Diggin in Seoul: Korean Funk Soul Boogie


So I'm off to Seoul in February for a week.
Any homies know good record spots?
What are some Korean soul, boogie, funk records to look for?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Hoping to find this gem


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  • foefoe Marina 166 Posts
    i just know there is a ton of good food there.

  • kicks79kicks79 1,304 Posts
    I don't eat meat so Korean BBQ is out for me.


  • DORDOR Two Ron Toe 9,746 Posts
    I honestly can't remember if this is the place (Been about 10 years since I've been there). Unless there is another underground shopping spot filled with records...



    Street food is the bomb in Korea! Not eating meat will be tough, but pop into a tent cooking up Tteokbokki/Spicy Rice Cakes (Is like anchovy stock ok?) and feel the heat and wash it down with soju!




    kicks79

  • kicks79kicks79 1,304 Posts
    Thanks DOR, I will try and find that place for sure.

    No anchovy stock either I'm afraid. My girl is Korean so hopefully, the food situation will be okay.





  • kicks79kicks79 1,304 Posts
    Found that spot, Thanks again @DOR  
    Didn't see anything too rare in there. Some nice blue note titles but the owners knew the prices. Lots of 90s-2000s RnB and hip-hop, jazz, rock and pop and metal. 
    One of the record store owners said the Japanese dealers came in the 90s and cleared Korea out of the best records.

  • DORDOR Two Ron Toe 9,746 Posts
    Sorry it was a bust. Hoping the food is treating you better!
    kicks79
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