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Sunaoira Is the Next Generation of Korean Record Collector

Sunaoira Ku Bon Young

There are numerous kinds of record lovers — collectors or “diggers” as we refer to them — around the world and they each have their own way of finding various kinds of music. We refer to them as “diggers,” but this time, we’re highlighting a slightly different record collector from Daejeon, South Korea. With a […]

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An Interview with Fumimasa of Japan’s Deadstock Records

I’ve seen more people from overseas travel to Japan to buy records in the last few years (maybe many as half of the customers have been non-locals at record shops in Tokyo pre-COVID-19). You may then be wondering why people travel to this small island country just for records? One of the reasons might be […]

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The Discogs Guide To Taipei Record Shops (Taiwan)

Ni Hao! In late January, the Discogs crew went to Taipei, Taiwan to attend the Red Bull Music 3Style World Finals IX and partner up for an after-party, the Bastid’s BBQ. As you may know, Taipei is one of the most popular tourist cities in Asia, however vinyl culture and record shops over there have […]

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