Suet Mature remix)