Tag: seoul

10,000+ Vinyl Library Opens In South Korea

The city of Seoul, South Korea has long been known for its array of tucked away, boutique vinyl-only bars hidden amongst its labyrinthian streets. With this love of wax, the city has now opened a 10,000+ record collection library located in its Hannam-dong neighbourhood.  The HyundaiCard sponsored venue also claims to hold every edition of Rolling Stone magazine dating back to 1967, as well as housing an event space, and a collection of over 3,000 vinyl-oriented books. “Through the Music Library and Understage, we wanted to provide Koreans with a valuable opportunity to experience a diverse range of masterpieces of music,” said Lee ... Read more

LEGO Enthusiast Builds Fully-Functioning Turntable

LEGO never ceases to amaze at its multi-functionality. This was proven again when Korean designer and LEGO fanatic, Hayarobi, designed and built a fully working vinyl turntable out of LEGO blocks. The turntable is named ‘The Planet’ and consists over a couple thousand LEGO pieces inventively stacked together to create this amazing result. Of course there is also a power source involved to get the records spinning; this happens through two special LEGO power batteries. A tube amp connected to the mechanism results in the sound coming of this super cool invention. As it was unveiled at the Seoul Brick ... Read more