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Coffee & Vinyl: 3 record shops that serve all the feels

Coffee & Vinyl: 3 record shops that serve all the feels

Imagine, sitting inside a café and sipping a brewed coffee while listening to the songs from vinyl records. Indeed, good music should come with a great coffee (or beer!). Even though we already have the digital platforms to download and stream the kind of music we like, listening to records is still a one-of-a-kind experience.

If you are a music enthusiast, coffee person, or maybe someone who’s just looking for solace amid the hustle and bustle, then why don’t you check out the places rounded up in this list?

Satchimi

From their interior and design, you’ll get the vibes of old shops from the ‘90s. The brick and wooden style structure and warm lights will give you a cozy and relaxing ambiance. Then, you’ll be fascinated by shelf displays of their most prized records. Perfect for those digging from classic pieces to the latest releases. You might want to check out their upcoming release of Taylor Swift’s version of her album, Red!

Photo courtesy: Instagram | @satchimiteam

As you get enticed with their collections, you’ll also be tempted by the variety of drinks and dishes that they serve. From their signature cold brew coffee to their appetizing array of foods, such as sandwiches and pasta.

Photo courtesy: Instagram | @satchimiteam

Satchimi is located at 4F SM Megamall Fashion Hall, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City. Based on the current mall’s operating hours, they are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

If you’re wondering if they have the vinyl you’re looking for, you can also search through their website. Check out their Facebook page and Instagram account for more information.

Trax Manila Records

Started as an online record store in 2012, they, later on, built a physical store in 2016. Along with their white interior and abstract paintings, you’ll be welcomed with many crates categorized according to their genres. The store has a wide array of collections to choose from. If you’re into OPM, they have records from iconic bands such as Eraserheads, Air Supply, and VST & Company.

From vinyl records, cassette tapes, CDs, turntables, name it, they might have it! They even have records for musicals and soundtracks.

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Photo courtesy: Instagram | @traxmanilarecords

While sifting through these crates, you can order freshly brewed coffee or cold beer. 

Photo courtesy: Instagram | @traxmanilarecords

Trax Manila Records is located at 60 Sapphire St. corner Sandalwood, Marikina City. Operating hours are from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. Check out their Facebook page and Instagram account for more information.

Treskul Records & Café Bar

Right before you enter the café bar, you might be stuck in the shopfront as it will leave you in awe. As soon as you step your foot inside, your eyes would wander on the classic and unique pieces displayed in different areas. There are posters, discs, cassette players, and many vintage items placed on their walls.

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Photo courtesy: Instagram | @treskulrecords @allansv77 & Bandwagon Asia | Iya Forbes

At the corner, which seems to be the highlight of the place, lies their vinyl and LP records. According to its owner, DJ Arbie Bulaong, they try to have a “broad selection for different kinds of music” to make everyone happy. Among titles in OPM, hip-hop, classic rap, etc., they hold precious pieces such as original first pressings and rare collections.

Aside from that, the café bar also offers buy-and-sell, ideal for those wanting to share their collections.

But, it’s not just your eyes that will be satisfied but your stomach as well! Aside from coffee and beer, they also serve Pinoy favorites meals such as tapsilog, sisig, and bopis.

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Photo courtesy: Love Letters of Peach

Treskul Records & Café Bar is located at 641 Cifra Building, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City. Operating hours are from 12 p.m to 8:30 p.m. Check out their Facebook page and Instagram account for more information.

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