Record shopping in Japan: a tourist’s guide


Michael Hart writes: Japan is unlike anywhere else in the world. This is true for a multitude of reasons but especially so when it comes to record shopping.

A vinyl lover’s paradise, Japanese record stores are chock-full of hard to find vinyl, much of it in terrific condition. Not only are there (often) superior Japanese pressings on offer but you’ll find rare UK and US issues, mono and stereo pressings and some gems (especially from the 90s) you probably thought you would never see. A warning though: the REALLY ....


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