The streets of Hongdae, which are always bustling with the energy and energy of college students, are lined with electronic clubs and hip-hop clubs with trendy rhythms. There is a space that attracts the heart with its analog sensibility and atmosphere in the midst of always changing rapidly in line with trends. Here are 4 LP bars that catch the eye and ear with their old yet beautiful melodies and atmosphere.
'Suzie Q', a 200 million luxury speaker
LPB âSUZIE Qâ is located underground in the back side of an alley. When you walk into the bar, the full wall of the LP board that you see is impressive. All of them are records collected by the boss over decades, and all the music, including the original song, is played through this record. Recommended for those who want to indulge in sweet memories with a glass of beer (or cocktail) in an analog atmosphere without using the internet. Please note that the business closes between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
â²Location: Geumnung-ri, 10, Wausan-ro 15-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul â²Opening hours: 18:30 ~ 02:00 â²Price: Ho Garden 8,000 won â²Review (Shikigin Tae Hee Tae Hee Tae Hee): It was a great place with great atmosphere and music ~ There were lots of foreign visitors too!
2. An old rock cafe bursting with emotion, 'addiction'
It's a place where you can listen to songs loved by people in their 30s and 50s on LPs, such as old pop, old rock, and 7080 songs, and the simple interior and relaxed atmosphere are attractive. Occasionally, you can also see people dancing to cheerful music. Please note that there are no separate requests for songs on Friday and Saturday. There are many people who keep walking because they can feel the nostalgia of music. Alcoholic beverages include beer, cocktails, and whiskey, and light snacks are also available.
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â²Location: 60, Dokmak-ro 7-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul â²Opening hours: 19:00 to 6:00 on weekdays, 09:00 to 18:00 on Saturdays â²Price range: 5,000 won for cars, 8,000 won for margaritas â²Review (Shikigami 3RDCOAST): A place where you can listen to the LP version of old pop ~ It was a perfect place to listen to music while drinking a glass of beer.
3. âGarrison,â full of analog sensibility
âGarrisonâ has a calm analog sensibility thanks to the spicy LP that fills the closet. Located in the basement, the LP Bar has a warm, cafe-like sentimental interior. On the other hand, there is a small stage where you can play and sing songs. The boss's favorite speakers are placed all over the bar, and since each has a different tone, you can use multiple speakers to listen to music in a variety of ways.
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â²Location: Basement, 147-1, Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul â²Opening hours: 17:00 to 2:00 on weekdays, 17:00 to 4:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, open when booking on Sundays â²Price: Long Island Iced Tea 13,000 won, Guinness 11,000 won â²Review (Flat-footed Marathoner): As soon as I walked in, the LP full of closet was amazing! It was organized by singer, so it was a lot of fun to watch. It was a great atmosphere to listen to old songs while having a cool glass of beer.
4. âSound cafe soundâ with a clear sound
âSound Cafe Sori,â which has over 1000 LPs, is a cafe that sells brunch menus and coffee during the day, and operates directly where you can enjoy beer and wine at night. Here, you can find various old and rare sound instruments that the boss has collected for decades, and the quality of the sound produced by the speakers, vacuum tubes, reels, and turntables is excellent. There are also devices that were actually used by broadcasting stations decades ago, so you can enjoy watching and listening together.
* Source: Sound Cafe Sori's official Instagram
â²Location: 159, Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul â²Opening hours: 18:00 to 00:00, closed on Sundays â²Price: Draft beer 5,000 won, grilled eggplant with tomato cheese 15,000 won, grilled cabbage 18,000 won â²Review (Shikigami Giant Baby): The atmosphere was so good~ When I wrote the requested song on paper and played it, they played it, but the old feeling that I only saw in dramas was fun hehe