In the ever-evolving landscape of K-pop, a new sensation is on the horizon. Brace yourselves for “Asterum : The Shape of Things to Come,” the highly anticipated first mini album by the virtual powerhouse, PLAVE. Scheduled for release on August 24, 2023, this album is set to redefine the boundaries of creativity and innovation in the industry. PLAVE, short for “Play” and “Rêve” (French for dream), represents a convergence of artistry and technology that has taken the K-pop world by storm. Comprising five uniquely talented members, Noah, Bamby, Yejun, Eunho, and Hamin, this virtual boy group under VLAST has captivated hearts since their debut on March 12, 2023, with the single album “Asterum.”
Each member’s distinctive position—ranging from vocalist and dancer to rapper and leader—is denoted by charming symbols: a 🦙/💜 for Noah, a 🦌/💗 for Bamby, a 🐬/💙 for Yejun, a 🐺/❤️ for Eunho, and a 🐈⬛/🖤 for Hamin. Their synergy and talent have solidified their presence in the K-pop landscape, and they continue to rise as quintessential all-rounders. PLAVE’s journey began with their introduction via VLAST’s official YouTube channel, where they showcased their remarkable skills and chemistry through cover videos, vlogs, and live-stream broadcasts. Their deep connection with fans blossomed even before their official debut, providing a glimpse into the world they were set to create together.
The group’s debut single album, “Asterum,” dropped on March 12, garnering immense attention from fans and industry insiders alike. Written and composed entirely by the members themselves, the tracks were masterfully produced by none other than EL CAPITXN, renowned for his work with iconic acts such as BTS, IU, and PSY. PLAVE’s artistic prowess knows no bounds, as demonstrated by their digital single “Why?,” which graced our playlists on May 25. This release further cemented their status as trailblazers, pushing the boundaries of creativity with each endeavor. As fans eagerly await the group’s next chapter, another exciting revelation surfaced on June 19—the official fandom name, PLLI, signifying the deep bond between PLAVE and their dedicated supporters.
The group’s connection with PLLI has become a testament to the power of unity and shared dreams. The crescendo of PLAVE’s journey is set for August 24, when “Asterum : The Shape of Things to Come” will be unleashed upon the world. This highly anticipated mini album promises to encapsulate their growth, evolution, and unwavering commitment to crafting a new world through music and performance. With “Asterum : The Shape of Things to Come,” PLAVE is not only creating melodies but reshaping the future of K-pop itself. As the countdown to August 24 begins, fans and enthusiasts can hardly contain their excitement for the grand unveiling of this groundbreaking chapter in the story of PLAVE.