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The Vinyl Bars of Shimokitazawa

I visited several vinyl bars in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo in January 2016

The second bar we visited, the first one we stopped for only a sip of beer, was called the Reggae Bar. Reggae music playing, a few Japanese already there, drinking their beers. I was quickly impressed by their vinyl collection. The whole wall beside the bar was filled with LPs. Row after row after row, from floor to ceiling. And much more than reggae it seemed.

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