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Wave To Earth Members and Group Profile

Wave To Earth Members

Wave To Earth members are Shin Donggyu, Daniel Kim, and Soonjong Cha. The 3-member boy band from South Korea is under Wavy. They debuted on August 23, 2019, with the single album “wave”.

Wave To Earth Profile

DebutAugust 23, 2019
Active Years2019–present
Wave To Earth MembersShin Donggyu, Daniel Kim, Soonjong Cha
GenreIndie, Rock/Metal
StatusActive
LabelWavy
Oldest MemberDaniel Kim
Youngest MemberShin Donggyu
Fandom Nameplankton
TypeKpop Boy Group

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Wave To Earth Facts:

– Most of group’s songs are written in English despite it being a Korean band.
– Originally, Wave To Earth debuted with two members Shin Donggyu and Daniel with the single ‘Wave’ in August 2019.
– The band released their first EP titled ‘[Wave 0.01]’, introducing their new member Soonjong Cha in January 2020.
– Their fandom name is “plankton,” which is inspired from the lyrics of their song “surf” where the term “surf like plankton” is used.
– The band was under the management of We Are Not 0, which is part of the POCLANOS label.
– On November 21, 2021, it was announced that they had joined the Wavy label.
– Their musical style can be described as indie pop with influences from jazz and lofi genres.
– In addition to the official members, the band’s performances sometimes feature session members such as Jo Jung-geun on keyboard, Jeon-min on saxophone, and Hong Seung-gi contributing artwork.
– The name “Wave to Earth” reflects the band’s aspiration to be a new wave in music and to extend their creative universe globally.
– Even though the band has a fandom name, it is not commonly used by fans or by the band members.
– The band announced their first North American tour in May 2023.

Wave To Earth’s Formation

– The band members, Daniel Kim and Donggyu have known each other since their school days.
– Daniel Kim saw Donggyu playing the drums and had the idea to form a band together with him. When Daniel initially asked him about it, he hesitated and said he would “think about it.” Later he played a song on the guitar for Donggyu and he ended up liking it and decided to form a band with him.
– They eventually formed a band called ‘The Poles,’ initially known as “Nabi”. However, due to certain reasons, Donggyu had to leave the band.
– After Donggyu finished his university entrance exams, they reunited and formed the band ‘Wave to Earth.’
Later on, Soonjong Cha joined Wave To Earth as a bassist because originally Daniel played the bass but realized the need for a more skilled bassist to enhance the band’s music.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include “seasons”, “bad”, “light” and “daisy.”.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: wave_to_earth
Youtube: wavetoearth
Twitter: wave_to_earth
TikTok: wavetoearthofficial
Facebook: wavetoeart

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Sound Cloud | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

Wave To Earth Members Profile

1. Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim Wave To Earth
Daniel Kim
Stage NameDaniel Kim
Birth NameDaniel Kim
PositionGuitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter
BirthdayMarch 18, 1997
Active Years2019–present
Age26 (in Mar 2023)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height175 cm (5’7”)
Weight74 kg (162 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB

Daniel Kim Facts:

-Daniel Kim was born in France.
-He is skilled in writing lyrics, composing music, and arranging songs.
-His mode of transportation is riding a Honda Benly 110 bike.
-He takes charge of coordinating the outfits for all the Wave To Earth members, including himself, during concerts.
-His songwriting process involves deciding the title first and then crafting the lyrics and melody together, like a novel.
-He owned a Daelim Honda DH88 bike.
-He sometimes takes on the role of their stylist.
-He is also part of another band called “The Poles”.
-He enjoys the “New York Cheesecake” flavor at Baskin Robbins.
-He has both a brother and a sister.
-He likes to eat Costco croissants.
-He has a 4-year-old brown toy poodle named Poong.
-His favorite movie is “Mononoke Hime”.
-He is an INFJ.
-Daniel Kim writes and composes all of Wave To Earth’s songs.
-He has a strong interest in fashion and would have pursued a fashion major if not for music.
-He joined WAVY in November 2021.
-He’s currently studying at Howon University’s Department of Applied Music, focusing on singer-songwriting.
-His religion is Protestantism.
-He moved to South Korea in his childhood.
Read more facts about Daniel Kim

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: niellkim_

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Sound Cloud | Bugs | Melon

2. Soonjong Cha

Soonjong Cha Wave To Earth
Soonjong Cha
Stage NameJohn Cha
Birth NameCha Soonjong (차순종)
PositionBassist
BirthdayAugust 13, 1997
Active Years2020–present
Age26 (in Aug 2023)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height170 cm (5’6”)
Weight51 kg (113 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeABJohn Cha

Soonjong Cha Facts:

– Soonjong Cha holds a degree in Applied Music and Bass from the Seoul Institute of the Arts.
– When getting dressed, he follows the order of putting on tops, pants, socks, glasses, and shoes.
– He doesn’t enjoy drinking green tea.
– His favorite Baskin Robbins ice cream flavor is Almond Bonbon.
– He joined Wavy in November 2021.
– He is an ENFJ.
– He spent 7 years of his childhood living in Kenya, where he acquired the name ‘John’.
– He enjoys eating Indian cuisine.
– He looks up to Son Heung-min and Hyundai Chairman Chung Ju-young.
– His religion is Protestantism.
– Soonjong Cha has the best English speaking skills among the Wave To Earth members due to attending an American missionary school.
– He is skilled in mastering music and often takes charge of it instead of Daniel Kim now.
– He enjoys eating Myeongrang hot dog with alternating toppings of ketchup, honey mustard, and cheddar cheese.
– He joined the band in 2020.
– He doesn’t like eating coriander.
Read more facts about Soonjong Cha

WEBSITE
Naver Blog: soonjong0813

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: johnchamusic
Youtube: JohnCha

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Sound Cloud | Bugs | Melon

3. Shin Donggyu

Shin Donggyu Wave To Earth
Shin Donggyu
Stage NameDong Q
Birth NameShin Donggyu (신동규)
PositionDrummer
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1998
Active Years2019–present
Age25 (in Jan 2023)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height170 cm (5’6”)
Weight53 kg (117 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A

Shin Donggyu Facts:

– Shin Donggyu was previously a member of the jazz group AIFF.
– When it comes to shopping, he tends to frequent Dongmyo, a vintage shop, or explores online options if he finds something appealing.
– He likes seafood dishes, particularly salmon.
– He is a Protestant Christian.
– He is ticklish.
– He has been in a band with Daniel Kim since their middle school days.
– He loves fashion and often draws inspiration from Pinterest. He dreams of becoming a model.
– He is studying at Howon University.
– He also serves as a drummer in the band ‘Ant Is Fourmi in French’.
– He is skilled in playing the piano.
– He is an ENFJ.
– He has a small black dog named Jelmi.
– Shin Donggyu introduced Soonjong Cha to Daniel when they were discussing the addition of a bassist in the band.
– He enjoys cleaning.
– During album recording sessions, he is frequently filming.
Read more facts about Shin Donggyu

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: dongkiii_

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

Wave To Earth FAQs

1. How old are the Wave To Earth members? (oldest to youngest)

Wave To Earth members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:

– Daniel Kim was born on March 18, 1997, and is 27 years old.
– Soonjong Cha was born on August 13, 1997, and is 26 years old.
– Shin Donggyu was born on January 23, 1998, and is 26 years old.

Wave To Earth members were of the following ages when they debuted: Daniel Kim was 22, Soonjong Cha was 23 (debuted in 2020), and Shin Donggyu was 21.

2. How tall are the Wave To Earth members? (tallest to shortest)

Wave To Earth members’ heights are the following from tallest to shortest:

– Daniel Kim’s height is 175 cm (5’7”).
– Soonjong Cha’s height is 170 cm (5’6”).
– Shin Donggyu’s height is 170 cm (5’6”).

Daniel Kim is the tallest member in Wave To Earth.

3. Who is the youngest member or maknae of Wave To Earth?

Shin Donggyu is the youngest member or maknae in Wave To Earth and he was born on January 23, 1998.

4. Who is the oldest member of Wave To Earth?

Daniel Kim is the oldest member of Wave To Earth and he was born on March 18, 1997.

5. Who is the vocalist in Wave To Earth?

Daniel Kim is the vocalist of Wave To Earth and he is also a guitarist and songwriter of the group.

6. Where are the Wave To Earth members from? (ethnicity & nationality)

Wave To Earth members’ nationality & ethnicity is as follows:

– Daniel Kim is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Soonjong Cha is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Shin Donggyu is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.

All Wave To Earth members are from South Korea.

7. What are the official positions of Wave To Earth members?

Following are the official Wave To Earth members’ positions:

– Daniel Kim is the Guitarist, Vocalist, and Songwriter.
– Soonjong Cha is the Bassist.
– Shin Donggyu is the Drummer.

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